Project Manager

 
  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • Nov 20, 2021
Technology, Engineering Flexible

Job Description:

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

So join us on our journey to net zero. Help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Dundee or Angus

Salary:£32,851 – £54,556 depending on experience and authorisations + car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

Our SSEN Distribution Commercial and Connections teams are the first point of contact for customers wishing to have a new electricity connection, increase the size of their existing connection, install generation, or move the equipment supplying their property. We have an opportunity for a Project Manager to join our Connections team. As a Project Manager, your key responsibilities will include

- Providing leadership and management for the teams within the department ensuring they contribute to the overall success of the department and the company.

- Using your leadership, organisational, diagnostic and problem-solving skills.

- Being an effective communicator at all levels.

- Managing the delivery of connection projects to meet the customer expectation, delivering on time and to cost.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- A sound working knowledge of the electrical distribution industry.

- Experience and knowledge of operating the LV,11kV and 33kV network is preferred but not essential, ideally you will have full SAP authorisations including SFT.

- Previous experience of both people and customer management with a proven track record for delivering work safely, on time and within budget.

- A high regard for safety and the ability to embed yourself in our safety culture, adhering to guidelines in everything you do as a key priority.

- Outstanding customer relationship skills and a commitment to providing a high-level service with the ability to liaise comfortably with key stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external.

- For this role you must have a full, current driving license.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Jim on james.walker2@sse.com / 01738 341514.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

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