Technical Services Project Delivery Manager

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Jan 14, 2022

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 and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Reading or Portsmouth

Salary:£46,319 - £61,175 plus car/car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

- Due to continued growth, we are looking for experienced Project Managers to join our Major Projects Delivery team based in Reading or Portsmouth. This new location offers new flexibility in the way we work, and with this in mind, this role can be carried out splitting time between the office, site and either your home or another SSEN location.

- As a Technical Services Project Delivery Manager, you will be responsible for Design and Delivery of a range of projects in accordance with our investment management process.

- You will be responsible for all aspects of the project including safety, quality, cost and programme.

What do I need?

- You will have previous experience of managing projects involving Protection and Real Time Systems within electrical substation.

- An engineering qualification is preferred and a recognised qualification in construction safety and project management would be advantageous.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills are vital and you will need to be comfortable engaging with stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external.

- You will be experienced in the Construction Design and Management Regulations and understand the duties of Client, Principal Designer and Principal Contractor.

- You will need to be experienced in contract management and ideally have experience of NEC construction contracts.

- You will also need to possess good problem-solving skills and have the ability to thrive under pressure. Protection and Real Time System skills will be advantageous.

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 / 01738 275615.

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.