Renewables - Project Planner

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Base Location: Flexible Scotland | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices or depots around UK.

Salary:£33,500-£50,300 depending on skills and experience + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing

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

What is the Role?

This is an exciting opportunity to join the SSE Renewables Projects Services team to support the development and construction of a portfolio of onshore wind, offshore wind and hydro projects. As Project Planner, you'll provide planning and scheduling services for projects using Primavera P6.

Some of your main accountabilities will include:

- Producing Integrated Master Schedules with integration of Contractor programmes.

- Identifying critical path and ensure potential delays to critical activities are identified and mitigated.

- Providing Project Management with analysis of schedule delay impacts and mitigation strategies.

- Reviewing programme submissions from EPC Contractors (Schedule Quality, Delay Events etc).

- Establishing the Programme Baseline and monitor monthly performance and variance analysis.

- Running 'what-if' Planning/Programme scenarios.

What do I need?

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

- Demonstrable Project Planning experience, working with large, multi-contract Engineering and Construction projects, including building fully integrated complex activity networks.

- Proficiency in planning methods and highly skilled in Primavera P6.

- Commercial Awareness and knowledge of construction contracting structures (e.g. NEC3/4).

- Outstanding communication, presentation and stakeholder management skills.

- Understanding of Energy projects, particularly in onshore or offshore wind would be beneficial.

- This role may require travel to either our Perth or Glasgow office as and when required by allocated Projects so access to reliable transport is essential.

About our Business

SSE Renewables is a leading developer and operator of renewable energy, with growth ambitions to treble our renewable energy output by 2030. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets across the UK, Ireland and internationally. As our ambitions and projects grow, so do our teams, meaning we can offer a great selection of opportunities, training and development to support your career.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As 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, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

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 275847.

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.