Project Services Lead

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • May 13, 2022
Technology, Engineering

Job Description:

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow, Aberdeen or Perth

Salary: £46,100 - £69,100 + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

The Project Services Lead will have the following key duties & responsibilities:

- Proactively lead the management of the top-down planning and scheduling of projects including the baselining, assurance of network-logic-driven schedules, supply and validation of schedule analysis narratives and status reports that motivate and meet the time, cost and quality needs of the project team to define status, risks, opportunities and corrective actions for implementation and work management.

- Manage and service document control functions across project Lifecycle from Gate 1 to 5, ensuring that compliance is met according to contract and specifications.

- Manage and allocate project co-ordination functions across Gate 1 to 5 Lifecyle ensuring that an objective service is being provided to in house customers.

- Management and co-ordination of project reporting functions including alignment of papers for relevant management boards and committees, project forecasting, training and management meetings.

-. Management and co-ordination of the project change process and reporting.

What do I need?

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

- Working knowledge of the Transmission business with a focus on understanding the regulatory requirements to conform to Ofgem restrictions is required and a demonstrable understanding of the Energy industry, gained from experience as well as through social/professional networking is preferred.

- Previous experience in implementing and effectively using company-standard planning & scheduling systems and project or program specific planning & scheduling systems (Primavera P6) is essential to the role.

- A Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, project management, or related technical field or National Level NVQ5 or equivalent working knowledge.

- Experience planning large scale, complex projects throughout the project lifecycle and ideally trained in NEC3 Contract management.

- Active membership in at least one professional body or association demonstrating continual professional development is desirable.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

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 Debbie on / 01738 342939.

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.