Performance & Assurance Manager

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • Apr 27, 2021
Engineering Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: Perth or Glasgow

Salary: Up to £50,000 + car / allowance + 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?

SSEN Transmission has a vacancy for a Performance & Assurance Manager to join our Business Planning and Commercial team.

Key Responsibilities of this role are as follows:

- Drive high levels of compliance and assurance in SSEN Transmission by acting as a coordination point to support cross business activities to implement performance, manage business level risks and regulatory assurance obligations across the organisation.

- Managing awareness and adherence of SSEN Transmissions licence obligations and associated business assurance requirements and ensuring the end-to-end processes are governed across the organisation to efficiently deliver optimal performance for our customers and stakeholders

- Development and implementation of governance controls, assurance and risk management necessary to achieve efficient and compliant business operation and support business separation requirements and the prohibition of cross-subsidy

- Monitoring the performance of the business and ensuring timely action is taken to maintain performance against plan.

- Collective responsibility for delivering of SSEN Transmission strategy, ensuring targets and risks are understood to drive performance to ensure SSEN Transmission's future success.

What do I need?

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

- Knowledge and understanding of GB regulatory environment, including statutory licence regulations and operating licence conditions. You should also have an understanding of external and internal risk factors and business governance, internal control mechanisms and the three lines of defence model.

- Proven experience leading and managing high-performing teams and a demonstrated ability to lead the development and delivery of complex strategic and operational initiative. You will have the tenacity and commitment to deliver outcomes to challenging timescales in a regulated environment, effectively balancing immediate and longer-term priorities

- Strong understanding and experience of risk management, with the ability to advise on the development and application of effective risk management at a business level

- Strong understanding and experience of assurance and auditing, with the ability to advise on the development and application of effective management

- Political awareness and ability to network (internally and externally) to represent the interests of SSEN Transmission

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.

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 [email protected] or 0141 224 7197.

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.