Lead Project Manager - Offshore

 
  • SSE Plc
  • Ireland
  • Apr 30, 2021
Technology, Engineering Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: Flexible UK and Ireland

Salary: Circa €95,000 / £70,000 depending on skills and experience + car/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?

SSE Renewables has an ambition to deliver c2GW of offshore wind in the Irish Market by 2030. We're looking for a pro-active enthusiastic individual with an eye for detail to join our offshore development team and help us excel.

You'll be a self-starter, comfortable operating in the uncertain landscape of early development projects, have an ability to 'read the energy contest' and play to win. You'll lead SSE's early stage offshore development projects in Ireland, taking responsibility for all elements of the projects, refining them in preparation for seabed allocation, planning submission and subsidy processes.

Some of your other main accountabilities will include;

- Overall responsibility for development activities on SSE's Blue Seas projects in Ireland

- Navigation of energy market, so as to position our projects for success

- Authoring of board papers, recommendations, reports and presentation at senior levels within and outside of the SSE organisation

- Driving of value engineering throughout the development lifecycle

- Development of local, national, internal and external stakeholder networks so as to enable successful consenting of the project.

What do I need?

We're looking for someone who is qualified to degree level or equivalent in a science, engineering or business discipline coupled with extensive project development experience.

You'll have proven ability in leading teams of multi-disciplined individuals, and setting clear goals and objectives.

The ability to interpret and manage multiple projects and / or business requirements simultaneously will be essential, as will Strong analytical skills, both quantitate and qualitative, and an understanding of the key policy drivers, economic levers, legislative drivers and development related legislation.

More importantly, you'll be self-driven, resilient, and capable of delivering against tight deadlines and goals, all within a high pressure environment.

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.

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] / 01738 342 002.

As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.