Digital Communications Manager

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • May 1, 2021
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Base Location: Flexible across Scotland

Salary: Circa £35,000 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Full Time | Flexible Working options available

About our business

SSEN Transmission is at the forefront of tackling climate change, building and maintaining the critical national infrastructure required to connect and transport renewable electricity from where it is generated to where it is needed. We play a key role in supporting the UK and Scottish Government’s net zero emissions targets, as well as maintaining security of supply and keeping the lights on for the communities we serve.

As we enter our next price control period, which runs from April 2021 to March 2026, we have exciting plans to deliver A Network for Net Zero. Our plans will see us invest billions into the clean energy transition, creating 100s of highly skilled jobs with many more through our supply chain, supporting a green economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

As part of the SSE Group, we are also principal partners to the prestigious COP26 climate event, bringing together the world’s leaders to tackle the global climate emergency.

If you are a digital communicator with a passion for making a difference, then this is the role for you.

What is the role?

You will be part of the Corporate Affairs Transmission team, responsible for proactively protecting and enhancing the reputation of SSEN Transmission with key stakeholders, from our regulator, governments and elected representatives; to the communities we serve, the customers connected to our network and wider industry stakeholders.

Responsible for the development and management of SSEN Transmission’s digital channels, the role involves positively raising the profile of the business with key external stakeholders by:

What do I need?

You should ideally have the following skills and experience:

An understanding of the energy sector and the associated infrastructure of regulated utilities would be advantageous.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

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]

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. Internal candidates should inform their line manager as matter of courtesy.

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.