Lead Project Coordinator

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

Job Description:

Base Location: Perth, Inverness or Aberdeen

Salary:£29,290 - £38,685 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

What is the Role?

Our Transmission business has a large portfolio of projects across Scotland, and we are looking for a Lead Project Coordinator to join us on our journey.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Managing a team of Project Coordinators, forecasting the correct level of resource and making sure the project teams receive a high level of service. Confidentiality training and developing your Project Coordinator team.
  2. Delivering projects and making sure the team manages project accounts, raising purchase orders, making sure suppliers are paid on time and dealing with external supplier queries.
  3. Being able to lead a team along with working on several projects yourself, making sure your own workload and deadlines are met.
  4. Coordinating your own project portfolio, this will involve project team movements, calendars, meetings and necessary scheduling to make sure the project programme runs smoothly and efficiently. In this role, you will interact with key stakeholders for each project, liaising on project details and attending meetings where required.
  5. Travelling between our offices and project site offices will also be required, therefore a full clean driving licence is essential. Occasional overnight stays will also be required.

What do I need?

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

  1. Experience of working in a similar industry or working in a project team environment and an understanding of SSE/Transmission business is preferable.
  2. People management experience and the ability and confidence to train and develop staff.
  3. Experience of working to deadlines and the ability to manage a team’s workload, along with being flexible to deal with change.
  4. Past or present experience on managing project accounts and understanding the importance of making sure suppliers are paid on time.
  5. Vast experience of administration duties.
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]/
EXTERNAL: 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: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.