Senior Project Manager

  • SSE Plc
  • Ireland
  • Oct 9, 2021
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Base Location: Dublin 18

Salary:€64,000 - €96,000 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37.5 hours | Flexible Working options available

About the Department

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security – we power SSE’s growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What is the Role

As an experienced Project Manager with a Digital Portfolio background, you’ll join SSE’s Energy Customer Solutions IT team to accelerate our digital investment programme & ensure delivery a portfolio of high-profile customer-facing initiatives to drive SSE’s large-scale transformation to a Digital Utility.

You’ll oversee the Digital Portfolio and budget for IT and drive the iterative delivery of core technologies and digital capabilities across SSE’s Customer division delivering Customer centric capability using various technologies with cloud infrastructure(Azure), API and Event architecture at its core. In addition to the Scrum teams, close collaboration with SSE Solution Architects, Infrastructure, Cloud Services teams, Security Architecture & Compliance will be required to lead and embed mature agile methodologies, technology principles: decoupled design, cloud (SaaS / PaaS), DevOps, CI/CD, Infrastructure as code (IaC) & Security by Design.

You’ll form and coordinate internal, 3rd party & offshore agile teams and PMs, BAs, UI/UX, Developers, Test Analysts & IT/business resources to deliver digital products that drive world class customer experience across Digital platforms. You’ll ensure successful delivery of Digital products in coordination with the business stake holders ensuring that efficient and appropriate portfolio governance is in place.

This is an exciting opportunity as we grow our Digital and Agile capability and it’s an opportunity to be part of that change working closely with Product Owners, Scrum Masters and IT Senior management

What do I need?

You’ll have a broad IT & Digital background with demonstrable experience in Agile Project & Programme Delivery. You’ll have experience in establishing and evaluating Digital Technologies and a track record in developing and implementing innovative roadmaps for Digital and Customer Experience Optimisation.

Additionally, you’ll have strong leadership skills and stakeholder management capabilities with the ability to question and change direction rapidly to support the business effectively.

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 / 01738275846.

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.