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  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, Multiple Locations
Base Location: UKSalary: Competitive Package including Annual Incentive, Car or Cash Allowance and Excellent BenefitsWorking Pattern: 37 hours | Permanent | Flexible Working AvailableAbout the DepartmentSSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.What is the Role?Due to ongoing growth and contract wins, we currently have an opportunity for an experienced Business Development Director to work within our Sales, Marketing and Operations teams in pursuit of Mechanical and Electrical prospects in excess of £3m. We are flexible on the base location for this role as we have outlets across the UK.You’ll lead, plan, and develop execution of profitable growth for the SSE Contracting business to develop new opportunities in alignment with Business Strategy and plans for sustainable business growth. You’ll also leverage robust relationships with key strategic accounts and partners, supported by sales account planning, to ensure agreed objectives and alignment with safety, quality, technical and customer service standards.Finally, you’ll lead a focus on developing customer propositions with enduring long-term value and operate as a senior member of the Contracting Management team interfacing with the rest of the Enterprise business and the central business development management team.What Do I Need? To be successful in applying for this role, you’ll be required to possess an extensive understanding of how large M&E Contracting businesses operate, working across multiple product delivery and under different business models. You’ll also have a good understanding of the challenges and intricacies of operating successfully within a matrix management structure, ensuring a consultative approach to business development. It would be extremely beneficial to have knowledge of the energy and energy services markets; competitor positioning, current market dynamics and developments with the evolving opportunities these bring to SSE.You should also have previous experience of delivering a business model that achieves a successful end-to-end "Solutions" approach to both BAU and strategic customer requirements. A good understanding of the M&E Contracting, Facilities Management, HV, Rail, Lighting Services and E&I markets along with competitor positioning, current market dynamics and developments would be essential for this role. This ideally would extend to Telecoms market experience. Finally, you’ll have sound financial knowledge with an ability to interpret company accounts and create budgets with client business plans.As an individual you’ll ideally be degree educated with experience of operating within a large company environment (in both the public and private sectors) and be proficient in managing all levels of stakeholders to enable achievement of objectives. You should be able to demonstrate a track record of growing revenue and profit through diversified services for key account customers that include investment appraisal experience. You’ll also have a successful track record with strong deal structuring experience with proven capability to close significant scale of opportunities typically in excess of £50m.Finally, an ability to lead, articulate and communicate a vision and strategy for the Contracting business as well as an ability to work well across multi-functional and sometimes remote teams would be essential.Our BenefitsWe'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 StepsAll applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with [email protected] We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company’s verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.About SSE We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all 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.#LI–CG1
Full Time - Continuing, Flexible
Oct 6, 2020
  • Macquarie University
  • Australia, NSW
Salary Package: Level D from $155,425 to $170,959 p.a. plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.Appointment Type: Full-time, continuingMacquarie University (North Ryde) locationThe RoleWe are inviting outstanding applicants for a continuing academic position in Software Engineering at the level of Associate Professor. The successful candidate will take a leading role in the teaching in Software Engineering and Software Technology programs and contribute to our strong research program in this area. The successful candidate will also contribute to the administrative and other academic activities within the Department of Computing and liaise with the School of Engineering with regards to our Software Engineering programs. For more information please visit Department of Computing aims to elevate the international standing of scientific and technological research that is already well established at Macquarie University, with particular emphasis on any or all of the following frontier areas of Software Engineering:Software DevelopmentSoftware VerificationSoftware Engineering ProcessesSoftware Analysis and ToolsSoftware MetricsAbout Us In Macquarie's Faculty of Science and Engineering you'll join passionate researchers and educators blazing new trails in the spirit of discovery and exploration. Encouraged to think boldly, and supported by some of Australia's most outstanding facilities, brilliant minds converge in our faculty to create incredible new possibilities: the world's first attempt to synthesize complex life, the creation of Wi-Fi, the discovery of dancing dwarf galaxies, and the development of blue LED light. Inspired by challenge and opportunity, we look forward to welcoming you as we imagine a new future together.The Department of Computing is the home of close to 40 academic staff and more than 120 research students, and an ever-growing cohort of undergraduates and postgraduate coursework students. The department offers a broad range of cutting edge undergraduate and postgraduate courses and enjoys a strong research ethos.Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.Selection CriteriaTo be considered for this position, candidates must attach to their application a separate document responding to the selection criteria below with their curriculum vitae:PhD (or equivalent) in Software Engineering or a related discipline;Outstanding record of ongoing research and scholarly publishing and an active research program and/or experience in industry-collaborative research;Capacity to inspire a broader research effort in allied research groups;Demonstrated successful management of an extensive research program, and recognition as a leading authority at international level;Demonstrated record of successful supervision of research students with strong completion outcomes;Proven leadership role in undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching in software engineering;Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with students, staff, industry and the community;Academic/professional experience and interests that relate to the research focus of software engineering;Outstanding record of attracting research grants and/or industry support.Specific Role Enquiries: Professor Michael Sheng, Head of Department, Computing on email [email protected] or phone +61 2 9850 9514General Recruitment Enquiries: Anne Kumanan, HR Officer on [email protected] Close: Saturday 31st October 2020 at 11:55pm AESTMacquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact. We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.
Full Time - Fixed Term
Oct 31, 2020
  • RMIT University
  • Australia, Vic
Be part of collaborative research with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems (TMOS)Fixed-Term position for 3 years starting January 2021, based at RMIT’s CBD campusAcademic level B (AU $98,495 - $116,965 p.a) plus 17% super and great benefitsAccepting only women, gender diverse and/or Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people(s).* Our Organisation RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. The College of Science, Engineering and Health comprises four Schools delivering a broad range of programs in science, engineering, health and technology at apprenticeship, certificate, bachelor, masters and PhD levels. The ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems (TMOS) brings together five Australian and 13 leading international universities as well as Australian and global companies to create entirely new optics-based technologies with enormous market potential. The Centre has received $34.9 million funding from the Australian Research Council to operate from 2020-2027. TMOS will develop the next-generation of miniaturised optical systems with functionalities beyond what is conceivable today. By harnessing the ground-breaking concept of meta-optics, the Centre will overcome complex challenges in light generation, manipulation and detection at the nanoscale. The Centre brings together a trans-disciplinary team of world-leaders in science, technology and engineering to deliver scientific innovations in optical systems for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. TMOS at RMIT researchers will utilise state of the art fabrication facilities including at the Micro Nano Research Facility. They will be part of the vibrant and multi-award winning Functional Materials and Microsystems research group. The Role and Your Responsibilities The Research Fellows x2 will be a part of the RMIT node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems (TMOS). The Research Fellows will be expected to undertake research activities in line with the Centre’s strategy. The position will involve a combination of independent and collaborative research which has a significant impact in the area of nano-optical devices and applied technologies. The Research Fellow’s role is primarily to plan, develop and engage in high quality research projects that are aligned with the objectives of the ARC Centre of Excellence for TMOS. They will also contribute to ongoing related research projects and in postgraduate research training. Your Skills & Experience The ideal candidate will have an emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs evidenced by publications and development of new research initiatives and industry links. For the role as Research Fellow – Nanofabrication, you will have experience in nanofabrication (particularly electron beam lithography), microfabrication, thin film processing, and materials characterisation. For the Research Fellow – Materials, you will be experienced with thin film deposition of oxides and chalcogenides (particularly sputtering), microfabrication, materials characterisation and in polymer based fabrication processes. Key to this role will be your ability to grow networks and build research collaborations. Your Qualifications Required: PhD or equivalent in relevant field. Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check. *Special Measures RMIT is committed in driving progression towards gender equality and ensuring the diversity in our organisation is balanced at every level.  We’re proud members of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN Program to support gender equity and diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines, and its Bronze Medal recipient.  Section 12 of the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act permits the University to conduct female only recruitment in addressing the substantive imbalance of female representation in Science, Engineering and Business, IT and Logistics schools.  The Racial Discrimination Act permits special measures that foster greater racial equality in the Australian community. RMIT's School of Engineering will therefore only consider applications from suitably qualified women, gender diverse or Indigenous candidates for this position. To Apply To apply, please submit your resume, optional cover letter and address to the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description (as a separate document). Please select from the drop down in the application form to indicate which role you are applying for (Nanofabrication or Materials or both). For further information about the role please reach out to Professor Madhu Bhaskaran via email [email protected] or via phone +61 3 9925 0441 Applications close 11:55pm Tuesday 13 October 2020 We are happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements if required. Please contact us via your preferred type of communication: email [email protected] with your specific request(s).  Research Fellow - Level B - PD - Fabrication.pdf  Research Fellow - Level B - PD - Materials.pdf Bring your whole self to work We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond. More than anything, we are fully committed to creating inclusive culture that recognises diversity of our staff. We understand that life is multi-dimensional, and you may experience a range of professional and personal circumstances that may have affected your career. As such, we implemented ‘Achievement Relative to Opportunity’ (ARtO) principles within our recruitment-related policies and processes. You may decide to activate ARtO to address the impact of personal or work circumstances on the scope of your application. Please indicate in the application form if this applies to you and attach any supporting documentation that explain your circumstances. For further information on ARtO, please click here: Achievement Relative to Opportunity (ARtO) Guidelines for Academic Promotion Writing Effective Statements for Career Interruption and Achievement Relative to Opportunity (ARtO) Please note, that due to the impacts of COVID-19 we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. 
Full Time - Fixed Term
Oct 13, 2020