Position: Asset Manager - Metering
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 524107_1592291680
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 16/06/2020
Expiry Date: 14/07/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Reading/London/Flexible - travel into the London/Reading area as and when required. (Possibly a couple of times a week).

Salary: £Competitive plus car allowance bonus & excellent benefits depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent| Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week | Flexible working available

About the Department

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management

The Role

SSE Enterprise Distributed Energy Operates and Maintains District Heating Schemes throughout the UK. A key element of the operation is the management of our metering specification and subsequent metering operation. Within this role, you will be responsible for setting the business units strategy and specification.

You will lead on all associated metering related projects across the business unit going forward.

Develop and own the Technical strategy and specification for our metering infrastructure across our District Heating schemes. Ensure our working strategy is delivered whilst ensuring we explore future technology to improve our service offering.

Lead on all Metering related projects, including but not limited to Asset replacement programs and Pre-Payment Meter deployment. Act as the point of contact for the adoption of all metering assets for new schemes.

Ensure all metering specifications are met during the adoption of new schemes and contribute to the costing for metering services within new business opportunities.

Engage with all key stakeholders across the business to ensure that our metering strategy is integrated into each of their operations along with ensuring Health & Safety is compiled with at all levels. Weekly participation at safety meetings is required.

Your Skills & Experience

Metering Regulations with an in-Depth technical understanding of metering products and services

Knowledge in metering solutions for district heating systems (Heating & Cooling). Other utility meters also advantageous.

Project management and delivery experience, Strategic planning & future proofing of metering systems

Input to commercial terms around 3rd party metering services provided to SSE.

A track record in Multi Utility metering products and services

Demonstrable commercial awareness

Good Project Management skills.

Conversant with current H&S good practices

High level communications skills

Customer facing, Reporting & project Management.

Creation and delivery of business justification cases for implementation of new products and services.

Management and implementation of quality assurance procedures with adherence and understanding of report requirements - standards, format, content and timeframes.

Understand stakeholder constraints/requirements and ensure implementation of requisite measures and controls.

Personal Attributes/ Competencies

Positive, self-starter able to drive requirements forward, Innovative thinker who is always looking to develop new ideas and ways of working and able to promote and deliver safety culture aligned to SSE's standards.

Promote culture of cost/ value management with clear and concise communication with all stakeholders and the ability to manage multiple teams in a multi utility disciplinary environment within tight timescales.

Ability to drive quality and efficiencies. Develop and own the Technical strategy and specification for our metering infrastructure across our District Heating sites.

Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to build relationships across all levels of the business will be essential, as is the ability to manage upwards, delivering context and insight in a concise manner.

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. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch with We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

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.