Position: Commercial Policy Manager
Salary: Annual Bonus
Ref: 523063_1579516353
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 20/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Perth

Salary: up to £58,000 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week with flexible working patterns available

About the Department

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.

What is the Role?

The Commercial Policy Manager contributes to the delivery of the commercial business objectives of SHE Transmission. Working closely with the Business Planning and Commercial team and wider SHE Transmission business, Transmission Finance and Commercial Account Management Team, they ensure that commercial policy delivers optimum benefits for the business.

The Commercial Policy Manager is responsible for continuous improvement in SHE Transmissions commercial policy positions, proposing and making policy position revisions as required. They are the representative of SHE Transmission and its customers in the ongoing development of industry policies, processes and procedures (particularly the STC and CUSC) and works with business colleagues to ensure regulatory and statutory compliance with licence obligations and applicable industry codes.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, you will have a thorough understanding of the GB Networks businesses gained in a commercial, regulatory or legal environment and in-depth knowledge of the regulatory context of the networks business.

Previous experience in dealing with external stakeholders including System Operator, other transmission owners, Ofgem, BEIS, Government departments (UK and Scottish Gov) and key industry bodies is essential to the success of this role. You will also be aware of the price control challenges and targets around RIIO-T1 and RIIO-T2.

As a strong networker both internally and externally, you will be able to facilitate the development of stakeholders and key industry influencers; demonstrating the ability to carry out commercial negotiations to fulfil objectives.

Previous experience in a customer driven environment where excellent customer service skills is key as well as exceptional people management skills having delivered successful operations within a commercial environment is necessary for the success of this role.

You will have previously worked with challenging timescales and can effectively prioritise, plan and organise, balance immediate and longer-term business priorities while remaining calm in times of stress.

IT skills will be required as you will conduct formal presentations and in doing so, youll have the confidence to challenge "status quo" when proposing imaginative, appropriate solutions and implementing innovative business improvements

You will have a passion for safety and can promote, engage and reinforce the SSE safety culture.

You should also be willing to travel on a regular basis.

Our Benefits

Were 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

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

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.

Job Benefits:

Annual Bonus