Position: Delivery Lead
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 543669_1674563313
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 24/01/2023
Expiry Date: 21/02/2023
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Glasgow or Aberdeen

Salary: Competitive + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

As Delivery Lead, you will be responsible for the delivery of projects or managing project managers delivering a portfolio of projects (depending on the demand) within a specific value stream to ensure the successful delivery of our overall Digital Transformation programme.

The key responsibilities of the role will include:

- Establishing and maintaining highly effective relationships with delivery teams, stakeholders at all levels and business teams to ensure that interfaces work correctly.

- Leading the delivery of technology solutions with focus on tangible business outcomes in accordance with the business strategy, using the appropriate methodology.

- Managing cross product and external dependencies, ensuring activities are joined up from an operational and delivery point of view.

- Analysing problems, actioning and progressing issues as appropriate, ensuring follow through to resolution and removing blockers.

- Working with delivery teams to ensure they are adopting and using appropriate methodologies and ceremonies effectively.

What do I need?

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

- Demonstrable experience of running successful delivery with multiple delivery teams - have strong technical knowledge to provide delivery teams with support and guidance.

- Ability to provide leadership and focus for the delivery teams, building strong capability within relevant area.

- Experience of having shaped business cases and delivering tangible benefits to an organisation.

- Ability to manage complex delivery in a complex environment, potentially including applying remedial measures where appropriate.

- Experience in applying various waterfall (e.g. Prince2, APM, PMP) and Agile methodologies and supporting context, such as governance, process and culture across different levels of portfolio.

About our Business

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's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As 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, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

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 Laura on 01738 341814.

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.