Position: Director of Projects and Operational Support
Salary: + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Ref: 522875_1576160300
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 12/12/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading

Salary: £Competitive depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

About the Department

Distributed Energy offers a full range of services which contribute to the development of smart cities and smart places, in both public and private sectors. We finance, own, operate and maintain a broad portfolio, from electrical vehicle (EV) infrastructure, to distributed energy systems including renewable and low-carbon generation, energy storage and heat networks as well as building owning and adopting private HV networks. Were also proud to be at the forefront of using technology to help enable a low-carbon world. This involves providing customers with energy optimisation solutions through intelligent systems and offering platforms and connectivity to enable smart energy infrastructure and demand management services providing key Smart Building, Places and City solutions to B2B markets.

What is the Role

The Director of Projects and Operational Support is responsible for the leadership of Business Support, Safety Health and Wellbeing, Compliance, Assurance, Asset Management, Project Management and Engineering across the Distributed Energy Business .

Your responsibilities will extend to the operational delivery of projects, together with driving value through innovation and implementing a continuous improvement philosophy.

A key focus of the role will be to maximise quality and efficiency to support the ambitious growth targets through cost efficiency programmes. It should be noted that the scope and size of this role is expanding, evolving and developing as the business grows.

What do I need?

As Director of Projects and Operational Support, you will be a professional individual with demonstrable leadership skills and ability to implement strategies across a multi-functional business to ensure that profitable business growth is accelerated.

You will develop and implement the project strategy to agreed budget and timescales; set measure and monitor performance against annual Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

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

Internal applicants, inform your manager before applying.

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.

Interviews will be held week commencing 6th January 2020

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 its 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.

Closing date for applications is: 31/12/2019

Job Benefits:

+ car/cash allowance + annual bonus