Position: Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Site Manager
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 524219_1593427249
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 29/06/2020
Expiry Date: 27/07/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Lowestoft

Salary: Competitive depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time |Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Ireland's leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

What is the Role?

As Offshore Wind Site Manager, you will be reporting directly to Head of Offshore Wind Operations and be accountable for the all SHE aspects on site, regulatory compliance, site performance, delivery of KPIs including joint venture obligations and leading the site team.

Some of your other main accountabilities will include;

-Ensuring that the Wind Farm operates at all times within Safety, Health & Environmental consents and obligations as well as SSE's SHE policies and standards.

-Leading the team in the Operation and Maintenance of the Wind Farm in accordance with associated policies, procedures, OEM recommendations and industry best practice

-Collaboratively manage the interface between SSE teams and contractors, ensuring a consistant approach

-Driving value through maximising yield and controlling costs

-Lowering the cost of energy through proactive measures

-Ensuring the site is compliant at all times with SSE Business Standards, risk processes and Joint Venture Business Plan delivery

-Reporting performance to senior stakeholders

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you should be educated to at least HNC level in a relevant discipline and have extensive experience of offshore operations and managing multi £million assets.

We're looking for someone with a background encompassing asset and contract management, but more importantly, you'll need outstanding people and stakeholder management skills. This role requires proven ability in negotiating and influencing across all areas of the business, but more so at senior stakeholder level. Your capability to bring people on board, manage change and show them what good looks like will be essential to your success in this role.

You'll pride yourself on being an innovator and won't be afraid to do things differently in order to improve efficiencies and performance.

You must also be familiar with Utility Safe Systems of Work and Permit to Work processes.

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. Click HERE to find out 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 contact Well let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Internal candidates, please notify your line manager prior to submitting your application.

External candidates, 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.

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