Position: Head of Commercial - Major Projects
Salary: Performance related bonus, Car
Ref: 542102_1659538102
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 03/08/2022
Expiry Date: 31/08/2022
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible UK & Ireland | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices or depots around the UK and Ireland.

Salary: Competitive + car / allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

SSE Energy Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Commercial - Major Projects to join the team.

You will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of the commercial opportunities, governance and contract management practices of our Major Projects across our Behind the Meter, Heat, and Electricity Network Sectors with the aim to develop Energy Systems aligned to our Distributed Energy strategy.

The key responsibilities will be;

- Working with stakeholders to develop opportunities, provide the commercial rigour and support, manage commercial risks and opportunities, and ultimately play a key role in wining work whilst ensuring appropriate contractual terms and financial returns are secured.

- To develop potential Joint Ventures, Partnerships, Profit Share, Joint Development, and more traditional NEC3/4 Services and Product Agreements, amongst others.

- You wont do this alone, we want you to lead and manage a team of commercial managers and modellers.

This is a challenging and rewarding role. We are looking for candidates with the commercial acumen, tenacity, and motivation to succeed in the complex and emerging environment of Distributed Energy solutions.

Part, or all, of your team will likely be remote to you as we provide services across the UK, therefore some travel is required within the UK.

Your Skills and Experience

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

- A qualification in a relevant field e.g. Economics, Procurement, Law, Finance, Quantity Surveying, etc. but relevant experience in the formulation and negotiation of major energy projects is equally important.

- You will have good working experience and knowledge of standard construction and asset deployment industries forms of contract e.g. JCT, NEC etc.

- You will also be able to review and understand complex models that are required as part of the financials for major energy schemes.

- A background in putting together bespoke energy propositions and agreements would be also be a significant advantage.

- A good knowledge and understanding of the Distributed Energy market and more specifically the power and energy industry is key.

- A track record of negotiating and executing complex high value contracts.

- Experience of identifying and mitigating commercial risks.

- Post contract award dispute resolution experience.

- An understanding of the Power and wider Utilities Market would be advantageous.

This is a challenging and rewarding role. We are looking for candidates with the commercial acumen, tenacity, and motivation to succeed in the complex and emerging environment of Distributed Energy solutions.

About us

SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy (DE) 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.

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 Natalie on 01738 275615.

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.

Job Benefits:

Performance related bonus, Car