Position: Network Integrity Manager - South East
Salary: GBP52800 - GBP79200 per annum + Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus
Ref: 522955_1579173636
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 16/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location:  Portsmouth PO6 1UJ

Salary: £52,800- £79,200 plus bonus and car/car allowance depending on skills and experience.

Working Pattern: 37 hours | Permanent | Flexible working patterns available, plus a car/cash allowance

About the Department

As the front line on the Network, Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on. 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?

As Network Integrity Manager, you will report into the Head of Customer Operations and will be responsible for a team of engineers. It will be your responsibility to plan and manage all Network repairs and long-term defects; optimising every project to ensure that as much work as possible is completed in every Network outage and that the project teams deliver optimum performance against productivity targets. Together, you and your team you will deliver great customer service and performance, that will both meet and exceed customer and regulator expectations.

Regularly reviewing defects, you will ensure they are reduced in line with agreed business WIP levels and will escalate any requests for Capital projects to the Asset Team; demonstrating safety as our number one value by committing to completing two site visits each week and promoting behavioural safety at every opportunity.

You will discuss your teams targets daily, ensuring that they are fully understood in order to drive performance and improvements; leading them to deliver high standards of SHE, Quality, Productivity, Affordability and Customer Service, whilst ensuring all administration, planning, reporting, compliance, escalation and investigation requirements are completed accurately and on time.

This will be done by ensuring all planned work is completed, all work for next day repairs are scheduled and that any issues are resolved on that day. You'll also run the daily huddle with the Network Integrity Delivery Managers and attend the Weekly Network Improvement Progress Review to ensure that the portfolio of repair work is on target, ensuring that the Quarterly, Monthly and Weekly promises for health index, IIS cost improvement and regulatory compliance are being adhered to.

What do I need?

Qualified in Electrical Engineering (e,g City and Guilds, ONC etc) or with equivalent operational experience, you'll be competent in distribution safety rules, have great attention to detail, and will be confident challenging the way of working status quo; continually seeking opportunities to improve your working environment.

A sound business knowledge and an awareness of the key stakeholders and customers in electricity distribution or a similar market stakeholder is essential, you will therefore have relevant technical experience and knowledge, as well as a basic understanding of how a Distribution Network Operator (DNO) generates revenue and incentives. You will have strong demonstrable experience of delivering commitments to customers, with examples of how you have led a team to deliver customer expectations, will have competent IT skills and extensive experience working with KPIs, fault costs. Continuous improvements and daily targets.

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.  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 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:

Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus