|Position:||Project Development Manager|
|Contact Name:||Jenna Jackson|
Base Location: Reading
Salary: £Competitive depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week
About the Department
SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for customers.
SSE Enterprise Utilities is in a unique position to deliver distributed energy services, drawing on our expertise to create solutions tailored specifically to each individual business energy needs. Whether its reducing costs, creating new revenue streams, increasing network resilience, achieving environmental commitments, or mitigating risks, we've got what it takes to improve our customers approach to energy use and to future-proof their business.
Our rapidly growing Distributed Generation & Storage team are building out our Project Development team. Our Project Development Managers will drive project development to grow revenue and EBIT, focused on the Generation and Storage sector. We bring energy services to the grid, DNOs and to industrial and commercial customers; which may include technologies such as gas-fired power, solar PV, battery storage and private wire solutions or a combination of the above.
You will be responsible for managing project development from concept to execution of contracts, working closely with customers and coordinating colleagues from business development, engineering, commercial and delivery. You will develop innovative technical solutions which are effectively procured, delivered and operated to meet our margin and clients requirements:
- Leading development activity for specific projects through to contract completion
- Overseeing planning, permitting, design and commercial workstreams, negotiating offtake contracts
- Taking projects through internal governance gates
- Coordinating with and ensuring delivery from supporting functions (engineering, commercial, delivery)
- Supporting the business development team with sales and with growing pipeline
Skills and Requirements:
To be considered for this role you will have proven project development experience in the energy sector; ideally managing complex projects over time with multiple and external stakeholders and in the B2B sector.
You will have a broad understanding of solutions and engineering systems for our target markets, be an expert in project management, local planning and permitting and have excellent relationship skills. Having managed similar projects in the past, you will have the skill to understand the benefit of bringing client drivers and market intelligence to all propositions in this sector. You will be able to manage a small team and to develop processes across that team.
You will have good knowledge of the energy and power markets, with knowledge of both distribution networks and power generation/storage solutions.
You will be entrepreneurial, commercial and flexible and bring a track-record of developing strong relationships and developing sophisticated solutions that meet customers and stakeholders needs. Inquisitive and able to challenge convention; you'll be adaptable with the ability to engage varied audiences.
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For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.
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