Position: Project Manager
Salary: Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus
Ref: 522604_1573116955
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 07/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Edinburgh, Glasgow or Perth

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 comprises three companies: Contracting, Telecoms and Distributed Energy. SSE Enterprise Utilities is part of the Distributed Energy business of SSE plc. 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.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading-edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.

What is the Role?

This is an exciting opportunity to join the SSE Enterprise team to support the delivery of Telecoms projects at a time when there is significant growth within the business. We are looking for a suitably qualified Project Manager to help deliver projects; allowing you to be involved in the full project lifecycle from design and build to operation and maintenance. Therefore, you will be responsible for managing multiple projects from design, through delivery, to handover including managing the daily activities of internal and contractor resource, as well as project documentation, financial reporting, process management and escalation management to appropriate standards.

As an experienced Project Manager, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as you will be liaising with customers, Project Managers and other stakeholders to provide regular updates and reviews, delivering safely and to our customers expectations.

This role will allow you to join SSE at a time where the Programme and Project Management capability is going through a rapid and positive change and will allow you as a new team member to make your mark and share your knowledge, skills and experience with a developing team. This gives you the flexibility of a start-up, with the security of a large company backing using a proven structured implementation framework.

What do I need?

We are looking for a Project Manager with extensive experience in this role. The ideal candidate will have a pragmatic, and customer focused approach; with a background in managing data/telephony network projects, providing connectivity to customer offices and data centres.

You will have knowledge and demonstrable experience of managing the full project lifecycle and can take responsibility for the end-to-end delivery of complex projects in a complex environment using best-practice methodologies, ensuring effective cost controls and resourcing to enable the delivery of projects to budget, quality and time. You will encourage innovation and can provide leadership and focus for the project teams, comprising of SSE and Third parties, potentially across multiple sites.

Due to the level of mobility required in this role a full UK driving license is essential. This role will involve some UK overnight travel and may include the opportunity to be site based if required.

We are looking for a candidate who has a good working knowledge contracts such as NEC conditions of contract and formal qualifications such as PRINCE2 and APM. We use MS project at SSE and we strictly adhere to a gated project management approach.

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

Our Benefits

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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.

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.'

Job Benefits:

Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus