Position: Project Manager
Salary: GBP45079 - GBP59538 per annum + Car/Cash Allowance
Ref: 522565_1572625866
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 01/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading

Salary: SS09 £45,079 - £59,538 plus car/car allowance depending on skills and experience.

Working Pattern: 37 hours | Perm | Full Time with Flexible working available

About the Department

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. 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?

You'll be part of a project management team working closely with design engineers, field staff, contractors, customers, and key stakeholders, to manage a range of projects in accordance with our investment management process.

This will include all aspects of the project including safety, quality, cost and programme on our larger projects, such as the replacement of 132/33kV transformers, 132kV AIS switchgear and complex 33kV AIS/GIS switchgear projects.

What do I need?

You'll have previous experience of managing construction projects involving underground cables, overhead lines and substation works up to 132kV. An engineering qualification is preferred and a recognised qualification in construction safety and project management would be advantageous.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are vital, and you will need to be comfortable engaging with stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external. You'll have experienced in the Construction Design and Management Regulations and understand the duties of Client, Principal Designer and Principal Contractor. Finally, you'll also need experienced in contract management and ideally have experience of NEC construction contracts.

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