Position: Project Manager
Salary: Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus
Ref: 522709_1574677982
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 25/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Swindon

Salary: £47,000 - £57,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M+E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M+E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

What is the Role?

The SSE Enterprise Contracting division has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our existing team to support us with delivering projects to a wide range of clients across the UK, ensuring we exceed our customer's expectations.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the SSE Enterprise team to support the delivery of projects at a time when there is significant growth within the business. We are looking for a suitably qualified Senior 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 Senior 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. You may be responsible for up to 50no members of your team and their well being.

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 Senior Project Manager with extensive experience in this role. The ideal candidate will have a pragmatic, and customer focused approach.

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.

You will also be have demonstrable experience dealing with DNOs and meter administers to ensure accurate energy profiles are maintained on your projects. Experience with highways asset management systems and software is a required skill for this role, as you will have full control over these.

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.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

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

Job Benefits:

Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus