Position: Senior Project Development Engineer
Salary: Up to GBP65000 per annum + + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Ref: 521633_1569489649
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 26/09/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Senior Project Development Engineer

Base Location: Flexible, ideally Reading, with occasional travel to Glasgow, London and national project locations.

Salary: £65,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent 37 hours per week

About our Business

At SSE Enterprise, our exciting new Distributed Energy business has a clear vision: to be the leading low-carbon smart energy solution provider in the UK and Ireland.

We are embarking on the development of innovative new projects which will address the UKs carbon challenge by making energy smarter and more flexible. We want communities to access cleaner, lower cost energy and smart services, so were investing in local energy schemes to help boost local economies and employment.

Our mission is to invest, construct, own, operate, maintain and optimise this local energy infrastructure, so naturally we are seeking driven, innovative thinkers to help us deliver on this commitment.

What is the Role

We are looking for a highly motivated technical project leader, with strong experience in co-ordinating designs for major projects within the energy, communications or transport sectors.

Within this role, you will drive engineering project teams in the evaluation of opportunities and timely delivery of innovative concepts and designs for large and complex projects, from initial concept right through to completion. You will therefore play a crucial role in driving growth for our business.

Your strong technical leadership will drive commercial efficiencies into your solutions while critically balancing health, safety, and the environment.

You will influence senior stakeholders inside and outside of our business to successfully develop your projects, through the application of excellent leadership and relationship management skills.

Your will continuously strive to exceed the expectations of our customers by taking pride to ensure quality across all your activities.

What do I need?

You will be ideally be qualified to degree (or equivalent) level in a subject relevant to the energy, communications or transport sectors, and have achieved (or be working towards) professional registration.

You will have a good understanding of the energy industry; in particular distributed energy technology and smart energy systems.

You will need to be able to competently and effectively co-ordinate the activities of multiple design disciplines and project contributors to deliver solutions which you will take ultimate accountability for on behalf of our business.

You will be a highly motivated individual with effective written and spoken communication skills, having a flexible approach that lends itself to collaborating with colleagues and customers at a very senior level.

Our Benefits

Were 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 with myself Debbie McMillan or 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 its 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 + annual bonus