Position: Senior Project Manager
Salary: car + annual bonus
Ref: 523215_1579687760
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 22/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

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 Telecoms is one of the UKs leading connectivity providers and operate a 12,000+km private telecoms network and 15 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 wide range of products and integrated solutions including leading-edge SD-Wan, Ethernet, Optical and dark fibre services.

What is the Role?

The Senior Project Manager will plan, organise and lead the delivery of major projects of significant monetary and strategic value to SSE ET. They will hold ultimate responsibility for the achieving the designated success criteria around time, quality and cost in relation to projects in excess of £3m TCV and/or those of major strategic importance/ brand awareness of SSE Telecoms.

Comfortable operating at C-Level within SSE Group and customer accounts, the Senior Project Manager will play a key role in making recommendations to management for continuous improvement objectives, operate as a wider business person - being prepared to challenge senior stakeholders where required, and be a model for integrity and provide positive promotion of the PM team both within our group and around the wider business.

What do I need?

The ideal candidate will have relevant Project Management qualifications combined with experience of managing large, complex projects. You will preferably come from a Telecoms background with strong knowledge of Fibre optics; different optical technologies and power constraints. You will also have thorough knowledge and understanding of how the power is deployed into a site and understand the theory and principles of Fibre technology. With regards to health and safety, you need to understand CDM requirements and all relevant legislation.

You will have previously planned projects via MSP/Visio applications and can assist with writing and presenting tender responses internally and to commercial customers.

You will have demonstrable people development skills and should be a proactive and self-motivated individual to drive activities to successful completion while remaining calm in a pressured role.

You will have strong written and verbal communications skills which will allow you to build and manage stakeholder relationships and work as part of team.

You have analytical problem-solving skills and possess a strong customer service ethic and skills.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll 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 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.

Closing date for applications is: 5/2/2019

Job Benefits:

car + annual bonus