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Job description

Base Location: Glasgow, Perth, Inverness, Aberdeen

Salary: £44,000 - £67,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

About the Department

Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.

What is the Role?

Due to a period of growth, SSE Transmission is currently recruiting for two new experienced Project Managers to lead project teams in the refinement and execution of large capital projects across the business. The Project Manager will ensure the safe delivery to programme, cost and the necessary quality.

Key to this purpose is the leadership of project teams involving both staff and external contractors, to ensure project excellence is achieved through a competent, motivated and improvement focused team using robust systems to support the project process.

The successful candidate will deliver in alignment to the SHE-Transmission RIIO-T2 Business Plan paying attention to the 5 clear goals and will take responsibility for the project(s) following a handover from the Transmission Development Team around Gate 2 on the LCP process and from Gate 1 for Non LCP and Non-Core Non Load Projects.

The Project Manager should apply and adhere to the Safety Management Systems, best practices and the SSE Large Capital Projects Governance processes for all projects. It is also important that they lead the project teams in alignment with the SSE Safety Culture and core leadership values.

What do I need?

To be considered for role of Project Manager, you will have demonstrable leadership experience with a broad understanding of project management methodology and practice. You will preferably have experience of the Transmission Business and the regulated environment that we operate in. However, we will consider with experience in the construction or the utilities sector on major projects who have strong engineering knowledge including the safety and CDM regulations.

Ideally, you will have knowledge of SSE's company standards, policies and procedures, particularly the 5 Golden Safety rules, LCP's 5 project Golden rules and other relevant statutory regulations.

You will have a proven track record of successful delivery of projects with management and reporting experience too. You will have demonstrable experience of developing and managing integrated project programmes.

It is highly desirable that you have experience of personally being responsible for the delivery of large capital projects and understands the tendering process for the purchasing and engagement of suppliers including multi-disciplinary contracts and experience of the need to accurately control cost forecasting.

A degree qualified in an Engineering or related subject or a Project Management appropriate qualification are desirable but not essential.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch Debbie.mcmillan@sse.com We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date

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


Advertised: 29 Jun 2020 GMT Daylight Time
Applications close: 12 Jul 2020 GMT Daylight Time
Job Sector
Strategy & Consultancy
Job Position
Project Management
Aberdeenshire, UK Show on map
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