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About the Role

Base Location: Perth or Aberdeen

Salary:Up to £62,405 + car/cash allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Flexible working options available

What is the Role?

SSEN Transmission currently has an opportunity for an experienced SCADA Project Manager. This is a great opportunity for you to join the team and learn about our business from the front line, designing and implementing systems which will benefit our business, and ultimately our customers.

The Key Responsibilities of this role are:

- To develop project requirements into control system solutions which can be deployed within our Transmission network.

- For all aspects of design, liaison, procurement, project management and system commissioning, allowing you a unique opportunity to view the full project life cycle.

- During the design phase, you'll identify where any new project specific design is required, or if the project requirements will fall into an existing standard design solution.

- Working with internal stakeholders, such as other business units, engineering departments, project managers and designers to determine project scope and detailed requirements. You'll then further develop the project by agreeing the design deliverables and the delivery programme.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role we'd love you to have;

- Significant experience within project management coupled with a strong background in the design and implementation of Control & SCADA systems utilising DNP3. Experience with the application of IEC 61850 would also be advantageous.

- Ability to negotiate and agree project scope, costs and expectations to ensure all RTS/SCADA works and interfaces are managed and implemented by the various teams and subcontractors.

- Strong communication skills to manage your stakeholders and build effective working relationships.

- A working knowledge of CDM regulations with a keen focus on safety.

- You should have a minimum of an HNC qualification in an electrical or telecommunications-based discipline; alternatively, suitable experience in a similar role may be considered.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact [email protected] or 01738 342939.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

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