Welcome to VERCIDA website.

Skip to main content
Enable Recite to make this website accessible

Job description


About the Role

Base Location:Flexible UK We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices or depots around the UK.

Salary:Competitive + car / allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern:Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

The Role:
  • You will be responsible for delivering an estimating service across the UK and Ireland for SSE Energy Solutions covering Heat Networks and EV Infrastructure business units.
  • The Senior Estimating Manager (Heat Networks and EV Infrastructure) plays a pivotal role in supporting the Distributed Energy business by defining, implementing and driving our front end estimating strategy in relation to design and build of city scale energy networks (heating and cooling) and Electric Vehicle infrastructure including EV Hubs.
  • You will support Sector Directors to ensure the accuracy of price estimates at all stages of the project governance life cycle and help ensure we win and deliver against a growing pipeline of opportunities, in line with strategy and budget for both sectors.
  • You will build a database of specialist costs in relation to civils, mechanical and electrical infrastructure and work with our procurement team to implement an estimating policy and procedure that meets with all aspects of our Large Capital Projects governance.


  • For this role we would love you to have:
  • An excellent knowledge of industry best practise required to create high quality tender responses for large, sophisticated customers with multi-service requirements in Heat and EV Markets.
  • Sound electrical/mechanical/civils technology and site-specific knowledge
  • Qualified with an Undergraduate and/or post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline; preferably in quantity surveying/electrical/mechanical/civils, estimating or commercial management areas of study.
  • Significant experience of operating successfully in a large corporation, preferably involved in the Energy, Distributed Energy, District Heating/Cooling, EV, M&E Contracting, Energy Services, Technology and/or Facilities Management industries.
  • Excellent knowledge of contractual requirements, terms and conditions (Particularly NEC PSC, ECC Options A to C and/or JCT Design and Build)
  • Good understanding of technical drawings, and requirements to complete works (electrical/mechanical/civils).
  • Ability to" take-off" quantities from drawings or bill of quantities (electrical/mechanical/civils).
  • Ability to assess the levels of risk on a project and hold/update relevant Risk Registers.


  • About our Business

    SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy (DE) and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.

    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] / 01738 344072.

    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.

    #LI-ZG1

    #LI-Hybrid

    Learn more about SSE

    Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.

    Articles you might like

    Other jobs at SSE

    BEMS/BMS Support Engineer

    Electronics Engineer
    Berkshire, UK

    posted 2 months ago

    Other jobs in FMCG, Consumer, Utilities, Food, Beverages

    Credit Risk Analyst

    Finance Analyst
    Birmingham, UK

    posted 4 hours ago

    Scientist II

    Molecular Biology
    Birmingham, UK

    posted 4 hours ago

    SSE false

    You will receive an email with link to reset your password.

    Enter your new password