Project Manager Opportunities

Perth, Perth and Kinross, PH1 3AQ
Closing date
17 Aug 2022

The initial projects identified for these roles are in Perthshire and Aberdeenshire, but future opportunities / projects exist across the North of Scotland. Project Managers can be based out of any of our key locations with a typical site presence of 1-3 days per week (depending on status and scale of project) once the construction phase is underway.

Experience in the Electrical Transmission industry would be great, specifically focused on substations, GIS, and voltage control but experience in managing major projects from other industries, coupled with the desire and ability to learn quickly will be equally considered.

Reporting to the Lead Project Manager, the key duties and responsibilities include:

- Leading the SSE team and working alongside multiple external contractors, to ensure project excellence is achieved and deliver on our promises.

- Managing the refinement and execution of large capital projects, ensuring the safe delivery to programme, cost and the necessary quality.

- Apply and adhere to our Safety Management Systems, best practices and the SSE Large Capital Projects (LCP) Governance processes.

- Demonstrate alignment with the SSE Safety Culture and core leadership values.

- Align delivery of the project to the SHE-Transmission RIIO-T2 Business Plan and our 5 clear goals.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we will look for you to have:

- A strong engineering or construction background, ideally with substation, GIS, HV or voltage control experience including safety and CDM regulations and a proven track record in the successful delivery of major projects.

- Experience of the reporting and management requirements that come with such a role and an understanding of the administration of the NEC3 suite of contracts or similar.

- An understanding of developing and managing integrated project programmes. Experience of the tendering processes for the engagement and management of suppliers including multi-disciplinary contracts.

- The ability to accurately forecast and control costs.

- The ability to understand Industry legislation, Health and Safety Legislation and SSEN Transmission Company policies and procedures.

- Due to the location of our projects, there is a need to have an applicable drivers licence.

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 Stephanie on 01738 342963.

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

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