Base Location: Reading
Salary: Up to £61,175 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible Working Options Available
About the Department
Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.
What is the Role?
Due to continued growth, we are looking for experienced Project Managers to join our Major Projects Delivery team based in Reading, conveniently located in Reading town centre. This new location offers new flexibility in the way we work, and with this in mind, this role can be carried out splitting time between the office, site and either your home or another SSEN location.
As a Technical Services Project Delivery Manager, you will be responsible for Design and Delivery of a range of projects in accordance with our investment management process. You will be responsible for all aspects of the project including safety, quality, cost and programme. You will be part of a Technical Services team working closely with Protection and RTS engineers, field staff, contractors, customers, and key stakeholders. You will also be responsible for 24/7 Protection and RTS strategic spares availability.
What do I need?
You will have previous experience of managing projects involving Protection and Real Time Systems within electrical substation. An engineering qualification is preferred and a recognised qualification in construction safety and project management would be advantageous.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are vital and you will need to be comfortable engaging with stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external. You will be experienced in the Construction Design and Management Regulations and understand the duties of Client, Principal Designer and Principal Contractor. You will need to be experienced in contract management and ideally have experience of NEC construction contracts. You will also need to possess good problem-solving skills and have the ability to thrive under pressure. Protection and Real Time System skills will be advantageous.
Please be aware if you are successful, you will be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.
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