Operations - Business Improvement Graduate Programme
Location: Perth and Kinross, Portsmouth, Reading, Renfrewshire
Job Type: Full time
Energy Solutions Operations- Customer Services & Operations Business Implementation Graduate Programme
SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £18 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.
Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.
Scotland: Glasgow, Perth
England: Reading, Havant, Portsmouth, Penner
Salary: Circa £33,000 a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available
What is the Role?
As a graduate joining SSE on this programme, you will follow a specialist pathway. Specialists will work with experts in their specialism, gaining exposure within a business area for the duration of their graduate programme which can last between 12 months and 2 years. The aim is to provide experience that will lead to a substantive post.
Throughout the programme, you will have the support of our Graduate Programme Manager and a business mentor, who will provide guidance and support to enable you to reach your full potential.
In our Enterprise Operations Graduate Programme, graduates on our specialist pathway will have the opportunity to experience placements in our Customer Service, Operations and Business Implementation teams. During the placement you the successful candidate will gain hands on experience in delivering internal business improvement projects that tend to be data/digital/AI solutions. To be considered for these roles, candidates should have a degree in digital, business, or IT. You can find out more about the SSE Energy Solutions here.
What do I need to join?
At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. 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'. You should show alignment with our core values and have a genuine passion and interest in the energy sector.
You’ll have a minimum of a 2:2 in the degree relevant to the business area and location you are applying for. Please refer to the programme overview contained here for more information.
As the organisations grows and becomes more international, our graduates need to be highly flexible in order to embrace the changes and keep up with the fast-paced evolution of the business. Our graduates are agile in their thinking and seek to address knowledge gaps. You should be comfortable working to and setting stretching individual targets and using your own initiative to overcome challenges.
You can find out more about what to expect during the recruitment process here.
We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow. We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.
We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition. This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.
We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.
Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.
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.
All applications should be submitted online. Closing date for applications is Thursday, 30th November. On submitting your application, you’ll receive an invitation to complete our online tests and you’ll have 7 days to complete these.
If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would prefer a call to discuss adjustments let us know by email and we are arrange a call with you at a time that suits you.
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.
SSE welcomes applications from all nationalities. Please note that any successful candidate must be able to evidence a valid right to work prior to commencement of employment. If sponsorship is required, we may be able to provide support. Sponsoring international candidates is a complex process involving numerous procedures which must be followed precisely in order to comply with immigration legislation. We look at requests on a case by case basis. Please note the overall decision on visa applications sit with UKVI and not SSE.