Regional Commercial Manager - North East
Location: Tyne and Wear, Tyne and Wear
Job Type: Full time
About the Role
Base Location: North East England
Salary: £51,600- £77,400+ car /car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available
The Regional Commercial Manager is focused on the development phase of projects and it is a pivotal role in the development of the North East region for the DE business by driving the commercial development of large scale, multi technology energy infrastructure projects including electricity generation and networks related projects.
As the Regional Commercial Manager for the region you will work closely with the General Manger North East developing capability within the region, supporting the qualification and development of opportunities and structuring the contracting strategy with the client and other stakeholders. This will include working closely with the acquisition, development, procurement and engineering teams within DE.
The DE market is competitive, complex and subject to substantial change – with new competitors, changing technology and demanding clients. Beyond this, DE is developing at pace and has a growing portfolio of projects; you will be responsible for adding breadth and sophistication to our offering in the which will be central to our success in diversifying and securing projects and increasing our customer base in the North East.
You will be at the heart of the pre-contract teams so you will be expected to inject leadership energy, pace, rigour, commerciality and an obsession with delighting customers to everything we do.
What do I need?
To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:
- Commercial leader with experience in developing energy infrastructure and energy projects such as large scale private networks, solar, wind or battery storage.
- Recognised qualification in a commercial related subject.
- Substantial contract negotiation / project development experience.
- Strong knowledge of standard form construction contracts – NEC/ JCT/MF1 etc.
- Experienced in financial control of projects, including cost control and other processes.
- Experience in working with either a main contractor or asset owner required.
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. In order to accelerate progress towards net zero SSE Group is investing £7m a day on low carbon infrastructure, creating 1,000 green jobs a year in the process, as part of its £25bn NZAP (Net Zero Acceleration Programme).
What's in it for you?
We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave 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 encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.
What happens now?
All applications should be made 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 flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Natalie on Natalie.Clark@sse.com / 01738 275615.
Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.