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Contract Manager

SSE plc

Location: Renfrewshire

Job Type: Full time, Part time


SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 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.

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow

Salary: £45,400 - £55,000 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

As Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for the procurement and commercial management, and the administration of contracts for the operation and maintenance of Greater Gabbard Offshore Windfarm, to ensure successful delivery in accordance with all internal policies and procedures such as Procurement Manual, Commercial Manual and LCP Governance Framework Manual. You will support the delivery of departmental KPI' and objectives such as savings in total cost of ownership, value engineering and safety performance.

As a Contracts Manager you will:

- Lead and manage the procurement of essential works scopes, procurement at lowest cost of ownership and in accordance with the principals of efficiency and best value. Tis includes covering all commercial, business and legal project risks in contracts and negotiation terms and conditions within your own area of responsibility, ensuring ongoing value for money throughout the lifetime of the contract.

- Manage all post-contract commercial matter, including negotiating/agreeing compensation events, cost reporting and managing final accounts. Ensuring that the core principles of the Commercial Manual are being implemented.

- Deliver all contracts within your own area of responsibility, including the management of defects, disputes and claims.

- Understand and support the development of relationships with main suppliers/contractors and internal stakeholders.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Experience in post contract management.

- Experience of drafting and interpreting commercial contracts. Working knowledge of the common conditions of contract such as NEC.

- Experience in supporting strategic contracts and stakeholder management.

- Experience in cost and budget management, including cost reporting, contract practice and contract administration, estimating and quantification.

- Quantity Surveying degree or equivalent. MRICS or MCIPS is desirable, but not essential.

About our Business

At SSE, we own more than 500 property assets and several thousand land assets, which are located across the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland. Our Procurement & Commercial, Property and Facilities Management teams are responsible for helping the business to procure services and materials in a timely and cost-effective way, and for ensuring SSE offers a safe, modern, fit-for-purpose property portfolio. We work right across the SSE Group, ensuring our businesses gets the best possible service and value from our supplier network, as well as ensuring all service providers are compliant and continue to meet contractual obligations and business need.

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 Francesca on / 01738 344763.

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.



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