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Cyber Delivery Lead (Project Manager)

SSE plc

Location: Aberdeen City, Highland Council, Perth and Kinross, Portsmouth, Reading, Renfrewshire

Job Type: Full 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: Flexible UK | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSEN offices or depots around the UK.

Salary: £53,100 - £79,700 + performance related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

About the role

This role is within our Networks Distribution, Technology Digital and Data (TD&D) team supporting our Digital Strategy and vision to be a progressive network owner, using digital to enhance social and economic value, deliver a leading experience for our customers and to enable the energy system to support net zero carbon emissions.

The Cyber Delivery Lead (Project Manager) will be responsible for delivery of one or more projects in our Cyber Resilience Programme for Operational Technology and Information Technology. The programme will consist of more than 30 projects totalling over £30m in the RIIO-ED2 regulatory review period.

The main purpose of the Cyber Delivery Lead (Project Manager) role is to lead end-to-end delivery of the product lifecycle and product roadmap via their delivery team through use of best practice methodologies, including both agile and waterfall, ensuring effective control over costs and resourcing enabling the delivery of business outcomes.

Key responsibilities for this role will include:

- Lead the successful delivery of projects according to prescribed governance methodologies, ensuring project risks, issues and dependencies are managed effectively.

- Manage the product and delivery teams, and wider stakeholders as required, across end-to-end product lifecycle to ensure that resultant systems/services deliver the specified outcomes, within budget and timescale, without introducing technical debt.

- Work with delivery teams to ensure they are adopting and using appropriate methodologies and ceremonies effectively.

- Management of third parties, reviewing their performance, ensuring alignment with SSE ways of working and values acting as a routine contact point between organisation and supplier.

- Help protect SSE from cyber attack and data loss by following standards and instructions and by reporting risks and incidents.

What do I need?

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

- Experience of leading, managing and delivering complex IT and/or OT Projects, demonstrating and meeting business value and outcomes.

- Experience in applying various waterfall (e.g. Prince2, APM, PMP) and Agile methodologies and supporting context, such as governance, process and culture across different levels of portfolio.

- High level knowledge of development processes, including but not limited to DevOps, Scrum, Kanban and Lean development.

- Experience of supporting budget and funding submissions, advocating for the correct level of funding to deliver against the products business and operational requirements.

- Excellent stakeholder management experience with strong communication skills including prioritising and influencing skills.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

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 Laura on / 01738 341814.

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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