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Settlements Team Leader

Full time
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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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. We are proud to be playing a crucial role in the net zero transition, ensuring we have the energy supplies required to meet the needs of our customers; procuring the fuel required by the generation plants and selling the power output from our renewable and low-carbon thermal assets.

Join us on our journey to net zero, and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Cardiff (with a requirement to be based in the Ty Calon office 2-3 days per week, with flexibility to work from home / another SSE office the remainder of the week).

Salary: £45,400 - £68,200 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

As a Settlements Team Leader for Ireland Settlements, you will oversee the day-to-day management of settlements activities, ensuring accurate and timely validation of income and expenditure, whilst risk is managed effectively. Working closely with stakeholders across various business units you provide an efficient, effective service, maximizing revenue whilst seeking to identify areas for adding value within the business units. As part of your role you will:

- Provide high quality, professional customer experience, managing key financial, regulatory and energy market risks whilst adhering to all rules and regulations.

- Promote a right first-time approach where lessons are learned through management of team and individual performance.

- Drive team performance and effectiveness against operational targets, through coaching and development.

- Manage change effectively, from inception to implementation, with a positive attitude, encouraging and supporting your team to ensure successful delivery.

- Promote Energy Markets culture to be part of everyday thinking, whilst highlighting the contribution your team make to Energy Markets and SSE strategy.

What do I need?

Consider what actually matters to do this role - skills, past experience, behaviours, etc and limit this to the top 5 essential requirements. Please consider how diversity of thought, actions and approach could bring added productivity to your business.

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

- Experience in and knowledge of the Irish Energy Market would be advantageous

- People management experience with the ability to motivate, coach and support your team through strong leadership.

- Excellent communication skills with the ability to summarise complex business problems and detailed analysis with clarity and brevity in written and verbal form

- You will have strong interpersonal skills; you’ll work well with others and build and sustain relationships at all levels.

- Strong analytical skills, excellent attention to detail and a proactive approach to innovation and problem solving.

- Manage key relationships with internal/external stakeholders, exercising your strong influencing and negotiation skills to achieve key deliverables and timelines.

About our Business

Energy Markets (EM) is the energy markets heart of the SSE Group, securing value for SSE's asset portfolios in wholesale energy markets as we move towards our vision of being a leading energy company in a net zero world. We play a critical role as the short-term energy market asset optimiser, and a long-term energy market adviser, for all SSE's Business Units (across SSE's Wind, Hydro, Low Carbon Thermal, Distributed Energy and Customer portfolios). This role for EM enables SSE to focus its investment in energy markets capabilities (including Trading, Risk Management, Energy Economics, Settlements and Advanced Analytics) in one centre of excellence, with these enhanced capabilities supporting value creation and decision making across the SSE Group.

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 Lynsey at or on 01738 340426.

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.