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Operations Manager

SSE plc

Location: Highland Council

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. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

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

About the Role

Base Location: Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Operations Centre - Wick, Scotland

Salary: £55,200 - £83,000 dependent upon experience + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First

As Operations Manager for the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm, you will be responsible for overseeing on-site safety, health, and environmental matters, adhering to regulations, managing site efficiency, achieving key performance indicators, fulfilling joint venture commitments, and guiding the team at the site.

Main accountabilities may include:

- Fostering and directing a culture committed to ensuring that all individuals return home safely each day.

- Leading successful everyday operations at site to achieve the business objectives, including a multi-disciplined team from SSE Renewables and third parties.

- Participating in the planning and budgeting to support the long-term integrity of the wind farm.

- Ensuring SSE Renewables is an involved member of the local community and sector, energetically contributing to the Just Transition and the path towards achieving Net Zero.

What do I need?

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

- An intimate knowledge and clear experience of leading a safety culture.

- Experience in a high-intensity operations leadership role.

- A verifiable commitment to people and culture.

- A technical background is preferred but not essential.

- An understanding and knowledge of working in high-value contracts.

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.

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 Andrew on / 01738 275847.

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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