Applications for this job have closed. This page will redirect to the SSE plc employer page in 10 seconds.

Learning Manager

SSE plc

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

Job Type: Contract/temp, 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, however our preference is that you will be based in one of our key UK or Ireland sites, which includes but is not limited to Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness, Reading, Havant, Belfast or Dublin.

Salary: £47,600 - £71,600 pro rata + performance related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances, and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: 9 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time | Flexible First options available

Due to growth of our Transmission business, we have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Manager to join our Learning and Talent team for an interim period of 9 months. In this role, you'll have the chance to shape the pathways fundamental to Transmission's growth plans and play a wider role in supporting Learning and Development activity. While this role will partner with the business taking a consultative approach, you'll also work systematically as you navigate through a range of frameworks and resources to identify the most appropriate learning pathways for the business. Key responsibilities include:

- Identifying and developing learning and career pathways for job families in line with the operating model, supporting and accelerating onboarding.

- Leading business conversations, forming close working relations within the Transmission business and wider HR community.

- Working with the Learning and Talent team to build learning and career pathways into the Learning Management System.

- Discussing and recommending the most effective learning solutions to meet the business priority goals and support the people capability plan needs, taking experience, exposure, and education into account.

- Helping develop a culture of continuous improvement, driving quality standards, and operational excellence on behalf of the Learning and Talent team and business areas.

What do I need?

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

- An extensive track record in senior stakeholder management along with experience of taking a consultative approach with stakeholders, ideally within an HR, learning and development, or people development role.

- Familiarity with the principles of learning pathways, talent development, people growth, or career progression is preferred.

- Ability to apply critical thinking and produce accurate, high quality, work which is tailored to the needs of the audience.

- The confidence to influence at a senior level, bring people together, and ask good probing questions to encourage healthy debate and diversity of input.

- The ability to deliver within challenging timescales and manage expectations.

About our Business

SSE Human Resources is made up of several operational and specialist teams who strive to help the business to design, develop and deliver their people strategies. We partner with the business to provide expert advice on all people matters, enabling them to get the best out of their teams and equip them to meet the changing demands of our business now, and in the future.

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 Louise on / 01738 351671.

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.



View employee benefits