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Community Liaison Manager

SSE plc

Location: Aberdeen City, Highland Council, Perth and Kinross

Job Type: Full time


About the Role

Base Location: Aberdeen, Inverness, Perth

Salary: £40,600 - £61,000 + car /car allowance + 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

The duties and responsibilities of the Community Liaison Manager include:

- To build excellent relationships with communities in areas where SSEN Transmission is working or has proposals for network reinforcement.

- To engage with communities at an early stage and maintaining good relationships SSEN Transmission can build trust within communities which will help when introducing new proposals or when projects move into construction.

- To effectively manage all community liaison, stakeholder engagement, issues management and project communications relating to existing and new SSEN Transmission assets within the post holders assigned region.

- Be responsible for planning, implementing and reporting on effective community engagement.

- Be able to ensure that all impacted parties and stakeholders in their assigned area are aware of our activities and the potential impacts of our works.

What do I need?

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

- First class interpersonal skills (external and internal audiences) to initiate leads, build, maintain and improve external contacts; and establish strong working relationships to enable the job holder to seek cooperation from, influence or motivate others to help resolve problems.

- Educated to degree level or have equivalent experience in a relevant discipline.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to speak publicly in front of large audiences.

- Ability to develop and manage healthy relationships in challenging project circumstances whilst negotiating and influencing internal and external organisations and individuals.

- Be a connector of people and information and can provide informed advice, rigour and challenge at team level to ensure that stakeholders views are given due consideration.

About our Business

At SSEN Transmission, we take immense pride in owning and operating the high-voltage electricity transmission network across the north of Scotland. We transport energy from where it is generated to wherever it is needed, ensuring a safe and reliable electricity supply for the communities we serve. But that's not all – we're committed to upgrading the grid to deliver cleaner, homegrown energy for the future. By developing, building and maintaining a network for net zero, we're creating secure power for generations to come.

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 Stephanie at or 01738 342963.

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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