Electrical System Infrastructure (ESI) Package Manager

Aberdeen City, County Dublin, Highland Council, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire
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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 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:

SSE Renewables are excited to share that opportunities have arisen for Electrical System Infrastructure (ESI) Package Managers within 2 of our biggest projects in our Offshore Development Portfolio - Dogger Bank D and Berwick Bank.

The fourth phase for the world's largest offshore wind farm, and a joint venture project between SSE Renewables and Equinor, Dogger Bank D Project will maximise the capacity of the eastern portion of the original Dogger Bank C.

Located in the North Sea, in the outer Firth of Forth, Berwick Bank Project has the potential to deliver up to 4.1GW of installed capacity, making it one of the largest offshore opportunities in the world. The project has the potential to power over six million homes and could avoid eight million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every year.

Base Location: Flexible, however our preference is that you will be based in one of our key sites, which includes but is not limited to: - Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness or Dublin.

Salary: £/€ Competitive dependent upon experience + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

Key Accountabilities:

As ESI Package Manager for either Berwick Bank or Dogger Bank D, you'll be responsible for all matters relating to the design, specification, supply, transportation, installation and commissioning of the project’s onshore and offshore ESI scopes.

Some of your other main accountabilities will include;

- Leading package teams to develop robust technical, procurement and delivery strategies by evaluating technical options, considering emerging technology solutions and value improvement opportunities.

- Ensuring the delivery of contract packages including the design, supply, construction and commissioning of substation platforms, export and land cables, civils enabling works, and electrical system infrastructure for HVAC and HVDC systems.

- Supporting planning, consenting and land acquisition activities.

- Outlining resource requirements, people development and agreeing resource plans that are aligned with the overall programme.

- Supporting Offshore Transmission Operator (OFTO) requirements, grid engagement, internal project governance and budget management.

What do I need?

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

- Experience of leading, developing and motivating a multi-disciplined package team on large projects.

- Extensive knowledge and understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and practices, including CDM.

- A background encompassing electrical system design, supply, manufacture and installation on major projects.

- Proven project management expertise and a track record of delivering major projects, especially contracting strategy, planning, cost, risk, quality, and commercial management.

- Comfortable operating within an environment of high uncertainty and rapid change, with the ability to clearly present key decisions and messages at senior levels.

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 Pamela on pamela.fleming@sse.com / 01738 342002.

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.