Commercial Manager - Contract Delivery

SSE plc

Location: County Dublin

Job Type: Contract/temp


About the Role

Base Location: Dublin

Salary: €74,600 - €111,800 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: 18-month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

Our Commercial Manager – Contract Delivery will oversee the leadership and direction in delivery of a key programme contract. In this role you will be part of a dynamic agile programmes team, working with programme and IT delivery teams. In this role you will:

- understand and maintain a comprehensive perspective of the contract’s operational and commercial implications

- oversee supplier contract, ensuring compliance and legal adherence, programme specification and engaging with legal counsel and procurement as required

- track the appropriate milestones and KPI’s with the product owners/managers and suppliers, alongside maintaining a risk register

- interpret contract requirements with a high level of detail and ensure all parties are fully briefed and understand their obligations to both supplier and internal stakeholders

- act as the primary contact for the supplier, developing and maintaining strong relationships, understanding their needs, and liaising with Programme Managers to ensure successful delivery

- understand and develop the specific requirements of the C-Suite to ensure they understand the impacts of the contract delivery for their operational areas

What do I need?

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

- a solid understanding of software systems and upgrades is essential. You should be able to communicate effectively with technical and business teams and understand the implications of various software upgrades

- extensive experience in project and contract management, ability to act independently with a proven track record of providing effective technology contract management and service delivery leadership

- a strong grasp of commercial and contractual principles, and expertise managing supplier relationships

- relevant experience, awareness and understanding of contractual structures and legal terminology, with the ability to understand, negotiate and deliver high value commercial contract

- expertise in developing, documenting and maintaining policies, processes, procedures and standards within a risk based, governance framework

- excellent analytical, written, and numerical skills, able to articulate complex issues and demonstrate the commercial and monetary value of contracts

About our Business

SSE is a multinational energy company listed on the FTSE 100, with a vision “to be a leading energy company in a net zero world”. We’re investing £24bn+ by the end of the decade to help deliver our Net Zero Acceleration Programme.

Part of SSE Plc, Energy Customer Solutions is the Customer facing division – providing energy and low carbon solutions to over 1.3million customers. We have a strong market position with great customer relationships and expert customer teams working in Belfast, Cardiff, Dublin, Perth, and Reading. ​​Energy Customer Solutions is made up of 2 external brands; we operate under the brands SSE Airtricity (Ireland) & SSE Energy Solutions (GB).

SSE Airtricity is Ireland's second largest and fastest growing energy provider, supplying around 800,000 domestic and commercial gas, electricity and home energy services customers in the Republic and Northern Ireland. Around 40% of the electricity SSE Airtricity supplies to its customers on an island basis is generated from renewable sources - the greenest energy supply of any provider on the island and over three times the average on an all-island basis.

We have ambitious targets to help our customers on their journey to Net Zero by increasing the accessibility of green energy solutions through the provision of customer-driven propositions and we’re a partner to customers and stakeholders as they seek ways to respond to the climate crisis.

Help us power change.

What’s in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement (including public holidays), 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.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and we'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Andy on or 01738 340826.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process.