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Employee Engagement Lead

Belfast, County Dublin
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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About the Role

Base Location: Dublin or Belfast

Salary: €56,500 – €65,000 (ROI) or £40,600 - £50,000 (NI) + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: 12-Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

SSE Airtricity’s Employee Engagement Lead leads the delivery of our engagement initiatives, in partnership with the HR and business teams. In this role you will:

- create and implement an Engagement plan which is reviewed annually, building on inputs from key stakeholders to capture the voice of the employee

- present updates on activities and progress to SSE Airtricity Leadership Team on a quarterly basis and advise on proposed actions, ensuring alignment with the wider Energy Customer Solutions people priorities

- prepare materials to celebrate good news stories and employee-led initiatives and to give voice to the employee for communication through new and existing Internal Communications channels

- collaborate with various departments / teams e.g. the Corporate Affairs Internal Communications function, HR, SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) on various initiatives such as; a communications strategy and process for coordinating communications, the SSE Airtricity Inclusion & Diversity Plan, the management of the design and implementation of the SSE Airtricity Mental Health & Wellbeing Plan

- design and roll out recognition initiatives to celebrate employees who impact SSE Airtricity in a positive way and develop and deliver co-ordinated calendar of employee events that promote connection, inclusion, and wellbeing

What do I need?

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

- a detailed understanding of the complexities of how teams are structured and how internal / external changes impact employees across the business

- the ability to visualise and articulate proposed solutions to various engagement challenges across the business with a background knowledge of business research methods, organisational behaviour, and change

- a strong understanding of programme delivery, the creation of a delivery roadmap and the ability to facilitate and gain support for improvements where required

- experience of managing multiple workstreams concurrently, while maintaining a high-quality output and attention to detail

- excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills with the ability to work with all levels within the organisation, including senior management and C-suite

- exceptional facilitation skills; challenges the business, enabling the development of work practices in line with best practice

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.