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Project Manager

Aberdeen City, Highland Council, Perth and Kinross
Full time
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SSE plc
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About the Role: Project Management Opportunities

Base Location: Flexible Scotland | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and these roles are no exception. We will however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices across Scotland (Inverness/Aberdeen/Perth).

Salary: £55,200 - £83,000 + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

We have a fantastic opportunity for Project Managers to join the SSEN Transmission Capital Delivery team and lead the delivery stage of large complex electricity transmission construction projects to supports Scotland’s Net Zero ambitions within our Beauly to Peterhead Programme . Projects are of varying scale and complexity with typical project values ranging from £20m - £500m+. More information about these exciting projects can be found here.

Experience managing large electricity transmission projects would be great but, experience in managing major projects from other industries, coupled with the desire and ability to learn quickly is equally valid.

The key responsibilities involved include:

- Leading the SSE team and managing multiple external contractors, to ensure project excellence is achieved and we deliver on our promises.

- Managing the development and execution of large capital projects, ensuring the safe delivery to programme, cost and the necessary quality.

- Ensuring the project adheres to our Safety Management Systems, best practices and the SSE Large Capital Projects (LCP) Governance processes.

- Demonstrate alignment with the SSE Safety Culture and core leadership values.

What do I need?

- A strong project management, engineering or construction background and understanding of applicable health and safety regulations including CDM regulations

-Excellent communication and leadership skills with a proven track record in the successful delivery of large projects.

-Contractual management experience (NEC3 experience is preferable), with the ability to forecast and control costs as well as develop and manage integrated project programmes.

- Due to the location of our projects, there is a need to have a driving licence and a willingness to travel to site 2-3 days a week during construction

Lack experience but are still interested?

If you have a background in project management within another industry or are looking to move into a project management role, please do apply. We may be able to offer an Assistant Project Manager role with the ability to transition to a Project Manager role once the necessary experience has been gained.

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 shirley-anne.o’ / 01738 351976.

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.