Marine Construction Manager

Aberdeen City, Perth and Kinross
Full time
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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About the Role

Base Location: Aberdeen or Perth

Salary: Competitive + 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

The key duties & responsibilities of the Marine Construction Manager are:

- To support the development of the Offshore Directorate Marine Governance from Opportunity Assessment, through to Execute (Construction and Commissioning) and, where necessary, lead construction teams in the refinement and execution of large capital projects (subsea cables) across the Transmission (Offshore Delivery) business ensuring the safe delivery to programme, cost and the necessary quality.

- Key to this position is not only the leadership qualities required for construction management, but also a strong level of resource management, agile working, contractor and subcontractor management, and the ability to provide the right level of oversight throughout the different stages of the projects, interacting and interfacing with the different disciplines.

- The Marine Construction Manager should provide leadership on site in terms of safety management and best practices, be experienced in accident/incident reporting, and the SSE Large Capital Projects Governance processes for all projects. It is also important that they lead the project teams in alignment with the SSE Safety Culture and core leadership values, and aligned with the CDM 2015 regulations.

- The Marine Construction Manager should also deliver in alignment to the SHE-Transmission RIIO-T2 Business Plan paying particular attention the 5 clear goals.

The Marine Construction Manager will take responsibility for the development, implementation and monitoring of the Marine Governance throughout all the SHE-Transmission projects which contain an offshore element, and support the provision of critical construction personnel within each project, providing oversight and guidance on a functional level. Where necessary the Marine Construction Manager will be seconded to a particular project in support of the Construction activities, and to cover site Project Marine Construction Managers for holiday periods on offshore sites or installation vessels.

What do I need?

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

- A strong engineering and marine construction knowledge with extensive experience of personally being accountable for the construction delivery of design, pre-construction activities and offshore installation and landfall activities on large projects, including subsea cable installation (offshore wind), marine and offshore operations.

- Assist engineering teams with reviewing Constructability during the different stages of the project lifecycle, and have the ability to understand and oversee technical queries and impacts on the project.

- Work with other developers to identify and support marine construction interfaces.

- Reporting weekly to the Senior Offshore Delivery Manager on Projects progress, risks, mitigations, costs and programme.

- Understands or can decipher; Industry legislation, Health and Safety Legislation and Company policies and procedures.

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.