Partnerships Development Manager

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

Base Location: Belfast or Dublin

Salary: £47,600 - £71,600 (NI) or €64,000 - €96,000 (ROI) + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

What is the Role?

Our Partnerships Development Manager will be responsible for identifying, developing, managing, and optimising partnerships that will drive customer growth within SSE Airtricity. This role will focus on new and existing partnerships and is vital to achieving our strategic goals of acquiring more profitable customers by embracing and demonstrating leadership of the partnership strategy and wider SSEA growth plans. In this role you will:

- fully understand the brands that strategically align to SSEA, our planned acquisition volumes and the associated customer value we need to achieve our sales plans and grow the residential business

- work across multiple teams and sales channels to build propositions, drive marketing activity, create channel fulfilment solutions and build business cases that achieve senior level buy-in

- seek out and develop strategically aligned partnerships that promote customer acquisition growth across the NI and ROI territories

- develop a detailed understanding of existing partnerships and formulate a plan to drive high performance levels vs budgeted targets

- support internal commercial development opportunities between different businesses functions

What do I need?

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

- demonstrable experience of management level new partnership development and partner optimisation in a related customer facing sector

- the ability to create new strategic partners from scratch, source partners and manage from beginning to end

- a track record of being commercially astute, operationally competent, and comfortable with account ownership and new business development

- a strong understanding of challenges in the Irish energy sector and how these effect customer acquisition

- experience in delivering commercial agreements from drafting to signature

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 £20.5bn+ 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.