Lead Offshore Stakeholder Engagement Manager

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

Base Location: Perth, Aberdeen, Glasgow or Inverness

Salary: £55,200 - £83,000 + 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 responsibilities of the Lead Offshore Stakeholder Engagement Manager include:

- Understanding Stakeholders: you and your team will conduct thorough analysis to identify, analyse and map all individuals, groups or organisations that may be interested, affected by or have an impact on the development of our offshore Transmission portfolio with project values commonly well in excess of £1bn.

- Planning Engagement: you will be a key interface with the offshore project development and delivery teams and joint venture partners to create and maintain comprehensive stakeholder engagement plans which outline and monitor engagement activities, identify preferred communication methods and ensure transparent and timely engagement with all stakeholders.

- Engagement Delivery: you will be responsible for delivering a range of engagement activities which help our projects achieve consent using a variety of platforms and methods. Acting as an advocate for SSEN Transmission you will proactively work to communicate our strategic aims with identified key stakeholders.

- Continuous Improvement: you will evaluate the success of stakeholder engagement strategies and initiatives and implement continuous improvement in our engagement approach. You will drive the outputs of your team and introduce new ways of working to ensure efficiency and output are maximised and risks are mitigated.

What do I need?

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

- Have experience in stakeholder engagement, project liaison or public relation roles and leading a team with a strong management track record.

- Have knowledge of the offshore energy sector and its stakeholders and how effective engagement can support the successful development of offshore projects.

- Be able to demonstrate the achievement of business objectives on time through excellence in stakeholder engagement and communication.

- Be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to innovation and to continual improvement as well as the ability to promote creativity within a team.

- Have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to convey arguments that persuade and influence others, working collaboratively across a broad range of teams and stakeholders.

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 stephanie.murphy@sse.com 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.