Senior Planning, Integration & Assurance Manager

SSE plc
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Manager, Planning, Integration & Assurance The Role Your role will be instrumental in defining and implementing the rolling 5-year product strategy; you'll work closely with the Head of Strategy and other key stakeholders to ensure all in year business unit activities are in line with long term strategic goals. You will be accountable for delivery of the Retail Telecoms plan and the scoping and delivery of strategic, tactical and regulatory projects in order to achieve customer, commercial and operational goals. This includes programme management of supplier implementation, IT upgrades and system integration and product strategy. You will own and drive the planning, integration and assurance process within Retail Telecoms, ensuring co-ordination across the virtual Retail Telecoms team of all project and BAU activities. You will be responsible for ensuring adherence to Ofcom guidelines; always keeping us protected and compliant while taking ownership of efficiencies, KPI's, planning, MI & reporting. The Person You will be passionate about delivering results and introducing Agile working practices, driving transformation through a cross functional team. You will have significant experience of managing complex, high profile programmes with a focus on maximising resources and using a range of measurements to monitor, analyse and plan strategic improvements to performance. You will have a solid understanding of managing key metrics within a high budget P&L including sales, connections, turnover, revenue, profitability, customer and employee satisfaction. You'll have the ability to bring key metrics to life, delivering communications suitable for CEO and FD level audience. Being a natural problem solver will fit well within this position, you will be ready to challenge the norm and identify opportunities for success. A solid understanding of Fixed Line Telecoms especially technologies, operating models, processes, tools and key customer journeys would be preferable. However, a background of working within fast-paced, consumer focused organisations such as Retail, FMCG, Telco or Technology will also be considered. Furthermore, a recognised advanced Agile project & programme management qualification e.g. APMG AgilePM / AgilePgM would be beneficial. Anything else? Yes, this role involves working with many different people, across many different platforms, so we ask for a few key competencies; Keeping everyone happy isn't always easy, especially when you are tasked with successfully delivering complex, large scale programmes. That's where your first class communication skills come in to play. You'll need to be an adaptable, inclusive leader. Not only in supporting your own team but working at a senior level across the organisation to make sure that great plans turn into seamless delivery. Great, what's in it for me? For us it's not just about being good at what you do - it's about enjoying what you do too. So we'll encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas, and do work you can be proud of. In return for being your best for our customers and colleagues alike, you'll also enjoy a variety of benefits including flexible working and development opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you. Closing date for applications is: 18th Oct 2017. This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. The successful candidate will be subject to company vetting and verification which includes a basic criminal record check.
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