Connection Delivery Project Manager

Reading, UK
13 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Reading

Salary: £35,147 - £46,418 plus car/car allowance, depending on experience

Permanent with flexible working patterns available | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

We have an opportunity for a Project Manager to join our Connections team based in Reading. As a Project Manager, you'll provide leadership and management for the teams within the department ensuring they contribute to the overall success of the department and the company.

You'll use your leadership, organisational, diagnostic and problem-solving skills and will need to be an effective communicator at all levels. You'll also manage the delivery of connection projects to meet the customer expectation, delivering on time and to cost.

Your Skills and Experience

To ensure you get the most from your role you'll have a sound working knowledge of the electrical distribution industry; experience and knowledge of running and operating the LV network is preferred but not essential.

You'll be confident managing multiple outputs within the team and indirect reports; furthermore, you'll have previous experience of both people and programme management with a proven track record for delivering work safely, on time and within budget.

Whilst the above skills and experience are important, we also have several personal competencies that we look for in our employees, you'll have a regard for safety and embed yourself in our safety culture, adhering to guidelines in everything you do as a key priority. Outstanding customer relationship skills and a commitment to providing a high-level service is essential coupled with an ability to liaise comfortably with key stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external.

Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 25 June 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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