Transactions Manager

Perth, UK
24 Aug 2019
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: Depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Permanent Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

The Role

As Transactions Manager, you'll support the Renewables business in any strategic transactions including acquisitions, joint venture or disposals of renewable generation assets/companies within UK, Ireland and internationally. You'll ensure that projects are adequately resourced, liaising with internal and external advisors to assist with shaping and negotiating transactional documentation to deliver the best outcome for SSEs investments. You'll also be required to provided day to day support to the Head of Strategic Transactions in developing and delivering the SSE Renewables strategy and supporting the overall Commercial business.

Some of your other main accountabilities will include;

-Co-ordinating, managing, negotiating and leading key negotiations related to acquisitions, divestment and other strategic transactions

-Plan and manage all business activities on a project, developing an appropriate journey for impacted business areas

-Draft board/executive committee papers when required and provide updates on transaction progress

-Manage the budget for external advisers, ensuring the relevant resource is in place to deliver the relevant transaction

Your Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone who has the following;

-The ability to communicate effectively on all levels including Director level whilst also managing a broad, complex stakeholder community

-Experience of drafting and presenting board papers for project approval

-Experience and knowledge of the acquisition, joint venture and disposal processes

-Exceptional interpersonal and engagement skills

-Informed knowledge of GDPR, business separation, procurement and competition requirements

-Sound judgement with the ability to impact and influence decisions internally and externally

-Capable of challenging the "status quo" and propose imaginative, appropriate solutions and implement innovative business improvements

-Ability to remain calm and collected under times of stress/challenge

Experience of M&A transactions and complex negotiations is essential, and it will also be advantageous if you have a Commercial or technical background in a Renewables business

Our Company

The Commercial Team supports the Renewables businesses in delivering the commercial potential of our assets to deliver long term visible earnings for shareholders. The Strategic Transactions team is responsible for ensuring that commercial opportunities are identified and executed to add value to the Group including acquisitions, joint ventures, disposals and other commercially strategic transactions.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 18th August 2019

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

This vacancy is open to internal candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application

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