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Business Change Manager


Business Change Manager

  • 543320
  • Closing at: Dec 7 2022 at 23:55 GMT

About the Role 

Base Location: Perth, Scotland 

Salary: Competitive Salary + Performance Based Bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing. 

Working Pattern: Permanent or Fixed Term Contract or Secondment | Full Time or Part Time | Flexible First options available 

The main purpose of the role is to ensure business readiness of either all elements of one project or specific elements of multiple projects by working in partnership to co-ordinate, manage and align delivery of business change activity for projects which have significant change impacting one or more areas of the business. Using LEAN management techniques and/or project and programme planning cycles, ensure successful implementation of transformation projects 

Key Accountabilities will include:  

  • Deliver strategic Business Change projects into SSE's Energy Portfolio Management business 

  • Define and develop the communication and engagement approach and plan to ensure the engagement and commitment of stakeholder groups, including choosing the appropriate tools and channels 

  • Planning and managing business change activities on either all elements of a single project or specific elements of multiple projects, developing an appropriate journey for impacted business areas. 

  • Assess projects and programmes at the beginning of the lifecycle, planning for adequate Business Change resource (including third parties) to support benefit realisation. 

  • Responsible for effectively managing any allocated budget for Business Change on the project and sourcing resource accordingly to deliver business change activities, including management of third party suppliers to deliver to cost and time constraints. 

What do I need? 

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

  • Substantial previous experience of working across most or all Business Change disciplines on large scale transformational projects and programmes. 

  • Exceptional customer focus, ensuring that customer benefits are always at the forefront of activity. 

  • Good knowledge of the operation of electricity distribution / transmission networks 

  • Good understanding of statutory, regulatory & license requirements, industry wide codes, network and engineering standards. 

  • Ability to deliver within challenging timescales, the ability to effectively prioritise, plan and organise, balance immediate and longer term business priorities 

About our Business 

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, our Energy Portfolio Management (EPM) business is the energy market’s heart of the SSE Group, and supports our ambitions to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a crucial role in the net zero transition, ensuring we have the energy supplies required to meet the needs of our customers; procuring the fuel required by the generation plants and selling the power output from our renewable and low-carbon thermal assets. 

Join us on our journey to net zero, and help us power change. 

What's in it for you? 

An excellent package with 34 days holiday 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 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 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 differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact  

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check. 






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