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Distributed Energy - IDNO Project Adoption Manager


Distributed Energy - IDNO Project Adoption Manager

  • 541915
  • Closing at: Aug 14 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible UK | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices or depots around the UK and Ireland.

Salary: £37,600 - £56,400k + car / allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent  | Full Time | Flexible First options available

SSE has an Independent Distribution Network Operator (IDNO) that owns, operates and maintain electricity distribution infrastructure across Great Britain. The IDNO is staffed by a core team with key services provided in the main by other SSE entities, mostly within the Distributed Energy division. The Adoption Manager has a key role developing new networks for adoption by the IDNO. The role holder will be developing relationships and processes, taking projects from origination through execution to operation, to enable the IDNO to grow through the adoption of networks from ICPs. This is a key role that sits between the Project Development and Operations functions and will work with all areas of the IDNO business.

Key Responsibilities include :

  • Manage the process for adoption of networks (newbuild and acquisition of existing network assets), this should include liaison with ICPs, acquiring land rights, recording of connected customers, and adopted assets.
  • Carrying out onsite inspections of ICPs works ensuring a high quality of work is achieved and construction aligns with approved designs.
  • Ensure that the the Supply Chain for Services and Materials is in place, and achieving best value for the IDNO.
  • Ensure the IDNO is achieving best value the role holder will work with the Asset Team to optimise the maintenance regime, including systems and processes, to maximise asset performance efficiency. 
  • Build upon existing relationships with ICPs and develop new relationships to ensure that FAL has the widest network of adoption possibilities.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Appropriate understanding of the business processes necessary to construct, operate and maintain networks including Electricity Distribution Authorisations.
  • Efficient, proactive, keen attention to detail with ability to multi-task and prioritise appropriately.
  • Ensures the Company safety rules and all SHE related requirements are complied with
  • Due to the nature of this role, it’s essential you possess a full driving licence.



About our Business

Optimal Power Networks is the licensed IDNO subsidiary of SSE Enterprise Ltd. We work closely with SSE’s Distributed Energy division, who finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.

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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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

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