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Distribution - Team Manager

 

Distribution - Team Manager

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Base Location: Poole

 

Salary: £36,836 - £48,648 + car / car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

 

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

 

 

What is the Role?

 

As a Distribution Substation Maintenance Team Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of all maintenance works on Substation equipment on our Low Voltage and High Voltage Network. This includes Electrical Switchgear, Transformers, Pillars and Protection Systems.

 

  • This role will require a mix of field and office-based work where your responsibilities will include but are not limited to; the safety and performance management of a team of 12 Electrical Plant Fitters, planning more difficult maintenance including outages with our Network Management Centre and customers, creating work packs, weekly performance reporting, operating and issuing safety documents on our network up to 11kV.
  • You’ll act as an ambassador for Wessex and SSEN when interacting with external and internal customers, including our Network Management Centre, Customer Call Centre and domestic and commercial consumers.
  • We are always investigating alternative ways of working to improve network safety, reduce cost and drive efficiency. Safety is a key priority at SSEN and throughout everything you do you will need to apply our rigorous safety policies and procedures.
  • You may be required to participate in an out of hours standby rota to assist in fault restoration and repairs.  Your skills and experience will be needed during periods of high winds and weather events, ensuring we restore our customers supplies as safely and as quickly as possible. 
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    What do I need?

     

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

     

  • Experience managing a team of field-based operatives and of planning, managing and supervising works
  • Experience in developing a team to meet future business requirements
  • Experience using Asset Management Systems including Maximo, GIS & POWERON and knowledge of ESQCR
  • Senior Authorised Person (SAP) at 11kV
  • Enthusiasm, drive, a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment.  Full UK driving licence.
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    About our Business

     

    SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we’re ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future.  We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life’s changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

     

    Life at SSE

     

    If you’re considering a career with us, you’re probably wondering what’s in it for you?  From health and wellness to finances and family, we’re proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

     

    At SSE we’re proud to celebrate difference.  We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself.   We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

     

    SSE is 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 and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

     

    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 gemma.hume@sse.com / 01738 340 128

     

    EXTERNAL: 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. 

     

    INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.

     

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    Are you an experienced Team Manager looking to join our team based in Wessex Region? If so, read on. 

    Base Location: Poole, Bournemouth or Yeovil

    Salary: £32,851 - £48,648 Depending on Skills and experience

    Working Pattern: Permanent | Full time, 37 hours

    About the Department

    Our Maintenance & Inspections teams are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are on the front line interacting with our customers and operating on our network. As well as ensuring our network is maintained and inspected to the required timescales, it is also our responsibility to respond to defects and faults, dispatching our skilled teams to carry out repairs as quickly as possible, ensuring our customers are never without power.

    About the Role?

    As a Distribution Substation Maintenance Team Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of all maintenance works on Substation equipment on our Low Voltage and High Voltage Network. This includes Electrical Switchgear, Transformers, Pillars and Protection Systems.

    This role will require a mix of field and office-based work where your responsibilities will include but are not limited to; the safety and performance management of a team of 12 Electrical Plant Fitters, planning more difficult maintenance including outages with our Network Management Centre and customers, creating work packs, weekly performance reporting, operating and issuing safety documents on our network up to 11kV.

    You’ll act as an ambassador for Wessex and SSEN when interacting with external and internal customers, including our Network Management Centre, Customer Call Centre and domestic and commercial consumers.

    We are always investigating alternative ways of working to improve network safety, reduce cost and drive efficiency. Safety is a key priority at SSEN and throughout everything you do you will need to apply our rigorous safety policies and procedures.

    You may be required to participate in an out of hours standby rota to assist in fault restoration and repairs.  Your skills and experience will be needed during periods of high winds and weather events, ensuring we restore our customers supplies as safely and as quickly as possible. 

    What Do I Need?

    To be successful in this role you will need to have the following skills and experience;

    • Experience managing a team of field-based operatives
    • Experience of planning, managing and supervising works
    • Experience in developing a team to meet future business requirements
    • Experience using Asset Management Systems including Maximo, GIS & POWERON
    • Senior Authorised Person (SAP) at 11kV
    • A full driving licence
    • Knowledge of ESQCR
    • High regard for safety, embedding yourself in our safety culture
    • Customer relationship skills, and a commitment to providing a high-level of service
    • Enthusiasm, drive, a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment.

    Our Benefits

    We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

    Next Steps

    All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with gemma.hume@sse.com. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

    For internal applicants, as a courtesy, please inform your manager prior to submitting an application for this role.

    The successful candidate will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal records check.

    About SSE

    We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

    SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

    Closing date: Jul 04, 2021

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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

    Explore our full list of benefits:

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