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Head of Business Change (Interim)


Head of Business Change (Interim)

  • 543974
  • Closing at: Feb 12 2023 at 23:55 GMT

About the Role

Base Location: Dublin or Belfast

Salary: Competitive + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: 18 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

Our Head of Business Change will drive and deliver business change and business readiness activities in support of the delivery of transformation across the SSE Airtricity portfolio. In this role you will:

- Work with key stakeholders to define the desired future state of our organisation based on our business strategy and the corresponding change programme to deliver on said strategy, including digital-first and leveraging data analytics.

- Set, own and apply business project / programme methodology within the overarching Business Change Framework.

- Ensure all business change activities and deliverables (including communications, engagement, business readiness, organisational design, education and training) are delivered on time, to quality and budget targets.

- Lead the development and successful execution of the overarching approach to education and training in the team, taking responsibility for all education and training deliverables and activities.

- Manage the Business Change team (comprising of the Digital, Digital, Analytics, Digital Product, Business Support, Innovation, Industry Change and Sales Force Automation functions) and work with third party contractors supporting the business.

What do I need?

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

- Experience in the Business Change discipline delivering into five or more project lifecycles in complex change or transformation programmes, ideally with both agile and waterfall methodologies.

- The ability to demonstrate deep subject matter expertise in large complex programmes, including digital, with a strong understanding of all Business Change disciplines (organisational design, education and training, communication and engagement, business readiness) and best practices.

- A deep understanding of the ROI and NI Domestic and Business Energy Supplier market.

- A working knowledge of regulation, industry change, anti-competitive and anti-bribery legislation and data protection requirements, sufficient to assess risk independently for projects and consult with relevant specialists as appropriate.

- A practical understanding of how an Energy Supply organisation operates, including the key functions of the sector, how they interact, and the typical challenges for such organisations.

About our Business

SSE is a multinational energy company listed on the FTSE 100, with a vision “to be a leading energy company in a net zero world”. We're investing in £24bn+ by the end of the decade to help deliver our Net Zero Acceleration Programme.

Part of SSE Plc, Energy Customer Solutions is the Customer facing division – providing energy and low carbon solutions to over 1.3million customers. We have a strong market position with great customer relationships and expert customer teams working in Belfast, Cardiff, Dublin, Perth, and Reading. ​​Energy Customer Solutions is made up of 2 external brands; we operate under the brands SSE Airtricity (Ireland) & SSE Energy Solutions (GB).

SSE Airtricity is Ireland's second largest and fastest growing energy provider, supplying around 800,000 domestic and commercial gas, electricity and home energy services customers in the Republic and Northern Ireland. Around 40% of the electricity SSE Airtricity supplies to its customers on an island basis is generated from renewable sources - the greenest energy supply of any provider on the island and over three times the average on an all-island basis.

We have ambitious targets to help our customers on their journey to Net Zero by increasing the accessibility of green energy solutions through the provision of customer-driven propositions and we're a partner to customers and stakeholders as they seek ways to respond to the climate crisis.

Help us power change.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement (including public holidays), 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 Charlene on or 01738 342754.

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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