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HR Manager


HR Manager

  • 539879
  • Closing at: Jan 23 2022 at 23:55 GMT

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and SSEN Distribution are leading the way during this critical decade, and we are determined to ensure our energy provisions support a smart & inclusive transition to Net Zero by 2050.

Urgent change is required in the industry and we are looking for people that can drive the change, bring big ideas, new skills, and innovative thinking to help us build a more sustainable and inclusive world for you, your family, and the community you live in.

So join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Hampshire or Berkshire

Salary: Up to £58,000 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your finances, health and wellbeing

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

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and creative professional to join our HR team supporting the SSE Distribution business. Operating as a trusted partner and advisor in all aspects of HR, Organisational Design and Employee Relations, you'll work collaboratively with the business and drive performance through people solutions by demonstrating a truly consultative approach to your work.

Your Key Responsibilities will include:

- Implementing a strategic workforce plan for each of your business areas based on understanding their strategic goals, people demographics, and culture.

- Identifying, critically evaluating, influencing, and developing appropriate solutions to help the Distribution Leadership Team (LT) achieve their goals and vision.

- Managing HR change projects, collaborating effectively across the wider HR team and managing stakeholder relationships.

- Using data, metrics and evidence to inform and drive decision making and change across the Directorate.

- Implementing talent strategies, including personal and team development plans, performance management processes, and succession planning.

- Assessing the output of the annual Employee Engagement survey, and oversee the implementation of an Employee Engagement plan for the Directorate.

What do I need?

With your experience in a similarly specialist HR business partnering role, you'll be adept at building solid relationships with key business influencers and will be comfortable operating at a senior level with enthusiasm.

We'd also love you to have: -

- The ability & experience to understand, evaluate and articulate the key business drivers which affect each Directorate's business performance, finding solutions to meet these requirements.

- Experience of managing projects and delivering successful outcomes, with a focus on continuous improvement.

- Strong analytical skills and a sound level of comfort analysing big data sets to make rational, well-balanced and reasoned decisions.

- Demonstrable commitment to the promotion of inclusion, diversity and equality.

- Proven track record in delivering key initiatives and solutions and working in true partnership with internal customers

About our Business

SSE Human Resources is made up of several operational and specialist teams who strive to help the business to design, develop and deliver their people strategies. We partner with the business to provide expert advice on all people matters, enabling them to get the best out of their teams and equip them to meet the changing demands of our business now, and in the future.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? We're proud of our benefits package from health and wellness to finances and family, 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, experiences 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 a 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 / 01738 512208.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.



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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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