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IT Team Leader


IT Team Leader

  • 543294
  • Closing at: Dec 4 2022 at 23:55 GMT

About the Role

Base Location: Havant and Reading

Salary: £60,203 - £69,982 and a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

SSE IT is looking for a highly self-motivated individual to fill the role of EBS Technical Team Leader. The successful applicant will be working as part of the Corporate Solutions Delivery and Support Group within the Corporate Directorate. This is a challenging role, and we are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and versatile individual. Reporting to the Corporate Solutions Technology Manager you will be fully responsible for the day to day management of the Oracle EBS Technical Delivery and Support team.

This team is primarily responsible for the development and support of the software and hardware components that underpin the Oracle eBusiness Suite instances. Timely resolution of any incidents and problems that occur with them and ensuring a risk-based approach to patch application is adopted across the team. The team is also responsible for the design and development of software enhancements utilising the broad spectrum of technical components at our disposal. Adoption of Agile methodologies across the team will be required where this approach is deemed appropriate.

What is the Role?

- Responsibility for the day to day running of the Oracle EBS Technical Delivery and Support team, including setting the teams objectives and priorities.

- Ensuring the adequate resourcing of the team and the appropriate escalation of issues.

- Working with senior business users and IT teams to establish and analyse new requirements.

- Promotion of risk management within the team.

- Support project & enhancement releases and the implementation of any regulatory & statutory requirements, security patches & software upgrades to the EBS platforms.

- Maintain the overall quality of releases, ensuring that they meet the required standards and secure any resources required.

- Effectively manage communications between various IT groups, third parties and the business community.

- Assess the impact & risk of changes on the EBS modules and make decisions accordingly.

What do I need?

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

- Strong management skills.

- Have previous knowledge of E-Business Suite modules in an Oracle eBusiness Suite 12.2 environment.

- Proven experience of managing a complex and highly available ERP platform.

- Excellent technical skills that cover a broad range of technologies and languages. Management of cloud hosted solutions is also desirable. 

- Be an excellent team player and know how to get the best from a team.

- Possess the ability to prioritise workload and adhere to demanding schedules.

- Have a systematic, disciplined, and analytical approach to problem solving.

- The ability to network both internally and externally, often with senior managers.

- Have a sound awareness of IT Change Management and Security policies.

- Have a broad understanding of various IT platforms and software systems.

- Possess a strong knowledge of software, test & project lifecycles including Agile methodologies.

- Be customer focussed and committed to providing first-class customer service.

- Demonstrate the ability to identify and implement innovative & effective business improvements.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

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 David on / 01738 275846.

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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