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Land Manager


Land Manager

  • 541267
  • Closing at: Aug 14 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: Highlands & Islands – we need your base location to be close to one of our offices at Inverness, Wick, Kyle of Lochalsh, Kirkwall or Stornoway

Salary: £36,260 – £49,626 depending on skills and experience + car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

Our Land Managers are a pivotal resource to help us create a net zero world for tomorrow, while delivering a safe, resilient and responsive electricity distribution network for all our customers. In this role you'll be responsible for securing, maintaining and managing robust land and property rights for underground cables, overhead lines and ground mounted plant on both public and privately-owned land.

Your key responsibilities will include:

- Devising consents strategies to ensure our capital investment projects are delivered sustainably, on time and within budget.

- Managing risk to future network security.

- Negotiation and successful acquisition of wayleaves, servitudes, land purchases, lease agreements and access permissions.

- Engaging with internal and external stakeholders to develop and foster positive working relationships.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, you will ideally have:

- Excellent negotiation and influencing skills.

- Experience securing both voluntary and statutory consents for utility projects.

- Experience of working with key stakeholders, such as landowners, tenants, and their agents, local authorities, national agencies and the Scottish Government Energy Consents Unit.

- Sound knowledge and application of relevant consents and environmental legislation.

- A full, current driving licence.

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 Stacey on / 01738 342529.

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

Explore our full list of benefits:

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