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Procurement Manager


Procurement Manager

  • 542157
  • Closing at: Aug 21 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow

Salary: £44,100 - £66,100 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Procurement Manager to join our SSE Energy Solutions  - Distributed Energy Business.   You will be expected to work on a range that spans Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC), Operation and Maintenance (O&M), Original Manufacturing Equipment (OEM), civils subcontracts and related packages for the private wire Behind the Meter (BTM) Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) and Solar PV business. 

Your key responsibilities will include: -

- Responsibility for the end to end procurement of a wider range of goods, works and services to meet the diverse needs of our BTM BESS and Solar PV business.

- Compliance to procurement policy, procedure and process in service delivery whilst ensuring the best procurement results for our internal stakeholders with respect to cost, quality, delivery and meeting our compliance standards.

- Joint activity with our customers including planning procurement timelines, developing commercial and contract strategies and then executing the procurement event to a high standard.

- Supplier management and SRM activity will form part of the role, working with stakeholders and our commercial team to ensure the best outcomes from our key supplier relationships.

What do I need?

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

- Experience in either other BTM BESS or Solar (roof top and ground mounted) procurement.

- Demonstrable procurement experience of EPC, civils, O&M, OEM and professional services sub-contracts.

- Experience of the end to end procurement process.

- The experience and ability to negotiate commercial procurement contracts and manage risk.

- Demonstrable supplier management experience and skills.

About our Business

At SSE, we own more than 500 property assets and several thousand land assets, which are located across the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland. Our Procurement & Commercial, Property and Facilities Management teams are responsible for helping the business to procure services and materials in a timely and cost-effective way, and for ensuring SSE offers a safe, modern, fit-for-purpose property portfolio. We work right across the SSE Group, ensuring our businesses gets the best possible service and value from our supplier network, as well as ensuring all service providers are compliant and continue to meet contractual obligations and business need.

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 / 01738 344763.

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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