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Project Development Manager - EV Charge Hubs


Project Development Manager - EV Charge Hubs

  • 543342
  • Closing at: Dec 2 2022 at 14:45 GMT

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible UK – North of England Preferred.  We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices around the UK.

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

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

The SSE EV team is currently expanding our portfolio of services and solutions in the Electric Vehicle space. We’re targeting rapid growth in this part of the business and beginning a transformation process, focusing on infrastructure solutions in the Fleet, Taxi and General EV Community Charge Hub space.

What is the Role? 

  • Working for the EV Sector Director; the Project Development Manager is an exciting role with a genuine opportunity to position SSE as a provider of choice in the EV sector.
  • You will also be responsible for producing concept or outline Hub layout designs for land parcels we have secured.  The role will involve bringing together areas of different expertise and working with internal stakeholders, experts, and external partners to ensure the proposition is developed in line with our investment needs and strategy.
  • The role will develop a wide and close network of stakeholder relationships to ensure awareness and influence on market and to continuously adapt propositions to suit both. You’ll be the main interface through the development phase leading negotiations with Landlords and Planning Authorities to contract close and consents.
  • You’ll take responsibility in manage supporting teams to ensure that propositions/bids are delivered on time and positions taken during negotiation are signed off by the business.
  • You’ll also be responsible for achieving internal investment approvals in line with SSE and business governance processes and deliver a target of completed contracts per year.

What do I need? 

  • You’ll have a thorough understanding of how EV platforms are built and operate combined with knowledge of the key EV suppliers and potential partners in the market and a range of commercial structures as they apply to distributed energy.
  • We are looking for an individual who can build and manage diverse relationships, develop enduring relationships with key stakeholders and partners with the ability to possibly create JV and consortia structures that further enhance the EV Team budget and 5 year strategy.
  • Prior experience and involvement in leading, managing and delivering EV projects and teams across a range of disciplines and demonstrable experience in bringing together and managing numerous potentially complex propositions. Fleet Sector knowledge and relationships will be advantageous along with a solid electrical distribution infrastructure understanding around the DNO, ICP, IDNO and Private Wire platforms.
  • Ideally you will have experience of building and scoping EV Charge Points and associated infrastructure with resource planning knowledge across a complex project to fully understand potential cost of project.
  • Demonstrating the ability and experience in negotiation and closing off commercial agreements is also key to role. Understanding the importance and nuances of NDA’s/Confidentiality, Exclusivity, Option, Lease and Installation Contracts is essential.
  • Previous experience of working across a range of stakeholder groups, investors and all levels of seniority is highly desirable.

About our Business

https://www.sseenergysolutions.co.uk/ is the Distributed Energy (DE) and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.

Life at SSE 

If you’re considering a career with us, you’re probably wondering what’s in it for you?  From health and wellness to finances and family, we’re proud of our benefits package 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, experience 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 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. 

Read more about our inclusion and diversity commitments here

Next Steps 

All applications should be submitted online, it doesn’t take long.

To discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require, please contact zoe.gillespie@sse.com

I'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date. 

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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