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Project Manager


Project Manager

  • 537185
  • Closing at: Oct 27 2021 at 23:55 BST

Base Location: Southeast 


Salary: £46,319 - £61,175 + car/car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.


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


What is the Role?

Due to continued growth, we are looking for experienced Project Managers to join our Major Projects Delivery team based in Reading.

1. responsible for managing a range of projects in accordance with our investment management process. 
2. responsible for all aspects of the project including safety, quality, cost and programme.
3. part of a project management team working closely with design engineers, field staff, contractors, customers, and key stakeholders.

What do I need?


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


1. Previous experience of managing construction projects involving underground cables, overhead lines and substation works up to 132kV
2. An Engineering qualification is preferred and a recognised qualification in construction safety and project management would be advantageous.
3. Experience in contract management and ideally have experience of NEC construction contracts.
4. You will be experienced in the Construction Design and Management Regulations and understand the duties of Client, Principal Designer and Principal Contractor.
5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are vital and you will need to be comfortable engaging with stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external. You will also need to possess good problem solving skills and have the ability to thrive under pressure.


About our Business


SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we’re ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future.  We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life’s changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.


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.


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 / 0141 224 7672


EXTERNAL: 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. 


INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.




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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:

Employee benefits booklet


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