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Renewables Offshore Transmission Project Manager


Renewables Offshore Transmission Project Manager

  • 526614

Base Location: Flexible UK

Salary: £45,200 - £67,800 depending on skills and experience + car/car allowance + performance-related bonus + 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?

Working as part of an offshore wind farm project development team, you'll be accountable for investigating options and managing the development of an integrated offshore grid project for a number of offshore wind farms scheduled to be delivered before 2030. You'll manage the team accountable for taking the grid project from the early development stage through to the production of economically viable project options at Final Investment Decision. A large part of this role will involve ensuring that new projects are set up in a manner which enables them to be delivered safely and effectively.

Some of your other main accountabilities will include;

1. Working with the Engineering Team, design the project to be developed, built and operated safely

2. Working with the Consents Team, secure buildable project consents

3. Reporting to the Lead Project Manager, deliver the project to programme and on budget

4. Creating and developing working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including BEIS, Ofgem and National Grid ESO

5. Commercially assessing options for value and risk with an objective of improving competitiveness.

What do I need?

We are looking for someone with a project management background and an understanding of major project delivery, preferably in offshore renewables or electrical engineering. As a person, you'll be highly motivated and always looking for innovative ways of delivering ambitious objectives to tight timescales.

You'll enjoy working within a diverse project team and sharing in the team's fortunes, but have the confidence and ability to take the initiative where necessary to ensure project success.

Due to the nature of this role, we are also looking for you to have the following;

- Awareness of offshore electricity transmission grid design and regulation

- Be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or possess extensive relevant experience.

- The ability to clearly deliver key messages across all levels.

- The ability to lead and motivate a team of multi-disciplined and diverse individuals.

About our Business

SSE Renewables is a leading developer and operator of renewable energy, with growth ambitions to treble our renewable energy output by 2030. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets across the UK, Ireland and internationally. As our ambitions and projects grow, so do our teams, meaning we can offer a great selection of opportunities, training and development to support your career.

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 / 01738 382002.

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.


Closing date: May 17, 2021

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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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