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  • 542559
  • Closing at: Oct 6 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £24,479 - £29,879 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 

About the Department

As a Scheduler you're responsible for optimising a six week plan to achieve a utilisation target of 90% or above; you will schedule work on Skedulo ensuring that priorities are dealt with, and work is delivered to meet programme and customer requirements. 

- You will be responsible for a variety of administrative assistance including the administration of a variety of paperwork and reports for the business to ensure that it can run effectively and efficiently.

- Continually improve efficiency by focusing on reducing cost, travel time, repeat visits and changes to the programme, escalating any utilisation gaps to ensure resources are fully employed. Support and embed a process of highlighting anomalies and taking appropriate action to ensure that they are dealt with and improving efficiencies on administrative functions performed for the region.

- Deliver a customer-led productivity and performance culture for all staff within the coordination centre by planning and scheduling the teams in an efficient and effective manner so that the Region can achieve our business targets.

- Organise work in a safe way to reduce travel time with the aim of optimising the four-week plan to achieve the utilisation target of >90%.

- Operate within a team, attending daily huddles to feedback progress and improvement opportunities, raising concerns and seeking validation for any queries. Support the Scheduling Manager in developing and coaching new members of staff in the team.

- Respond to emergency events including severe weather as required supporting team members to be available to respond as appropriate to their role and as defined by their contract.

What do I need?

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

- Previous experience of planning and scheduling work with strong IT skills to effectively analyse performance data and use scheduling programmes.

- Excellent organisational skills and you are able to embrace change and also have great attention to detail.

- Someone who seeks opportunity for improvement.

- Be able to work effectively within a small team ensuring all tasks required to be completed are done in a timely manner.

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.

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 Fiona on / 01738 340954

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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