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BEMS Technical Manager - Projects


BEMS Technical Manager - Projects

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Base Location: UK Wide (Flexible Base location)

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

Working Pattern: 12 Months Fixed Term | Full Time | with flexible working options available 

What is the Role? 

The role of the Projects Technical Manager is to support the BEMS project engineering team to efficiently and effectively deliver BEMS infrastructure solutions. You’ll also have influence on the design and estimating process to ensure our sales department is competitive and is able to secure work that the business is able to deliver.  

You’ll be taking on a project management type offering in that it is expected the Technical Manager will have a hands-on approach and you’ll possess a technical understanding of BEMS products that can be used to: evaluate new products and engineering process; understand skills development requirements; and support projects that include new products and engineering processes.

Key accountabilities will also include:

- Providing an internal technical support function for engineers

- Being the engineering support interface between the business and key suppliers

- Providing advice and guidance on training requirements for new and existing products

- Ensuring engineers have the correct tools required to perform their duties

- Ensuring common engineering practice to agreed standards

What do I need?

The Technical Manager will be an active member of the Product Management team to influence product selection, and will provide the Business Directors with clear, evidence supported direction for engineering skill and process development.

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

- Possess a strong technical background gained in the BEMS/BMS market

- Be an advocate of the values of continuous improvement

- Understand how to be the interface between business requirements and operational implementation

- Have the confidence and personality to challenge and transform current practices

- Have excellent stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to communicate at various levels up to senior management

Due to the nature of this role, it’s essential you possess a full driving licence.

About our Business design, install, monitor, maintain and optimise Building Energy Management Systems as part of SSE’s Distributed Energy division developing Energy Control solutions for smart places – Cities, Campuses and Industrial buildings.

Working alongside our colleagues across SSE, our role is to understand, control and optimise buildings. Outside of the global manufacturers that you would expect to lead from a product development perspective (notably Honeywell and Siemens) we have a clear ambition to become known as the leading smart building technologies business in the UK & Ireland

We’re one of the largest building controls businesses in the UK: Siemens largest partner accredited as one of only two expert partners; and in the top four Honeywell Trend Partners, qualified to their highest level of accreditation. We further partner with Honeywell using Niagara 4 as an additional tool for smart building deployment. We enjoy strategic supplier engagement enabling us to bring future technology and solution designs rapidly into our business.

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 / 01738 342 298 

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.   



Closing date: Jun 21, 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

Explore our full list of benefits:

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