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Transmission Package Manager


Transmission Package Manager

  • 539949
  • Closing at: Jan 23 2022 at 23:55 GMT

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

So join us on our journey to net zero.  Help us power change.

Base Location: Flexible Ireland & UK | 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 c350 offices or depots around the UK and Ireland.

Salary: €80,000-€105,000/£55,000-£75,000 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

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

What is the Role?

As Transmission Package Manager, you'll be accountable for managing all matters relating to the optioneering, design, specification, supply, transport and installation of the Arklow Bank Wind Park transmission system including the Onshore Substation, HV Export Cables (Onshore and Offshore), Offshore Substation Platform and associated infrastructure.

This will be a complex, yet exciting project, and you'll be expected to structure and implement the Transmission Package Contracts, whilst working closely and collaboratively with a wide variety of stakeholders to educate, inform and positively engage them in the development of the first offshore wind farm of scale in Ireland.

Some of your other main accountabilities will include:

  • Delivering an optimised and safe Transmission solution to meet bid and execution targets, which provides the best 'Levelised Cost of Energy' for the project and ensures that the end product is achieved through a certifiable design process.
  • Managing, overseeing and ensuring appropriate management of all Contracts associated with the Transmission Package.
  • Tracking work programme, cost control and risk management of all activities for delivery of the Transmission Package plan.
  • Managing and developing the Transmission Package team to ensure a high performing team is in place and package team members are engaged and motivated to deliver a winning bid.
  • Reporting on Transmission Package team activities, including SHE statistics, programme progress, budget track, quality monitoring and resourcing of Transmission Package activities on a monthly basis.

What do I need?

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

  • A degree education in a relevant engineering discipline or hold equivalent industry experience with strong commercial acumen and the ability to interpret and manage multiple projects and/or business requirements simultaneously.
  • Extensive project management expertise and understanding of engineering fundamentals for electrical systems, HV substations, offshore cables and offshore substation platforms is required. You must also be confident in challenging all aspects of project costs, driving efficiency and value in all areas.
  • Experience and enthusiasm of managing the development and delivery of complex electrical packages is required, managing contracts for offshore wind farm projects is desirable.
  • A solid understanding of complex, large scale multi-disciplinary bank financed JV projects and the inter-relationships across multi-contract projects and the ability to identify commercial drivers for major infrastructure projects
  • Strong management skills with the proven ability of motivating and developing a team of multi-disciplined colleagues
  • Excellent analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative.

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 / +44 (0)1738 275847.

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:

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