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SSE Plc 11 The Highway, New Inn, Pontypool NP4 0PW, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Job Title: Administrator Location: Pontypool, South Wales Salary: £18,872 - £24,923 depending on skills and experience Permanent | Full Time Hours Our Role Working as part of a small admin team, this role requires the provision of a full range of administrative support and guidance to ensure deadlines, quality standards and budget requirements are achieved. You'll be responsible for applying company procedures and policies to ensure the provision of a consistent, responsive, high-quality and cost-effective service to customers. Daily duties will include receiving and managing calls from internal and external stakeholders, maintaining computer records and updating databases, provision and delivery of weekly reports, creating job packs including necessary paperwork, raising job numbers and purchase orders, arranging staff training and managing day to day fault reporting for maintenance. Your Skills and Experience To be successful in this role you will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy within an ever-changing business environment. You'll have a sound standard of literacy and numeracy skills e.g.: GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics and demonstrable working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. You must have excellent multi-tasking and problem solving skills, can prioritise and coordinate your work as well as manage your own time and take ownership of tasks. You must be comfortable working in a team environment as well as individually, have a strong eye for detail and a passion for accuracy. Our Company The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects. SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions. Our Benefits With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme. Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: 31st October 2018 This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc Reading, UK
Oct 18, 2018
IT Graduate Development Programme Base locations: Reading, Havant & Perth Salary: £28,900?plus Excellent Benefits and Career Progression Opportunities Do you want to see IT make a difference to our business? Use your business skills to set the course of a FTSE100 which is a household name? If so, say yes to SSE and you'll use technology to drive innovation and transform our future. Why join SSE? As one of the UK's largest energy companies, we're always keen to meet great talent who can support SSE's growth in the energy industry and commitment to the UK's green agenda. As the largest generator of energy through renewable sources, a market leader in the electric vehicle (EV) evolution and a responsible employer with a key commitment to keeping the lights on; we can offer you the opportunity to make a real difference for our customers and the communities in which we operate. What will I do on the programmes? If you are keen on technology and want to make a difference, you've just found a scheme worth saying yes to. It's not just a technical scheme; more about learning how we use technology to support the business and our customers. Our IT Graduate programme lasts for 2 years and firstly, you'll learn the role of IT in Business, helping to translate real business problems into usable IT solutions. After that, you'll have the opportunity to work in a whole host of different areas such as emerging technology, infrastructure support, system architecture and project management with your final 6 months being in a substantive role which is likely to be your secured position at SSE post Graduate Programme. What do I need to join? Ideally, you'll need to be on track to achieve a 2:2 or above in a business or IT-related degree discipline. However, if you can show us your passion for IT and digital environments and you are degree qualified (2:2 or above), we'd definitely be interested in hearing more about you. And while we don't expect you to know everything about IT, we do expect you to have a passion for technology, be a quick and keen learner and someone that is ready to make the most of the opportunities that the IT Graduate scheme provides. For further information about our IT business please visit: careers/graduatesandundergraduates The closing date is 27th October 2018 This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. As a courtesy, please can internal candidates?inform?their line manager prior to submitting an application for this role. Successful candidates will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal record check.
SSE Plc Aberfeldy PH15, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
Job Title: Onshore Wind Maintenance Engineering Manager Location: Perth Salary: £51,100 - £77,300 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available The Role Our Onshore Wind Maintenance Engineering Team hold responsibility for safely operating and maintaining the fleet of Onshore Wind Generation Assets in a changing business environment. The team ensure the available resource is fully utilised and allocated on a priority basis whilst delivering to maximise production. The Maintenance Engineering Team have three core functions -O&M technical support - Maintenance Strategy - Business Technical Assurance and Compliance As Onshore Wind Maintenance Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for making strategic recommendations and improvements to optimise efficiency of operations and maintenance. You'll develop the annual budgets, maximising innovative maintenance practices which are deemed relevant, sustainable and cost effective. You'll ensure that the plant and your team are safe, adhering to operating practices and assets being managed in accordance with the relevant countries (UK / ROI) standards for health, safety and environmental compliance. Your Skills & Experience You will be an experienced Engineering Manager with a working knowledge of the diverse range of engineering plant and equipment relevant to Wind generation sites with a fundamental understanding of all engineering disciplines. You will have experience in diverse plant maintenance and operation with comprehensive understanding of maintenance management and business operation; including, knowledge of statutory maintenance and SHE requirements. You are likely to be degree qualified in a technical discipline (mechanical, electrical or C&I) or qualified with equivalent experience. Furthermore, you will have a solid understanding of Renewable Business and the impact of operational activities on profitability. You will bring demonstrable leadership skills as you will be responsible for managing a team of Engineers and their continual development. You will lead by example and will encourage discussion, interaction, continuous improvement and problem solving in a collaborative, team environment ensuring excellence in safety practices are adhered to at all times. Our Company Renewable Operations operates and maintains sites across GB and ROI; we're the UKs largest generator of electricity from renewable sources (wind and hydro), owning and operating almost half of the UK's total renewable generation capacity. Our Benefits With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme. Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: Monday 29 October 2018 This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc 33 Windsor Pl, Cardiff CF10 3BZ, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Customer Service and Sales Advisers Location : Cardiff Starting Salary : £18,872 Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week 37 hours per week, hours will include 2 late finishes up to 10pm and alternative Saturdays. We are open 8am to 10pm Monday to Friday, 8am - 6pm Saturday. The Role Your responsibilities will include taking a variety of interesting and challenging calls, some of which include making various changes to our customer's accounts and answering complex queries whilst keeping to a first call resolution. Your Skills and Experience You'll be adaptable to change as this is key to your success as well as the growth of our business. You'll think on your feet, listen to our customers, display empathy and ensuring you meet the customer's expectation. You will work individually, as well as being part of a larger team in a fast-paced environment where you will thrive to be the best. We have a unique culture where we value everyone; our front-line staff that deal directly with our customers have a vital role in the business. We will train and support you throughout your journey to enhance and develop your existing skills. Many of our leaders began their careers in the role you are applying for today. In our Cardiff office we have several teams handling different types of calls, some more detail are below; RETENTION You'll be receiving calls from new and existing customers, to renew their products and let them know about the offers that may benefit them. You'll encourage them to stay with SSE by finding out which products suit them best, and the benefits of being with us such as SSE rewards. You'll be a genuine ambassador for SSE, leaving the customer with a positive experience regardless of the sales outcome. Our Benefits We have fantastic benefits on offer at SSE, as well as the opportunity to progress your salary and career with us. Our benefits include: 34 days paid holiday and the opportunity to buy additional holidays Contributory pension scheme Childcare vouchers Gym discounts Discounted health cover Staff discount on SSE products Travel Season Ticket loans Staff access to SSE Reward Vodafone Employee Advantage Scheme Discount offers and cashback from a range of high street brands Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. If you're successful, we will conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc Englefield Green, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Project Sales Engineering Graduate Programme Base Locations: Leeds, Egham Salary: Circa £28,900 plus benefits and Excellent Career Progression Opportunities SSE is excited to launch a new graduate programme within our Enterprise Energy Solutions Group (ESG) business, based in either Leeds or Egham. This 12 month programme would suit a graduate with a keen interest in the Building Energy Management and Sustainability industry, and want to actively pursue a sales career. Upon completion of the programme we will place you in a role that is most appropriate to your skills and attributes, ideally this will be a Project Sales Engineer based in one of our regional offices, with the opportunity to fulfil potential by quickly progressing through the organisation. Why join SSE? As one of the UK's largest energy companies, we're always keen to meet great talent who can support SSE's growth in the energy industry and commitment to the UK's green agenda. As the largest generator of energy through renewable sources, a market leader in the electric vehicle (EV) evolution and a responsible employer with a key commitment to keeping the lights on; we can offer you the opportunity to make a real difference for our customers and the communities in which we operate. What will I do on the programme? Graduate Trainees will have 12 months intensive training and development, where you will be supervised and supported by our program manager and a team of professionals. You'll be assigned a mentor who will typically be a Senior Manager or Director to assist you in reaching your full potential. During your programme, you will learn how to interpret a technical specification, develop a building control strategy and estimate a project from sales opportunity through to creating a successful bid proposal. After this time you will be allocated to another regional office where you will continue to be managed centrally. You will learn using a variety of methods using classroom, workshop, action learning, e-learning and self study. You'll spend time developing your skills across different business areas and will take individual responsibility for real results at each stage. This will involve some travel to sites throughout the UK to gain practical exposure to different business areas. What do I need to join? In this role, you'll ideally have an MEng or a minimum of a 2:2 BEng in mechanical, electrical, building services or energy and sustainability discipline, along with related work or project experience. You will have previous experience of working in a team environment and will be used to setting stretching individual targets and using your own initiative to overcome challenges. We also ask that you have a flexible approach to work locations and are genuinely committed to developing a career with us - as we are with you. Please visit our Graduate web pages for more information about our ESG Business: https://about-us/ The closing date is 28th October 2018 This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. As a courtesy, please can internal candidates inform their line manager prior to submitting an application for this role. Successful candidates will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal record check
SSE Plc Port Ellen, Isle of Islay PA42, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Job Title: Craftsperson Location: Islay Salary: £19,191 - £32,919 (depending on skills and experience) Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available Our Role We are at the front line on the Electricity Network, so we are responsible for keeping the lights on. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power. This role covers a wide span of projects and networks, and allows you to get involved in all aspects of work on our overhead line and underground cable network. This could be helping to fix a fault on an overhead power line, to assisting in a new connection of electricity to a customer's home or business, all whilst you liaise and work with highly skilled teams. This is a physically demanding role, and you will be outdoors a lot of the time so you will get to enjoy the diverse Scottish weather. As part of the role, you may be asked to participate in standby duties for fault restoration work, particularly in storm conditions. Your Skills and Experience To ensure you get the most from your role, and our customers receive the highest standard of service, we ask that you have previous experience working on electricity networks, and working within this type of role. You will ideally hold SAP status, or be working towards gaining it. You will have a high regard for safety, embedding yourself in our safety culture and adhering to guidelines in everything you do. You will be required to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels therefore excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential as well as outstanding customer relationship skills and a commitment to providing a high level service at all times. We are looking for enthusiastic and driven people with a flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt to changing business and project priorities. A full UK Driving Licence is essential. Our Company At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England. Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain. Our Benefits We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights; - Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays) - Great share plans - Group Pension Plan - One day paid volunteering - Tailored internal development opportunities Next Steps Closing date for applications is: Monday, 29 October 2018. This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc Perth, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Job Title: Aviation Manager Location: Flexible Salary: £43,200 - £65,500 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus Permanent | Full Time Hours The Role As Aviation Manager, you'll be working across an exciting portfolio of onshore and offshore wind farm projects throughout the development lifecycle of projects from feasibility through development to construction and operation interfacing with multi-disciplinary teams at all levels across the business. You will have responsibility for co-ordinating the management and assessment of wind farm projects in terms of aviation impacts and seeking solutions to project aviation issues. Other responsibilities will include: -Assessing the impact of projects on UK Low Flying System and associated aircraft operations and participate in radar line of sight analysis using ATDI software tools and assessment of safeguarding impacts in accordance with civil and military guidance -Produce aviation inputs into scoping reports and EIA/ES chapters -Verification of system design requirements and aviation planning conditions, -Provide technical support to the evaluation of new technologies for wind farm mitigation -Support the delivery of Aviation Mitigation Schemes including review of safety documentation, -Contribute to the lessons learnt process, maintain risk registers and ensure aviation risks have been updated -Represent SSE on professional forums, seminars or public inquiries as required. Your Skills & Experience The Aviation Manager is a very specialist role within our Generation Development business area, and brings fantastic opportunities to be directly involved in some of SSE's biggest onshore, offshore and Thermal projects. Therefore, we are looking for a skilled individual who possesses the following; -Knowledge of aviation requirements for major capital projects -Radar engineering/technical experience -Knowledge of the UK and Ireland energy markets, and associated government energy policies. -Significant experience of obtaining aviation consents, including new radar requests, and the negotiation, securing and management of contracts. -Experience of managing aviation risks and issues with a direct focus on cost. -Understanding of health and safety legislation and practices. -Project management expertise, specifically project definition, set up, planning, cost, risk, quality and commercial management. -Experience managing consultants and acting as a liaison between various aviation authorities. Whilst we are looking for you to have a radar/technical background, those with commercial and contract negotiation experience with knowledge of project management will also be considered. Having worked within a similar industry, you'll be experienced working alongside related industry groups and government officials. It goes without saying that outstanding stakeholder management skills will be essential to enable you to forge strong relationships and effectively influence and negotiate on all levels. Our Company Generation Development is responsible for the development and construction of SSE's portfolio of thermal and renewable energy projects (large scale) in the UK and Ireland. Our Benefits We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights; - Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays) - Great share plans - Group Pension Plan - One day paid volunteering - Tailored internal development opportunities Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: 23rd October 2018 This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc Reading, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Job Title: SSE Enterprise Utilities - Commercial & Performance Manager Location: Reading Salary: £36,900 - £56,500 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus Permanent | Full Time Hours Our Role You will report to the Director of Commercial and have the following key management responsibilities: - Manage three Commercial Operations Analysts reporting directly to the C&PM. - Manage and report the monthly GP position relating to the Electric Network portfolio. - Prepare the annual budget for Electric Networks. - Manage the financial obligations in the single client SLA in respect of the Gas Connections business. - Manage the contractual financial obligations associated with other network projects undertaken within the Utilities business. - Manage the team contribution to ad hoc projects to ensure project objectives are achieved. You will work with other managers and key stakeholders within the business to introduce new work streams, projects and initiatives to seek continuous improvement in business operations and commercial support services across SSE Enterprise Utilities. The role will require you to produce reports and presentations for both internal and external meetings. As a confident communicator, you will lead meetings with other business managers to review the overall performance against budget in respect of a range of projects. Your Skills and Experience You will have experience in an analytical or commercial role within the finance, consulting or energy industry. You'll have excellent organisational skills, and a curiosity and capacity to understand complex commercial and project issues. You will have a proven ability to manage staff and to effectively plan and prioritise tasks for the team. You will assist the Director of Commercial to set objectives for the team and maintain regular reviews to ensure deadlines are achieved and progress towards objectives is tracked. Some knowledge of the Utilities industry would be an advantage as you will use contract documentation and supporting investment models to understand the nature of specific projects and cash flows. An understanding of project management systems would be essential. Our Company The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects. SSE Enterprise Utilities deliver multi-utility infrastructure and distributed energy networks for large scale developments across the UK, offering market leading solutions for our customers' electricity, gas, water and heat needs. We can bring significant investment, providing a range of funding and asset management options for utility infrastructure projects. Our Benefits We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights; - Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays) - Great share plans - Group Pension Plan - One day paid volunteering - Tailored internal development opportunities Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: 31st October 2018 This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc Aberfeldy PH15, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Job Title: Technical Support Assistant Location: Perth, Inveralmond House Salary: £24,923 - £32,919 (depending on skills and experience) Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week Our Role Our Distribution Control Centre (North) is responsible for the management and control of SHEPD's high voltage Distribution system. Due to our continued growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Support Assistant (TSA) to join our team in Perth. As a member of our TSA team you would be responsible for a wide range of operational duties, primarily the cartographic maintenance of the Control Room network management systems and the configuration and commissioning of substation remotely controlled equipment. As a TSA you'll also support the Distribution Control Room, working closely with our team of Control Engineers and remotely with the Field Technical Teams. Your Skills and Experience To ensure you get the most from your role, we ask that you have a strong understanding of high voltage networks and have excellent IT skills; we work with a number of bespoke IT packages, so a flair for picking up new software is required. You should be flexible with your approach, and be adaptable to the fast paced environment we work in. In addition, you'll have a high attention to detail, with an acute sense of accuracy in everything you do. You'll work across various projects and teams, therefore strong communication skills and excellent organisation skills are a must have. Our Company At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England. Our Distribution Control Centre is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of supplies to all our customers, every hour of every day, while maintaining, upgrading and reinforcing our existing network. We are actively involved in all aspects of any work carried out on our system, from external engagement and planning prior, to the reporting afterwards. We are currently transitioning towards operating as a Distribution System Operator as part of an industry wide change, which will present both challenges and opportunities as we begin to operate an active network and accessible market, supporting whole system optimisation. Our priority and the priority of the wider business is safety, both for our internal staff, and for every one of our customers. We will play a major part in the business's SHE strategy to reduce our injury rate by 50% by 2020 so a passion for safety is vital to be an effective part of our team. Our Benefits We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights; - Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays) - Great share plans - Group Pension Plan - One day paid volunteering - Tailored internal development opportunities Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: Wednesday, 31 October 2018. This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc Aberdeen, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Job Title: Technical Assurance Auditor Location: Aberdeen Salary: £34,147 - £46,418 (SSE7) depending on skills and experience Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available The Role Like all energy suppliers, SSE are busy installing new Smart Meters in customers' homes and business across the UK. With hundreds of meter installers out on the road daily we are looking for a technical Assurance Auditor to join the team. In this role, your main responsibility will be carry out technical audits of meter installations to ensure safety, compliance to working practices and industry codes and general quality of work. You will highlight areas of remedial actions and best practice and will ensure any issues needing to be recited are completed. Working with the Technical Assurance Manager, you will plan and complete a schedule of field audits and technical assessments so as to validate field operative's competency and adherence to procedures. You may be asked to asked to support technical investigations, either via interviews or audits and will be asked to attend Local Steering Groups to provide technical insight to Operations to support the resolution of issues. Out of hours you will be required to maintain a technical helpline which will provide support to field operatives and will log the data received to highlight gaps in knowledge and technical skills in our workforce. Your Skills and Experience We need you to be qualified to CCN1, MET1 (or equivalent) and MOCOPA as a minimum and have experience in a field based role. Ideally will also hold a recognised assessor qualification for conducting audits such as TAQWA. You will have an exceptional personal safety standards, along with excellent analytical and investigative skills. You will be personable and able to relate to a wide range of stakeholders with a pro-active flexible approach. A Full UK Driving License is essential. Our Company Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy to more than seven million household and business account under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market and SSE Airtricity in the markets in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that's our customer promise. Our Benefits We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights; - Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays) - Great share plans - Group Pension Plan - One day paid volunteering - Tailored internal development opportunities Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: 30 th October 2018 This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc Thatcham, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Job Title: Administrators - 6 month fixed term contract or secondment Location: Thatcham Salary: £21,161 - £27,947 depending on skills and experience Fixed Term Contract | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week The Role SSE Commercial Metering Services is responsible for installation and maintenance of meters for our commercial and industrial customers and we are looking for Administrators to support the team for a 6 month period. You'll be responsible for updating and maintaining spreadsheets, dealing with email and telephone queries (from internal and external customers) and maintaining records for Managers. You'll provide a variety of other clerical assistance across the team. Your Skills and Experience To carry out the role successfully you must have strong IT skills, particularly Microsoft office (Word, Excel) and you'll have previous experience in dealing with customers (by phone and email) professionally and efficiently. You'll be a strong team player and will be highly accurate in your work. In addition, you'll be a well organised and reliable individual, with the ability to work with minimal supervision. Our Company Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy to more than seven million household and business account under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market and SSE Airtricity in the markets in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that's our customer promise. Our Benefits We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights; - Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays) - Great share plans - Group Pension Plan - One day paid volunteering - Tailored internal development opportunities Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc Aberdeenshire, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
Job Title: Technical Assurance Auditor Location: Aberdeen Salary: £34,147 - £46,418 (SSE7) depending on skills and experience Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available The Role Like all energy suppliers, SSE are busy installing new Smart Meters in customers' homes and business across..... click apply for full job details
SSE Plc Poole, UK
Oct 16, 2018
Job Title: HGV Driver/ Reinstator Location: New Forest and Poole area Hourly Rate: £9.80 to £12.60 dependent on skills and experience Permanent | Full Time The role A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Reinstator/HGV Driver, to join our team in Poole and New Forest Depots. In this hands-on role, you will work with your team to provide safe and effective methods of signing and guarding traffic management. Working outside in all weather conditions, to strict timescales, your work must comply with regulations we abide by, and you must also be able to deliver excellent customer service where reactive maintenance is required. This is a physically demanding role, involving extensive reinstatement works on the highway and private land. Working closely with your manager, you may also be asked to assist with other ad hoc projects. Your Skills and Experience - You will enjoy working outdoors, and being involved in an array of projects, whatever the weather - Safety will be a key focus and you will work in-line with SSE's safety guidelines in every aspect of your role - You'll have previous experience in a similar role, including experience with reinstating techniques including Tarmacadam, modular servicing, slabs and concrete - Experience working on public highways, including setting up and dismantling chapter 8 and 2-way temporary traffic signals; all whilst adhering to the code of practice and working alongside hotbox, concrete and grab lorries We also ask that you have some specific qualifications to strengthen your application; - A full, current HGV driving licence is essential - Qualifications in CPCS or EUSR and NRSWA - Qualifications in abrasive wheels and vibration pedestrian/ride on roller would be advantageous Our Company At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England. Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power. What's in it for me? Lots of good things. Here's a few; - Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays) - Great share plans - Group Pension Plan - One day paid volunteering - Tailored internal development opportunities Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: Sunday 28th October 2018 This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc Reading, UK
Oct 16, 2018
Full time
Job Title: Bid co-ordinator Location: Reading Salary: £24,923 - £32,919 depending on skills and experience Permanent| Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week Our Role As Bid Co-ordinator, you'll be Supporting our Sales and Operational teams within SSE Enterprise Contracting in pursuit of Mechanical and Electrical..... click apply for full job details
SSE Plc Poole, UK
Oct 16, 2018
Full time
Job Title: HGV Driver/ Reinstator Location: New Forest and Poole area Hourly Rate: £9.80 to £12.60 dependent on skills and experience Permanent | Full Time The role A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Reinstator/HGV Driver, to join our team in Poole and New Forest Depots. In this hands-on role..... click apply for full job details
SSE Plc Reading, UK
Oct 16, 2018
Full time
Job Title: Business Account Director- UK Location: UK based Salary: £ 43,000 - £ 65,500 depending on skills and experience Permanent| Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week Our Role SSE Contracting are currently recruiting for a crucial member to lead their business development team within our Major capital projects..... click apply for full job details
SSE Plc Nottingham, UK
Oct 16, 2018
Job Title: Trainee Revenue Services Operative Location: Nottingham, Willenhall and Orpington Salary: Salary: £21,161 (£24,923 when fully trained) Permanent | Full Time Hours The Role In this role, you will visit commercial and domestic properties to investigate instances of faulty metering, potential theft of gas or abstraction of electricity. Ensuring that all instances discovered are made safe, you will rectify any issues come encounter and will work to prevent future breaches from happening. As part of the role you will be relied on to secure evidence if theft is found and will liaise with local authorities as needed so that appropriate action can be taken. Obtaining and executing Right of Entry Warrants from the local Magistrates Court for both theft of energy and non-payment of Energy will be also be a requirement in this position. This role does involve evening and weekend work on a rota basis. You must live within a maximum 45 minute commute of your base depot. Your Skills and Experience You should be someone who is able to manage challenging situations with customers face to face in an appropriate manner whilst upholding SSE's brand reputation and guidelines. You will be persuasive to negotiate collections of payments and, where necessary, have the confidence and ability to access customers' properties under authorised warrant situations. You must be self-disciplined, self-motivated and demonstrate that safety of yourself and the public is at the forefront of all that you do. We are looking for someone who has a background in a role where they have had to manage customer relationships in a face to face environment and can remain cool under pressure. An electrical background or MOCoPA authorisation would be preferred, but full training will be given for the right candidates if this isn't already held. A full UK driving licence is essential. Our Company Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy to more than seven million household and business account under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market and SSE Airtricity in the markets in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that's our customer promise. Our Benefits We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights; - Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays) - Great share plans - Group Pension Plan - One day paid volunteering - Tailored internal development opportunities Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: 29th October 2018 This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.
SSE Plc Nottingham, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Full time
Job Title: Trainee Revenue Services Operative Location: Nottingham, Willenhall and Orpington Salary: Salary: £21,161 (£24,923 when fully trained) Permanent | Full Time Hours The Role In this role, you will visit commercial and domestic properties to investigate instances of faulty metering..... click apply for full job details
SSE Plc London, UK
Oct 14, 2018
Job Title: Corporate Affairs Manager Location: London (SW1W) (However, All UK wide locations considered) Salary: £31,500 - £47,900 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week Our Role SSE Enterprise brings together five of SSE's non-core energy businesses: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms, Utilities and ESG (Energy Services Group). SSE Enterprise operates in a complex environment with both evolving technology and emerging government policy/legislation to contend with, as it looks to grow market share. As Corporate Affairs Manager, you will partner business leaders to enhance their reputation, allowing them to positively influence their key stakeholders and achieve sustainable business outcomes. Furthermore, you'll deliver strategic advice and creative communications to support business development objectives. Your public affairs experience, coupled with a passion for understanding the challenges of the markets where SSE Enterprise's businesses operate, will be key to your success. This often complex role would suit someone with an appetite for: delivering public affairs and communications plans, as well as forging trusted partnerships with business leaders and their teams, by adding real value to their decisions. The successful applicant will need to manage multiple 'clients' and issues so PR agency experience would be beneficial but by no means essential. Working in tandem with the Head of Corporate Affairs for Enterprise you'll get the chance to shape and influence how we approach government officials and elected representatives to articulate both the credentials and the needs of the Enterprise business. This job is all about responding to consultations, spotting opportunities to influence, and getting business leaders 'in the room' with the right people…and you'll sometimes be in that room with them! Your Skills and Experience Due to the nature of this opportunity, you'll have a track record of working collaboratively across a broad range of teams and stakeholders using your first-class communication skills to clearly articulate business needs. With this is mind you'll have excellent written and verbal communication skills along with interpersonal skills which will give you the credibility to advise senior executives. To be successful, you should understand SSE and the sectors it operates within and have a demonstrable track record of success in stakeholder engagement and policy development. This is real a real opportunity to supply our Enterprise business with accessible, consistent and well-deployed content that will influence its audience. Our Company SSE is a UK-based FTSE-100 company with a diverse portfolio of energy interests, making it a fascinating place for a career in corporate affairs for anyone with an interest in the energy sector. SSE employs everyone from skilled engineers to excellent communicators, but everyone here is treated as an individual in what we hope is an inclusive culture. Many of our 20,000 employees at SSE are both proud and passionate about our role in 'keeping the lights on' and providing the UK with the energy to power all our lives in a sustainable way. The diversity of our workforce presents plenty of opportunities within SSE Group for people to develop their career to their full potential. Our Benefits We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights; - Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays) - Great share plans - Group Pension Plan - One day paid volunteering - Tailored internal development opportunities Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: Monday 29th October 2018 This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks. For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments required to support your application please get in touch: sse.
SSE Plc London, UK
Oct 14, 2018
Job Title: Policy Manager - Networks Location: London SW1W 0PP (with travel) Salary: c. £36,590-£56,500 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available Our Role We are looking for a passionate and knowledgeable policy professional to support SSE's Networks business, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN). Working as part of a dedicated Corporate Affairs team, your role as Policy Manager will be to deliver in-depth policy analysis of both current and future government policies affecting our regulated Electricity Transmission and Distribution businesses. You will engage with and influence key stakeholders, including senior government officials, identifying and evaluating the public policy issues that could have a current or future financial, operational or reputational impact on SSEN. You will also provide strategic advice to business teams and senior management on the direction of travel and potential impact of government policy, helping to develop positions and solutions. The role will require you to gather and analyse up-to-date information on political, governmental and key influencer activities and establish and manage relationships with key policy influencers and internal stakeholders to support the process of policy development. You will also manage, develop and coordinate SSEN's response to key policy consultations. This is an exciting time to work in the energy industry and, as we move to a more flexible energy system and the transition to Distribution System Operator model, you will play a key role the opportunity to shape SSEN's approach to these emerging issues, helping ensure we continue to play a leading role in influencing policy and contributing to public debate. You will be based in London, with travel across the UK. Your Skills and Experience You'll have a sharp eye for detail and a passion for policy backed up by in-depth experience of government policy in the energy sector or a similar high-profile, complex industry. You'll have a proven track record of managing and influencing in a policy development, stakeholder engagement and/or strategic environment, combined with a detailed understanding of the political, regulatory and business landscape in which SSE operates. A working knowledge of UK political and parliamentary processes is vital. Experience of the electricity transmission and distribution sector is desirable, as is exposure to a regulatory process. You'll have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to convey arguments that persuade and influence others. You will demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively across a broad range of teams and stakeholders. You will be a motivated, self-starter with the capacity to take on challenging issues and problems and the ability to work to tight deadlines and manage a varied workload. Our Company We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all 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. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. 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'. Our Benefits With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme. Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: Sunday 11th November 2018.