Wayleave Officer

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: M4 corridor
Categories: Construction, Compliance, Business Change, Business Analysis, Continuous Improvement, Business Support, Commercial, Civil/Structural

Job Title: Wayleave Officer

Location: Thames Valley Region (base locations include Slough, Reading and West London depots)

Salary: £30,432 - £40,190 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + London Living Allowance for Slough and West London base

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

Working with a highly skilled team of Wayleave Officers, you will be responsible for the acquisition and management of wayleave consents, and operational properties which enable our group to achieve its construction and maintenance programmes. You will also will negotiate and manage the wayleave process, actively maintaining excellent relationships with land owners, statutory and non-statutory bodies, group staff and contractors.

To ensure you get the most from your role we ask that you have experience within the wayleave field, and of wayleave procedures. Experience working within the distribution industry or another regulated environment is essential. Working knowledge of agriculture or forestry would be a distinct advantage. A full UK driving license; this role involves both office based and site/field based visits.

You will have a high regard for safety, embedding yourself in our safety culture and adhering to guidelines in everything you do is a key priority. Outstanding customer relationship skills, and a commitment to providing a high level service at all times is essential, you should be comfortable liaising with stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external. A sound knowledge of IT, namely Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook is essential and a flair for picking up new IT systems is a great advantage

We are looking for individuals with enthusiasm and drive with a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to changing business and project priorities.

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 customers are served by over 4,000 employees based in major offices and depots across the regions we operate in including Reading, Portsmouth, Perth and Inverness. Our mission is to power our community, and we’d like you to join our journey.

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

If you resonate with the above, click the Apply button to submit your application, with a CV to hand, it doesn’t take long to apply.

Closing date for applications is: Sunday 7th January 2018.

This vacancy is open to internal candidates only. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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