Project Manager

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Work type: External Fixed Term Contract, Internal Secondment
Location: Hampshire
Categories: Engineering, Communications, Project Management, Regulation, Performance, Onshore, Business Support, Commercial, Planning, Electrical, Quality Assurance, Managerial, Compliance, Business Change, Continuous Improvement

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: £34,123 - £45,066 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

12 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team, looking after a wide range of projects across the business. You’ll lead and manager your team, supporting and cultivating an effective workflow surrounding project design, project management, finance and budgets and Construction Design and Management (CDM) regulation adherence. You’ll utilise your expertise to ensure engineering projects from LV to 33kV are designed on time and to budget to meet the requirements of the annual business plan, all whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety awareness. Each of your projects should be CDM compliant, and you’ll work with key stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure this happens on each projects.

Your role will cover all aspects of design, liaison, procurement and project management of the Capital Delivery Programme. Due to the nature of the projects in our business, you’ll liaise between the various business areas to determine the project scope and requirements before agreeing the key deliverables and a project specific design. This role has a wide scope of responsibilities, and allows you a great opportunity to learn about our business and deliver an interesting range of work to our customers and stakeholders.

To be successful in this role, you’ll have excellent project management experience, ideally within our industry. You should also have detailed knowledge and experience with LV and HV construction design up to 33kV and a sound knowledge of DNO system operations and regulation. As you’ll be involved at each stage of the project lifecycle, you should have financial management experience, with key skills in budgetary management and risk mitigation. In addition, you’ll have an in depth knowledge of CDM regulation, allowing you assist with the organisation, management and implementation of the network designs and ensure a close liaison with multiple contractors and delivery teams.

You’ll be a highly organised individual, with outstanding communication skills; you’ll also be great at relaying complex messages in an easy to understand manner.

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 and external candidates. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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