Propositions Development Manager

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Glasgow Area, Perth and Kinross, Berkshire
Categories: Other, Managerial, Commercial

Job Title: Propositions Development Manager 

Location: Glasgow, Perth or Reading 

Salary: £36,500 – £55,000 depending on skills and experience plus benefits + annual bonus 

Permanent Full Time Hours  

The Role  

The SSE Retail vision is to become the leading supplier of energy and essential services and the Propositions team play a key role in the delivery of our vision by creating and delivering insight driven, customer centric and brand enhancing domestic propositions. 

As Proposition Development Manager, you will be personally responsible for developing and delivering customer propositions across our core markets of energy, home services and retail telecoms.  

Some of the other key accountabilities involved with this role will include; 

*Working alongside our Customer Experience and Digital teams to ensure propositions remain straightforward and easy to access.  

*Support proposition recommendations by creating clear business cases and demonstrating commercial and value opportunities across both energy and non-energy components.  

*Collaborate with Insight and keep up to date with the external environment, including competitor activity and the needs of our target audience. 

*Creating proposed briefs, approval papers and all other supporting documentation, ensuring they follow the correct process and receive appropriate sign off.  

*Ensure all propositions are compliant and delivered against audit requirements.  

*Champion the creativity and innovation throughout the wider business, using data and insight to drive new proposition opportunities.  

Your Skills and Experience 

This is an exciting and challenging role, with the opportunity to make a real difference at a pivotal time for our business, therefore, we are looking for an energetic, innovative individual who has extensive experience working within a propositions function and using customer and market intelligence to drive propositions development and bring new products to market. You should be commercially minded with a natural flair for problem solving and data analysis. We need you to have outstanding stakeholder management skills in order to create and maintain strong relationships and manage any conflict should it arise. 

Anything else? 

Yes - we work in a highly regulated environment, so it’s crucial that you have a solid understanding of the challenges facing the energy market today. Knowledge of project management methodologies as well as P&L, specifically cost benefit analysis, will also be advantageous. Strong communication skills will also be essential so that you can articulate complex, and sometimes technical, information in a clear and concise manner across varying levels of internal and external stakeholders as well as senior management 

Flexible working is supported.  

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: 25th February 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. 

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