Liaison Manager - Major Projects

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Work type: External Fixed Term Contract
Location: South Yorkshire
Categories: Communications, Marketing - General, Other, Business Support

Job Title: Major Projects Liaison Manager
Location: Ferrybridge Power Station, Knottingley, WF11 8SQ or Keadby Power Station, Nr. Scunthorpe, DN17 3EF
Salary: £27,000 – £40,500 depending on skills and experience 
18-months Internal Secondment or Fixed Term Contract | Full Time Hours  with flexible working patterns available 
Our role 
Working within the Corporate Affairs department, your purpose will be to enhance value and protect the reputation of SSE’s Wholesale businesses.  This will be done by managing all stakeholder engagement, issues management, communications and public relations relating to renewable and thermal major projects.  
You’ll identify reputational risks, create a strategy for handling these and influence key stakeholders to achieve sustainable business outcomes.
You’ll develop integrated engagement plans (e.g communications, public affairs, public relations) for each of Wholesale’s development and construction major projects.  You’ll do likewise for existing assets, to enhance their reputation and influence stakeholders to achieve positive business outcomes.
An excellent knowledge of the external environment in which our Wholesale business operates, will allow you to identify both potential threats and opportunities. You’ll also protect and enhance SSE’s reputation, and that of any projects, within public communication channels by presenting concise information and highlighting our approach as a responsible developer. 
Your skills and experience
You will demonstrate an understanding of the energy sector and associated infrastructure.   With experience of managing communications, media engagement and influential stakeholders, you’ll also have experience of the UK media environment.  
You’ll be a first-class communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills, understanding how to adapt your style for various types of internal and external audiences. As such, you will demonstrate the ability to lead, build, improve and maintain external contacts and establish strong working relationships. You’ll have the capacity to shape and influence both organisations and individuals with the ability to provide informed, advice, rigour and challenge as well as support.
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
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 

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