Reinstatement Team Manager

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Greater London
Categories: Construction

Job Title: Reinstatement Team Manager

Location: Slough Depot

Salary: £15.41 to £17.27 per hour depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Permanent | Full Time Hours

Our Role

SSE is a British FTSE 35 Company and is one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK. As part of this, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks manage two electricity distribution networks, comprising 106,000 substations and 130,000 kilometres of underground cables and overhead lines. We are looking to recruit a Reinstatement Team Manager based at our Slough Depot to manage reinstatements throughout the Thames Valley Region.

As Reinstatement Team Manager, you will have responsibility for reinstatement of all Supply Restoration and Connections works within the region, as well as for ad hoc construction projects.  You will ensure the delivery teams within your work area operate safely, delivering the optimum performance against set targets including within timescales agreed by the Highways Authorities, and to deliver an excellent level of Customer Satisfaction.  You will manage the teams and work with any Contracting partner, ensuring that response times are reduced and maximum efficiency is obtained from the teams under your control. You will ensure all safety, quality, technical and commercial requirements are met whilst providing the best customer service.


Your Skills and Experience

To be successful, you will have experience of managing excavation and reinstatements within the utility industry and will have previous experience working on-site in a managerial or supervisory position. Ideally you will have experience in using IT programs, including Microsoft Office, though training will be provided to the successful candidate. It is also essential that you are able to promote and engage on safety matters at all levels and to instil a high performing safety culture within the team.

You will be required to provide immediate advice and make decisions, ensuring the highest standards of customer service are provided. You will also be commercially aware in the decisions that you make. Having excellent interpersonal skills, you will be capable of building lasting relationships with those in your team and stakeholders at all levels. You will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to work quickly, accurately and independently whilst under pressure. We are always interested in new ways of working and will look to you for innovative ideas to improve processes and move the business forwards.


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.


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: Tuesday 20th November 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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