Project Support Officer

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Work type: External Fixed Term Contract
Location: Dublin
Categories: Administration & Business Support

Job Title: Project Support Officer

Location: Dublin 18

Salary: circa €30,000 - €35,000 depending on skills and experience 

Fixed Term Contract, 2 years | Full Time Hours | 37.5 hours per week

Our Role

At SSE, we're proud to make a difference. Our job is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. We're involved in producing, distributing and supplying electricity and gas, as well as other energy-related services.

In Ireland, we've grown from small beginnings to become the second largest energy provider on the island, supplying greener electricity and natural gas to around 800,000 homes and businesses. We're also Ireland’s largest provider of wind power and third largest energy generator by capacity in the All-Island Single Electricity Market, with over 1,800MW in operation, including almost 550MW from renewable sources.

Offshore wind is the future of energy in Ireland and SSE is well placed to play a key role in its delivery.  In order to do so, SSE need a Project Support Officer, to:

-Assist the Project Manager and Project Team to efficiently deliver the project

-Manage, in co-ordination with the Document Control Team, the project documentation and associated management, any document transfer activities, data rooms, etc.

-Assist the Project Manager in the editing and finalisation of project documentation

-Assist the Project Manager in raising Purchase Orders, receipting of invoices, ensuring payments are made on-time as per terms and conditions of respective contracts.

-Administration of any contract notifications and communications as directed by relevant package managers.

-Recording of cash flows against issued PO’s against approved annual project budget

-Coordination and compilation of weekly and monthly project reports

-Recording of minutes for weekly package and team meetings

-Assist in the co-ordination of any project events (e.g. workshops, site visits, public engagement events, etc)

Your Skills and Experience

-A professional qualification is preferred

-Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

-An ability to build and maintain relationships

-A positive, can-do attitude, and a good work ethic

-Previous experience as a document controller, project administrator or personal assistant would be preferred but, not essential.

-Full driving licence desirable, but not essential

Our Company

SSE is Ireland’s second largest energy utility and the leading developer and investor in cleaner energy infrastructure. SSE owns and operates over 2,000MW of generation capacity on the island of Ireland, of which 718MW is from renewable sources. Sitting within our Wholesale business, SSE Airtricity supplies greener electricity, natural gas and essential services to over 770,000 homes and businesses. Since 2008, SSE has directly invested over £2bn in growing its Ireland energy business including investment in large-scale, cleaner energy infrastructure. As a result of that investment SSE has contributed over €5bn to Irish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) since 2010, demonstrating the scale of economic activity that SSE’s operations support across Ireland.

SSE Ireland has been certified by Business in the Community Ireland to the Business Working Responsibly Mark, the gold standard for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability in Ireland. The Mark is presented to companies that represent best-in-class leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in CSR and Sustainability including employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community.

Our Benefits

We employ 1000 individuals doing everything from helping customers with their bills to the creation of clean, green renewable energy. Our people are important to us and we go to great lengths to extend the values of our award-winning customer service to our employees to ensure that as part of our diverse workforce, you have the flexibility and opportunity to develop to your fullest potential.

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 25 days’ annual leave entitlement, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days and will also be eligible for a host of other lifestyle benefits. 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

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: 22nd Nov 2018                                                       

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.resourcing.team@sse.com

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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