Work Package Manager (Project Managers)

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Work type: Permanent - Working Differently Available
Location: Glasgow City, Perthshire, Shetland, UK
Categories: Construction, Engineering, Project Management, Renewables, Commercial

Location: Glasgow, Perth or Shetland

Salary: £43,200 – £65,500 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent, Full Time with flexible working patterns available

The Role

As Work Package Managers in Project Development you will be responsible for leading and delivering multi discipline engineering work packages through all stages of a project lifecycle from concept through to construction. 

This will include evaluating and defining project engineering needs, leading on the delivery and coordination of work package activities including the management of internal and external resources with the ultimate objective of delivering the engineering work packages safely, on time and on budget. 

You will be a key member of large project teams with the ability to work in a flexible and delivery focused manner, using your engineering, commercial experience and interpersonal skills to deliver cost effective solutions to meet the engineering demands of large-scale capital projects.  During development phase of projects, the role will cover preliminary engineering, drafting and issuing invitations to tender, evaluating tender submissions, and negotiating with preferred suppliers to achieve contract award.  During the delivery phase of projects, the role will require the management of contracts and contractors on site from the start of construction through to project handover, ensuring all construction activities are completed safely, efficiently and to contract specifications.

You will be comfortable leading multi-discipline teams, taking decisions and leading on all aspects of technical specifications, contract negotiation and management (technical and commercial), and be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.  You will also be experienced in the preparation and presentation of contract recommendations at all levels within the organisation combined with the ability to build relationships with a wide internal and external stakeholder group.

The roles will suit engineers keen to be at the forefront of new projects motivated by delivering engineering expertise in a commercially driven environment.  In the roles you will be the key to turning ideas into reality through hard work, teamwork, innovative thinking and a desire to succeed.  You will be responsible for leading individuals from right across the organisation, promoting team work and setting the standards to ensure the successful delivery of the next generation of SSE’s large-scale renewable generation projects.

What do I need?

You will have experience in leading and coordinating technical teams.  Extensive contract writing, preparation tendering, and negotiation experience is essential. Furthermore, you will be required to lead, support and develop less experienced individuals in your team.  You must also be able to demonstrate a willingness to take on responsibility and be capable of managing multiple relationships at all levels within the organisation. 

You will demonstrate self-motivation, flexibility, and ability to create a collaborative, team focused environment. 

Applications from all engineering backgrounds welcomed.  For all roles the willingness to travel and be away from home for periods of time is required.

Our Benefits

We’re committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package.  Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer? 

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the leading developer, owner and operator of onshore and offshore wind farms in the UK and Ireland, with a vision to make renewable energy the foundation of a zero-carbon world. Part of the FTSE-listed SSE plc, our strategy is to drive the transition to a low-carbon future through the world class development, construction and operation of our fleet of onshore and offshore wind energy generation sites, and flexible hydro. We are currently the largest onshore wind operator in the UK and Ireland and have a development pipeline of over 7GW of onshore and offshore wind.

https://sse.com/whatwedo/sse-renewables/

Next Steps

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

Closing date: 24 July 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates.  If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application.

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