Business Development Manager

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Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Glasgow, Perth, Edinburgh, Leeds, Cardiff, Reading

Salary: £35,850 – £47,346 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week


Our Role

Working within our Energy Efficiency Commercial Operations team, you’ll be responsible for implementing and maintaining appropriate commercial relationships with a diverse range of organisations including private, public, third and private sector participants. You’ll develop and implement a supply chain with appropriate contractual mechanisms to support SSE Energy Service’s strategy. You’ll support the contract management function to ensure the supply chain remains loyal and delivers on contractual obligations.

Significant networking within the ECO industry is vital, so you’ll visit prospective and existing delivery partners and attend various industry events. You’ll also provide key commercial risk guidance for the safe, robust management of energy efficiency contracts.

Your Skills and Experience

You’ll bring previous experience in business development, ideally in an energy efficiency environment. You’ll be able to demonstrate previous successful implementation of a robust supply chain, that delivers on commitments. As a strong negotiator, you’ll know how to develop strategic relationships that benefit SSE, whilst working in collaboration with delivery partners. Demonstrable commercial acumen is essential, and your interpersonal skills will help you stand out from the crowd. You’ll be assertive, with the ability to discuss, and resolve, issues with colleagues at all levels within the company and external stakeholders. You’ll be a strong team player and will be skilled at relationship management. Due to the frequent travel needed for this role, a full UK driving licence is required.

Our Company

SSE Energy Services 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 under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market.

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 Now button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: Sunday 25 August 2019

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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