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Commercial Project Development Manager

Posted 6 April by SSE PLC Featured Ended

Job Title: Commercial Project Development Manager

Location: Reading

Salary: £36,500 - £55,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus


Our Role

In this role you’ll be supporting SSE to successfully transition into the local authority led city-wide energy solutions driven by district heating opportunities. This means that you’ll be engaging and working directly with local authorities to; develop their projects prior to being procured, lead contract negotiations, directly draft and manage bids/proposals and successfully transition projects from initial engagement to contract signature stage.

Further to you’ll; lead the internal and external project team to deliver technical, commercial and legal outputs to support tender and negotiation phases on specific projects, manage the outputs of supporting roles to produce high quality project proposals/submissions and approved negotiating positions as well as ensuring that SSE complies with the local authority’s bidding structure and requirements.

Your Skills and Experience

Due to the nature of this role, you should have; district heating related professional experience, local authority or Government contact network and a deep understanding of local authority objectives, governance and procurement processes.

You’ll have a broad commercial and technical understanding of district heating networks, an understanding of project development stages, enjoy meeting people and building relationships and be motivated by converting low carbon opportunities into tangible projects with the objective of meeting the UK’s carbon reduction targets.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Utilities deliver multi-utility infrastructure and distributed energy networks for large scale developments across the UK, offering market leading solutions for our customers’ electricity, gas, water and heat needs. We can bring significant investment, providing a range of funding and asset management options for utility infrastructure projects.

Our Benefits

Lots of good things, including 34 days’ holidays (inclusive of public holidays), pension plans and paid volunteering days.

Next Steps

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

Closing date for applications is: 20th April 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.

Required skills

  • Heating
  • Local Authorities

Reference: 34845771

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