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Connections Team Manager - Regional Technical Lead

Connections Team Manager - Regional Technical Lead

Posted 1 November by SSE PLC
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Job Title: Connections Team Manager - Regional Technical Lead

Location: Roles available in; Ridgeway Region (Melksham/Swindon/Oxford), South East Region (Portsmouth/Basignstoke), Wessex Region (New Forest/Poole)

Salary: £38,265 - £50,539 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

12-month Secondment | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

We are looking for 3 Technical Lead Team Manager to support Project Reconnect on a 12-month secondment or fixed-term basis. Project Reconnect will focus effort on the cancellation or closure of connection projects accepted by customers prior to January 2016.

As the technical Lead Team Manager, you'll hold direct management responsibility for your project team, ensuring they have the support and guidance required to achieve the project objectives and overall success criteria. You'll lead and monitor the progress of work carried out by the project team, ensuring operational excellence against checklists and performance objectives. This will include escalating any problem or risk areas, analysing project budgets, coordinating works with connection delivery managers and recommending solutions.

You will plan and instruct site investigations to gather asset details as you decide are necessary; including the resource requests and cost control. You'll ensure your team have all the required training to undertake tasks proficiently and manage their development.

There will be a requirement travel throughout the South region and overnight stays potentially away from your home base.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you'll have a high-level of electrical technical knowledge and hold full Senior Authorisations to at least 11KV. You'll demonstrate a good knowledge of the Connections delivery process from quotation acceptance through to C2 financial closure. A full understanding of Promis, Harmony, Asset Management and the management of current WIP lists is essential.

To ensure you get the most from your role, your ability to convey complex messages in an easy to understand manner will be useful, and your organisation skills will be of a very high standard. In addition, you'll have a keen eye for detail; whether this is reviewing technical and financial material or reviewing the quality of your teams work outputs.

Above all it is your drive and commitment, customer focus and your team leadership capability which will help ensure your success in this role.

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: Thursday 15th 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.

Reference: 36504949

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