Base Location: Chepstow, covering South Wales and South West England
Salary: Competitive Package including Annual Bonus + Company Car or Allowance
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time Hours
About the Department
Energy Solutions design, install, monitor, maintain and optimise building control systems and are part of SSE's Distributed Energy division developing solutions for smart places - cities, campuses and buildings.
Working alongside our colleagues we provide some of the most critical building and energy generation services required in a Zero Carbon world.
You can read all about what we do here
What you'll be doing
As Project Manager you'll be reporting into the Regional Business Manager and will be key team member within the Business Unit. You'll be responsible for ensuring the delivery of projects to our customers and whilst ensuring these are within scope, to budget and to on time. This will also include leading a team of Engineers who will be installing, commissioning and testing projects. As Project Manager, your time is paid for by our customers so its imperative exceptional service levels and commitment to delivering these projects are met.
You'll manage Projects to a total value of £800k - £1m each year. You'll be supporting and maintaining a collaborative working environment with internal & external customers and stakeholders whilst creating a high-performance culture in Project Delivery Teams, this will enable the business to meet and exceed both customer needs and business objectives.
What do I need?
You'll be working in an ever-changing environment and as such will be adaptable and flexible in your approach. Excellent communication skills and report writing are essential to maintain strong relationships with all team member and customers.
Our Customers the life and blood of our business, as such you'll demonstrate a professional manner and be dedicated to meeting customer expectations, including demonstrating a strong set of values to match those of the Energy Solutions Operations Team - Safety, Honesty, Integrity and Customer.
You'll have extensive experience operating as either a Project Manager or Project Engineer within the BEMS & Controls, Construction or Mechanical & Electrical industries. You'll have demonstratable and verifiable experience of contract commercial management in the industries outlined above and be able to work alongside a Commercial Manager/ QS to successfully manage commercial disputes to full resolution. You'll have experience of managing and motivating people, setting objectives and inspiring others to achieve success.
You'll have a proven track record of successful project management, delivering against objectives and to budget. An ability to think laterally and creatively to develop innovative solutions to challenges and You'll be resilient and motivated to achieve and will possess excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise your workload and multiple projects at any one time.
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)
- Company Bonus Scheme
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
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Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.
We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.
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