Lean Delivery Manager

  • Job Reference: 525204
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2020
  • Employer: SSE PLC
  • Website: https://sse.com/careers/
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Base Location: Perth, Glasgow, or Edinburgh

Salary: Circa £75,000 depending on skills and experience + bonus + car allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time with Flexible Working options available

About the Department

Our Group Change teams are responsible for delivering large, complex, strategic transformational change across SSE. We also support all business units in building capability, improving productivity and solving problems using Lean Six Sigma methods and techniques. We work hard to help the business implement and embed sustainable change, to ensure a focus on continuous improvement, driving efficiencies and achieving key objectives.

What is the role?

As Lean Delivery Manager, you will be specifically responsible for the development and execution of the Lean deployment strategy for your process area; this includes facilitating leadership teams through analysis of their value streams; selection and prioritisation of focus areas; business case development; delivery of improvement projects and coaching of functional teams in Lean and Six Sigma techniques.

You will work with our senior leaders to develop plans in support of divisional Lean deployment ambitions. You will also lead high value strategic initiatives across business teams and operating groups and be responsible for developing and managing delivery plans within time, quality and cost constraints.

What do I need?

An accredited Black Belt or Master Black Belt, you will be an expert in Lean Six Sigma methods and techniques, with extensive experience of business process modelling and re-engineering, facilitating problem solving workshops, delivering training and coaching up to Green Belt, and delivering high impact change.

You must have strong demonstrable experience of Continuous Improvement culture deployment in a customer focused business as well as strong Lean training, coaching and mentoring experience. You will have a track record of engaging and inspiring others to collaborate on e2e process improvements and adopt Lean ways of working every day.

You will be experienced at analysing process performance to design and deliver a coherent portfolio of projects and training activity to drive improvements. You will have strong strategic planning, time management and prioritization skills as well as the ability to balance multiple priorities.

You must have an engaging communication style and experience in presenting complex data to all levels of leadership. The ability to motivate, develop and empower teams to successfully deliver the development of Lean Six Sigma will be crucial in enabling you to create a positive change culture.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with Kimberlee Anderson -

We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

About 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'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.