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Group Compliance Support Services Manager

Scotland, Perth & Kinross, Perth
£44100 - £66100 per annum + Performance-related bonus
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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Job Type
Business & Non-Engineering

Job Details

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin or Reading

Salary: £44,100 - £66,100 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

What is the Role?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated compliance professional who has experience of managing a support function. In this role you'll lead, manage, and motivate a team that provides support and digital services to the Group Compliance Team, creates new group compliance controls, oversee reporting and team communications.

As Group Compliance Support Services Manager, you will manage the team that:

- Maintains SSE's rules repository and the rule change notification process.

- Develops MS Office 365 solutions (particularly in Sharepoint and Power BI), to facilitate the digitisation of knowledge, data governance and compliance controls, and trains staff in the use of these solutions.

- Liaises with a wide range of internal stakeholders, including group compliance, business assurance, regulation, corporate affairs, general counsel and company secretarial to ensure that reports are accurate, timely and well-presented.

- Provides administrative and digital training services as required.

- Produces high quality team communications via a number of platforms.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we'd love you to have:

- Experience of managing a successful support function, ideally within compliance, general counsel, regulation, information management, or similar.

- Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities within strict deadlines.

- Advanced skills in Office 365, including Sharepoint and Power BI.

- Experience of managing, motivating, and coaching a team.

- Experience of leading on projects and/or initiatives to enhance or improve support services.

About our Business

Our Group Compliance function oversees and monitors the businesses compliance using a risk based approach, ensuring effective controls and systems are in place and supports the businesses to take corrective actions.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Louise on 01738 351671.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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