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Digital Project Manager

Scotland, Perth & Kinross, Perth
£53681 - £62405 per annum
Closing date
11 Apr 2023

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Computing & IT
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, our SSE Renewables (SSER) business continues to be at the forefront of our growth plans, and 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. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

Base Location: Flexible UK & Ireland | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however, need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices or depots around the UK and Ireland.

Salary: £53,681 - £62,405 and a range of other benefits to support your family, finances, and wellbeing.

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

About the Role

The Digital Ventures team has a single mission - "to help everyone in the SSE Renewables business access and use the digital tools and services they need to be able to fly". We do this by driving cultural change towards a digital-first mindset, providing access to advanced data services, and taking a disruptive approach to innovation. Our entrepreneurial attitude is what sets us apart and allows us to try what others may fear to.

The Renewables Digital PM will be at the forefront of digital innovation and delivery within the SSE Renewables business, working with large stakeholder groups across onshore wind, offshore wind, and hydro.

As a Renewables Digital PM, you will be presented with opportunities to influence operational changes within SSE Renewables - and potentially the renewables industry across the world - as the company progresses towards achieving our target of net zero emissions by 2050.

Key Responsibilities:

- Forming and leading cross functional teams in a fast-paced environment to deliver innovative digital projects across the SSE Renewables business.

- Ensuring digitalisation projects are executed at high levels of quality, empowering our people, and achieving impact agreed.

- Coordinating a wide group of stakeholders through change initiatives, including external third-party providers, process owners and business SMEs.

- Full end-to-end project leadership.

- Creating an environment for results and actions whilst ensuring an upbeat and motivated project team.

What do I need?

The most important personal characteristic required for this role is to have an entrepreneurial mindset and desire to challenge the status quo and influence change.

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

- An entrepreneurial mindset and enterprising attitude.

- Qualifications or experience in one or more of the following areas:

- Agile Project Management or Scum Mastery.

- Lean Six Sigma (green belt minimum).

- Working within a technology function.

- Previous experience of delivering business change projects.

- Ability to build strong relationships and work effectively as part of a cross location team.

- A self-motivated, solution orientated, "can do" attitude to problem solving and action completion.

About our Business

SSE Renewables is a leading developer and operator of renewable energy, with growth ambitions to treble our renewable energy output by 2030. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building, and operating high quality assets across the UK, Ireland and internationally. As our ambitions and projects grow, so do our teams, meaning we can offer a great selection of opportunities, training, and development to support your career.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday 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 actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted 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 differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on 01738 275846.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records 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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