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Senior Delivery Lead - IT Infrastructure

England, Berkshire, Reading / Glasgow, Scotland / Perth & Kinross, Scotland, Perth
£61100 - £91700 per annum + car allowance + performance-related bonus
Closing date
15 Jun 2023

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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: Glasgow, Perth, Reading, Havant

Salary: £61,100 - £91,700 + car / cash allowance + performance-related bonus and a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

We are looking for Senior Delivery Leads that will be accountable for the effective delivery of complex, high priority programmes of change in the SSE Infrastructure and Platforms Delivery team, focussing either on the cloud centre of excellence or End User services.

Responsibilities will include:

- Establish and maintain highly effective relationships with multiple delivery teams, central teams and stakeholders at all levels.

- Ensure successful transition to service, ensuring change lands well and meets business needs.

- Lead the delivery of multiple technology solutions (while providing oversight to others) with a focus on tangible business outcomes in accordance with the appropriate methodology.

- Manage multiple delivery teams across end-to-end product lifecycles to ensure that resultant systems/services deliver the specified outcomes, within budget and timescale.

- Provide input into the governance process itself, including the methods and tools to be used.

What do I need?

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

- The ability to work in environments that are undergoing change, working in an iterative and adaptive manner.

- In-depth understanding of IT products, services and systems.

- Experience in applying both waterfall and Agile methodologies and supporting context, such as governance, process and culture across a portfolio of work.

- The motivation and self starting attitude to deliver change in a complex interconnected environment

- Proven track record of programme delivery within IT infrastructure/Cloud programmes or End User Application Management.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

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 / 01738 275 846.

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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