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Innovation Delivery Project Manager

Perth, Scotland, Perth & Kinross / Scotland, Aberdeen / Scotland, Glasgow
£44100 - £66100 per annum + performance related bonus/pension
Closing date
15 Oct 2023

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Electrical, Project Engineering, Other
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About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Glasgow or Aberdeen.

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

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

The duties and responsibilities of the Innovation Delivery Project Manager are:

- To manage the development, delivery and deployment of Transmission innovation projects, both technical and non-technical, from their development to closure.

- Apply and adhere to the Safety Management Systems, best practices and the SSE delivery processes for all projects.

- Devise suitable project plans, meet governance requirements, manage risks, secure funding, prepare technical specifications, detailed budget and resource plans.

- Deliver projects in alignment to the SHE-Transmission RIIO-T2 Business Plan, paying particular attention to the five Business Plan goals.

What do I need?

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

- Desirable engineering knowledge to degree level or equivalent experience with relevant project management qualification or experience.

- Project Budget Management or Financial Awareness, with contract management knowledge and experience.

- Understanding of Construction Design Management (CDM) regulations with safety experience.

- Knowledge and ability in MS Office Suite with excellent written and verbal skills.

- Excellent facilitation skills; ensures people reach agreement and develop effective working practices.

- Knowledge and understanding of regulatory frameworks and licence obligations.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

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 Stephanie on 01738 342963.

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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