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OT Delivery Manager

Scotland, Perth, Perth & Kinross
£47600 - £71600 per annum + Performance related bonus
Closing date
30 May 2024

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SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, 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.

This role is within our Networks Distribution IT team supporting our Digital Strategy and Vision to be a progressive network owner, using digital to enhance social and economic value, deliver a leading experience for our customers and to enable the energy system to support net zero carbon emissions.

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

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Glasgow, Havant, Reading

Salary: £47,600 - £71,600 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

We are embedding agility in our ways of working where possible, building capability for a digital SSE of the future, and meeting the needs of our customers in a new way.

As OT Delivery Manager, you will be responsible for leading solution development teams to realise the product roadmap.

Key responsibilities for the role will include:

- Managing the upgrade and extension of control room technologies.

- Leading the delivery of technology solutions with focus on tangible business outcomes in accordance with the business strategy, using the appropriate methodology such as Agile, Prince2, APM and PMP.

- Establishing and maintaining highly effective relationships with delivery teams, stakeholders at all levels and business teams to ensure that interfaces work correctly.

- Managing the product and delivery teams, and wider stakeholders as required, across end-to-end product lifecycle to ensure that resultant systems/services deliver the specified outcomes, within budget and timescale, without introducing technical debt.

- Ensuring successful transition to service, meaning that change lands well and meets business needs.

- Analyse problems, action and progress issues as appropriate, ensuring follow through to resolution and removing blockers and providing 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:

- Experience of delivering complex projects, demonstrating and meeting business value and outcomes as well as experience of managing project budgets.

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

- Experience in enabling behaviour change, communication and influencing skills with a strong degree of personal resilience to enable effective change in how we work.

- Experience in applying various waterfall (e.g. Prince2, APM, PMP) and Agile methodologies and supporting context, such as governance, process and culture across different levels of portfolio.

- Knowledge of development processes, including but not limited to DevOps, Scrum, Kanban and lean development.


- Experience of delivering complex operational technology (OT) projects, demonstrating and meeting business value and outcomes.

- Knowledge of OT and cyber security risks.

About our Business

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

Further actions

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 Laura on 01738 341814.

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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