Technical Assurance & Training Manager
Job Title: Technical Assurance & Training Manager
Salary: £36,900 - £56,500 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week
The main purpose of this role is to establish and implement the technical standards and policies for which SSE's Home Services business will operate to. The Technical Assurance & Training Manager will ensure all standards and policies meet the industry's mandatory technical and safety requirements and will act as a technical authority for electric and gas services. The role will act as the custodian of, and responsible person, for Home Services' technical registrations.
Reporting directly to the Head of Supply Chain, it will be your responsibility to ensure robust governance and reporting of technical assurance matters to ensure compliance with all relevant statute, standards and industry best practice and to ensure this is supported with an effective asset management system to ensure all equipment is maintained, calibrated and fit for use as operationally required. This will be achieved by leading a team of Training & Standards Engineers across the UK. Working closely with operational stakeholders, you'll have the added accountability of delivering the highest standard of relevant training and coaching to facilitate significant improvements in operational performance and safeguard legislative compliance.
Your Skills and Experience
You'll have extensive technical/legislative knowledge within the gas industry, ideally having led a high-performance operation at a senior level. You'll have significant maintenance/installation experience in the domestic gas and electrical engineering industries, be Gas Safe registered and ideally hold recognised Electrical Engineering qualifications. You'll also have a noteworthy training background, be an experienced assessor (D32/33, A1, TAQA or equivalent) and ideally be a qualified internal verifier (V1). With your excellent organisational, management and planning skills, you'll deliver under pressure proposing imaginative, appropriate solutions and implementing innovative business improvements.
Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy to more than seven million household and business account under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market and SSE Airtricity in the markets in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that's our customer promise.
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
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Closing date for applications is: Sunday 25 November 2018
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.