Project Manager (Connections Delivery)

Scotland, Perth & Kinross
£31345 - £41396 per annum
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: New Connections Project Manager

Location: Perth

Salary: SSO6/07 £31,345 - £41,396 depending on skills and experience plus car/car allowance

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available 37 hours

Our Role

As a New Connections Project Manager, you'll be required to facilitate the quick delivery of new connections within set targets to gain the best customer satisfaction. This will requires setting realistic expectations with the customer, while keeping them informed and always being available to guide the customer through their new connection journey.

You'll also be required to order materials and programme labour, jointing, and overhead line resources to facilitate the efficient delivery of new connections. This should be completed alongside the Wayleave staff ensuring that necessary wayleaves are secured without delaying delivery.

As Project Manager you'll be expected to produce switching schedules and submit them to the control room, set staff to work safely on the electrical distribution network, carry out safety visits on site to ensure compliance with procedures, have financial accountability for allocation of costs, ensure works are completed on the programmed date while managing planned supply interruptions, update final records of projects are completed within set timescales and ensure all affected customers receive the statutory notification in line with Ofgem's Guaranteed Standards. Finally, while setting staff to work on the LV and HV network, you'll arrange street works in conjunction with other 3rd party utilities and negotatiate with the Roads Authority

Your Skills and Experience

To succeed in the role, you'll be fully SAP sanctioned for testing, be conversant with NRSWA chapter 8 in order to plan works safely, have strong experience in a project co-ordination role (including financial management), knowledge of Guaranteed Standards, High and Low Voltage networks and an understanding of wayleaves.

You'll also be LV and HV authorised, with the ability to work to tight deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously on Microsoft Word, Excel, PROMIS and ENMAC programmes.

Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.

Our Benefits

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

    Next Steps

    Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

    Closing date for applications is: 30th 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.

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