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3 months ago
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Category: Consulting Jobs
Salary: circa €65,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

37.5 hours per week

Our Role

SSE Airtricity are inviting applications for Contracts manager to work on Infrastructural projects in and around Dublin city. You will be based in our Dublin Depot, with responsibility for the delivery of large Electrical/Civil projects. You will ensure that the activities of the projects are planned, assigned and costed in line with projected budget and timelines provided. You must be commercially aware with experience working to FIDIC/NEC contracts an advantage.

Main Job Purpose

Provide direction and management for Electrical/Civil and specialist sub-contractor teams undertaking construction of Street furniture, cabling etc… ensuring that the team contribute to the overall success of the business and the company as a whole. Experience of delivering projects to contractual requirements, agreed standards, on time and within budget is required.

Key Accountabilities

-Actively promote a positive safety culture; monitor and control team safety performance to ensure all Company and customer safety rules and procedures are applied by staff and contractors.

-Plan, organise, monitor and control the team to ensure full and effective use is made of resources at all times and work plan is achieved within budget and in accordance with Company policies and procedures.

-Manage team’s efforts to ensure that all agreed SLAs, goals and delivery commitments are met.

-Plan, organise and control work programme and monitor work progress, ensuring that all works are risk assessed, customer requirements are met, standards achieved, and proper cost control maintained at all times.

-Plan, organise, lead and control major Lighting Services construction and/or electrical schemes involving significant planning and client/contractor liaison at all contract stages to ensure scheme is delivered effectively, to budget and in accordance with client requirements.

-Lead and manage the delivery teams, ensure a high level of motivation and co-operation is maintained at all times and support the achievement of the business plan.

-Liaise with clients, sub-contractors and service providers as necessary to ensure completion of works in a safe, cost effective and responsive manner.

-Provide support to your team, in achieving of business and company goals and targets.

-Manages team and individual performance ensuring all training and development needs are identified and fulfilled.

-Monitor and manage the welfare of team members working remotely from your location

-Guide team on reviewing project performance and identifying and implementing opportunities for improvement.

Your Skills and Experience

-A broad understanding of safety and risk awareness

-Good Knowledge of Contracting Industry, Knowledge of Electrical Standards an advantage

-Significant amount of Operational experience within Electrical/Civil Contracting or similar contracting activity

-Third level qualification in a relevant discipline is required

-Sound contract (i.e Fidic /NEC) administration, financial control and management of Projects

-Working knowledge of general office applications and appropriate Company systems.

-Ability to balance client requirements, commercial priorities and effective resource allocation to deliver high profit contribution and effective work programme.

-Self-motivated with excellent personal effectiveness and the ability to manage own workload and work independently incorporating short notice changes and demands.

-A systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving.

-A strong understanding of the business needs that drive your team’s activities.

-Experience in managing aspects of team performance.

-Confidence and skill in directing others

-Leads by example, provides guidance and advice to team and peers and sets a vision for future excellence

Our Company

SSE is Ireland’s second largest energy utility and the leading developer and investor in cleaner energy infrastructure. SSE owns and operates over 2,000MW of generation capacity on the island of Ireland, of which 718MW is from renewable sources. Sitting within our Wholesale business, SSE Airtricity supplies greener electricity, natural gas and essential services to over 770,000 homes and businesses. Since 2008, SSE has directly invested over £2bn in growing its Ireland energy business including investment in large-scale, cleaner energy infrastructure. As a result of that investment SSE has contributed over €5bn to Irish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) since 2010, demonstrating the scale of economic activity that SSE’s operations support across Ireland.

SSE Ireland has been certified by Business in the Community Ireland to the Business Working Responsibly Mark, the gold standard for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability in Ireland. The Mark is presented to companies that represent best-in-class leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in CSR and Sustainability including employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community.

Our Benefits

We employ 1000 individuals doing everything from helping customers with their bills to the creation of clean, green renewable energy. Our people are important to us and we go to great lengths to extend the values of our award winning customer service to our employees to ensure that as part of our diverse workforce, you have the flexibility and opportunity to develop to your fullest potential.

In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy 25 days’ annual leave entitlement, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days and will also be eligible for a host of other lifestyle benefits. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.

Next Steps

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

Closing date for applications is: 16 April 2019

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.resourcing.team@sse.com

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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