3 months ago
Base Location: Glasgow, Perth or Shetland
Salary: £36,900 – £56,500 depending on skills and experience + bonus and excellent benefits
Working Pattern: Permanent, Full Time with flexible working patterns available
As Deputy Work Package Manager, you will support the Work Package Managers in Project Development and you'll be responsible for supporting the delivery of multi discipline engineering work packages through all stages of a project lifecycle from concept through to construction.
This will include evaluating and defining project engineering needs, aiding the the delivery and coordination of work package activities including the management of internal and external resources with the ultimate objective of delivering the engineering work packages safely, on time and on budget.
You will be a key member of large project teams with the ability to work in a flexible and delivery focused manner, using your engineering, commercial experience and interpersonal skills to deliver cost effective solutions to meet the engineering demands of large-scale capital projects. During development phase of projects, the role will cover preliminary engineering, drafting and issuing invitations to tender, evaluating tender submissions, and negotiating with preferred suppliers to achieve contract award. During the delivery phase of projects, the role will require the management of contracts and contractors on site from the start of construction through to project handover, ensuring all construction activities are completed safely, efficiently and to contract specifications.
You will be comfortable working with multi-discipline teams, collaborating and making decisions on aspects of technical specifications, contract negotiation and management (technical and commercial), and be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines. Experience in the preparation and presentation of contract recommendations and tenders would be beneficial, more importantly, a desire to develop commercial contract and tender writing skills is key to this role.
The roles will suit engineers keen to be at the forefront of new projects motivated by delivering engineering expertise in a commercially driven environment. In the roles you will be the key to turning ideas into reality through hard work, teamwork, innovative thinking and a desire to succeed. With support from your Work Package Manager, you will be responsible for leading individuals from right across the organisation, promoting team work and setting the standards to ensure the successful delivery of the next generation of SSE’s large-scale renewable generation projects.
What do I need?
Degree qualified in an appropriate engineering discipline, or equivalent vocational qualifications complemented with relevant experience within project management or project engineering.
You may have experience in coordinating technical teams. Contract writing, preparation tendering, and negotiation experience would be beneficial but not essential. A keen willingness to learn and develop commercial skills is essential. You must be able to demonstrate a willingness to take on responsibility and be capable of managing multiple relationships with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
You'll demonstrate resilience, self-motivation, flexibility, and ability to work in a team.
Applications from all engineering backgrounds welcomed. For all roles the willingness to travel and be away from home for periods of time is required.
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About the Department
SSE Renewables is the leading developer, owner and operator of onshore and offshore wind farms in the UK and Ireland, with a vision to make renewable energy the foundation of a zero-carbon world. Part of the FTSE-listed SSE plc, our strategy is to drive the transition to a low-carbon future through the world class development, construction and operation of our fleet of onshore and offshore wind energy generation sites, and flexible hydro. We are currently the largest onshore wind operator in the UK and Ireland and have a development pipeline of over 7GW of onshore and offshore wind.
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 24 July 2019
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application.