6 months ago
Salary: £44,195 – £58,371 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance.
Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week
The Flexible Solutions team are responsible for the design, construction and management of SSEN's suite of smart-grid solutions, such as the Active Network Management (ANM) Systems, Flexible Connections and Constraint Managed Zones (CMZ). Working closely with our Innovations, System Planning, Commercial and Operational Technology teams, our principal aim is to implement solutions which improve network efficiency, decarbonise UK networks and integrate renewable generation for internal and external customers.
Your responsibilities will be to manage, plan and coordinate multiple live projects and associated resources, actively identifying and resolving problems, managing risks and delivering successful project completion to allocated budget and customer satisfaction. You will be able to analyse network topography and customer design requirements to determine the best solution and implement to provide a permanent solution, feeding your knowledge back into the team to provide continuous improvement.
You will support all testing of active systems through review and approval of test specifications designed to prove system functionality across all testing stages. Using the approved specifications attend relevant testing stages to ensure system delivers system requirements as laid out in the design stage. As issues are identified through testing then suggest and/or approve sustainable solutions that will resolve the root causes and ensure successful project delivery.
In collaboration with other Flexible Solutions team members, construct and review new scheme designs, including lessons learnt from previous schemes, alterations and extensions to meet customer requirements in accordance with Company safety, design, budget and quality standards.
Your Skills and Experience
As such experience within electrical distribution networks is essential and knowledge of testing and commissioning procedures would be advantageous. You will have extensive project management experience, with focus upon large or capital project delivery and ideally have an appreciation of PRINCE2, Lean or Agile methodologies; you must be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and have experience in Pi, ENMAC or PowerOn systems You will possess great communication and reporting skills, your ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines will also be essential. You will be willing to learn and develop new skills and have a positive, confident approach to problem solving. You must be flexible as the role will require frequent days working away from your base location, you must also hold a full UK driving license.
There are big energy challenges ahead, but with your skills and experience there are just as many opportunities. As one of the UK's largest and fastest growing energy companies, we take great pride in our work. So, if you want to work in an environment passionate about safety, innovation, teamwork and excellence in everything we do, you'll be proud to be part of the Flexible Solutions team at SSEN.
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.
Our Engineering and Investment teams provide the asset data, asset decision making standards and innovation to make this happen so that our front line customer staff have the tools to delight our customers and can carry out their job safely. We set the investment strategy, engineering standards and the network development plans for the Distribution business, ensuring we getting the most from our Network, and getting the most for our customers.
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
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date for applications is: Wednesday, 17 April 2019.
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.