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4 months ago
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Category: Consulting Jobs
Location: Dublin 18

Salary: €61,000 – €91,500 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37.5 hours per week

Our Role

As the Head of Operations, you’re responsible for overseeing the delivery and management of all Business Energy operations for SEE across the Island of Ireland. With approx. 6 direct reports and overall responsibility for circa 40 staff, you’ll manage workload plans, budgets and will be responsible for delivering on the KPI’s, objectives and performance of Business Energy Customer Service, Credit Control, Commercial Billing, Business Assurance and core Business Energy projects delivery.

You’ll make sure measures are in place for both company and statutory compliance, ensuring these are monitored regularly. It’s important that you’ll be able to create an environment that combines change with best practice and the highest safety standards.


-Provide inspired leadership for the organization.

-Make important policy, planning, and strategy decisions.

-Develop, implement and review operational policies and procedures.

-Assist HR with recruiting when necessary.

-Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale.

-Oversee budgeting, reporting, planning, and auditing.

-Work with senior stakeholders.

-Ensure all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.

-Identify and address problems and opportunities for the company.

-Support team and employment engagement communication with the management team.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful you'll need to have significant experience of leading multiple teams across a business. Strong organisational awareness will enable you to operate with credibility amongst your peers and senior management. You’ll demonstrate good presentation skills, be confident in influencing others and act with integrity at all times.

You will be adept at setting expectations, developing people, getting commitment and empowering performance. You’ll have a passion for driving continual improvement whilst working in a fast-paced environment. Some other desirable skills and experience include:

-Ideally with a bachelor’s degree in operations management or related field.

-Experience in management, operations, and leadership.

-Understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management.

-Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.

-Excellent communication skills.

-Solid understanding of financial management.

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 a generous 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: 25th Aug 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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