Senior Project Manager
ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we’re investing over £4m every working day to make this happen. We’re committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills.
At SP Energy Networks our focus is on harnessing technology and innovation to create the networks of the future. Our team is building a dynamic network to meet the changing demands for electricity and increasingly, renewable electricity – safely, securely and sustainably in the communities we serve.
At SP Energy Networks, we know people are central to building a better future, quicker and we are seeking new talent to join our team.
The main purpose of this role is to project manage Capital investment projects within the licence areas, safely and to a high quality standard, while delivering outputs to programme and maximising capital efficiency against allowance, with strict adherence to the appropriate regulatory and License obligations.
In other to manage the different projects efficiently, the jobholder will drive continual improvement behaviour by identifying lessons learned and sharing these with the wider business; will carry project and contract reviews, to inform improvements for the remainder of RIIO T1 and T2, plus ED1 / ED2.
You will make proposals and introduce changes for best project management practice and behaviour across the wider project portfolio including programming, financial control, change management, reporting and project closure.
Compliance with SPEN Integrated management system, required for the professional and efficient delivery of the investment programme.
Skills and Requirements
We are looking for individuals with the ability to devise solutions to complex problems and challenges and great team management skills.
Ideally someone with knowledge and experience in the following areas: Electrical infrastructures project management, project risk and control, procurement processes, contract management, financial control forecasting, health, safety and environmental legislation.
To be successful in this position you will need to bring with you:
Significant experience in project managing transmission projects
Degree in relevant Engineering Discipline or equivalent experience.
Full driving licence
What we offer
This is a Permanent full-time contract. Salary for this role will be from £49,200 per annum.
As part of our commitment to a supportive and inclusive place to work, we recognise that our employees have different personal circumstances and want a suitable work-life balance. We are working hard to support flexible and alternative ways of working where possible including: Flexible Working, Shared Parental Leave, Career Breaks, Wellbeing / Employee Assistance Programme. You will also have access to our flexible benefits programme where you can decide what is important for you.
‘Happy to talk flexible working’
Our Selection Process
Selection Method: Competency Based Interview
Global Group: 4
Competencies: Achieving Results & Continuous Improvement; Communicating & Influencing; Teamwork; Team management
Location: Ochil House G72 0HT
CLOSING DATE: 4th October