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Innovation Project Manager

Scotland, United Kingdom, £ 47600 - 71600 Per Year performance-related bonus + a range of benefits, Permanent


About the role

Base Location: Aberdeen, Glasgow, Inverness, Perth

Salary: £47,600 - £71,600 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

To help achieve our Network for Net Zero RIIO-T2 and Pathway to 2030 business plan we are looking for an Innovation Project Manager who will manage the delivery of technical innovations through an innovation project life-cycle. 

The key responsibilities of this role are expected to be:

- Scoping and development, idea shaping and business case development, product development and testing to allow innovations to become business as usual.  Ensuring that all technical innovation projects are effectively managed to ensure they meet all required technical and business requirements in the required timescales.

- Regularly report on the progress and challenges for each project being worked on and track the delivery into BAU

- Carry our financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting regarding programme delivery and track benefits realisation ensuring performance at all stages is reported

- Work with all key Stakeholders internally and externally to develop ideas from concept to completion, managing Subject Matter Experts, suppliers and project teams

- Manage the risk register for each innovation ensuring key technology risks are identified and managed ensuring adherence with all safety, regulatory, and compliance obligations.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- A degree in a relevant engineering discipline with a strong multi-disciplinary business background and experience.

- Experience in R&D and innovation projects including experience in managing the full project life-cycle from concept through delivery to completion.

- Strong organisation and project management skills, ideally including a PRINCE 2 or AMP Project Management qualification with the ability to plan, programme, prioritise and manage multiple innovation projects, co-ordinating input from Subject Matter Experts, stakeholders, consultants, and suppliers to achieve demanding targets and deadlines.

- Proficient in O365 particularly Excel, SharePoint, and MS Project - experience of using databases and project management software tools would also be beneficial.

- Ability to communicate effectively to a range of audiences, to prepare clear and concise reports, including conclusions and clear recommendations, and confident presentation skills.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact iona.allan@sse.com / 01738 344049.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.


Job Details

Full Time
Scotland, United Kingdom
£ 47600 - 71600 Per Year, performance-related bonus + a range of benefits