Team Manager Caithness



£38,100 to £47,700 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: req1345

Team Manager – Caithness

Location: Thurso

Salary: £38.1k - £47.7k (dependent on skills & qualifications)

Reference: REQ1345




This exciting opportunity to join the SIU management team has recently arisen.


Key responsibilities will include;


  • Participate in the management of all SGN activities and resources in Caithness. Amongst other things this includes the LNG storage facility, mains network and provision of Emergency service.  Thus, ensuring the provision of safe, cost effective and customer focused operations.
  • Ensure that H.S.E. legislation and SGN Standards of Service, policies and procedures are complied with.
  • Plan and manage team workload to ensure that targets and standards of service are met.  Identify training needs and ensure competence of labour resources in all areas.
  • Participate in a high frequency emergency standby rota, you will receive appropriate additional payments for this.
  • Monitor and improve productivity to drive performance.  Promote best practice, identify and introduce business improvements to achieve business targets.
  • Manage projects associated with modifications to the LNG plants and gas distribution networks including the preparation of capital applications.
  • Manage the construction process associated with the new Pipelines and Plant: upgrading or replacing plant and equipment or diverting pipelines. Liaise with local authorities, contractors, customers and the general public to promote good customer relations.
  • Maintain appropriate records to satisfy legal and operational requirements.
  • Ensure that annual maintenance programmes are completed in accordance with legislative requirements and Company policy.
  • Prepare, plan and authorise operations in accordance with the Safe Control of Operations procedures.




This role will offer plenty of genuine learning and development opportunities, as well as a competitive salary with company benefits including retail & leisure discounts, HolidayPlus & Cycle2work schemes, gym & mobile discounts, a pension scheme, and more.


Fostering a diverse and inclusive culture is something we pride ourselves on at SGN. We want our workplace to be an innovative and inclusive place to work, where every single person feels empowered to achieve professional success.




You must be able to work under pressure, make sound operational decisions and have excellent communication and leadership skills. You will require to be flexible, self-motivated, and resourceful.  You will have either relevant operational and technical experience coupled with an appropriate engineering qualification ideally to HNC level as a minimum.  You will also have man management experience. A valid driving licence is essential.


Not a perfect skills match? Tell us what you’re interested in – you might have a skill we didn’t realise we needed!




We’re on a journey to transform the future of gas and we think outside the box – futuristic technologies and robotics are leading our innovation. Keeping our customers safe and warm is what we do but beyond that, we want to make the world a better place, which is why we’re passionate about helping in our communities, reducing our carbon footprint and driving innovation in our industry.


At SGN, we strive to sustain our world through managing the network that distributes natural and green gas across the south of England and Scotland. We have an important responsibility to keep the gas flowing to 5.9 million homes and businesses. Your work directly impacts SGNs commitments to keeping our customers’ homes and businesses safe.


We’re quick to deliver and we may not always wait until the job advert expires before reviewing applications. We recommend you submit your application as soon as possible so we can continue the conversation…

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