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Administrator (514545)


Up to £26,653 (SS03) depending on experience

Fixed Term Contract (12 months)

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 customers are served by over 4,000 employees based in major offices and depots across the regions we operate in including Reading, Portsmouth, Perth and Inverness. Our mission is to power our community, and we’d like you to join our journey.

An exciting new opportunity has become available for an Administrator to join our team in Wick. You will be responsible for providing financial & administrative support for functions across the team, and will play an integral part in the delivery of customer service and engineering projects reporting.

This is a multi functional role which will combine a number of tasks on a daily and monthly basis; you should be an accurate and careful worker with good attention to detail. With a strong focus on customer service, you should be flexible and adapt well to working in a fast paced office environment. Due to the nature of our business, flexibility with your time during adverse weather events is essential as you may be required to work different hours including evenings and weekends. Prioritising your own workload is key as well as contributing to an ever evolving programme.

You’ll be competent using Microsoft packages, excellent Excel skills are essential for this role to include; writing formulas, creating charts and pivot tables, conditional formatting and dashboards. A flair for picking up new IT systems would be a bonus.

Experience monitoring and managing purchase orders for suppliers would be advantageous; the successful candidate will be responsible for the administration of our internal finance system including; raising purchase orders, processing contractor payments and ensuring all cost transfers to the correct projects are completed accurately.

You’ll be a great team worker and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with a keen eye for detail. Having excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work accurately and independently is essential and holding a high regard for safety, of both yourself and your surroundings at all times is imperative.

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Closing date for applications is Sunday 15th October 2017

There are big energy challenges ahead, but with your skills and experience there are just as many opportunities. For us it's not just about being good at what you do - it's about enjoying what you do, too. So we'll encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas, and do work that you can be proud of. In return for being your best for our customers, you'll also enjoy a variety of benefits and development opportunities. On top of a competitive salary, you'll enjoy generous holiday entitlement, a Group Pension Plan, share options and discounts on energy bills, phone and broadband.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. As a courtesy, internal candidates should please notify their line manager prior to submitting their application.

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