Lead Team Manager (Caithness)


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Lead Team Manager

Location: Caithness

Salary: £38,265 - £50,539 (SS08) depending on skills and experience + car

Permanent – Full Time Hours

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks forms part of the FTSE-50 energy company, SSE. Our electricity distribution and transmission networks carry electricity to over 3.7 million homes and businesses across the north of Scotland and Central Southern England. Our skilled teams are based right across the regions we serve, from the bustle of West London to the smallest villages in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Team Manager to join our team based in Caithness. Reporting into the Regional Manager, you will be part of the Management Team responsible for the day to day running of the Caithness Distribution Network. You will be involved in the management of New Business projects, Distribution Maintenance and Overhead Line Inspection and refurbishments. You will monitor the progress of working carried out by the Connections Delivery Team Managers, ensuring operational excellence against budget and performance objectives. This will include highlighting any problem or risk areas, monitoring and managing associated budgets, liaising with stakeholders such as contractors and Wayleaves, and providing project analysis as and when required.

You’ll maintain a high-level technical understanding of the team’s responsibilities, and will lead the team in all safety family values, as well as ensuring team managers have all the required training and development opportunities. In addition, you’ll work with your managers, and others in the business to prepare and deliver connections business plans, ensuring high levels of accuracy, and then seeing these plans through to implementation and completion.

To ensure you get the most from your role, and our customers receive the highest standard of service, you will have previous experience working as a Team Manager with a track record of safety, service and efficiency, along with excellent communication skills. You will have a sound knowledge of the Distribution Network and experience in the maintenance, refurbishment and supply restoration on the Network. In addition, you’ll have a keen eye for detail; whether this is reviewing technical material, or reviewing processes for improvement opportunities. SAP authorisation is preferred but not essential.

Safety is a key priority at SSE and throughout everything you do, you will promote a safe working environment and culture throughout your team. Above all, it is your commitment, exceptional customer focus, and your strong leadership capability which will help ensure your success in this role.

If you resonate with the above, click the Apply button to submit your application.

Closing date for applications is: Sunday 28th January 2018

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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