12 Jul, 2018

Project Manager

  • SSE plc
  • Perth, Perth, Perth and Kinross, UK
Mining / Oil / Gas

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Perth

Salary: £31,000 - £46,500 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Permanent - Full Time Hours - 38 hours per week

Our Role

You will be responsible for managing multiple projects from design through delivery to handover including managing the daily activities of internal and contractor resource, as well as project documentation, financial reporting, process management and escalation management to appropriate standards.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must for this role as you will be liaising with customers, Project Managers and other stakeholders to provide regular updates and reviews, as well as dealing with escalated problems and managing customer's expectations.

We are looking for candidates who can display a high level of confidence, be able to demonstrate initiative and have the ability to work flexibly within the team in order to ensure that we are delivering projects to time and budget.

Your Skills and Experience

You will be experienced in the management of projects deploying telecoms technologies including fibre optics, Voice, Video, Ethernet, Data & Transmission Systems. This experience will specifically include managing data and telephony network projects, providing connectivity to customer offices and data centres.

You will have a strong understanding of project management best practices including financial management and ideally hold an AMP or PRINCE II certification. Additionally, it would be beneficial to have knowledge of construction design and management regulations.

Since this role will include some travel between sites a full UK valid driving license is required.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.

With an extensive portfolio of Layer 2 connectivity and a flexible approach to network configuration, we react efficiently to customer requests, providing prompt responses to quotations, delivery schedules and quick, live provision of services.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: 29th July 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.


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