Senior Engineer (Design & Planning)

Closing date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 00:00
Employer: 
Scottish Power
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom

At ScottishPower we know that our people are our strongest asset, so we €™re always looking for individuals whose energy, intelligence and passion can help us reach our goals.
  
At the heart of all business visions and activities are the people whose individual efforts and performance make it happen. We encourage our people to be proud of where they work, to share their ideas and to own their careers. We promote a safe working environment and push people to shape and progress their careers so that we grow our talent within the company.
  
We €™re able to continue our recruitment drive because the demand for energy keeps growing. As well as this, our investment in our network and continual search for innovative ways to generate and distribute energy means we can offer a wide range of exciting careers in a stable industry.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Deliver licence area / district business plan outputs in line with financial, regulatory and business plan objectives whilst optimising return through incentive mechanisms.
  • Through active customer and stakeholder engagement, support delivery of robust communication activities to facilitate the delivery of project plans and deliverables affecting local communities, customers and stakeholders.
  • Deliver robust project plans to facilitate business deliverables in line with district and licence plans which are devised to minimise outages to customers.
  • To drive continual performance improvement through analysis of outputs and feedback from internal and external sources.
  • Integrate asset stewardship and ownership values through sound engineering principles and coordinated planning and delivery activities to improve integrity, safety and longevity of the electrical network.
  • Promotes an exemplary safety culture and ensures that all safety legislation is implemented and delivered through all activities.
  • To develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours amongst the team through the mentoring and training of less experienced team members, graduates and trainees.
  • Lead the integration of Operational Excellence principles in all undertakings
  • Ensure the accurate and timely capture and recording of data within Corporate systems
  • Ensure customer records are accurately maintained within Corporate systems and that all customer interactions are recorded    
  • Responsibility for the quality and financial assurance of projects delivered by the   team


  SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Project / programme management experience, with a strong performance ethos and a track record of driving and delivering projects and initiatives.
  • Expert knowledge of the regulatory environment including relevant output and incentive mechanisms.
  • General contract, commercial and regulatory awareness with the ability to balance effective and efficient customer service and project delivery.
  • Track record of effective stakeholder and customer service engagement and management.
  • Ability to communicate and present information effectively at all levels
  • Ability to manage competing priorities using sound engineering and financial judgement to determine optimal solutions
  • Awareness and understanding of key business drivers and the external commercial context in which SPEN is operating

MINIMUM CRITERIA

  • Engineering/Professional qualification or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in the delivery of complex projects
  • Relevant network construction and operational experience
  • Network Design experience
  • Computer literacy


  




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