Finance, Transport, Materials and Resources Performance Manager

Salary: 
 £35147 -  £46418 per annum
Closing date: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 16:00
Employer: 
SSE
Type: 
Permanent

Location: Portsmouth
Salary:  £35,147 -  £46,418 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance
Permanent | Full Time Hours| 37 hours per week
Our Role
Working closely with the Heads of Region and Regional Support Managers, youll ensure that the delivery teams work safely, delivering performance required. Delivering exceptional customer service with proactive communication and embedding a culture that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do, you will drive value through innovation, implementing a continuous improvement philosophy. Youll lead, develop and grow the skills and capability of the regional teams through upskilling, training and support, particularly in the area of financial management and material and resource control. Drive success with the regions by empowering them in line with the leadership blueprint.
Youll be responsible for fleet and fuel management across Customer Operations SEPD, to include the highlighting and resolution of high usage areas, vehicle ordering, standardisation of vehicle types and ratios, ongoing management of hire fleet, vehicle branding, inspection and MOT compliance and driving value through fleet control, also the management of central "spares" fleet. You will actively deliver and interrogate financial reports that highlight and help to resolve financial issues across the South. Identification and resolution of incorrect cost allocations, GL inconsistencies, queries and budgetary variances. Material and resources control and oversight including physical stores across the South, bulk number compliance, stock tracking, reporting and streamlining of regional and central stores.
Your Skills and Experience
-Experience of managing annual budgets, both capital and revenue.
-Cross departmental knowledge of SSEN, along with its strategic goals and targets.
-Strong commercial awareness and an understanding of how the business is funded.
-In depth knowledge of SSE processes and procedures.
-Management experience and delivery of successful operations within a similar role/environment.-
-Understand price control challenges and targets within a regulated business environment.
-Proven track record of managing team(s) and 3rd party partner companies to deliver and exceed targets.
-Able to promote and engage on safety at all levels to instil a high performing safety culture.
-Strong IT skills including use of the Microsoft office suite particularly Excel, Harmony and other business conduct formal presentations and conduct analysis of performance figures.
-Must hold a full UK driving licence and be flexible regarding travel, this role requires travelling across all SEPD geographical areas but may require travel to Scotland from time to time.
Our Company
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.
Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.
Our Benefits
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Heres 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 doesnt take long.
Closing date for applications is: 26th June 2019
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If youre internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If youre successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks. For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

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