Project Manager

 £49565 -  £65458 per annum
Closing date: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:00
United Kingdom

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Havant
Salary:  £49,565 -  £64,458 depending on skills and experience
Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available
Our Role

In this role you will be working on a wide range of projects within our retail IT business. These could include projects dealing with Smart Metering, Digital, Commercial or our critical back office and frontline systems.
You'll be accountable for managing assigned projects throughout all lifecycle stages within a robust governance framework, ensuring project management controls are applied and relevant, and accurate, reporting is provided to the Project Sponsor. There will be a key focus on business goals and benefits and ensuring project objectives are achieved in line with agreed scope, budget, quality and time.
This role will allow you to join SSE at a time where the Programme and Project Management capability is going through a rapid and positive change and will allow you as a new team member to make your mark and share your knowledge, skills and experience with a developing team. This gives you the flexibility of a start-up, with the security of a large company backing using a proven structured implementation framework.
Working in a matrix environment, you will be able to use your existing strengths and knowledge, as well as learn new skills and exposure to different technologies and business areas.
As an established Project Manager, you will use your experience to mentor and guide Junior Project Managers and other colleagues for success.
Your Skills and Experience

We are looking for experienced, pragmatic, and customer focused IT Project Managers, with knowledge and demonstrable experience of managing the full project lifecycle, who can take responsibility for the end-to-end delivery of complex projects in a complex environment through the use of best-practice methodologies, ensuring effective cost controls and resourcing to enable the delivery of projects to budget, quality and time. You will encourage innovation and have the ability to provide leadership and focus for the project teams, comprising of SSE and Third parties, potentially across multiple sites as well as off-shore.
Formal qualifications such as Prince 2 and PMP, etc would be a distinct advantage however we are just as interested in you if you feel you have the equivalent industry experience. We use MS project at SSE and we strictly adhere to a gated project management approach.
Our Company

Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market.
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
Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesnt take long.
Closing date for applications is: 22nd 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.
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