Location: Oban Salary: £15.87 – £17.80 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week Our Role The Team Manager will have responsibility for the day to day management of an operational team within the SHEPD operating area. Working closely with the Regional Project Managers in all areas, you will ensure the delivery teams within your work area work safely, delivering optimum performance against the programme of works required throughout the price control period. 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. In addition, you will lead, develop and grow the skills and capability of your team with responsibility for the work programme 365 days a year including a standby rota. Your Skills and Experience To be successful in this role you will have technical qualifications in relevant Mechanical/ Electrical discipline, with a full driving license as travel around the SHEPD area will be required and knowledge of Electricity Networks and Electrical Authorisations would be an advantage (training will be given). You must be able to demonstrate strong leadership and people skills with a “can do” attitude and be a strong communicator. A good working knowledge of excel and databases is also required. As this position is an opportunity to work within a challenging and dynamic work environment, you must therefore be flexible, self-motivated and confident in your decision making. The ability to interpret numerical and contractual data is paramount as well as effective communication of your conclusions. Interpersonal skills are vital as you will be responsible for representing the business at all levels and with various internal and external stakeholders on a daily basis. 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 With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme. Next Steps For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse. Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: 7 August 2019 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.