Director of Development
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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Central London/West End, City, East London, Middlesex, North East London, North London, North West London, South East London, South West London, West London, Berkshire
Categories: Business Development, Other, Managerial
Director of Development
SSE Enterprise Utilities
Location: London & South East
Salary: Up to £116k plus car, bonus and excellent benefits
SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers – providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.
As the Director of Development you’ll be responsible for the overall direction and performance of the SSE Enterprise Utilities business, ensuring alignment with the overall strategy of the wider SSE Enterprise business. You’ll provide leadership and direction to the SSE Utilities management team, delivering strategic business development and commercial direction to shape the future of the business. You’ll work with the team to develop propositions and products to scale-up the business offering and also provide new commercial models and contractual structures to our business customers. As a strong leader, you’ll inspire a joined-up and collaborative approach within the SSE Enterprise Utilities team, to achieve business profitability, whilst adhering to the strict legal requirements and meeting of customer service objectives, including research, scoping, design and commercialisation. Through a joined up approach, you’ll focus on delivering customer propositions with enduring long term value.
You’ll discover, develop and deliver new opportunities to ensure sustainable business growth and form relationships with key strategic accounts and new customers to ensure the achievement of business growth in accordance with safety, quality, technical and customer service standards. With strong connections in the industry you will bring a personal network which not only surfaces new opportunities but also drives partnership and new suppliers to underpin growth within our business.
This is an exciting role, offering an opportunity to set up and drive the operating model for the Utilities business, identifying and designing processes, organisation, skills & capabilities, partnerships & alliances and KPIs. You will have a track record of being part of a team or leading on M&A activity and have excellent commercial acumen and an eye for a deal. You’ll have a successful track record with strong deal structuring experience that has delivered significant commercial deals. As a senior leader, you’ll take responsibility for all HR related matters including recruitment, retention and coaching for high performance.
We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated, committed, inspiring and has an entrepreneurial approach to problem solving. You’ll have a strong commercial background with the ability to broker complex sales, new deal structures and long-term partnerships with key clients.
At SSE you'll also enjoy a variety of benefits and development opportunities. On top of a competitive salary, you'll enjoy generous holiday entitlement, a Group Pension Plan, share options and discounts on energy bills, phone and broadband.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 20 th December.
This post is open to internal and external candidates. If you are an internal candidate, as a courtesy, please inform your line manager prior to submitting an application for this role. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal record check.
Advertised: GMT Standard Time 07 Dec 2017
Applications close: GMT Standard Time
20 Dec 2017
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