Business Development Manager - Gas Networks

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: All, UK
Categories: Business Development, Gas Engineer, Transmission

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Gas Networks

Location: Location flexible – UK, travel will be required

Salary: £36,000 – £55,000 depending on skills and experience plus Sales Commission Scheme, Company Car and Fantastic Benefits Package

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role
 
We currently have an opportunity for a Business Development Manager to help us grow our gas business and achieve additional connections agreements. You’ll be working on behalf of Indigo Pipelines Limited, reporting directly to SSE and Indigo jointly. In this role, you'll be employed exclusively as part of the team, and will have a support from design and commercial teams to help you carry out your role effectively. You'll be able to work from home or from an SSE office located close to you. Apart from travel to different sites, you undertake periodic visits to Indigo’s offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh or London.

Key Accountabilities:

- In conjunction with others within Indigo (and potentially SSE), develop a brand marketing plan to be rolled out to all utility infrastructure providers (UIPs) with a focus upon all UIPs operating in the target regions
- Generating detailed sales campaigns, delivering an immediate increase to connected supply points and developing detailed origination processes.
- Developing further business relationships with specific UIPs and conducting detailed analysis to identify those operating in the target regions and contact accordingly

Your Skills and Experience

Essential:

- Utility industry experience within gas networks
- Existing experience operating as a commercial manager 
- Demonstrable contract negotiation experience and extensive contacts with UIPs (Utility Infrastructure Providers) across the target regions
- High attention to detail, entrepreneurial abilities and ability to hit the ground running
- Strong communications skills and a willingness to travel and operate 

Desirable:

- Fully accredited gas engineer with previous hands-on field experience working for a UIP (Utility Infrastructure Providers) or IGT (Independent Gas Transporters) 
- Some experience of building commercial sales and administration teams 

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Utilities deliver multi-utility infrastructure and distributed energy networks for large scale developments across the UK, offering market leading solutions for our customers’ electricity, gas, water and heat needs.  We can bring significant investment, providing a range of funding and asset management options for utility infrastructure projects.

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

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Closing date for applications is: Friday 27th April, 2018

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.

 

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