Team Manager Networks Operations

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Work type: Permanent - Flexible Working (e.g. Flexible Working Patterns, Compressed Hours available), Permanent - Full Time
Location: Berkshire
Categories: Managerial

Job Title: Team Managers – Network Operations

Location: West London or Slough

Salary: Up to £45,066 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week

Our Role

As a Team Manager, you’ll provide leadership and management for the crafts persons within the maintenance and inspection team. As part of this role you will be responsible for managing a team of electrical fitters carrying out planned maintenance of our assets from low voltage up to 33000v. You'll ensure they contribute to the overall success of the department and the company as a whole, whilst ensuring you have a high-level technical understanding of your team's responsibilities. As part of this role you’ll use your good leadership, organisational, diagnostic and problem-solving skills and will need to be an effective communicator at all levels. You will lead the team in all safety family values, improving and maintaining the Broader Measure of Customer Service scores for general enquiries and planned supply interruptions

Your Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role, you must have excellent leadership, organisational, diagnostic and problem-solving skills. You should have a good understanding of electricity distribution networks, hold a minimum of an LV DNO authorisation for an SS06 grade and 11KV SAP authorisation to be considered at an SS07 grade, you should also have a proven track record of safety, service and efficiency.

Safety is our number one priority and you must be confident to act on your own initiative in all situations. We are always looking for ways to improve our business so the ability to identify and implement innovative and effective business improvements is key. An ability to work well, both as part of a team and to foster good working relationships with other parts of the business is essential.

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

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Closing date for applications is: 26th July 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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