Connections team manager

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Oxfordshire, Wiltshire
Categories: Electrical, Managerial, Onshore

Job Title: Connections team manager

Location: Ridgeway Region; base locations include Melksham, Swindon, Oxford and Andover

Salary: £31,345 - £41,396 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

Our Team Managers look after various elements of our network and people, working with their skilled teams to deliver the highest levels of service across the business. We are looking for someone to provide leadership to our operations staff, monitoring and supporting; this is where you come in!

As a Connections Team Manager, you’ll hold direct management responsibility for the operational staff in the region within connections, ensuring they have the support and guidance required to contribute to the overall success of the department, and company as a whole.

You’ll maintain a high-level understanding of the team’s responsibilities, and will lead the team in all safety family values, as well as ensuring operational staff have all the required training and development opportunities.

To ensure you get the most from your role, and our customers receive the highest standard of service you’ll have a track record of safety, service and efficiency, along with excellent communication skills, including extensive managerial experience and knowledge. Your ability to convey complex messages in an easy to understand manner will be useful, and your organisation skills will be of a very high standard. In addition, you’ll have a keen eye for detail; whether this is reviewing technical material, or reviewing processes for improvement opportunities.

Safety is a key priority at SSE and throughout everything you do, you will promote a safe working environment and culture throughout your team. Above all, it is your commitment, exceptional customer focus, and your strong leadership capability which will help ensure your success in this role.

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

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here are 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

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: Thursday 25th October 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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