Project Manager

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Base Location: Perth/Edinburgh/Glasgow

Salary: £36,900 – £56,500 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time with Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Ireland’s leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future, we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

What is the Role

The SSE Renewables Change Programmes Team (CPT) is focused on shaping, governing and successfully delivering major change programmes across Renewables and Thermal Energy, to support the achievement of their core purpose and to provide other cross-business services.

As Project Manager, you'll play a key role within CPT, working with multiple stakeholders to deliver key outputs and capabilities to enable change and create business benefits.

Some of your main accountabilities will include;

-Ensure assigned projects are initiated with appropriate documentation and approval including clear definition of project objectives, scope and outputs

-Ensure the project stakeholders are identified and managed; ensure key stakeholders are engaged and informed throughout the project lifecycle

-Deliver the project in line with the agreed quality plan and achieve the project success criteria

-Produce regular reporting and conduct governance meetings as agreed with the project Sponsor and in alignment with governance standards and PMO guidelines

-Provide effective leadership of the project team giving support and direction to achieve high project team performance

What do I need?

We are looking for someone who has a proven background in utilising standard project management tools and techniques to ensure projects are delivered with the right control and governance. You should have a relevant project management qualification such as Prince 2 or APM, with demonstrable experience managing high profile projects.

You'll be capable of managing multiple projects, changes and priorities simultaneously, and most importantly, you'll have outstanding communication skills, allowing you forge strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders up to Director level. 

Our Benefits

We’re committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package.  Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer? 

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please contact

This role is open to internal and external employees. If you are internal, please notify your manager prior to submitting your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some background checks.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out.  We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future.  Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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