Project Information Officer

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Base Location: Perth

Salary: £25,421 - £33,577 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.

What is the Role

As a Project Information Officer, you will play a pivotal role in the management and control of project / business documents and records across a wide range of projects for the Transmission Business Unit. Serving as a technical expert, you will use your previous experience to work with various stakeholders, both internal and external, to provide Document Control support for projects from conception to completion. Your responsibilities will be wide spanning and will allow you to supervise, create, implement and execute to agreed milestones and deadlines, whilst working to effectively mitigate risks. Previous experience of audits in relation to project and system record management would be beneficial.

What do I need?

To ensure you get the most from your role, and our customers receive the highest standard of service, we ask that you have demonstrable experience in a similar role and an understanding of the Energy industry; we always strive to be better, and so examples of your continual development are a bonus.

You should also have the ability to pick up new IT software, and effectively use company-standard document management systems; we currently use Viewpoint and Content Server in our teams, so any knowledge of this or similar is essential. Previous experience of project close out including final records, archiving and handover would be a bonus. Sound knowledge of general IT systems such as the Microsoft suite is also essential. Your role will involve liaising and maintaining relationships with various stakeholders, therefore it is crucial that you have excellent communication skills, along with outstanding organisation and customer relationship skills and an attention to detail.

Please be aware if you are successful, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

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 get in touch with myself Gemma Bell or

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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