In this role you will be responsible for initiating programmes and projects in a controlled and logical way to allow SSE to grow and change to reach our ambitions of becoming an all-round retailer. This role will allow you the opportunity to change and modernise our technology and to influence our future as we become a digital centric organisation.
Your focus will be to own, develop and nurture strong relationships with the senior stakeholders, enabling the prioritisation of conflicting needs across multiple projects. You will understand the key business goals and priorities, managing and monitoring changes in requirements, ensuring they are reflected in the portfolio in a timely and controlled manner and enabling the business to make effective investment decisions. You will ensure the IT budget delivers maximum return on investment, whilst meeting business needs and aligning to the IT strategy.
Your Skills and Experience
We are expecting you to join us with a proven history of working at the heart of transformational change in a comparative scale organisation. You will be familiar with implementing Cloud SaaS & PaaS and will have a continuous improvement mindset, ideally backed up with Lean Six Sigma and will have successful experience of delivering agile at scale and challenging the status quo.
You will have experience in delivering modern Oracle \ AWS \ Azure Cloud and Integration technologies. Involvement in delivering MarTech would be advantageous.
With a knowledge of all stages of the IT development lifecycle you will demonstrate a comprehensive breadth and depth of knowledge of working in a complex project environment including multivendor and matrix environments. It would be ideal if you have experience in the utilities sector however this isn’t essential
Both adaptable and an accomplished influencer, you will be adept at motivating teams and influencing stakeholders in a fast-paced and diverse environment.
Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market. At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that’s our customer promise.
At SSE, our job is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. We're involved in producing, distributing and supplying electricity and gas and we provide other energy-related services as well. SSE is the only company listed on the London Stock Exchange involved in such a wide range of energy businesses.