Operations and Maintenance Support Manager in Reading, Berkshire, UK

Employer: SSE PLC

Location: Reading, Berkshire, UK

Hours:

Salary: £31,500 - £47,900 per annum

Job Title: O&M Support Manager - Operations and Maintenance

Location: Reading or London

Salary: £31,500 - £47,900 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Permanent| Full Time Hours

Our Role

The O&M team within SSE Enterprise utilities operates and maintains the groups Heat Energy centres across the UK. The Energy centres provide hot water, heating and in some instances, cooling to both residential and commercial customers on the developments that utilise each of these energy centres.

The O&M team utilise a number of specialist contractors to deliver an extensive program of both planned and reactive maintenance across all of the assets that make up each of the energy centres. This work is managed and controlled by our O&M Manager with the support of the O&M supervisors.

To purpose of this role is to provide extra support to the O&M team and to deliver on the back of house type activities needed to run an operation of this nature. This will include managing the performance of our contractors, managing the budgeting and subsequent financial performance of the operation, input into the service levels and subsequent costs of the O&M offering for new business opportunities and creating the performance reports for our various Energy centres.

Your Skills and Experience

You will have several years' experience in managing or supporting an engineering operation. District hearing experience is desirable, but it is not essential and experience in other environments such as M&E, Facilities or Telecoms will also be considered. Project management experience would be beneficial but not essential.

You will be a great communicator and be able to effectively interact with staff at all levels internally and with customers.

As this role will include semi-frequent travel a full UK driving license is required.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Utilities deliver multi-utility infrastructure and distributed energy networks for large scale developments across the UK, offering market leading solutions for our customers' electricity, gas, water and heat needs. We can bring significant investment, providing a range of funding and asset management options for utility infrastructure projects.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's 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: 19th November 2018

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

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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