Southern Operations Director

£70,000-£87,000 depending on skills and experience
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Travelling across our business locations including Egham, Gravesend, London, South Wales or Birmingham


SSE is a FTSE 100 Company and one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK, with around 10 million customers across our various brands. SSE Energy Solutions team are working with our Wholesale Business ensuring SSE has the energy supplies it requires to meet the needs of customers. Energy Solutions focus on helping businesses achieve significant reductions in their buildings' energy consumption through Building Management Systems and remote support via our Energy Management Centre.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Operations Director, responsible for the creation and execution of the SSE Energy Solutions Operations Strategy for the South, linking to the SSE Energy Solutions, Vision, Strategy and 5-year plan.

The successful candidate will develop and implement an appropriate operating model across East and West Midlands, South West of England and South Wales, London, South East and Home Counties in line with the Group Operations Strategy.

You will have line management responsibility for five Business Managers and a further circa.100 in-direct reports are in the Southern Operations Team and therefore extensive leadership experience is essential in order to deliver Project Management, Engineering, Support Service across the Southern business.

Your natural charisma and excellent communication skills will ensure a collaborative approach is forged with Senior Management Team Members and Operating Board Members to ensure they are fully informed of operational objectives, plans and achievements.

You will be experienced in commercial & financial compliance and accountable for Profit & Loss of the South Regional Business. Budget of £27.4m. Direct cost labour budget of £6.9m.

In return, we can offer you a competitive salary package in a position which has excellent routes for career progression within the SSE Group. You will also enjoy an excellent pension, generous leave entitlement, and a car or cash allowance reflective of the role.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 7th December 2016.

Successful candidates will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal record check.

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