Operations Manager

Operations Manager Lowestoft, England

Full Time Lowestoft, England 51600 - 77400 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, our SSE Renewables (SSER) business continues to be at the forefront of our growth plans, and our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

About the Role

Base Location: Lowestoft - Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm (Ideally - applicants will live within a commutable distance of Lowestoft)

Salary: £51,600 - £77,400 dependent upon experience + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

Reporting directly to the General Manager the Wind Farm Site Manager is directly accountable for all SHE aspects on site, regulatory compliance, site performance, delivery of KPIs including joint venture obligations and leading the site team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating and leading a culture where everyone goes home safe every day.
  • Responsible for leading successful daily operations at site to achieve the business objectives, including a team of approximately fifty people from SSE Renewables and third parties.
  • An active participant in the planning and budgeting to support the long-term integrity of the wind farm.
  • Line management for the local SSE Renewables team.
  • Active participant in the local community and industry as SSE Renewables play an active role in the Just Transition and journey to Net Zero.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

  • An intimate knowledge and clear experience of leading a safety culture.
  • Experience in a high-intensity operations leadership role.
  • A demonstrable commitment to people and culture.
  • A technical background – an engineering degree is preferred but not essential.
  • An understanding and knowledge of working in high-value contracts.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Douglas on [email protected] or 01738 275199.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.




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