Base Location: Slough
Salary: £35,850 - £47,346 plus car/car allowance depending on skills and experience.
Working Pattern: 37 hours | Permanent | Flexible working patterns available
About the Department
Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.
What is the role?
Reporting into the Coordination Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing a team of Resource Controllers and Stores People to ensure a safe, fit for purpose and compliant fleet, as well as properly equipped stores in line with internal SSE and regulatory standards. You'll also be responsible for ensuring the Region is commercially complaint throughout their facilities in-line with internal standards, legal, and regulatory requirements.
Working alongside the Fleet Service department, you will be responsible for overseeing the management and organisation of the Regions fleet, ensuring all vehicles and plant remain within current legislation, maintaining a record system to show all safety checks have been carried out and recorded in accordance with working procedures. Your role will also support the implementation of a programme of planned preventative maintenance across the property portfolio (internally and externally) to protect building and asset conditions working closely with corporate property and other internal stakeholders, assisting them to undertake the appropriate Facilities Management works.
Daily, your role will involve the organisation of the Regions fleet (c. 300 vehicles), providing monthly KPI reports highlighting risks and opportunities to the management team. You'll work closely with your team to identify any issues causing delays or preventing successful delivery first time, personally resolving these or escalating if required. You'll also be responsible for compliance on a regional level, which will include coordinating and monitoring all legal and regulatory compliance with regards to fleet, supporting local depot landlords with building compliance responsibilities, and ensuring all tools are calibrated and within their lifespan.
You'll be responsible for the day-to-day management of your team including awareness and clear understanding of responsibilities, accountabilities and KPIs as well as reporting, compliance, holidays, TOIL management and training; it is essential you are up to date with your team status and any impact this could have on delivering to the business.
You will demonstrate your commitment to the SSEN safety culture, leading by example to foster the positive SSEN standards for Safety, Health and Environment (SHE), this will include completing at least 4 weekly site visits and continually recognising and encouraging positive safety practices within the Region.
Due to the nature of the SSEN business, your role will require you to be available to respond to emergency events such as severe weather as required and ensure that all team members are similarly available to respond as appropriate to their role.
What do I need?
We are looking for an established manager with experience in Corporate property services and a working knowledge of relevant Facilities Management legislation. You'll have previous experience working within an internal service delivery team, working across departments and with key stakeholders at all levels; it is essential you are an effective communicator who is comfortable challenging where appropriate. Your role will require you to effectively analyse performance data and deliver formal presentations as such the necessary IT skills are essential. You will have a proven track record of successful delivery within a customer driven role, considering cost and time but not compromising a high standard of service, experience effectively managing budget is essential.
A basic understanding of how a Distribution Network Operator (DNO) operates and generates revenue within the current price control period is essential as well as an understanding of local business plans and the regulations that shape these.
Finally, you will be able to demonstrate your commitment to the SSEN safety culture, promoting positive action and behaviour within your own team and across the wider business.
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