Location: Oxford Depot

Salary: £24,923 - £32,919 depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

As Contracts Liaison Officer, you will receive and review job packs from contractors to ensure all relevant documentation is incorporated in them. You'll be responsible for reviewing contractor invoices and signing that the work that has been claimed for has been completed. You will be responsible for the coordination of communications between the contractor and SSE stakeholders by acting as an SEPD ambassador at all times. Assisting with notifying customers about planned shutdowns, you will promote the boarder measure scores via great customer service, negotiate planned shutdowns with external customers and build long lasting relationships with local communities. You will ensure adherence to the plant work instructions by completing a technical audit with photos on each site visit, checking on site risk assessments, to ensure contractors are working to the SSEPD safe systems of work and coach safety best practise.

Your Skills and Experience

As a Contractor Liaison Officer, you will need to be well organised, as your main duties will be auditing build quality and safety, and approving schemes for payment for all work completed by our Contractors. You will need to be a good communicator at all levels and be able to liaise with Contractors, SSE Management and most importantly our customers. A sound knowledge in the construction and auditing of Overhead power lines is essential, in addition, an in-depth knowledge of ABC Line Design Standard would be an advantageous.

Flexibility is a must, given the nature of the business it is expected that travel throughout the area will be required, therefore, a valid UK driving license is required.

Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

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.

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: Sunday 27th January 2018

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.