Arboricultural Project Manager - Oxford

Manager Oxford, South of England (United Kingdom) Full Time

SSE plc

About the job

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?

As Quality and Safety Inspector, you will be responsible for overseeing the safety and performance of all utility arb contractors working for SSEN. This is a key role for our small team and provides us with a direct link to the contractors that work for us. Currently there are 9 main contractors supplying over 200 staff who work around our overhead network.
The QSI role covers a wide range of functions, key responsibilities include the following: on-site safety audits, site inspections on completed works, data reporting, support of planned customer interruptions, contractor coaching, customer liaison, project management and surveying, consenting and provision of associated job packs.

What do I need?

The following skills will help you to be successful in this role however, some training can be provided for the right candidates: Arboriculture/Utility Arboriculture qualifications, customer focused, an ability to assess, plan and challenge a workforce, excellent communication skills, the ability to identify inefficiencies and be able to suggest and implement improvements, safety driven and proactive time management.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

We’ll let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. Internal candidates – as a courtesy, please inform your manager prior to submitting an application for this role. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company’s verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating.

Closing date: 9th November 2020.

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