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    SGN operates over 74,000km of gas mains and services in Scotland and the south of England. Whoever your supplier is, we have a responsibility to deliver gas safely, reliably and efficiently to every one of our 5.9 million customers.

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  • Head of External Affairs

     

    Location: Horley, Surrey
    Salary: Personal contract
    Closing date: Monday 16 July 2018
    Reference: 18236EXT

     

    We are currently recruiting a Head of External Affairs to join our team in Horley reporting to the Director of Stakeholder Relations. 

     

    What does a Head of External Affairs do? 

    It’s an exciting time to be part of the UK’s gas industry as we plan a transition to a lower carbon future. SGN is looking for a Head of External Affairs to lead the development and implementation of our strategic communication strategy, engaging with politicians, regulators and other influencers about the future development of energy policy, and contributing SGN’s insight and expertise to the public debate. 

    We are looking for a creative, public affairs and communication professional, engaging audiences with considered, evidence-based content that adds to public and political knowledge. With an established network across UK government politicians and officials, you will create and lead the implementation of a government affairs strategy that places our business at the heart of energy policy debate.

    This is more than a standard public affairs role, it provides the opportunity for a creative communications professional with an expertise in digital campaigns to influence and drive the development of gas network of the future. The ideal candidate will be skilled in presenting and communicating effectively, able to inspire others to achieve shared aims.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Experience of creating and implementing a public affairs programme, building effective relationships with UK politicians, officials and influencers
    • Excellent writing, editing, research and project management skills are a must
    • Ability to quickly understand SGN’s strategic priorities and key energy policy areas
    • Proven success in the creation of innovative, valuable multi-channel communication to drive measurable engagement 
    • A collaborative approach, able to work well with all areas of SGN’s business
    • Management of a team of 6 government affairs and communication professionals

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.  

     

     

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  • Commercial Assistant

     

    Location: St Mary Cray (Orpington)
    Salary: £24,400 to £30,200 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Wednesday 25 July 2018 
    Reference: 18241EXT

     

    We're recruiting a Commercial Assistant who will be based in our St Mary Cray office and will report to the  Business Performance Manage, Major Works.

     

    What does a Commercial Assistant do?

    • Controlling and administering all contractor’s payments.
    • Working closely with the Business Performance Manager to ensure that key financial compliance requirements are delivered.
    • You will also be required to undertake project control, after suitable training.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • A keen eye for detail when collating, reviewing and analysing data to help drive depot performance.
    • An understanding of SGN’s financial (BORIS/CIPS/ITM1) and asset management systems (Maximo) would be beneficial, but not essential.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word is required.
    • You are motivated with a flexible and positive approach to work. With excellent organisational and communication skills.
    • You must be prepared to travel within SGN’s Southern network to meet with other Commercial Assistants and support functions.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.

     

     

     

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  • First Call Operative (Solent)

     

    Location: Drayton & Farlington (Portsmouth)       
    Salary: £23,900 to £26,600 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Wednesday 25 July 2018 
    Reference: 18240EXT

     

    We are recruiting a Domestic Gas Engineer who will work as a First Call Operative (FCO) in our Solent depot which is located in Drayton & Farlington. As the successful applicant, you will participate in a 24-hour standby rota and therefore you must live within a commutable distance of Southampton, Winchester, Chichester and Salisbury area.

     

    What does a First Call Operative do? 

    • Works in a variety of outdoor and indoor environments safely, individually and as part of a team.
    • Locates and secures gas escapes, undertakes gas meter work and downstream pipework.
    • Uses computer field systems and achieves high standards of safety and technical competence. 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A flexible approach to work, and a willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • A friendly and approachable attitude with excellent customer service skills, as you will be dealing with members of the public.
    • A willingness to work variable hours and be flexible.
    • A demonstrable ability to work in a physically demanding environment.
    • You will hold current ACS qualifications CCN1 or CESP1. Ideally you will also hold MET1 to 4.  SGN specific training will be provided.
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • A competitive starting salary and significant potential for additional earnings including standby and Work Rota payments.
    • Other benefits, including company pension scheme.Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

     

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  • Gas Distribution Assistants x 6 (Solent)

     

    Location: Drayton & Farlington (Portsmouth)  
    Salary: £19,100 to £21,200 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Wednesday 25 July 2018 
    Reference: 18239EXT

     

    We are recruiting six Gas Distribution Assistants (NCO1) to work from our Solent depot which is located in Drayton & Farlington (Portsmouth). Suitable applicants must live in or close to Southampton, Winchester, Chichester or the Salisbury area.

     

    What does a Gas Distribution Assistant do? 

    • Gas service and mains repair activities.
    • Undertaking physically demanding work involving excavating/digging in the public/private highways laying and repairing gas pipes.
    • Working in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Using computer field systems and achieving high standards of safety and technical competence.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A flexible attitude to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • Communicative and Inter-personal skills, including the ability to converse with members of the public.
    • You will be expected to be flexible and to work variable hours participating in the 24 hour standby rota.
    • NCO1 accreditation is an advantage but not essential as appropriate training will be provided. 
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 
     

     

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  • Storeperson

     

    Location: Drayton & Farlington, Portsmouth
    Salary: £19,000 to £21,200 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Wednesday 25 July 2018
    Reference: 18242EXT

     

    We're recruiting a Storeperson to work from our Solent depot (Drayton & Farlington).  

     

     What does a Storeperson do? 

     

    • Working as part of the Stores and Logistics Team supporting a busy operational depot
    • Taking delivery of materials, plant and equipment
    • Issuing material and replenishing stock
    • Control and monitoring of Plant and Equipment
    • Keeping the stores and depot area tidy

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

     

    • A flexible attitude to work, and willingness to take on new skills to develop a career in the gas industry.
    • Communicative and interpersonal skills, including the ability to converse with members of the public.
    • You will be expected to be flexible and to work variable hours. You may be required to participate in the 24-hour standby rota.
    • Some experience or aptitude in the use of smart phones/tablets/computers will be required. 
    • Some knowledge of the gas industry would be an advantage but not essential.
    • A full UK licence is essential.

     

     

    What will I get in return? 

     

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

     

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  • Fleet Manager

     

    Location: Edinburgh/Glasgow
    Salary: Circa £40,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Wednesday 25 July 2018
    Reference: 18206EXTR1

     

    We are currently recruiting a Fleet Manager to support the business with running an efficient Fleet operation. The role is based in Scotland and will be reporting directly to the Services Manager.

     

    What does Fleet Manager do? 

    • Own and pro-actively manage all fleet related activity, to maximise vehicle availability, minimise downtime, offering support and advice to ensure SGN operates its fleet efficiently.
    • Maintain and Strategically manage all key Fleet suppliers, ensure their service delivery is cost effective and meets the requirement of the SGN business.
    • Provision of targeted MI to key stakeholders, as part of a continuous improvement process of cost reduction, safety focused and Legally compliant fleet.
    • Manage the vehicle replacements strategy to meet SGN’s operational requirement both short and long term in the most cost-effective method, be that daily rentals, Leased or capital purchase.
    • Keep all fleet related supplier data up to date, along with all vehicle related policies

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • You must be self-motivated, with excellent planning and organisational skills
    • Independent thinker with the ability to self-manage, and prioritise
    • Demonstrable engagement with Senior level stakeholders and Market leading suppliers
    • Membership of Fleet Professional body such as ACFO, ICFM or CAFM preferred but not essential
    • Technical skills and job knowledge/experience essential in this job
    • Certificate of professional competence – essential
    • In depth knowledge and commercial awareness of fleet and the fleet sector
    • Five years fleet management of a large diverse multi-site fleet
    • Good understanding of vehicle engineering, maintenance and repair
    • Demonstrable skills in contract and supplier management
    • You must have a valid driving licence

     

     

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  • Information Security Manager (DDR)

     

    Location: Drayton & Farlington (Portsmouth)
    Salary: Personal contract
    Closing date: Tuesday 24 July 2018
    Reference: 18231EXTR1

     

    We are currently recruiting an Information Security Manager to support our information security posture, reporting to the company CISO.

     

    What does an Information Security Manager do? 

    Detect, Respond & Recover Operations: 

    • Provide a conduit between the SGN security management team and SGN’s managed security service provider for the below domains. The role will be required to provide assurance levels to the maturity and continued optimisation of the service against changing threats and risks to SGN. 
    • Detect: Anomalies & Events, Security Continuous Monitoring, Detection Processes, 
    • Respond: Response Panning, Communications, Analysis, mitigation, improvements, 
    • Recover: Recover Planning, Improvements, Communications

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • Strong technical understanding and experience of SIEM deployments in cloud (Hybrid) environments.
    • Strong technical understanding and experience of systems and databases security, Identity and
    • Access Management (IDAM), Encryption, Penetration Testing, Firewalls, BCP and DR, SIEM, DLP, Cloud (AWS) Security. Information Security Strategy, Application and Infrastructure Security.
    • Development of Security Policy, Standards, Procedures and Guidelines, and Security Risk
    • Assessments. Vendor management/MSPs
    • Ability to adapt to a fast moving client landscape where there are constant challenges in providing the agility required of the creative process, whilst maintaining a mature attitude to Information Security
    • Analytical mind, capable of managing numerous information sources whilst providing data analysis
    • Reports to senior executives
    • Strong customer focus, able to respond quickly and effectively to internal and external client demands
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
    • Flexible and adaptable
    • Minimum of 10 years experience in the field of Information Security
    • Exposure to the latest IT thinking and threat modelling methods
    • Demonstrable exposure to Change Management and business process experience qualifications
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) 
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISM) 
    • Appropriate, proven track record
    • A full valid driving licence is not essential. 

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

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  • Information Security Manager (IP)

     

    Location: Drayton & Farlington (Portsmouth)
    Salary: Personal contract
    Closing date: Tuesday 24 July 2018
    Reference: 18231EXTR1

     

    We are currently recruiting an Information Security Manager to join our team in Walton Par (Drayton & Farlington, reporting to company CISO.

     

    What does an Information Security Manager do? 

    Identify & Protect Operations: 

    • Provide a conduit between the SGN security team and SGN’s managed security service provider for the below domains. The role will be required to provide assurance levels to the maturity and continued optimisation of the service against KPI’s and SLA’s and changing threats and risks to SGN. 
    • Identify: Asset Management, Business Operations, Governance, Risk Assessment, Risk Management Strategy. 
    • Protect: Access Control, Awareness & Training, Data Security, Info Protection Process and Procedures, Maintenance, Protective Technology.

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • Strong technical understanding and experience of SIEM deployments in cloud (Hybrid) environments.
    • Strong technical understanding and experience of systems and databases security, Identity and
    • Access Management (IDAM), Encryption, Penetration Testing, Firewalls, BCP and DR, SIEM, DLP, Cloud (AWS) Security. Information Security Strategy, Application and Infrastructure Security.
    • Development of Security Policy, Standards, Procedures and Guidelines, and Security Risk
    • Assessments. Vendor management/MSPs
    • Ability to adapt to a fast moving client landscape where there are constant challenges in providing the agility required of the creative process, whilst maintaining a mature attitude to Information Security
    • Analytical mind, capable of managing numerous information sources whilst providing data analysis
    • Reports to senior executives
    • Strong customer focus, able to respond quickly and effectively to internal and external client demands
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
    • Flexible and adaptable
    • Minimum of 10 years experience in the field of Information Security
    • Exposure to the latest IT thinking and threat modelling methods
    • Demonstrable exposure to Change Management and business process experience qualifications
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) 
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISM) 
    • Appropriate, proven track record
    • A full valid driving licence is not essential. 

    What will I get in return? 

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

     

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