• SGN job opportunities


    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.

    When applying for jobs, please download an application form. Completed forms should be emailed to jobs@sgn.co.uk or returned to SGN Human Resources, St. Lawrence House, Station Approach, Horley, Surrey, RH6 9HJ. Please include the vacancy reference number. 

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  • Technical Assistant (Connections)

    Location: Horley
    Salary: £19,800 - £24,100 (depending on skills and qualifications)
    Closing date: Friday 23 June 2017
    Reference: 17115EXT


    We are recruiting for a Technical Assistant in the Connections team within SGN, based at the Horley office, reporting to the Connections Design Team Manager.


    What does this role focus on?

    • Providing technical designs and quotations in accordance with codes of practice, legislation, current policies and procedures.
    • Delivering excellent customer service and meeting Connections guaranteed standards of service.
    • Working to the required quality standard within defined performance and productivity measures.
    • Developing strong working relationships with Operations and other SGN staff, as well as external customers.


    What are we looking for from you?

    • Good communication skills are essential, as well as accuracy and attention to detail and you will be expected to demonstrate a flexible approach.
    • Suitable applicants will be invited for interview, which we be based around the company values, understanding of regulatory obligations, understanding of relevant legislation and the personal attributes that they will bring to the role.


    What can we offer you?

    • Opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK, enabling us to offer you excellent training, career development and progression opportunities.
    • Excellent benefits scheme including retailer discounts, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme, company pension, cycle-to-work scheme and the opportunity to buy additional holiday allowance.


    How to apply:

    To apply, please download an application form or request one from jobs@sgn.co.uk. Completed forms along with a full and recent CV should be emailed to jobs@sgn.co.uk or returned by post to Human Resources at the address shown on the top of the application form quoting reference number 17115EXT.

    Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 23 June 2017.


  • General Manager (Major Projects)

    Location: Southern England
    Competitive salary
    Closing date: Monday 26 June 2017
    Reference: 17128EXT


    In this role, you will be responsible for managing the Major Projects team and will be accountable for the successful delivery of a portfolio of operational major projects.  This senior position will attract a competitive reward package, including bonus opportunity, company pension, company car, and other commensurate benefits.



    • Ensure projects are carried out safely and in accordance with SGN policy and procedures 
    • Manage a project management team including contractors, consultants and engineers to deliver a programme of gas infrastructure construction projects including transmission pipelines and above-ground installations.
    • Ensure the availability of sufficient competent resources to deliver projects.
    • Establish and maintain effective relationships with relevant stakeholder groups and project resources, both internally and externally, to efficiently deliver programmes of work which meet all stakeholder requirements and expectations through to project closure.
    • Ensure that all projects are delivered in accordance with relevant standards, specifications and legislative requirements and are delivered on time and in budget in accordance with the agreed programme and budgetary requirements. 
    • Provide regular financial and project management reporting.



    • Demonstrable experience in the field of project and contract management relating to the design and construction of gas transmission pipelines and AGIs. 
    • Knowledge of UK and international standards and specifications relating to high pressure gas transmission design and construction is essential. 
    • Familiarity with electrical, instrumentation, control and telemetry systems used in the gas or petro-chemical industry is desirable
    • A high focus on safety and a track record of safe delivery of projects. A sound understanding of UK legislation relating to the management of health & safety and in particular the construction (design and management) regulations.
    • Ability to control budgets, people, resources and tasks, including balancing conflicting priorities and challenging timescales
    • Educated to degree standard in an appropriate engineering discipline and membership of an accredited professional body is preferred. 
    • A full valid driving licence is essential as the successful candidate will be expected to travel widely across southern England.


    How to apply:

    To apply, please download an application form or request one from jobs@sgn.co.uk. Completed forms along with a full and recent CV should be emailed to jobs@sgn.co.uk or returned by post to Human Resources at the address shown on the top of the application form quoting reference number 17128EXT.   Applications must be received by 5pm on Monday 26 June 2017.



  • Team Manager


    Location: Ashford, Burgess Hill and St Mary Cray
    Salary: £25,000 rising to £30,000 following successful completion of training, with the potential to progress to £37,545. In addition standby and overtime payments will be available.
    Hours: 37 hours per week (basic)
    Closing date: Sunday 2 July 2017
    Reference: 1737REXT
    Employment type: Permanent


    We are seeking motivated and inspirational team managers to work with our operational teams in Ashford, Burgess Hill or St Mary Cray.

    This will involve you participating in a fantastic two-year bespoke training programme which will help you develop your engineering, customer experience and management skills. 

    SGN value creative and innovative thinking so you will be encouraged to influence positive change in every aspect of the role.

    Your application form must be submitted by 5pm on Sunday 2 July 2017.

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  • Business Change Lead

    Location: Southern England
    Competitive salary
    Closing date: Friday 7 July 2017
    Reference: 17136EXT


    We have an exciting opportunity for the role of Business Change Lead, reporting to our Head of Business Transformation . You'll play a key role in developing and embedding a systematic and effective approach to managing change in SGN, work to ensure that projects meet objectives on time and on budget, increase adoption and usage of changes that impact employees across the business and improve benefits realisation and return on investment from projects and initiatives. You will act as a coach for senior leaders and executives in helping them fulfil the role of change sponsor, providing direct support and coaching to all levels of managers and supervisors as they help their direct reports through transitions, as well as supporting project teams in integrating change management activities into project plans.


    What is the focus of this role? 

    You will lead on the development and implementation of a structured change management methodology to apply across the business, creating and embedding the change management tools needed to support adoption of the changes required by projects and initiatives. 

    This will include assessing the impact of change, conducting impact analyses, assessing change readiness and identifying key stakeholders, as well as supporting the design, development, delivery and management of project communications.

    You will also support the design and delivery of training programmes, defining document requirements, identifying and managing anticipated resistance, and consulting and coaching project teams. 

    By defining and measuring success metrics and monitoring change progress you will establish and implement the mechanisms by which benefits can be delivered and measured.


    What are we looking for from you?

    • Senior change professional with experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools, as well as familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project life cycle.
    • Experience of large-scale organisational change efforts and an understanding of how people go through a change and the change process.
    • Exceptional communication skills, written, verbal and active listening, with the ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences.
    • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships at all levels in an organisation, effectively influencing others to move toward a common vision or goal.
    • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations, able to identify root causes and solve problems, with the resilience and tenacity to persevere and a strong focus on delivery. 
    • Be a team player, able to work collaboratively with and through others, as well strong organisational and planning skills.
    • Degree level or equivalent and change management qualification preferred.
    • Willingness to travel within our southern network and to Scotland.


    How to apply:

    To apply, please download an application form or request one from jobs@sgn.co.uk. Completed forms along with a full and recent CV should be emailed to jobs@sgn.co.uk or returned by post to Human Resources at the address shown on the top of the application form quoting reference number 17136EXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 7 July 2017.


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