• 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.

    Further job opportunities for SGN Natural Gas Limited can be located here.

     




  • Energy Futures Project Officer (Hydrogen Blending)

     

    Location: Edinburgh   
    Salary: £32,400 to £40,500  (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req132

     

    There is an exciting opportunity for a Project Officer to work at the cutting edge of decarbonisation solutions.

     

    What does a Project Officer do?

    You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the gas industry & an understanding of network planning, gas quality and composition. Ofgem governance and regulation would prove beneficial for this role. You must be proficient at report writing and well versed with Microsoft applications. An understanding of project management techniques would also be an advantage.

     

    Key responsibilities will include:

    • Support the Hydeploy Phase 2 project delivery.
    • Be the conduit between the project and SGN, coordinating timely provision of pertinent information
    • Draft reporting both internally and externally
    • Support the drafting of the Hydrogen blending strategy and procedures
    • Participate in and attend the industry standard development process, through IGEM, BS and EU
    • Support and attend project meetings as required and liaising with contractors/other personnel/companies appointed to the project
    • Prepare regular updates on project progress
    • Maintain and monitor the Project Plan using Microsoft Project
    • Develop program of Hydrogen Blending frontier projects

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    You will be an excellent communicator, capable and willing to give presentations, with a flexible ‘can-do’ approach to work. As the role will involve some travel, you must have a valid driving licence and be willing to spend time away from your primary location.

     

     

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  • Gas Distribution Assistant (Paisley)

     

    Location: Paisley
    Salary: Starting salary of £20,588 rising to to £22,875 after completion of training
    Reference: req200   

     

    We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking people to become qualified NCO1 gas operatives by joining our training in April and beyond courses.

     

    What does an NCO1 do? 

    • Works in the maintenance, repair and replacement of our gas mains and services.
    • Works in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Physically demanding work including excavation 
    • Uses computer field systems and achieves high standards of safety and technical competence. 
    • You will be part of a team supporting the Team Leader.

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • No specific experience is required as full role training will be provided
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.
    • You will be flexible and willing to work variable hours, participating in a 24 hour standby rota.
    • You will demonstrate high standards of safety and technical competence in everything you do.
    • You will display excellent customer service skills at all times.
    • We use field based systems so you must be able to use a computer.
    • Any qualifications or experience in streetworks, HGV/plant, construction, stores/logistics and pipework qualifications or experience would be welcome and potentially help with future progression.

     

     

    What will I get in return?

    • Great potential for further training and progression in the Company. We value our people.
    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • The opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK.
    • You will be part of an award winning, progressive company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.

     

     

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  • Gas Distribution Assistant (Dunfermline)

     

    Location: Dunfermline
    Salary: Starting salary of £20,588 rising to to £22,875 after completion of training
    Reference: req200   

     

    We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking people to become qualified NCO1 gas operatives by joining our training in April and beyond courses.

     

    What does an NCO1 do? 

     

    • Works in the maintenance, repair and replacement of our gas mains and services.
    • Works in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Physically demanding work including excavation 
    • Uses computer field systems and achieves high standards of safety and technical competence. 
    • You will be part of a team supporting the Team Leader.

     


    Do you have what we are looking for? 

     

    • No specific experience is required as full role training will be provided
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.
    • You will be flexible and willing to work variable hours, participating in a 24 hour standby rota.
    • You will demonstrate high standards of safety and technical competence in everything you do.
    • You will display excellent customer service skills at all times.
    • We use field based systems so you must be able to use a computer.
    • Any qualifications or experience in streetworks, HGV/plant, construction, stores/logistics and pipework qualifications or experience would be welcome and potentially help with future progression.

     


    What will I get in return?

     

    • Great potential for further training and progression in the Company. We value our people.
    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • The opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK.
    • You will be part of an award winning, progressive company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.

     


     

     

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  • Training Manager (Operations)

     

    Location: Southern England or Scotland (location flexible, the role will include extensive travel around SGN’s locations)
    Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req194

     

     

    What does a Training Manager do? 

    • As the Training Manager you will work in collaboration with other Training & Development Managers and HR Business Partners in producing annual training plans, and implementing them in line with business expectations
    • You will work closely with the Training Business Performance Manager to provide accurate reporting
    • Working closely with the Training Manager – Delivery (South and Scotland) to provide logistical support for training delivery of internal and external courses.
    • Ensure and improve the flow of work into, and out of, the Training Operations teams; building and maintaining appropriate documentation supporting these workflows.
    • Coordinating multiple projects at one time with teams spread across locations in the South and in Scotland.
    • Manage sector specific registrations and certifications.
    • Manage the smooth transition to all training records being managed in the Learning Management System (Cornerstone), in line with our compliance and regulatory obligations.
    • Liaise with stakeholders across the business for the successful delivery of training operations to our industrial/non-industrial workforce.

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • Training and development experience, ideally with knowledge of the gas industry.
    • Experience of running a busy operations team previously; the ability to coach and motivate teams to deliver results under pressure or with conflicting demands. 
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Strong planning and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise a busy workload
    • Excellent computer literacy, particularly the use of Microsoft Office.
    • Used an LMS system previously.
    • The successful candidate will be proficient delivering SGN’s Management ethos to ‘Direct, Support & Engage’ their direct reports
    • They will be good at developing people, providing feedback and managing to improve performance 
    • Ability to influence at all levels
    • You will be a role model for encouraging diversity & inclusion and promoting the well-being of employees

     

     

    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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  • Applications Architect (southern)

     

    Location: Portsmouth or Horley 
    Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req195

     

    What does an Applications Architect do? 

    • Review current applications and application components portfolio, make recommendations for future state portfolio considering the need to improve / re-invest / replace / retire / decommission, and develop the roadmap for enterprise adoption.
    • Leads on development of application architecture artefacts (e.g. application capability model, component model, deployment model, etc.)
    • Define standards that relate to application governance, management, modelling, naming/describing, and delivering capabilities within SGN
    • Serve as liaison between key application consumers and application solution development, integration and governance teams
    • Must understand the business context of how applications are / will be used and the implications for people, processes and technology
    • Must have prior experience of working in applications architecture, portfolio strategy and portfolio governance teams in complex + regulated environments
    • Good understanding of security & connectivity practices in the context of application and services
    • Conduct a technology & capabilities review and gap analysis against the current & future needs of the business from applications architecture and produce a document of the findings for adoption
    • Must be able to clearly articulate, define and document all required portfolio for SGN environments in the context of overall technology and business strategy of SGN, covering Cloud – SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, using ERP, COTS and Hybrid solutions, using EAI and data tools
    • In collaboration with the business architecture, data, technology and security architecture team create a strategy and roadmap document to move to future state over time
    • Have experience of summarizing patterns and technology capabilities for use and understanding by business & IT stakeholders.
    • Transform the current patterns proposed as part of the current on-going programmes to achieve long term business and technology strategy
    • Review, develop and custodian of the corporate standards for application architecture artefacts
    • Assisting in the build of business service migration plans to new patterns and technology platforms for portfolio
    • Assist in the supplier due diligence process for selection, technology review and best practice development
    • Assist in the definition of the standard application/service migration patterns working closely with other Architects and suppliers
    • Assist in the review of other technology designs created through formal design authority reviews
    • Demonstrable experience in the Utilities/ Gas technologies: Such as – Scada, Maximo, Xoserve, Oracle eBusiness, etc.
    • Experience in Enterprise Architecture Management tools (modelling, designing, reporting, reference models etc.)
    • Keeps track of innovations and innovative companies in the industry space

    The architect will be working with a wide range of technical and non-technical resources from various teams and will deliver to the programme’s and project's needs, the following becomes important:

    • Having a portfolio and capability based approach to roadmap development & realization
    • Having a structured approach to looking at the as-is mapping and then working with key stakeholders to design the to-be picture
    • Working with complex and senior stakeholders that includes talking through in a business-like manner
    • -The communication & presentation style, ability to think through rationally in conversations is critical for the role
    • Strategic and top-down approach is needed in addressing the future state covering multiple domains of change
    • Working with a lot of other Architects and subject matter experts that needs learning all the time, having tactics and tenacity to implement change

     

    The person will also have the responsibility for developing & maintaining excellent working relationships with:

    • CISO, CTO, Enterprise & Solution Architects
    • The Cloud Programme
    • The Integration Architecture team
    • Network Architecture team
    • Project Management teams in Gas Controls, Networks, Innovation etc.
    • Infrastructure Architecture teams
    • Application Design & Architecture teams
    • Release and Change Management
    • Applications Development and Support teams
    • Database Services
    • Application Production Support
    • 3rd Party Suppliers

    Do you have what we are looking for?
    • 5 years + experience of delivering integration projects, 10 years working in IT and preferably within the Utilities sector
    • Detailed working knowledge of Applications/Portfolio Architecture is a must
    • Must have knowledge of working on projects that are critical in highly regulated / high risk/ high safety environments
    • Must have working knowledge of documenting in policies and procedures according to SGN adopted standards such as TOGAF
    • Must have Supplier Management experience 5+ years
    • Must have experience of management of internal matrix, external and multiple third-party resources
    • Knowledge of Cloud and on-ground Infrastructure such locally hosted data centers, AWS and Hybrids – eg. For ERP hosting
    • Working knowledge of database technologies, UNIX, LINUX, Windows, SQL, ETL, file transfer environments
    • Knowledge of integration tools using APIs, SoA, Microservices etc. – like Mulesoft
    • Knowledge of Cloud deployments (AWS, Azure) and Process Orchestration tooling
    • Microsoft Project and Office Suite of applications
    • Demonstrated ability to understand and develop a 3-year direction for a functional area
    • Demonstrated ability to engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously
    • Demonstrated ability to manage teams, including motivation, performance management, recruitment and training of staff
    • Must be able to demonstrate a collaborative approach with other teams to establish appropriate approach to security
    • Must be able to chair and lead a technical design authority 

     

    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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  • Asset Engineer

     

    Location: Horley
    Salary: £32,000 to £40,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req159

     

    We have an opportunity for an Asset Engineer to join the team in Horley, reporting to the Asset Engineering Manager.

     

    What does an Asset Engineer do? 

    • Managing the Pressure System Inspection, review results with competent authority and recommend remedial works
    • Manage the SGN conditioning monitoring programme, prioritising the inspection and repairsManaging the maintenance schedule to ensure it is coordinated and efficient
    • Identifying key projects for Network, scoping works, reviewing costed options, obtaining funds. Ensuring safe delivery of scooped works
    • Complete site reviews, ensuring both drawing and the written scheme of Examination are correct
    • Write, commission, review and implement, where appropriate, technical reports
    • Identify programs of work and site specific projects that require completing in both price control reviews
    • Technical support to both operational and network staff as required

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Must be flexible, keen to learn and adaptable
    • The applicant must have a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and aiming to become a chartered engineer
    • Be willing to travel to attend training courses and prepared to stay away from home
    • A full valid driving licence is essential as you will need to travel between locations
     

     

     

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  • Team Leader (NCO2)

     

    Location: Kennington (London) but relocating to St Mary Cray
    Salary: £27,700 to £31,300 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req101

     

    We're recruiting a Gas Team Leader (NCO2) to join our team ar our Kennington depot in London. This role will initially begin at Kennignton but will relocate to St Mary Cray in south-east London . As a Team Leader you will work predominately on gas service and mains repair activities, will preferably have NCO2 in service laying and/or main laying and experience in Escape, Locate and Repair. Successful applicants must live within an hour’s commute of Kennington. 

     

    What does a Team Leader (NCO2) do? 

    You will need to be prepared to undertake physically demanding work involving excavating and digging in public and private highways, laying and repairing gas pipes. You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work safely in a variety of outdoor environments as part of a team, use computer field systems and achieve a high standard of safety and technical competence.  Appropriate training will be given.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    You will have a flexible attitude to work and be willing to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry. A current driving licence is required.  Applicants will need to demonstrate good inter-personal skills, including the ability to deal with members of the public.  The nature of the work means that you will be expected to work variable hours and participate in a 24-hour standby rota.

     

    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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  • Network Strategic Initiatives - Workstream Leads (x2)

     

    Location: Flexible (Scotland or southern England)
    Salary: £42,000 to 45,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req165

     

    Our Network Directorate is looking to recruit two workstream leads to drive progress in this area, working with Operations and IT to optimise the way we work in Network, extracting the maximum value for SGN and our stakeholders from existing and new assets by utilising new and innovative ways of working, especially focusing on digital solutions and out of the box thinking.

     

    What are the requirements of the role?

    • You will be dedicated to the identification, development and implementation of Network strategic initiatives, assisting Network Asset Manager Heads of department, by striving to ensure each area is fully developed to its optimum potential.
    • You should be familiar with the Network functions but also have the ability to learn quickly, grasping concepts and challenging the norms of how we currently work and how we have worked in the past.
    • You will engage with senior managers and staff across the Network to identify and develop strategic initiatives that meet and go beyond business requirements into GD2.
    • You will liaise with Network Heads to ensure initiatives are managed throughout their lifecycle, meeting required business deadlines, overcoming change hurdles, ensuring SGN can meet GD2 deliverables and providing a firm foundation for SGN to efficiently operate into the next decade.
    • You will be required to collaborate effectively with a wide range of external organisations to further develop existing initiatives and identify new opportunities, ensuring that SGN remains on track to develop a smarter network whilst ensuring that we realise the full financial benefits available.
    • You will need to be confident in presenting initiative ideas and progress updates and to other teams and senior management within SGN

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • A structured, analytical and organised approach.
    • A dedication to business change and development.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively challenge existing ways of working,
    • Experience of project management principles.
    • Ability to work flexibly, meet tight deadlines and travel extensively throughout SGN’s footprint and beyond to develop initiatives.
    • Driving licence essential.
    • Network Directorate experience is not essential, applications are welcome from across the business

     

    Our vision for a smart network

    Our network will be flexible and adaptable, enabling multi-source gases to be safely and efficiently transported for customers. It will support a broad range of energy injection, storage and utilisation requirements including transport, heat and power generation.

    This will be achieved through the deployment of smart technologies that will measure and control gas quality, flow and pressure, facilitating decarbonisation, security of supply and efficient network operability.  

    The gas network will be part of the energy eco-system closely integrated with power distribution, heat networks and energy storage.  This will be underpinned by digital solutions through process automation, data analytics, machine learning and customer self-service.

     

     

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  • Gas Distribution Assistant (East Kent)

     

    Location: East Kent
    Salary: £22,100 to £25,100 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: ongoing recruitment
    Reference: req73

     

    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 two-man ELR 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 interpersonal 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 as you will need to travel between locations. 

     

    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 as well as appropriate training for the role.
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

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  • Team Manager, Scottish independent Undertakings (SIUs)

     

    Location: Caithness - Wick
    Salary: £32,426 to £44,650 per annum (dependent on skills and experience, plus significant standby payments and company car) 
    Reference: req139

     

    We're looking for a Team Manager to join our Scottish Independent Undertakings team based in Wick, reporting to the District Manager.

     

    What does an SIU Team Manager do?

    • Participate in the management of all SGN activities and resources including the LPG storage facility, mains network and provision of emergency service. Thus ensuring the provision of safe, cost effective and customer focused operations.
    • Ensure that H.S.E. legislation and SGN Standards of Service, policies and procedures are complied with.
    • Participate in a high frequency emergency standby rota; you will receive appropriate additional payments for this.
    • Monitor and improve productivity to drive performance.  Promote best practice, identify and introduce business improvements to achieve business targets.
    • Manage projects associated with modifications to the SIU plant and gas distribution network including the preparation of capital applications.
    • Manage the construction process associated with the new Pipelines and Plant: upgrading or replacing plant and equipment, or diverting pipelines.  Liaise with local authorities, contractors, customers and the general public to promote good customer relations.
    • Maintain appropriate records to satisfy legal and operational requirements.
    • Ensure that the annual maintenance programmes are completed in accordance with legislative requirements and Company policy.
    • Prepare, plan and authorise operations in accordance with the Safe Control of Operations procedures.

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Ideally you will have a working knowledge of the gas industry, legislation and related health and safety polices together with a recognised formal qualification to at least HND Level.
    • Applications from recent engineering graduates with minimum BEng level qualification may also be considered.
    • Motivation and a flexible, positive approach to work.
    • Good leadership, organisational, diagnostic, problem solving and man management skills and the ability to act on your own initiative.
    • Effective communication skills at all levels, within and beyond your own team.  
    • A commitment to safety and to providing coaching and leadership.
    • A full valid driving licence is essential as you may need to travel to various SGN locations.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • A competitive starting salary, placement is dependent upon existing specialist skills. Progression will be dependent upon performance and skills gained.
    • Use of a company vehicle.
    • Other benefits, including company pension scheme.
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded, award winning company which has a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

     

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  • SIU Craftperson (NCO2)

     

    Location: Thurso
    Salary: A starting salary of £29,000, although depending on your qualifications, skills and experience there is potential for you to earn circa £33,000 (in addition to your base salary you can also earn an estimated £4,500 to £6,500 per annum depending on standby frequency)
    Reference: req102

     

    We're recruiting a Craftperson to join our Scottish Independent Undertakings (SIUs) team based in Thurso. The SIU’s are unique in the UK in that they are not connected to the National Grid system and use Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) or Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a feedstock.

     

    What does an SIU Craftperson do? 

    You will be involved in various activities including boiler servicing, emergency duties and meter work. Over time your skills will be developed to include mains and service laying. You will be involved in the operation and maintenance of the LNG plant. Full training in all SIU activities will be provided. 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Ideally you will be an experienced heating engineer or time served plumber preferably holding a City and Guilds and/or ACS accreditation. 
    • You will have good leadership qualities together with excellent inter-personal skills. 
    • You will be dependable, practical and hardworking. 
    • The work is physically and mentally demanding and you will be expected to work in a variety of outdoor environments. 
    • You will have the ability to use field IT equipment and achieve high standards of safety and technical competence. 
    • You must hold a full and valid driving licence.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Other benefits, including company pension scheme. Ongoing on the job development together with comprehensive training on all SIU activities including repair and servicing of gas appliances, service laying and plant duties. 
    • Great 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 Assistant (Kennington)

     

    Location: Kennington, with relocation to St Mary Cray
    Salary: £22,000  (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req74

     

    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 interpersonal 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 as you will need to travel between locations. 

     

    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 as well as appropriate training for the role.
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

       

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  • Team Manager (East Kent)

     

    Location: East Kent
    Salary: £32,400 to £40,500 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req113

     

    We currently have an opportunity for the post of Team Manager based in the East Kent depot, reporting to the General Manager.

     

    What does a Team Manager do? 

    • Managing operational activities within budget allocations.
    • Managing both SGN employees and contractors across all the range of operational activities, including the Emergency, Repair, Connections, Replacement and Reinstatement processes.
    • Providing a safe, efficient and effective service to all of our customers.
    • Performance Management, delivering improvements in performance by embracing innovation and challenging the norm.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • An extensive knowledge of the gas industry, legislation, and related health and safety policies and procedures is essential.
    • Highly motivated with a flexible and positive approach to work.
    • Good leadership, organisational, diagnostic and problem solving skills and be able to act on your own initiative.
    • Effective communication skills at all levels, within and beyond your own team.  
    • Committed to safety and to providing coaching & leadership.
    • Be prepared to do extra to  support colleagues during high workloads and incidents 
    • A full valid driving licence is essential and there is a requirement to participate in a high frequency 24-hour standby rota.

     

    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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  • Stakeholder Strategy Manager

     

    Location: Horley, Surrey
    Salary: Personal contract
    Closing date: Friday 18 January 2019
    Reference: Req112 

     

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced project manager to improve our performance and outcomes through the management of our annual programme of stakeholder engagement activities, monitoring overall progress and ensuring delivery against key performance indicators.  

     

    The key responsibilities of this role are:

    • Managing the successful delivery of our annual stakeholder engagement plan.
    • Ensuring the successful roll out and training of our Stakeholder Relationship Management tool. 
    • Assessing all current processes and projects and initiatives against the Stakeholder Engagement quality standard.
    • Ensuring compliance including the management of the Stakeholder Engagement risk register.
    • Managing the annual stakeholder engagement budget.
    • Supporting the head of stakeholder engagement in the successful development and delivery of SGN’s annual Stakeholder Engagement submission.
    • Regular performance reporting. 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • You should be educated to degree level or equivalent as a minimum.
    • Have experience of managing projects in a customer orientated environment.
    • Demonstrate a history of successfully delivering projects.
    • Be able to prioritise, plan and risk manage a demanding workload.
    • Have experience of managing budgets.
    • Be highly numerate.
    • Possess excellent written skills and be able to provide clear and effective updates and reports on projects for internal and external stakeholders.
    • Have experience of managing staff.
    • Be able to demonstrate sound MS Excel and Powerpoint skills.

     

    What will I get in return? 

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

     

     

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  • Estates & Development Manager

     

    Location: Based in Scotland – the role will require extensive travel throughout the UK           
    Personal Contract (circa £52,000 per annum)     
    Reference: req167

     

    The Estates and Development Manager – Scotland is responsible for the delivery of property transactions and estates management for the Scotland network as directed by the Property Development Director, including acquisitions, disposals and leasing in support of both SGN Place and the regulated business. The Estates and Development Manager is responsible for the development and delivery of SGN Place’s property disposal programme for the Scotland network.

     

    What does an Estates & Development Manager do?

    • Develop and deliver SGN Place’s property disposal programme for the Scotland network
    • Manage any acquisition and land assembly in support of SGN Place’s property development programme as directed by the Property Development Director
    • Manage acquisitions and disposals of freehold and leasehold property in support of SGN’s operational property strategy for the Scotland network
    • Act as estates management lead for the Scotland network, acting as the Property Team’s representative in Scotland and coordinating with colleagues based nationally
    • Manage rent reviews, lease renewals and rating strategy across the Scotland network
    • Manage relationships with agents and agent appointments, including the implementation of appropriate forms of procurement such as competitive tenders and framework contracts

     

    Academic qualifications or certifications

    Hold or willing to work towards a relevant professional qualification (eg Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

     

    Technical skills, experience and job knowledge

    • Skills in maximising value from property assets, including through Joint Ventures
    • Skills in project management, developing and implementing project plans and schedules
    • Experience of transactions in the property sector, including acquisitions, disposals, leases and licences
    • Experience in determining the most appropriate route to market for different types of property
    • Experience in selecting and appointing the most appropriate professional consultants (including agents)
    • Experience of project and stakeholder communications
    • Knowledge of the property market across the relevant geography and asset classes, with extensive contacts in the agent, land buyer and developer communities
    • Knowledge of Scottish property law, in particular relating to conveyancing and Landlord & Tenant
    • Knowledge of UK planning law and the planning process, with specific knowledge as it applies to Scotland and of policy at the appropriate level (e.g. Scotland as well as local authority level) for SGN’s key markets
    • Knowledge of UK environmental law, in particular relating to contaminated land

     

     

    Influence

    The role holder will be expected to influence:

    • Internal stakeholders - SGN and SGN Place management; managers, team leaders and staff of the areas of the operational business affected by specific projects, in particular where support is required to relocate or rationalise infrastructure in order to dispose of a site; colleagues in SGN Place with whom the job holder must collaborate in order to deliver outputs
    • External stakeholders - All parties identified as external stakeholders through the post holder’s mapping exercise, such as local authority members and officers; the public including residents’ or heritage associations; adjoining land owners, developers, builders and land buyers.
    • External consultants - Architects, surveyors, engineers, planners, subject matter experts, staff of organisations who are employed or otherwise identified as a stakeholder on a given project or sit

     

    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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  • Team Leader (Emergency)

     

    Location: East Kent
    Salary: £26,000 to £30,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req71

     

    What does a Team Leader (NCO2) do? 

    You will need to be prepared to undertake physically demanding work involving excavating and digging in public and private highways, laying and repairing gas pipes. You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work safely in a variety of outdoor environments as part of a team, use computer field systems and achieve a high standard of safety and technical competence.  Appropriate training will be given. Applicants must live within or close to the east Kent area.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • You will have a flexible attitude to work and be willing to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry. 
    • Communicative and interpersonal skills, including the ability to connect with members of the public. 
    • Core metering competence is a requirement. 
    • You will be expected to be flexible and to work variable hours participating in the 24-hour standby rota. 
    • You will be able to work in a physically demanding environment. 
    • Ideally you will hold a MET1 to 4 and CCN1 accreditation, however full training will be given to the successful candidate. 
    • 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 SGN. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

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  • Depot Clerk (maternity cover)

     

    Location: Stornoway 
    Salary: £18,000 to £21,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req54

     

    There is an opportunity to join our team within the Scottish Independent Undertakings (SIU’s) working from the Stornoway Depot on a 12 month fixed term contract.

     

    What does a Depot Clerk do?

    • The administration team plays a vital role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of SIU activities, providing support in a professional manner and taking responsibility for effectively completing tasks in accordance with set timescales.
    • As a Depot Clerk you will be a good team worker, capable of working to tight deadlines and responding to changing priorities at short notice.
    • You will be prepared to take the initiative to minimise or prevent anticipated problems, and must be committed to providing excellent levels of customer service at all times.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • An ability to communicate effectively and politely, both verbally and in writing with employees, managers and customers within and outside the Company.
    • A neat and accurate worker, you must be computer literate, ideally being competent in Microsoft software packages such as Word and Excel.
    • You will also be a competent operator of other key office equipment.
    • Knowledge and experience of general administration processes within an office environment 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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  • HR Manager

     

    Location: Southern England covering south-east London, Surrey, Sussex and Kent
    Salary: Circa £40,000 (dependent on experience) & car allowance
    Reference: req133

     

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a HR Manager, operating across our southern locations to support the efficient operation of SGN’s business activities. 

    As a HR Manager you will be responsive & customer focused, ensuring compliance with employment agreements, policies, procedures and the law to deliver a credible HR service. You will provide an integral, valued and professional service to the organisation whilst providing support and advice to SGN’s employees. You will help to encourage the positive development of SGN’s busy HR department.

     

    You will spend much of your time visiting SGN’s depots and offices, assisting with a range of HR issues. Typical duties may include:

    • Performance management
    • Absence management
    • Disciplinary, capability and grievance issues
    • Employee relations, services & counselling.
    • Recruitment support
    • Industrial relations
     
     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Previous experience as a HR Manager, ideally in a unionised industry
    • A solid understanding of current UK Employment Law, preferably degree or CIPD qualified
    • You will have sound negotiation and problem-solving skills and an eye for detail
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
    • Ability to build solid relationships with Senior Managers as a trusted partner
    • You must hold a valid driving licence

     

     

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  • Gas Operative (NCO1)

     

    Location: Coatbridge
    Salary: Starting salary of £20,588 rising to £23,375 after completion of training
    Closing date: Friday 18 January 2019
    Reference: req179 

     

     

    We're seeking enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking people to become qualified NCO1 gas operatives by joining our training in January and beyond courses.

     

    What does an NCO1 do?

    • Works in the maintenance, repair and replacement of our gas mains and services.
    • Works in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Physically demanding work including excavation
    • Uses computer field systems and achieves high standards of safety and technical competence.
    • You will be part of a team supporting the Team Leader.

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • No specific experience is required as full role training will be provided
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.
    • You will be flexible and willing to work variable hours, participating in a 24 hour standby rota.
    • You will demonstrate high standards of safety and technical competence in everything you do.
    • You will display excellent customer service skills at all times.
    • We use field based systems so you must be able to use a computer.
    • Any qualifications or experience in streetworks, HGV/plant, construction, stores/logistics and pipework qualifications or experience would be welcome and potentially help with future progression.

     

     

    What will I get in return?

    • Great potential for further training and progression in the Company. We value our people.
    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme.
    • The opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK.
    • You will be part of an award winning, progressive company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.

     

     

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  • Management Accountant

     

    Location: Edinburgh
    Salary: £40,500 to £48,700 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req110

     

     

    We have an exciting opportunity to join the Finance Business Partner team as a Management Accountant reporting directly to the Finance Manager. The base location for this role will be Edinburgh. The role of the Management Accountant is to provide finance support to the Scotland Operations.  The role is very broad based and will require an individual who is motivated to make an impact. 

     

    What does a Management Accountant do? 

    • Play a lead role in the budgeted and forecasting process.
    • Improving the impact, and understanding, of financial reporting on business performance.
    • Providing analysis and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies.
    • Regularly advise senior managers and review financial aspects of their operational plans.
    • Preparing monthly accruals and journals to ensure the accuracy of month end accounts.
    • Maintaining and creating new management information to aid Southern Operations.
    • Excellent communication skills to support and influence stakeholders across the organisation. 
    • Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with senior managers
    • Challenge costs by understanding cost drivers

     

    Do you have what we're looking for? 

    • CIMA/ACCA finalist/qualified
    • An analytical approach with excellent attention to detail
    • Demonstrable relevant finance experience
    • Advanced excel user
    • Full UK/EU driving licence

     

    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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