• 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.

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  • Finance Assistant

     

    Location: Horley, Surrey
    Salary: £26,200 to £32,400 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Thursday 20 December 2018
    Reference: 18248

     

     

    We're recruiting a Finance Assistant to join our team at our Horley head office.

     

    What does a Finance Assistant do? 

    • Responsible for monitoring the Finance Projects email account for project requests.
    • Responsible for creating project budgets in BORIS in line with the SGN investment policy.
    • Issuing project management information to help control project spend.
    • Responsible for processing project closures including sense checking project actual versus budget spend. 
    • Preparing financial journals to adjust project costs.
    • Respond to project queries and questions from across the business.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Applicants should ideally have a financial background and show a desire to study for AAT qualifications. Candidates will need a high attention to detail. They will also be expected to have a good knowledge of financial/accounting software including BORIS Oracle and strong spreadsheet skills. Having an understanding of SGN’s operations will be an advantage
    • Good organisational skills
    • Financial integrity with a challenging attitude
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Able to work independently

     

    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.

     

    Who will I report to? 

    This position will report to the Assistant Finance Control Manager and support the wider Finance Investment team.

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  • FCO (Elgin)

     

    Location: Elgin
    Salary: £29,000 to £30,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference:  req47

     

    We're recruiting for a Domestic Gas Engineer to work as a First Call Operative (FCO) in our Elgin depot. As the successful applicant, you will participate in a 24-hour standby rota and therefore you must live within the areas of Elgin.

    What does a First Call Operative do? 

    • Work in a variety of outdoor and indoor environments safely, individually and as part of a team
    • Locate 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 a 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 Assistant (Poole)

     

    Location: Poole
    Salary: £20,000 to 23,000(dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req77

     

    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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  • Admin Team Manager

     

    Location: Kennington, London
    Salary: £28,000 to £34,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req53

     

    We have an exciting opportunity to join the Operations team in London as an Admin Team Manager reporting to the Business Performance Manager.  The base location for this role will be Kennington.

     

    What does an Admin Team Manager do?

    • Managing all admin workstreams.
    • Managing & prioritising workload to ensure targets are met.
    • Training team members in all aspects of depot activity.
    • Monitoring the performance of the admin team.
    • Carrying out audits and processing reviews to ensure compliance with ISO9001.
    • Providing excellent levels of customer service when dealing with customer enquiries and resolving complaints.
    • Knowledge of all processes within operations activity and supervisory experience would also be advantageous.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • Have the ability to excel in customer service and deal with complaints. 
    • They should be adaptable, approachable with good leadership and people-management skills.
    • Have a good understanding of all processes and procedures within operations activities.
    • Effective communicator at all levels, within and beyond your own team and be able to act on your own initiative while providing leadership and coaching.
    • Highly motivated with a positive and flexible approach
    • Committed to the SGN values and prepared to challenge your team to deliver SGN targets while operating within our safety golden rules.
     

     

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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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  • First Call Operative (Kennington)

     

    Location: Initially based in Kennington, London
    Salary: £27,000 to £32,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req93

     

    We are recruiting for a Domestic Gas Engineer to work as a First Call Operative (FCO) in our Kennington depot initially, but then will be required to relocate to our St Mary Cray depot in south-east London . As the successful applicant, you will participate in a 24-hour standby rota and therefore you must live within a commutable distance of Kennington.

     

    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 as the role will require moving between locations. 

     

    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 a 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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  • Logistics Coordinator (Epsom)

     

    Location: Epsom
    Salary: £23,000 to £26,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req55

     

    We're currently recruiting a Logistics Coordinator to join the team in our Epsom depot, reporting to the Team Manager. 

     

    What does a Logistics Coordinator do? 

    • We're looking for a logistics coordinator who is self-motivated, with an excellent phone manner dealing with internal and external time constraints.
    • The successful applicant will coordinate the support logistics roll to our fleet of emergency staff and vehicles, with a team of drivers under their direction.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Must be competent in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Outlook) 
    • The ideal candidate will have previous experience with logistical coordination, ie managing people and vehicle movement for delivery and collection of items critical to the business

     

    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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  • 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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  • General Manager (Major Projects)

     

    Location: Based across southern England
    Salary: Personal contract
    Closing date: Monday 24 December
    Reference: req120

     

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and talented professional to lead our Major Projects team across southern England. As a senior leader you will adopt a key role in the strategic management of the safe and reliable operation of our gas transmission assets, involving the construction, upgrade or replacement of high pressure pipelines, installations and equipment. You will also play an integral role in the success of our Major Projects team in SGN and across the wider SGN business.

    This role is pivotal to our future success and your business acumen and advanced leadership abilities will be critical in managing all operational activities driving safety, productivity, and operational efficiencies within our southern. As a resilient individual, you will be adaptable to change and capable of building and sustaining positive working relations across the SGN business and with external stakeholders. In addition, you will provide effective leadership and accountability for all Major Project activities and delivery of strategic key objectives. As this is a senior position within the organisation this will be reflected in a salary which will attract appropriate terms and conditions under a personal contract. Relocation and associated costs will be considered for the successful candidate.

     

    What does a General Manager do? 

    As a General Manager you will be responsible for managing the safe delivery of Major Projects in southern England. The main responsibilities will be:

    • Leading a team of around 30 direct employees who manage a team of contractors who deliver our Major Projects.
    • Ensuring all project delivery is delivered in accordance with relevant standards, specifications and legislative requirements and within the agreed programme and budget.
    • Establish and maintain effective relationships with relevant stakeholder groups, to efficiently deliver programmes of work to meet the requirements and expectations of our internal and external stakeholders.
    • Monitoring the operational performance of external contractors.
    • Control of budgets, people, resources and projects, including balancing conflicting priorities and challenging timescales.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • You must hold a professional engineering qualification, preferably gas related and you should be working towards professional membership of an accredited professional body.
    • 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 gas or petrochemical industries is desirable.
    • You will have a working knowledge of the relevant statutory regulations, a good track record of managing direct and contract employees, a good understanding of SGN’s business and key business drivers, and good operational and technical expertise.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, leadership ability, sound judgment, ability to assess priorities and act decisively on complex issues and the ability to drive performance, are key qualities.
    • You will display the following qualities:  integrity, dependability, responsibility, accountability and self-awareness.
    • As this is a challenging and varied role you will be required to have a flexible “can do” approach to work.
    • As the role will involve travel throughout Southern England, you must have a valid driving licence
    • Support will be provided for relocation and any associated expenses.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • A competitive starting salary with a performance related bonus.
    • A company car.
    • Other benefits, including company pension scheme.
    • Support will be considered for relocation and any associated expenses. 
    • 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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  • 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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