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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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  • Southern Operations Performance Manager (Southern England)

     

    Location: Based in Aldershot, but with requirements to travel to other SGN locations
    Salary: Personal service contract (dependent on skills and experience)  
    Closing date: Thursday 19 April 2018
    Reference: 18127EXT

     

    The main purpose of this role is to support the Operations Director and Head of Operations for south and south-east England to deliver and achieve outstanding performance across our operational network.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to be at the heart of the directorate and to gain exposure across the whole Southern Operation and wider SGN business and to support and contribute to its success.  This will involve liaison with other departments over projects that are wider than Operations ensuring that interdependencies with other directorates are prioritised and delivered within Operations e.g. Customer Services, HR, Finance and IT.  The role will also work closely with the Strategic Change team over the design and delivery of innovative changes to deliver operational excellence.

    The role requires reporting, investigating and monitoring Southern Operations performance, whilst taking a lead role representing Southern Operations at interface meetings with the wider business.  

     

    What does a Southern Operations Performance Manager do? 

    • Gate keeper and producer of Southern Operational Management Information (MI)  
    • Monitoring the financial performance of key projects and tasks 
    • Identifying poor performance and providing possible solutions
    • Custodian and producer of the Southern Operations Winter Plan and safety plan
    • Producing the Southern Operations Safety Matrix , managing the risk review and collating results
    • To act as the Southern Operations lead at interface meetings such as PGC, Data Surveillance, Plant and Fleet Management and IT projects    
    • To produce business cases for general purchasing across Southern Operations

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    Operational experience is not essential.

    The technical skills and job knowledge/experience that are essential in this role are:

    • Project Management experience
    • Financial awareness and understanding  
    • Ability to network internally at all levels and with other SGN departments
    • Ability to influence at a senior level
    • A full 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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  • Innovation Project Assistant

     

    Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
    Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Monday 23 April 2018 
    Reference: 18114EXTR1

     

    There is an exciting opportunity for a Project Assistant to work on one of our Network Innovation Competition projects; Robotic Roadworks & Excavation System (RRES). The project aims to develop a robotic system, which will use advanced robotics and Artificial Intelligence to lower the cost and improve the efficiency, safety and environmental impact of utility excavations and activity. This role primarily will be in support of coordinating the NIC governance requirements with our project partners and will be an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of network technologies of the future.

    What does an Innovation Project Assistant do? 

    • Provide a full and comprehensive range of administrative duties, playing a vital role in supporting smooth and efficient operation of the project
    • Provide an excellent level of service to our internal and external project partners at all times
    • Work to tight deadlines and respond to changing priorities as required, possibly at short notice
    • Use initiative to identify, minimise and prevent administrative problems

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • The successful applicant must be self-motivated with a flexible approach to a changing working environment
    • A good team worker  
    • An effective communicator at all levels, both written and verbally 
    • You must be competent in front office software systems such as Word and Excel and knowledge of a back office system such as Oracle would be an advantage
    • Experience/knowledge of either the distribution or transmission infrastructure activities would be an advantage
    • As the role may involve travel so you must be willing to spend time away from your primary location.

     

    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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  • Operational Control Centre Manager

     

    Location: Walton Park office (Drayton, Portsmouth)  
    Salary: Personal service contract
    Closing date: Monday 23 April 2018
    Reference: 18130EXT

     

    We are currently recruiting for an Operation Control Centre Manager who will be based at our Walton Park office (Portsmouth) reporting to the General Manager. 

     

    What does an OCC Manager do? 

    • You will be required to set the strategic objectives for the OCC whilst leading a team of 105 on a 24 hour basis. You must ensure work is dispatched & completed economically and efficiently to the regulated Standards of Service and commercial Service Level Agreements. Daily duties include;
    • Day to day running of the OCC
    • Responsible for outperforming budget of £3.1 million
    • Forecasting resources to meet workload
    • Setting and delivering OCC strategy
    • Performance and development of the team 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Lead a team at senior level, with previous experience managing a large number of people.
    • Delivering excellence from the team whilst following company’s policy and procedures.
    • To be able to engage with our depot senior management teams, customers and Stakeholders and have good overall communication skills. 
    • Experience of managing a call centre operation
    • Reactive and proactive attitude with regards to problem solving and forward planning. 
    • The successful candidate would be required to participate in a 24-hour standby rota

     

    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 (FCO), London

     

    Location: London (Greenwich, Lambeth and Southwark)
    Salary: £25,285 - £28,095 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Tuesday 1 May 2018
    Reference: 18139EXT

     

    We are recruiting for a Domestic Gas Engineer to work as a First Call Operative (FCO) in our London depot. As the successful applicant, you will participate in a 24-hour standby rota and therefore applicants must live in or near the Greenwich, Lambeth and Southwark areas of London.

     

    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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  • Team Leader - Repair (NCO2)

     

    Location: London (Greenwich, Lambeth and Southwark)  
    Salary: £25,285- £28,095 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Tuesday 1 May 2018 
    Reference: 18140EXT    

     

    We have a number of opportunities for Gas Team Leaders (NCO2) to join us at our London depot. 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 in or near the Greenwich, Lambeth and Southwark areas of London.

     

    What does a Team Leader (NCO2) do? 

    • You'll undertake physically demanding work involving excavating and digging in public and private highways, laying and repairing gas pipes. 
    • You'll 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.
    • You will have an NCO2 in main laying or equivalent 
    • NCO2 locate & repair qualifications are preferable

     

    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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  • NC02 Team Leader/Mainlayer x2

     

    Location: Medway / Maidstone (Kent)       
    Salary: £24,700 - £27,500 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Tuesday 1 May 2018
    Reference: 18142EXT

     

    We have an opportunity within our Kent depot for an enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking Gas Team Leader/Mainlayer (NC02) to work on our Mains Replacement programme.

     

    What does an NCO2 Team Leader/Mainlayer do? 

     

    • Leads a Team working predominately on gas service/mains replacement activities, excavating and digging in public and private highways, renewing gas pipes. 
    • Works safely as part of a team in a variety of outdoor environments, ensuring all work complies with current legislation, health and safety requirements and company policies 
    • Uses computer field systems and achieves high standards of safety and technical competence. 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • You will have an NCO2 in main laying or equivalent and experience in large diameter replacement would be an advantage.
    • You will live in Kent, and preferably in the Medway/Maidstone area.
    • We use field-based systems so you will be able to use a computer.
    • You will demonstrate high standards of safety and technical competence in everything you do.
    • You will display a friendly and approachable attitude with excellent inter-personal skills, as you will be dealing with members of the public.
    • You will be flexible and willing to work variable hours.  The nature of the work means that you will be expected to work variable hours and participate in a 24-hour standby rota if required.
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    What will I get in return?

    • Great potential for further training and progression in the company. We value our people.
    • Excellent benefits scheme including pension scheme, sick pay scheme, retailer discounts, child care vouchers and salary sacrifice car 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 (NCO1), Oxford

     

    Location: Oxford 
    Salary: £19,100 - £21,200 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Tuesday 1 May 2018 
    Reference: 18138EXT

     

    We currently have an opportunity for the role of Gas Distribution Assistant (NCO1) in our Oxford depot. Suitable applicant must live in or close to the Oxford 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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  • Gas Distribution Assistant (NCO1), London

     

    Location: London (Greenwich, Lambeth and Southwark)
    Salary: £21,00 to £23,300 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Tuesday 1 May 2018 
    Reference: 18141EXT

     

    We currently have two opportunities for two Gas Distribution Assistants (NCO1s) to join us at our London depot. Suitable applicants must live in or near the Greenwich, Lambeth and Southwark areas of London.

     

    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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