• 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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  • Engineering Policy Manager (Electrical & Instrumentation)

     

    Location: Flexible including remote working
    Competitive salary (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Thursday 18 October 2018
    Reference: 18371EXT

     

    We currently have an opportunity for an Engineering Policy Manager working within the Engineering Policy Team, reporting directly to the Head of Engineering Policy. 

     

    As an Engineering Policy Manager your duties will cover everything from design specification to decommissioning. Your responsibility will also include understanding how to protect our instrumentation assets or how changes to wiring regulation can be communicated around our business. The specialism for this Policy Manager is Transmission Pipelines (above 7 bar) and Plant (Maintenance). Other duties include:

    • Use engineering judgement to assess technical options 
    • Create and update specifications, procedures and work instructions 
    • Understand the impact of policy change on different roles and departments
    • Put together effective communication and implementation plans for policy changes
    • Look to the future – making sure our policies support SGNs strategic goals 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • It is essential that you have good written and verbal communication skills
    • You must have a full valid driving licence as you will need to travel between SGN locations
    • The successful candidate will have strong technical knowledge and understanding of SGN’s gas network and should be able to act as the Policy point of contact for Scotland network.
    • We would ideally be looking for an incorporated/chartered Engineer, or someone that was working towards this
    • Able to interpret engineering documentation, communicate technical requirements and carry our impact and risk assessments.

     

    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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  • Engineering Policy Manager (Transmission and Plant)

     

    Location: Edinburgh      
    Competitive salary (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Thursday 18 October 2018
    Reference: 18370EXT

     

    We currently have an opportunity for an Engineering Policy Manager working within the Engineering Policy Team, reporting directly to the Head of Engineering Policy. 

     

    What does an Engineering Policy Manager do? 

    As an Engineering Policy Manager your will manage the policy suite, covering everything from pipeline design specification to plant decommissioning. This includes developing procedures for maintenance work on site and ensuring our pipelines and SIU teams can manage their high risk assets safely. You will also act as the policy team representative for the Scotland operation.

     

    • Use engineering judgement to assess technical options 
    • Create and update specifications, procedures and work instructions 
    • Understand the impact of policy change on different roles and departments
    • Put together effective communication and implementation plans for policy changes
    • Look to the future – making sure our policies support SGNs strategic goals 

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

     

    • You will need excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • You will need to be able to interpret technical requirements and communicate them so they can be implemented by the user.
    • Ideally you will be an incorporated or chartered Engineer, or willing to work towards this.
    • Able to carry out impact and risk assessments.
    • Ideally you will have a driving licence.
    • You will need to spend at least 2 days per week at Edinburgh depot, and travel to other areas will be required.

     

     

     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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  • Data Governance Manager

     

    Location: Walton Park office (Drayton and Farlington, Portsmouth)
    Competitive salary
    Closing date: Wednesday 24 October 2018
    Reference: 18368EXT

     

    We currently have an opportunity for a Data Governance Manager to join the team in our Walton Park office (Portsmouth), reporting to the Head of Information Management.  The role will be to oversee our enterprise-wide data governance activities; focussing on establishing and ensuring adherence to our data governance framework for policies, standards and processes which will enable the required level of data usability & value, quality and protection to meet SGN’s needs.

     

    What does a Data Governance Manager do? 

    • Playing a key role in the development and implementation of our data strategy 
    • Accountable for the on-going development and implementation of the Data Governance Framework (DGF) across SGN: policies, standards, processes and measures as applied across the data lifecycle.
    • Accountable for the development of our data governance organization, roles and responsibilities based on the framework principles to drive the DGF within business and technology divisions e.g. Data Stewardship, and Custodianship roles.
    • Act as a change agent by working with Data Owners, Custodians and Stewards and other key stakeholders to ensure they are informed and supported in the execution of their data responsibilities.  Provide mentoring, support and advice as appropriate.
    • Provision of expertise on information governance, data management and security guidance across the stakeholder community

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Demonstrable experience in applying data governance (and management) to business and technical contexts -  business processes, IT solutions and BI/Anaytics design and maintenance.
    • Demonstrable experience in data lifecycle management and data management practices – MDM, DQ, Meta data etc.
    • Demonstrable experience in implementing governance frameworks and working with business and IT stakeholders to embed data governance roles & responsibilities. 
    • Ability to influence at all levels in the organisation and able to develop and build strong relationships with people of different business and technical backgrounds
    • Experience with data related organisations/frameworks -e.g. DAMA, DMBoK, ToGAF etc.
    • Experience of using data governance solutions, for example: Informatica, Talend, Trillium
    • Experience of using data management solutions, for example: Alteryx, Spark, EMR, Informatica, Talend 
    • Solid understanding of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and other data related legislation (PCI, ePrivacy, DAG etc).
    • Strong communication skills are essential in their engagement with all company stakeholders using the most appropriate channels to deliver consistent, concise and meaningful messages.
    • Experience of Cloud technologies would be advantageous (SGN are AWS native)
    • Experience of Analytics and “Big Data” use cases would be advantageous but a sound awareness of these technologies would be expected
    • Previous experience of working in gas utilities, other energy sector and/or a regulated environment would be advantageous.
    • You will have a high attention to detail, good interpersonal skills & be assertive and driven. 
    • You must have the ability to lead and take control when necessary while still being a collaborative team player 

     

    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 (Ashford)

     

    Location: Ashford, Kent
    Salary: £24,000 to £25,00 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Tuesday 30 October 2018   

     

    What does a Gas Distribution Assistant do?

    NCO1 duties as part of two-man ELR Team. You will work predominately on gas service and mains repair activities, will preferably have experience in service laying and/or main laying and experience in Escape, Locate and Repair. The nature of the work means that you will be expected to work variable hours and participate in a 24-hour standby rota.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    The individual 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.

     

    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 Support

     

    Location: Horley, Surrey
    Salary: Circa £26,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Monday 29 October 2018   

     

    What does this role entail?

    • Working as part of a busy HR Service Centre team, the role will be focusing on the HR needs of set business areas. This is ideal step up for and experienced HR Administrator looking to progress their career.
    • Responsibilities
    • Support set business area(s) as first line of contact
    • Drafting letters
    • Salary progression
    • Provide effective and quality assured advice, guidance and support in the areas of, but not limited to, employee relations, recruitment, TUPE, equality and diversity, reward and change management in accordance with policy and best practice.
    • Booking physio/occupational health appointments and keeping these tracked
    • Support the HRSC team with knowledge of wider HR issues

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • Ideally holder of HR qualification or working towards attaining one
    • Good experience working in a HR role previously
    • Ability to multitask and deal with multiple demanding stakeholders
    • A good understanding of the SGN business and complexities around contractual issues
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Adept on Cornerstone
    • Good MS Office suite skills

     

    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 Systems Administrator

     

    Location: Horley, Surrey
    Salary: Circa £21,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Monday 29 October 2018

     

    What does a HR Systems Administrator do?

    We are looking for a HR Systems Administrator to support our HR Service Centre with data requests, reporting and adhoc HR admin tasks, including referencing. This is a brilliant opportunity for a junior HR professional, or someone who is looking to broaden and expand their HR and systems experience.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • Experience in a HR role
    • Strong administrative skills
    • Experience using Oracle would be an advantage
    • Experience using Cornerstone would be an advantage
    • You will be experienced in working with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
    • Ability to prioritise workload and meet business demands

     

    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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  • Ethics and Compliance Officer (maternity cover)

     

    Location: Horley (Surrey) or Ashford (Kent)
    Salary: £26,000 to £32,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Wednesday 31 October 2018
    Reference: 18375EXT

     

    We are currently recruiting an Ethics and Compliance Officer to join the Compliance Team, reporting directly to the Head of Compliance.

     

    What does an Ethics and Compliance Officer do? 

    As an Compliance Officer you will support the Compliance Team with the 2018/19 annual Ethics and Compliance Plans, particularly (but not limited to) Business Separation, Modern Slavery and Competition compliance. The successful candidate will be required to conduct activities such as:

     

    • Accurate and relevant legal research, applied to SGN business scenarios.
    • Research the market to enable SGN to learn from ‘best practice’ within other organisations. 
    • Liaise with the business to collate information and help identify risk.
    • Draft relevant procedures and work instructions (or review and recommend updates to existing ones). 
    • Draft training materials and deliver training, where appropriate. 
    • Administrate and progress compliance projects.  
    • Help to investigate and identify innovative technologies for improving SGN’s compliance management.
    • Conduct assurance activities.

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

     

    • An ability to interpret legislative requirements at a practical level.
    • Work proactively and independently against a set of outline instructions.
    • Organised, with excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Law degree or similar qualifications / experience.
    • Proven research skills.
    • Ideally, experience working in a commercial setting.

     

     

    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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  • Assurance Manager / Investigator (maternity cover)

     

    Location: Horley (Surrey) or Ashford (Kent)
    Salary: £26,000 to £44,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Wednesday 31 October 2018
    Reference: 18374EXT

     

    We are currently recruiting an Assurance Manager / Investigator to join the Compliance Team, reporting directly to the Head of Compliance.

     

    What does an Assurance Manager / Investigator do?

    As an Assurance Manager / Investigator you will undertake investigations, provide ABC awareness training and undertake ABC risk assessments with the aim of maximising investigation success and to prevent and minimise SGN’s losses from fraud, bribery and corruption.

     

    The successful candidate will:

    • Manage a caseload of investigations relating to whistleblower concerns, suspected fraud, instances of suspected staff wrongdoing and ethical breaches.
    • Investigate all cases efficiently using a variety of investigation techniques, in line with legislation and SGN’s standards.
    • Produce investigation reports and evidential material to appropriate standards for use by senior management. As well as giving evidence at disciplinary proceedings and court / tribunal (if necessary). 
    • Collaborate with other investigatory, compliance, audit and law enforcement bodies, both internally and externally.
    • Work jointly with HR to support and conduct proportionate and responsible misconduct investigations.
    • Use data analytics to proactively search for instances of fraud, bribery and corruption.
    • Conduct ABC risk assessments on all business activities.
    • Support the delivery of Ethics training to SGN staff and contractors.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • An ability to work at all levels to manage conflict and conduct difficult discussions / interviews and to close matters in a timely manner
    • A proven ability to undertake multiple investigations contemporaneously, which are running at different speeds.
    • Have strong written skills, enabling you to produce succinct investigation reports requiring minimal amendment.
    • A strong and proven ability of conducting complex investigations.
    • Experience of working in a corporate investigation function.
    • Experience in giving evidence in disciplinary / court / tribunal hearings.
    • A professional accreditation in a fraud discipline, e.g. Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Professional Investigations Programme (PIP) - Level 2 or Certified Fraud Specialist (ACFS – Expert). 
    • This role will potentially involve travel across our Southern, Scotland and Northern Ireland networks and therefore the post holder will need to be prepared to travel and hold a current 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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  • Gas Distribution Assistant (Solent)

     

    Location: Portsmouth
    Salary: £20,600 to £22,900 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Thursday 1 November 2018

     

    We currently have opportunities for the role of Gas Operatives (NCO1s) in our Solent depot. Suitable applicant must live in or close to the Solent areas. 

     

    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.

     

    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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