Administration Assistant

Vacancy posted: Friday, 23 September 2016

Location: Skye and Lochalsh

Closing date: 06 October 2016
Job ref. no.: 509587

Administrative Assistant

Power Distribution

Job location: Kyle of Lochalsh

Salary:  20,182 to 26,653 Depending on skills and experience


Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks forms part of the FTSE-50 energy company, SSE. Our electricity distribution and transmission networks carry electricity to over 3.7 million homes and businesses across Scotland and Central Southern England. Our skilled teams are based right across the regions we serve, from the bustle of West London to the smallest villages in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks we are keeping our customers' lives comfortable, warm and well lit, no matter what.  Our focus on people helps us understand the needs of the community and deliver the best service possible – no excuses.  We've worked on our networks for over 70 years to meet the changing needs of our customers.    We are ready to meet the challenges ahead, we're powering our community.

We are looking to recruit an Administrative Assistant into the Regional Support team due to continued growth in the Highlands and Islands Region. This position is based in our Kyle of Lochalsh Depot, you will work closely with or Regional Support team in Inverness. As part of this team, you will be responsible for raising Purchase Orders and receipting invoices We are looking for someone with strong organisational skills and a good level of computer literacy, in particular Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) are essential for preparing and producing reports for management. Strong attention to detail will enable you to maintain the high degree of accuracy required for data capture and record maintenance of vehicle checks and safety briefs. You will regularly update this information onto our internal systems (Promise and Sims); therefore although not essential, experience with either of these packages would be advantageous.

To be successful in the role you will have excellent interpersonal skills as you will be required to liaise with customers (internally and externally), both face to face and over the telephone on a daily basis. Your motivation and flexibility is essential, as you will be required to provide phone duties associated with on /off site times of our field based operatives and may also be required to participate in standby duties during storm works.

Closing date: 6th October  

There are big energy challenges ahead, but with your skills and experience there are just as many opportunities. For us it's not just about being good at what you do - it's about enjoying what you do, too. So we'll encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas, and do work that you can be proud of.  In return for being your best for our customers, you'll also enjoy a variety of benefits and development opportunities. On top of a competitive salary, you'll enjoy generous holiday entitlement, a Group Pension Plan, share options and discounts on energy bills, phone and broadband.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. As a courtesy, internal candidates should please notify their line manager prior to submitting their application. Successful candidates will be subject to the company's verification and vetting process which includes a basic criminal record check.

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