Partnership Funding Manager - International


Partnership Funding Manager - International


SSE Plc, Blythswood New Town, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 21 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: b417865f38d84f5baaff08b848586676

Full Job Description

Base Location:Perth or Glasgow, however any UK or Ireland SSE office location will be considered., Are you ready to help shape the future of international energy markets? As Partnership Funding Manager - International, you'll be at the forefront of SSE's exciting global expansion. You'll coordinate, guide and manage public funding with a focus on Renewables activities in the Netherlands, Japan, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, and Poland. You'll also have the chance to contribute to bid activities in the UK and Ireland, engaging with all SSE business areas, including Networks, Renewables and Thermal.

This 12 month fixed-term role is perfect for someone seeking internal secondment or external fixed term contract, especially those with public sector experience looking for a development opportunity.

- Collaborate globally: You'll work hand-in-hand with SSE's international teams to uncover key business drivers and innovation priorities in each of the target markets.

- Map the funding landscape: Develop a detailed understanding of the funding opportunities in each of the target markets and create a comprehensive 'funding catalogue' of potential funders, opportunities and insights.

- Engage externally: Build strong relationships with key funders in each target market, working closely with public affairs and policy colleagues to enhance SSE's profile in these new markets.

- Assess opportunities: Manage an opportunity assessment process, helping the business identify and progress relevant funding opportunities into successful bid production.

- Lead bid production: Coordinate the production of detailed funding bids, collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams across business development, finance, engineering, procurement, project planning, regulation and other specialities.

Funding expertise: Experience with public sector funding programs for research and development (R&D), innovation, or pilot projects, either as a funder or applicant.

- Energy sector knowledge: Knowledge of the energy sector policy drivers and a sound understanding of public sector institutions and funding sources.

- Proven leadership: Experience leading the production of high-quality proposals or reports with multi-disciplinary teams and project partners under tight deadlines.

- Strong communication skills: Excellent interpersonal and coordination abilities.

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Salary:£47,600 - £71,600 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern:12 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time | Flexible First options available, We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.