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Senior Land Manager

Employer
SSE Plc
Location
Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness, Glasgow (Flexible)
Salary
£47,600 - £71,600 + car /cash allowance + bonus + a range of other benefits
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

Job Details

The key duties & responsibilities of the Senior Land Manager are:

- Responsible for providing senior support across a given region of SSEN Transmission’s network area. You will be tasked with securing, maintaining, and managing robust land and property rights over a challenging portfolio of projects. A key focus area will be the securing of rights in land for the Transmission ASTI projects, required to deliver government 2030 net zero targets.

- Responsible for successfully applying and implementing Land Assembly Strategy in order to deliver project programmes for Large Capital Projects across Base Capex, Customer Connections and Strategic Wider Works portfolios as well as managing risk to future Network security.

- Stakeholder engagement is an important element of this role, and you will have a wide array of stakeholders, both internal and external, to develop and maintain positive working relationships regarding policy over land and property rights, access and management of land as well as the approach to securing and maintaining rights in land and dealing with matters of valuation and compensation. The main stakeholder groups include landowners, tenants, their agents and relevant bodies such as local authorities, the Scottish Government Energy Consents Unit, Forestry and Land Scotland and local planning authorities.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Excellent understanding of landownership systems in Scotland and practical knowledge of relevant land management matters.

- Excellent knowledge of land and property rights, including good knowledge of wayleaves, servitudes and land acquisition.

- Excellent understanding of the relevant sections of the Electricity Act 1989, the Land Compensation Act 1973 and the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965.

- Excellent understanding of energy networks and their structure and governance.

- Membership of Rural Professional Group of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers, or alternatively aspirations to work towards these.

About our Business

At SSEN Transmission, we take immense pride in owning and operating the high-voltage electricity transmission network across the north of Scotland. We transport energy from where it is generated to wherever it is needed, ensuring a safe and reliable electricity supply for the communities we serve. But that's not all – we're committed to upgrading the grid to deliver cleaner, homegrown energy for the future. By developing, building and maintaining a network for net zero, we're creating secure power for generations to come.

What's in it for you?

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.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact shirley-anne.o’connor@sse.com / 01738 351976.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.

Company

Company info
Website
Telephone
03450719710
Location
Inveralmond House
200 Dunkeld Road
Perth
Perthshire
PH1 3AQ
GB

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