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Head Of Transmission System Planning & Investment

  • Job reference: 922041
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 08/10/2018

The Role

The Transmission System Planning & Investment team has responsibility for the discharge of this licensed electricity Transmission owner's statutory duty to operate and develop the transmission system in a technically compliant, safe, economic and co-ordinated manner.

Our client is seeking candidates qualified in Electrical Engineering or another relevant engineering discipline and ideally a Chartered Engineer in a relevant institution. You'll also have demonstrable experience in Network Planning, ideally in the GB Electricity Transmission sector, with strong knowledge of relevant industry and technical standards, and how these evolve. You should have a strong understanding of the industry structure, including interfaces with the Regulator, System Operator, other Transmission Owners and Distribution Networks. an understanding of the commercial mechanisms for investments, including statutory processes, and the Licence obligations under which the company operates.

You will have the capability to direct a highly technical team, ensuring priorities are clear, and facilitating development of capability to maintain the company's strong System Planning function. The ability to lead innovation, both technical and commercial, to develop the company's business planning approach, while ensuring Network Reliability is maintained, and customer value is clear.

The Head of Transmission System Planning & Investment will demonstrate strategic leadership working with the management team and will lead a team of circa 30 highly technically expert Engineers and Commercial Contract Managers.

Attractive salary and benerfits being offered.


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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