Location: Inverness, Glasgow or Perth Salary: Circa £30,000 - £37,000 depending on skills and experience 12 Months Secondment/Fixed Term Contract | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available Our role As Major Projects Liaison Manager, you will be responsible for enhancing and protecting the reputation of SSE Renewables. This will involve all stakeholder engagement, issues management as well as public relations and internal/external communications relating to renewable major projects in Scotland. You will be responsible for developing integrated engagement plans (e.g communications, public affairs, public relations) for existing assets and development and construction major projects and will play a key part in identifying reputational risks, creating strategies for handling these and will be able to confidently influence key stakeholders to achieve sustainable business outcomes. You will be the keeper of SSEs reputation, and that of our projects, within public communication channels by presenting concise information and highlighting our approach as a responsible developer. Your skills and experience A strong understanding of the energy sector and associated infrastructure as well as the external environment in which SSE Renewables operates, will allow you to identify both potential threats and opportunities. With experience of managing communications, media engagement and influential stakeholders, you'll also be familiar with the Scottish and wider UK media environments. A first-class communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills, you will understand how to adapt your style for various types of internal and external audiences. As such, you will demonstrate the ability to lead, build, improve and maintain external contacts and establish strong working relationships. You'll have the capacity to shape and influence both organisations and individuals with the ability to provide informed, advice, rigour and challenge as well as support. Our Company We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if its not safe, we don't do it. Our Benefits With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme. Next Steps Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: 24th July 2019. This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.