Quantity Surveying Graduate Programme - Thermal

Quantity Surveying Graduate Programme - Thermal

Sse | perth, WA, AU

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    To watch the full Gradcracker/SSE webinar, click here. We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition. This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited. Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone. What is the Role?We have ambitious net zero targets, and our business is growing to help us achieve our strategy. We're looking for graduates who can bring fresh ideas, new skills and creative thinking, to deliver innovative solutions to help us reach net zero.This is an exciting time to join SSE, you have the power to make a change and help us build a better, more sustainable world of energy for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. Our graduate programme provides real hands-on experience through a rotation of placements in different projects and teams. Throughout the 2-year programme, you will have the support of our Graduate Programme Manager and a business mentor, who will provide guidance and support to enable you to reach your full potential. Our graduates work collaboratively in a variety of contexts, while also taking ownership of their role by working under their own direction to drive action forward.A key principle of the graduate programme is continuous professional development and SSE has built a learning culture where value is placed on learnings that go beyond the immediate task. The programme will support your career development into a permanent role with SSE that reflects your experience and passion.Our Trainee Quantity Surveyor/Contract Manager programme lasts for 4 years and combines academic study with work-based experience. You will have the opportunity to study towards RICS or CIPS Membership .Studying for the RICS Membership requires satisfying an Assessment of Professional Competence (APC). When not studying, you will spend the balance of your time on a variety of project-based work for the SSE Thermal Procurement and Commercial team supporting a range of development, construction, and operational activities for our growing low carbon power generation plant. SSE Thermal is currently developing new Carbon Capture and Storage Power Stations, with plans to expand the portfolio into hydrogen Power Stations and Hydrogen Storage projects amongst others. Placements can include working in other areas of the Thermal business including Finance, Engineering, and Development teams. During these placements you will be working alongside experienced SSE staff. Throughout your placement you will be expected to follow a RICS approved APC Candidate Training Plan that would be developed with you and contribute to your requirements to satisfy the APC. On completion of the training programme you will be offered a permanent position with the SSE Thermal Procurement & Commercial team.You'll have a minimum of a 2:2 degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Commercial Management or Procurement.What do I need to join?At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. Safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'. You should show alignment with our core values and have a genuine passion and interest in the energy sector. As the organisations grows and becomes more international, our graduates need to be highly flexible in order to embrace the changes and keep up with the fast-paced evolution of the business. Our graduates are agile in their thinking and seek to address knowledge gaps. You should be comfortable working to and setting stretching individual targets and using your own initiative to overcome challenges. What’s in it for you?An excellent package with 34 days' holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more.As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE.Next StepsAll applications should be submitted online.If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact graduates@sse.com. If you would prefer a call to discuss adjustments let us know by email and we are arrange a call with you at a time that suits you.Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.SSE welcomes applications from all nationalities. Please note that any successful candidate must be able to evidence a valid right to work prior to commencement of employment. If sponsorship is required, we may be able to provide support.Sponsoring international candidates is a complex process involving numerous procedures which must be followed precisely in order to comply with immigration legislation. We look at requests on a case by case basis. Please note the overall decision on visa applications sit with UKVI and not SSE.