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Project Management Graduate Programme

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  • Job
    Starts on Sep 23
    Entry Level
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Aberdeen, +3


  • You should show alignment with our core values and have a genuine passion and interest in the energy sector.
  • You’ll have a minimum of a 2:2 in Engineering, Project Management, or other STEM related degree discipline.
  • 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.


  • As a Project Management Graduate joining SSEN Transmission, you will follow a specialist pathway. Specialists will work with experts in their specialism, gaining exposure within a business area for the duration of their graduate programme with the aim of providing experience that will lead to a substantive post.
  • You could be working with our engineers on the selection of appropriate technologies to meet project requirements, coordination of key surveys & studies, coordinating initial design works, acquisition of land rights & wayleaves and submission of Planning Applications. Or you could be working with our business development teams, focusing on new innovations and projects.
  • Building and maintaining productive and enduring relationships with Contractors, Stakeholders, Communities & the public to support sustainable delivery of projects is key to this role so you will need to be a strong communicator with great interpersonal skills.

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Mission & Purpose

SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy) is a leading energy company based in the UK. They operate across various sectors of the energy industry, including electricity generation, transmission, distribution, and supply. SSE's ultimate mission is to provide sustainable energy solutions that meet the needs of their customers while reducing environmental impact. Their purpose is to drive the transition to a low-carbon economy by investing in renewable energy sources, promoting energy efficiency, and delivering reliable and affordable energy services. SSE aims to contribute to the decarbonisation of the energy sector, support the development of clean technologies, and play a pivotal role in the shift towards a more sustainable and resilient energy future.


  • Holidays and flexible working

    No matter what level you’re at when you join us, you’ll enjoy 34 days of annual leave per year, including public holidays. You can buy up to 10 extra days every year if you choose to, giving you even more flexibility. We also support flexible working across our business, so you can work with your manager to find a routine that fits your individual life circumstances. And because we know things don’t always go to plan, we offer emergency day passes for those times when life throws you a curveball.

  • Money and financial planning

    To protect your financial future, we make a generous pension contribution on your behalf. You can also buy shares in SSE at a discounted rate, giving you the option to share in our success. Everyone gets free access to an award-winning third-party provider of financial education. Plus, you’ll enjoy a wide range of discounts in your favourite shops, and technology loans to help with any big digital purchases.

  • Health and wellbeing

    We genuinely care about each other at SSE and make our people’s wellbeing a priority. Our employee assistance programme offers free and confidential counselling 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our people can also access discounted private healthcare from Bupa. And because we know that SSE people care about the communities they serve, we offer everyone a paid day away from their usual job to volunteer as part of the SSE Volunteering Programme.

  • Travel and transport

    We all have a part to play in the journey to net zero. That’s why SSE provides benefits that make it easier for our employees to make positive travel choices. We offer an interest-free salary advance to cover public transport season tickets. We’re also a proud member of the Cycle to Work scheme.