Our People

Our employee profiles are a great way to find out more about our company and what it’d be like to work for us, covering topics like training, projects, progression routes, support, benefits and opportunities to socialise at work. Find out what our people have to say about life at SSE.

Summer Placement
"In the short time that I have been with the Contracts team I have learned so much and felt so supported by everyone in the team."
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Kayleigh Cassie
Corporate IT Graduate – FinOps Analyst
"In terms of what I have enjoyed most, being able to network with numerous people across the organisation in varying roles has been invaluable, as it allows me to build on my own knowledge and understanding of the roles people are doing and how we can work together."
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Corporate IT Graduate
"I’ve learnt a vast amount from the placement managers and mentors who I’ve had the pleasure of working with during the scheme."
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Jack Stewart
Renewables as a Consents Advisor Graduate
"I have learned about many different things that I had little knowledge of before starting this role, such as the way wind energy impacts and interacts with the environment. I also have loved how the role has given me the opportunity to travel to SSE sites and attend events around the country."
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Rachel Smyth
Graduate Consents Advisor
"have really enjoyed the site visits and being able to travel to lots of SSER sites across Scotland and attended conferences across the UK. This graduate program is a great way of moving around different placements and projects, gaining insight into lots of different renewable energy developments."
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Jack Ferrans
Graduate Project Engineer
"I am working towards my IET Chartership. I have a chartership mentor who not only is chartered herself, but she is also a senior member in the business and is able to help guide my career to aid in meeting chartership goals and objectives."
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David Watkins
Technology Graduate
"The reason I chose SSE was that I was already working for the company on the retail side of the business. My passion has always been for IT so when I saw there was an opportunity to explore a career in that field of work I applied for the programme.  "
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Caitlin McCluskie
Business and Commercial Graduate
"For me, the most enjoyable part is being able to get involved in lots of different projects across various businesses in SSE. We have such a great opportunity to move around and experience more than one area of the business. "
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Hamza Abedrabbo
Engineering Graduate
"I am currently in the process of becoming a chartered engineer, which is a very important qualification for engineers, and I have a mentor who guides me through my chartership application."
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Grant Beaton
Engineering Graduate
"It’s been brilliant to have gained experience working on so many of the huge projects SSE are developing only a year into my professional career"
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Hannah Adamson
Business and Commercial Graduate
"I have really enjoyed gaining an in-depth knowledge of these complex markets. "
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Gordon Rae
Renewable Energy Graduate
"The opportunity to gain such a diverse range of experience whilst exponentially growing my professional network at such an early stage in my career has been a huge highlight of mine."
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Calum Craig
Commercial Grad Programme
"SSE are an excellent company with an impressive track record of developing and operating renewable energy generation."
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Rowanne Simpson
Technology Graduate
"I ultimately chose SSE because it is acknowledged as a fair and inclusive employer, something that I value highly and I wanted to be a part of SSE's journey in reaching a low carbon future."
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Alex Hayward
Engineering Graduate
"Outside of my current placement, I have a great relationship with the other Graduates, and we do a good job of looking out for each other even though we're usually working on very different projects."
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Blessing Ekpe
Networks Graduate Programme
"My graduate role is more on the commercial side, but one for which I am learning a lot plus hands-on experience from day one and all the way enabling me to also appreciate the practical basis of my discipline."
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