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Summer Placement - Commercial

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What is the Role?

We are delighted to offer a number of graduate opportunities focussed on business and commercial disciplines. This is an exciting opportunity to really put your learning into practice, and develop practical skills in an environment where you'll be fully supported and encouraged to be your best.

Due to our size and diversity of our business, we can offer you a structured yet challenging development programme where you'll have the support of a Graduate Programme Manager and a business mentor to assist you in reaching your full potential. The programme will support your career development into a permanent role with SSE that reflects your experience and passion.

For a better world of energy

Our core focus is economically regulated electricity networks and renewables. Complemented by businesses with a key role to play in enabling the net zero transition.

Working within variety of SSE business areas, you'll be at the forefront of seeing how our business operates. You'll be involved in projects and activities that help us ensure our business is not only running effectively but is continually utilising innovative and commercially viable new technologies and efficient ways of providing energy to all customers.

What do I need to join?

For this programme, you'll ideally have a minimum of a 2:2 degree in a STEM degree discipline. 

We'd love you to have practical work or project experience that reflects your passion for business, as well as demonstrable experience of working in a team. You'll also be comfortable working to and setting stretching individual targets and using your own initiative to overcome challenges.

You should have an interest in the energy sector, and show alignment with SSE's core values. We also ask that you have a flexible approach to work locations and be genuinely committed to developing a career with us – as we are with you.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering whats in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, were proud of our benefits package which includes: 

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2,500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

At SSE were proud to celebrate difference. SSE is 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 and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

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.

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