Job Description

£36200 - £39000/annum

Project Manager (Databases)

JOB TITLE: Project Manager (databases)LOCATION: Glasgow City CentreSALARY/RATE AND BENEFITS: £36,200 - £39,000 per annumYOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING: Strong database skills, Excel, MS Access.IDEALLY YOU ALSO HAVE: Stakeholder engagement experienceCOMPANY INFORMATION: Scottish Power UK PLCJob Role:Project Manager (Stakeholder Database)CompanyScottish Power Renewables is part of Iberdrola, one of the world’s largest utilities and the leading wind energy producer. Committed to sustainable value creation for all stakeholders Iberdrola has a renewables capacity of over 24,900 megawatts (MW). Managing the global offshore wind business from Glasgow, ScottishPower Renewables is responsible for progressing onshore wind and marine energy projects in the UK and offshore windfarms throughout the world, managing the development, construction and operation of all projects.Business and DepartmentScottish Power Renewables – Stakeholder and Planning Policy TeamDescription• To lead the implementation in 2018/2019 of SPR’s new stakeholder database and CRM system, Tractivity, identifying the training and support needs of all relevant SPR employees and contractors, devising and delivering a training plan with one-to-one and group sessions, providing ongoing technical support for all users, developing user guidance and other training and support materials, and acting as the principal point of contact for the database provider.ACCOUNTABILITIES• Lead the implementation of Tractivity throughout SPR’s onshore and offshore businesses to ensure the system is effectively adopted, and used to its best advantage to improve the consistency and rigour of our stakeholder management, delivering business and reputational benefits.
• In leading the implementation of this project, there will be a requirement to manage differing priorities and deadlines, balancing the various elements of training, delivery, technical support, internal communication/influencing and system improvement, to ensure the TRactivity project is delivered on time and on budget.
• Manage the £50K annual licence fee to best advantage, ensuring that, as principal point of contact for Tractivity, system modifications are identified and it develops to best suit SPR’s business requirements.
• Manage two summer placement students to identify all relevant existing datasets held by SPR staff, and manage the transfer of this information to the new system to allow stakeholder process improvements.
• Identify the training needs of all relevant users and develop a training plan which contains tailored one-to-one and group sessions, and deliver these effectively so that the use of Tractivity is maximised across the business and all employees are comfortable using the new system.
• Develop appropriate and easily-understood user guidance and training materials as required, to ensure that the use of Tractivity becomes routine and effective across SPR.
• Collaborate, influence and negotiate with all teams and all levels of staff across the business, in order to ensure that issues around the implementation of Tractivity are understood and actioned, that training is effective, and the use of the system becomes routine in as short a time as possible.
• Ensure that teams are able to map and prioritise their stakeholders, so that the Tractivity system can be used as an effective tool for improving SPR’s stakeholder relationship management.
• Provide ongoing technical support and advice on usage to ensure the implementation of the database is as effective as possible, and coordinate SPR’s feedback on the use of the system to Tractivity, securing system modifications where necessary.
• Establish a network of early-adopters, and frequent users, to act as champions and establish and maintain appropriate forums exist for communication on Tractivity use issues, in order that system is effectively socialised across the business.
• Identify how Tractivity could improve SPR’s stakeholder engagement and promote the use of all of its functionality to ensure it is optimised as a tool for stakeholder management
• Make effective use of internal communications channels to promote the benefits of Tractivity across the business
• Work with the Stakeholder and Planning Policy Manager to implement SPR’s wider stakeholder engagement strategy to deliver significant reputational and business benefits and develop other areas of stakeholder engagement process improvements as required.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE• Expert in Microsoft Office applications
• Expert knowledge of database management
• Experience of delivering training, especially in IT systems
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Good report writing and presentation skills
• Experience of stakeholder management within a large organisation
• Knowledge of the UK renewable energy industry and its key stakeholdersMINIMUM CRITERIA• High level of IT literacy
• Direct experience of delivering similar or relevant role
• Experience of managing large database
• Expert communication skills
• Excellent negotiating and influencing skills.
• Knowledge of stakeholder mapping and managementSince 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.Rullion is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants