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4 months ago
SSE UK
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Power & Energy
Category: Electrical Engineering Jobs
Job Title: Business Manager HV Projects

Location: Slough

Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus and Car (or Cash Allowance) + Excellent Benefits

Permanent | Full Time Hours

Our Role

As Business Manager for HV Projects, your primary objective will be to secure projects of significant value, build appropriate technical resource and deliver a traditional profit and loss type of business. Working with internal stakeholders and external partners you will be required to operate across England.

Your Skills and Experience

As the successful candidate, you’ll have an in-depth knowledge of HV infrastructure including key suppliers and competitors as well as demonstrable experience of owning/managing a P/L within a construction business. You should have significant experience delivering work through a blended model direct/sub-contract and be experienced in Electrical/Mechanical practices as appropriate. You’ll ideally be experienced in planning and managing work programmes and effective resource utilisation and have a track record of procuring sub-contract services. With a proven ability in managing a P/L you will demonstrate excellent commercial awareness through balancing customer requirements, commercial priorities and technical design to deliver best return for the Company.

To be considered for this role you will need to be experienced in managing commercial/contractual risks with solid knowledge and experience of financial planning and contract resolution. An understanding of SSE projects and key clients would be beneficial as would experience in managing quality and safety. As an individual you will possess considerable experience in achieving excellent business performance. You should have excellent management skills (decision making; handling conflict; providing direction and vision), communication and business negotiation skills. A logical problem solver you will maintain a flexible yet confident approach in directing others. You will be results orientated and bring excellent team development and motivation skills to the role along with a commitment to continuous improvement.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 24th May 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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