Business Unit Lead - Mechanical & Electrical

  • Job Reference: 523939
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2020
  • Employer: SSE PLC
  • Website: https://sse.com/careers/
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: annual bonus, car/car allowance
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Base Location: Slough

Salary: £Competitive plus bonus and car/car allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible Working Patterns Available

About the Department

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.

What is the Role?

Reporting to the Regional M&E Director, as Business Unit lead you will oversee the P&L of our M&E Contracting operations in the Slough region. Our clients span across both the private and public sector and you'll work closely with your Business development team to further expand our M&E portfolio and presence.

You'll plan, organise, monitor, control and develop the profitable operation of the Slough business area to ensure the achievement of sustainable business objectives in accordance with the Company's core values. In addition, you'll manage a large and diverse team which includes:

- Estimating

- Engineering

- Quality

- HSE

- Project administration

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role you'll extensive knowledge and understanding of running a business within the M&E contracting industry. You'll also have demonstrable history of planning and managing work programmes and effective resource utilisation as well as a proven ability to identify, design, quote and deliver profitable business.

You'll demonstrate excellent commercial awareness to deliver best return for the Company and will possess sound knowledge of and experience in financial planning and control methods. You'll be an astute contract manager and will have previous experience in managing commercial and contractual risk for an M&E Contractor.

You may be of an electrical or mechanical engineering background or you may have progressed your management skills through M&E surveying or contracts management.

Technically, you will be well versed in Mechanical or Electrical practices and will have a thorough understanding of technical drawings and design practices. You'll be comfortable in your ability to initiate, design, plan, and manage multiple M&E projects.

You'll need excellent decision making and management skills and considerable experience in achieving excellent business performance through a team. You'll possess enhanced business development and negotiation skills and will have the ability to develop and motivate your business unit to achieve success.

Finally, you'll have a commitment to continuous improvement and will conduct business giving due consideration to the SSESET Company core values.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.