Contract Manager - Highways Lighting

Job Description

 We need everyone's positive energy and innovative thinking to lead the energy transition to net zero. That's why we welcome applications from all backgrounds and experiences and have a range of flexible working options to suit everyone!

PFI Contract Manager - Highways Lighting

Base location - Blackpool

Salary - £49,995 - £63,832


We have a market leading benefits package - it includes 26 days' holiday plus 8 bank holidays, a generous pension scheme, life cover and the chance to choose from 20 flexible benefits with tax and/or NI savings, including medical cover/insurance


Here's what you'll be doing

E.ON is a global provider of specialised energy solutions. We operate one of the largest streetlight contracting businesses in the UK, with a large presence in the Midlands and the North West. Here we work closely with our clients to identify their needs and deliver customer focused products and services. Utilising our multi skilled teams with the assistance of smart technology we develop solutions to help clients manage the growing urbanisation in their cities and communities. 

We have an exciting opportunity to join us as a Contract Manager. In this role you will manage the safe delivery of North West England Highways Lighting PFI activity within the defined delivery region via operational teams comprising of Project Engineers, Resource Supervisors, Administrators and field based trade teams.

Safety is our main focus and ensuring this is maintained at all times. You will ensure all Highways PFI delivery activity is managed and executed in a safe manner and address any issues through to resolution.

You will manage the local PFI activity seeking opportunities to both maintain and grow existing Highways Lighting Business, actively seeking new business and complete tenders for future projects in the northern region. Therefore, relationship building and excellent communication skills are vital.

As part of the role you will drive performance and act as a role model to ensure activity meets all time cost and quality targets required by the business, including environmental requirements. Actively promoting a culture of well being and leading by example.

This is an exciting opportunity for a driven, ambitious technician to take the next step in their career. Not only will you be building a reputation with one of the world's leading energy suppliers; you'll have a substantial impact on one of our key business areas.

If you think you have the skills and experience we are looking then get applying today!

What we need from you

       An ONC or equivalent in a relevant engineering or business/management discipline.


       PFI and Lighting or Traffic Signals experience.


       An understanding of the engineering, technical and operational requirements relevant to the activity.


       A strong track record of delivery of KPI performance and achieving targets, including customer service.


       Personal drive and the ability to motivate others.


       An understanding of management accounting.