Senior Projects Director - Utilities Contracting

Recruiter
Novo Executive Search and Selection
Location
South West England
Salary
Circa £90,000 Salary + Bonus + Benefits (With Flex)
Posted
03 Dec 2017
Closes
03 Jan 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company

Our client is a major contractor that is one of the UK’s leading utilities services providers. The business works with a broad range of clients across the electricity, gas, water and telecoms sectors. The company helps clients refurbish, renew and maintain their infrastructure and networks. The business works for the majority of the UK’s utility asset owners, undertaking approximately £2m excavations a year.

The Requirement

There is a strategic requirement to recruit a suitably experienced 'Projects Director' for the business to lead and run a major programme of gas works in the South West and Wales regions. This is a critical role, with high levels of autonomy and responsibilities.

Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute to developing and delivering the client’s business strategy and rolling plan
  • P&L including SHEQ responsibility for an income stream of circa £20m+ per annum
  • Ensure SHEQ, Operations/Contract Delivery plans are in place with specific H&S, revenue and profitability targets
  • Identification and development of new strategic work streams with the client and partner
  • Leadership, coaching and mentoring of a notable size senior management team across the West Country and Wales
  • Preparation and delivery of major bid proposals
  • Raise standards of customer delivery and levels of customer satisfaction
  • Build positive relationships with supply chain partners and improve their services/results
  • Improve productivity and enhance resourcing plans

Core Background/Expertise Needed

  • Proven track record of delivering on major projects in the utilities (and/or highly regulated) contracting marketplaces
  • Senior leadership experience with contractor businesses over recent years
  • Specialist knowledge of gas operations would be a distinct advantage
  • Civil engineering, construction or commercial academic background

If this role is objectively suitable and of interest, please email your CV to us. We will get back to objectively suitable candidates for this role over the next few weeks.

Thank you