Business Manager

23 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Thatcham

Salary: Up to £65,500 plus Annual Bonus, Company Car or Cash Allowance and excellent Benefits

Our Role:

SSE is a FTSE 100 Company and one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK, with around 10 million customers across our various brands. As part of the SSE group, SSE Enterprise Contracting is also one of the UK's leading mechanical and electrical contractors delivering a service ranging from small re-wires to major design and build projects.

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and highly-motivated individual to join our team as a Business Manager, to manage and develop the business covering Berkshire, Oxfordshire and surrounding areas.

Reporting to the Regional Director, you will be responsible for planning, organising and controlling your business unit operations. You will manage your team to ensure a high level of motivation is maintained, ensuring that all training and development needs are met. Your role will also include overseeing elements of design, estimating, contract management, sales and procurement.

Skills and Experience:

You'll be an experienced M&E Business Manager with a proven track record of multiple project delivery from inception to completion within a building services contractor environment. You will excel at sourcing new business opportunities and developing client relationships. You'll have a strong network of contacts and good local knowledge of Berkshire, Oxfordshire and other surrounding counties. You'll have experience of managing profit and loss and will embrace working for a company with a strong safety culture.

You will display exceptional communication skills and strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and database management. You will preferably be qualified to HNC level minimum in a Mechanical or Electrical discipline, with current certificates and qualifications to include CSCS card, First Aid and SMSTS.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities.

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: 7th April 2019

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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