Manager - Leakage Services

Recruiter
Black & Veatch
Location
Higher Ferry, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Aug 2019
Ref
1237486897
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job FamilySpecialized StaffJob Code0195Job Grade007Salary PlanSPC: Specialized StaffJob SummaryTo lead, develop and grow a new business stream focused on the delivery of Leakage Services for utility clients that leverages and extends B&V's existing capabilities in asset management, professional services consulting and design/build. Key ResponsibilitiesWork alongside and support functional delivery leaders across Asset Management, Professional Services and Design Build P&Ls to achieve the strategic and financial objectivesIncorporate the wider Water Services offerings into Leakage - collaboratively developing innovative and unique approaches that give a differentiated and exclusive position for B&VBuild and maintain excellent client relationshipsDefine and implement a marketing and sales plan for Leakage ServicesEnsure excellent quality in delivery to the agreed cost and time targets at zero harm to our professionals and all other stakeholdersDevelop the talent and capability of the Leakage function to deliver industry-leading servicesTeam responsibilities - management, leadership, talent development, reviews/appraisals, retention and recruitmentExploit cross-selling of opportunities within B&VKey RelationshipsThe Leakage Services Manager will report to a senior manager and work closely with the leadership of Asset Management, Professional Services and Design Build P&LsThis role will require the direct management of project/contract managers and delivery professionals whom in turn with be managing a blend of specialist staff (permanent and via supply chain) and suppliersThis role will be a blend of business development, service delivery and technical authority in the delivery of Leakage Services, working closely with existing project managers and engineering professionals across B&VClose relationships with the Water Services teams will be essential in supporting existing services and developing new ones CompetenciesPrior experience of building and delivering successful Leakage services at scaleUnderstanding of technology based solutions in the leakage sector and experience of working with suppliers to provide clients with the best available technological serviceExcellent client engagement and relationship capability and experience to win and delivery new businessSector experience across WaterSuccessful people manager with proven capability in cultural and behavioral change programmesA collaborative approach with the ability to build and leverage cross-internal/inter-departmental relationshipsEffective and compelling communicator - internally and externally, both written and oralA professional Engineering qualification would be a strong preference.Membership of an Engineering Institute would be preferableFlexible working will be considered for this role.Minimum QualificationsEducation & training:Educated to technical degree level (Third level technical qualification)Academic & profess'l qualif'ns:Background & experience:Strong experience in Leakage management (direct delivery and/or sub-contracting) for the Water sectorContract negotiation and management skillsProject and Programme management skillsSales and business development skillsEngagement, collaboration and management of the wider supply chainKnowledge base:Utility sector knowledge and contacts across clients and supply chain organisations and relevant industry bodiesKnowledge of leading technology in the leakage marketSkills:A driven 'Seller/Doer' mind-setA high level of constructive challenge and questioning abilityPersonal attributes:Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skillsProactive positive attitude with the ability to work with a wide range of personalities and disciplinesProactive and self-managed within agreed strategic direction to achieve agreed outputs/outcomesPreferred QualificationsMembership of the Institute of an Engineering Body

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