Operations Manager

Gravesend, UK
16 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Base Location: Gravesend

Salary: £36,000 - £56,500 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

Energy Solutions, our energy optimisation division - helps businesses achieve reductions in their buildings' energy consumption through the maintenance and optimisation of their Building Management Systems.

What is the Role

Energy Solutions, SSEs energy optimisation division, is at the centre of SSEs push to bring distributed energy, smart city and smart building solutions to market. Our South East Support business has a fantastic reputation for the successful delivery of iconic buildings and key developments across the south east. Due to ongoing company growth and increasing clientele within the London / South East region, we have a fantastic new opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager professional to join our team.

Besides your industry relationships, to be successful in this role you will be conversant with BEMS infrastructure and will be able to hold technical discussions around building control technologies with your clients; who will rely on your technical skills to support their building control system going forward.

As Operations Manager, you will be a key member of the management team, responsible for the operational delivery of a large contract base. Key responsibilities include:

- Lead, develop and guide a team of coordinators and engineers.

- Develop and maintain a culture of 'If its not safe we don't do it.

- Ensure contract deliverables are met and clients expectations are exceeded.

- Management of adhoc reactive works including emergency call-outs.

- Generation of extra works through targeted campaigns.

- Assist with the development of enhanced working practises and systems.

- Own and control through effective management of cost control and labour productivity.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role you'll have demonstrable previous BEMS/HVAC Building Management Systems experience, along with experience of managing a team. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills will be some of your key assets along with the ability to build, nurture and maintain strong relationships with your clients and your team. P&L/financial acumen would also be highly valuable.

As this is an autonomous position it is essential that you are self-motivated and driven with excellent people management skills.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with myself Martin Prosser or sse.

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 its 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.

Closing date for applications is: 17/09/2019

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