Our client is a growing rail and infrastructure contractor working in the civil engineering, electrification and power supply disciplines.
Due to a strong period of growth and the need for further expansion, we are looking to recruit a Head of the Power Systems division to help lead, develop opportunity and delivery on projects already in the business.
This role is designed to lead the Power Systems Team. The successful candidate will inherit a small Power team who are currently very busy delivering high quality project work for the company. With a growing pipeline of opportunity, this role is being created to take the overall team lead. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker who will identify the most suitable opportunities and support the Work Winning team in securing those opportunities. The successful candidate will be someone who can lead a team successfully, harnessing their knowledge and network, and embrace their high safety and quality of work standards.
The Board of Directors wish to further develop the capabilities of the team, identifying niche areas where new opportunities with new customers can be established. The team's current capabilities lie largely in HV distribution (33KV) and DC Traction Power and ETE. The team have recent experience delivering HV distribution projects on Great Western Electrification, Midland Mainline Electrification, and a CP5 E&P framework in Southern Region. They also have delivered significant DC doubling and DC power upgrade projects in the South.
The successful candidate will have the full support of the Board of Directors and all of the company's support services, such as Work Winning, HSQE, Commercial & Finance.
* Experience in relevant leadership positions.
* Relevant project experience in leading roles.
* Specialist working knowledge of electrical power systems
* Experience of successful work winning/tendering for electrical & power supply business.
* Electrical degree or relevant degree while holding a Lead Electrical role in the rail industry,
* Formal rail electrical qualifications
This is a fantastic opportunity to lead an already solid power systems team and really drive the business forward.
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