Position: BEMS Business Manager
Salary: Car/Cash Allowance plus Bonus
Ref: 522567_1579602843
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 21/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Birmingham

Salary: Competitive Base Salary, plus Incentive Bonus and Company Car or Cash Allowance + Excellent Benefits

Working Pattern: 40 hours | Permanent | Flexible Working Patterns Available

About the Department

Energy Solutions design, install, monitor, maintain and optimise building control systems and are part of SSE's Distributed Energy division developing solutions for smart places - cities, campuses and non-domestic buildings.

Working alongside our colleagues we provide some of the most critical building and energy generation services required in a Zero Carbon world - renewable energy generation - including solar PV and battery storage solutions, heat networks, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

You can read all about what we do here https://sseenergyoptimisation.co.uk/

What is the Role?

This is a senior leadership role within the business with career development opportunities for the successful candidate.

Reporting to the Southern Business Director, you'll be responsible for the development and execution of the Midlands business plan, including financial performance and all aspects of operational delivery. You'll lead an engineering team working with you to achieve planned objectives and budgets focused on both business and customer needs. You will manage a sales team to grow market share within the new build construction market in and around Birmingham; and you will be a member of the southern Business Management Team assisting develop company strategy.

With budget responsibility you'll forge strong relationships which will ensure commercial and financial compliance; confident the business unit objectives you set are clear and engaging at all levels you'll regularly monitor and make improvements to maximise efficiencies. Your passion for the role will mean you have a strong feel for activity in the market place ensuring competitor and market differentiation which will make for informed decision making.

Communication skills are paramount to your success as its essential that your stakeholders, up to and including the Senior Management team, are fully informed of operational objectives, plans and achievements and that a collaborative approach to meeting business challenges is forged. Performance Management reviews will be required with your direct reports to ensure objectives are clearly set, skill gaps identified, and development plans established and reviewed.

What Do I Need?

The ideal applicant for this role will possess a solid operational background working at a Senior Management level. You'll have experience leading projects and supporting engineering teams within the construction industry, preferably within the BEMS Sector. You'll demonstrate a strong commercial acumen and be comfortable presenting findings through accurate forecasting and reporting. You should be an inspiration to others, setting out clear direction, developing innovative plans and identifying opportunities for improvement. Sales experience is desirable.

As you will be travelling to different sites its essential that you hold a full driving licence.

Our Benefits

Wer0'e 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 sse.

If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and thats 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 it's 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.

Job Benefits:

Car/Cash Allowance plus Bonus