Position: Business Manager - M&E
Salary: annual bonus, car/car allowance
Ref: 525961_1613996227
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 22/02/2021
Expiry Date: 22/03/2021
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Southampton

Salary: £Competitive plus bonus and company car/car allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week | Flexible Working Patterns Available

About the Department

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.

What is the Role?

Reporting to the Regional M&E Director, as Business Manager you will oversee the P&L of our M&E Contracting operations in the Southampton region. Our clients span across both the private and public sector and you'll work closely with your Business development team to further expand our M&E portfolio and presence.

You'll plan, organise, monitor, control and develop the profitable operation of the Southampton business area to ensure the achievement of sustainable business objectives in accordance with the Company's core values. In addition, you'll manage a large and diverse team which includes:

- Estimating

- Engineering

- Quality


- Project administration

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role you'll extensive knowledge and understanding of running a business within the M&E contracting industry. You'll also have demonstrable history of planning and managing work programmes and effective resource utilisation as well as a proven ability to identify, design, quote and deliver profitable business.

You'll demonstrate excellent commercial awareness to deliver best return for the Company and will possess sound knowledge of and experience in financial planning and control methods. You'll be an astute contract manager and will have previous experience in managing commercial and contractual risk for an M&E Contractor.

You maybe of an electrical or mechanical engineering background. Or you may have progressed your management skills through M&E surveying or contracts management.

Technically you will be well versed in Mechanical or Electrical practices and will have a thorough understanding of technical drawings and design practices. You'll be comfortable in your ability to initiate, design, plan, and manage multiple M&E projects.

You'll need excellent decision making and management skills and considerable experience in achieving excellent business performance through a team. You'll possess enhanced business development and negotiation skills and will have the ability to develop and motivate your business unit to achieve success.

Finally, you'll have a commitment to continuous improvement and will conduct business giving due consideration to the SSESET Company core values.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with Laura on 0141 224 7587. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

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 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:

annual bonus, car/car allowance