Position: Business Manager
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 523939_1589370006
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 13/05/2020
Expiry Date: 10/06/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Slough

Salary: £Competitive plus bonus and car/car allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | 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?

You'll plan, organise, monitor, control and develop the profitable operation of the Slough business area to ensure the achievement of sustainable business objectives in accordance with the Company's core values. In addition, you'll manage safety, sales development, estimating, project administration, quality and customer service standards within the Cost Centre under your control.

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.

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 be responsible for a large number of staff including Operatives, Engineers and Sub-Contractors so you should have excellent organisation and time management skills as well as confidence and skill in directing others. 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 have excellent team development and motivational skills. Finally, you'll have a commitment to continuous improvement and will conduct business giving due consideration to the SSESET Company core values.

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

Well let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

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.

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