Position: General Manager
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 523925_1589542369
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 15/05/2020
Expiry Date: 12/06/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Hampshire

Salary: Competitive + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 40 hours

About the Department

Thermal complements our renewables business to support the transition to a low-carbon economy by 2030. We embrace an innovative and inclusive culture and operate a flexible generation fleet that can respond quickly to market changes.

Marchwood Power Station began commercial generating electricity in December 2009. The station plays a key role in the UK energy market delivering up to 900MW of high efficiency power capability, as well as multiple ancillary services to support the national grid. Electricity produced is enough to supply nearly one million homes.

What is the Role?

Marchwood Power Limited (MPL) is looking to hire a General Manager. As the General Manager, you will report directly to the board of directors and you'll be responsible for the overall success of the business and representing the common interests of the shareholders.

You will lead the MPL management team with collective accountability for MPL business performance including development of strategy, planning and safety culture. You will oversee the development, communication and implementation of the budget and 5-year business plans with agreed KPI's.

Further to this you will manage several key relations including suppliers, the toller, regulators, and investors. You will be responsible for the public stakeholders and dealing directly with local and national agencies.

You'll champion the understanding of MPL's Quality, Health, Safety and Environment management system and ensure that necessary plans, policies and procedures are in place to enable a fast response at all times. You will ensure the Plant is operated and maintained so that it can meet all production requirements within technical and contractual limits.

What do I need?

You will be an experienced Power Generation Professional with a strong operational background, commercial acumen and be a proven SHE ambassador with exemplary stakeholder management skills.

Outstanding strategic leadership skills will be essential, and you'll have a track record of achieving results from teams and external suppliers including improving asset integrity & reliability. Demonstrable competence of managing significant budgets and contracts with key suppliers is also necessary.

If you have the skills to work in an environment that is passionate about safety, innovation, teamwork and excellence in everything we do, we'd like to hear from you.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch via We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.