Business Unit Lead

Business Unit Lead

Job Title: Business Unit Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Salary: £65000 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17500_1636475679
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2021 16:34

Job Description

My client provides specialist Environmental and Flood Risk Management Consultancy to the Offshore Oil & Gas and Renewable sectors. They are keen to grow their Climate and ESG Advisory business, underpinned by core capabilities in Climate Risk, Marine Science and Water Management.

Business Unit Lead

They are now looking for a Business Unit Lead to head up their growing UK Environmental operating unit.

The Business Unit Lead will report to the Environment & Infrastructure Portfolio Managing Director and will work with the leadership team to deliver plans to build on core capabilities, enable growth and investment in innovation. The jobholder will be responsible for formulating and implementing the operating unit business strategy and guiding the business area through growth and change, taking collective responsibility with the leadership team for the day-to-day running of the operating unit.

Main responsibilities will include:
*Formulation, initiation and implementation of the direction, business strategy and policies of the operating unit aimed at business growth, expansion and profitability.
*Delivery and achievement of defined corporate and business objectives and targets through the efficient and effective use of resources, through personal leadership, guidance and motivation of the team, and seeking continuous improvement and innovation.
*Undertaking short, medium and long-term business planning in accordance with the guidelines of the portfolio.
*Managing the performance of the operating unit by ensuring it is financially stable and profitable.
*Ensuring the services provided by the operating unit are consistent and in keeping with fitness for purpose in meeting key customer/client requirements. Developing and promoting wider company capabilities in collaboration with other operating units.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be suitably qualified with previous extensive experience in a strategic role within Environmental Consultancy. You will be an experienced leader who can inspire and motivate a team for continued high performance and will have in depth and detailed knowledge of the market with developed strong, established relationships with key decision makers in the UK government and/or industry.

You will have experience of working in at least one of the following core capability areas - Aquaculture, Climate Risk and Resilience, Marine Science and Water Management - and will have experience in:
*Successfully collaborating with a broad stakeholder community (both internally and externally).
*Integrating capabilities and initiating development activities to address market needs.
*Managing and developing people; bringing out strengths in others.
*Developing new relationships and build long-term partnerships.
*Managing financial performance including budget management.

Business Unit Lead
Aberdeen, Leeds or London (with hybrid working)
Salary circa £65-75k DOE plus benefits

Key Skills: Business Lead, Business Unit Lead, Stakeholder Management, Stakeholder Engagement, Environmental, Flood Risk, Water Management, Climate Risk, Climate Resilience, Marine Science, Aquaculture, Team Development, Team Motivation Strategy Development, Business Performance.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants for this must be currently eligible to work in the UK without the need for employer sponsorship.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.