Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896189_1584444183
Contact Name: Damon Bates
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 17, 2020 11:23

Job Description

Are you a highly experienced Operations/Project Manager in the field of Electrical Substations and seeking an exciting new opportunity?

My client delivers sustainable energy solutions and is involved in the execution of engineering, procurement and construction projects for electrical substations.

Key Responsibilities

*Ensures that the local portfolio of projects is managed consistently
*Supports Tendering activities with functional input, ensuring that tenders have a clear, optimized and realistic project execution strategy
*Leads and coaches the Project Management community, with a focus to identify, manage and mitigate risk and capitalize on project opportunities
*Facilitates the Supply Chain function to ensure the best supplier portfolio is selected
*Facilitates the Project Controls Function to ensure tenders and projects maintain schedules according to defined & agreed standards and are updated on a monthly basis
*Facilitates the Engineering Function to ensure high quality and timely engineering deliveries
*Facilitates the Contract Management function, ensuring appropriate support to the Tendering function to agree on favorable T&Cs during tender stage
*Facilitates the Field Operations function to ensure adequate competences and capacities are available in the UK to support targeted orders received and revenues
*Manages stakeholders - serves as an escalation point for individual and systemic project management issues within the project execution team
*Build strong long-term relations ship with local partners / contractors for execution of on shore portion of the projects

Key Requirements

*Bachelors or Masters degree in Engineering, ideally with a Project Management qualification
*10 -15 years of work experience in Project Management/Construction of Substations and in a similar role
*Has executed at least 1 EPC complex and high valued project (up to £100M) as PM
*Extensive Construction experience of AIS/GIS Substations
*Experience in handling Onshore/Offshore Construction Substation Projects
*Experience as a line manager
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
*Experience in Process Management and IS application technology
*Solid Business Unit process knowledge or general operational knowledge.

Operations Manager
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Electrical Substations, GIS, AIS, Project Management, Construction, Onshore, Offshore, Power Transmission, Utilities, Process Management, National Grid, Operations, Engineering, EPC

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company, with exposure to a wide variety of projects within the field of Electrical Substations and numerous career development opportunities.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to several 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.