Regional Director East

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Apr 6, 2021
Engineering Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: North London | Essex | Colchester

Salary:£Competitive + car/car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible working patterns available

What is the Role?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Regional Director to join our operations team, reporting to the Director of Regional Operations for the UK and Ireland. You will be expected to proactively lead the local team and will have full responsibility for the delivery of the business objectives covering the region including East Midlands, Essex & Kent.

Working closely with the Director of Regional Operations for UK and Ireland, you will proactively lead a team for the sustainable growth of the business, where you will focus on safely delivering optimum performance in all set targets, customer satisfaction and create opportunities for innovation. As part of this role you will have a strong business acumen and knowledge of the regional market conditions to promote growth for our business. As a leader, you will contribute commercially and play a key role in winning and delivering profitable business to the highest service, quality and safety standards.

Key duties and responsibilities of the role will include;

- Ensuring the profitability of a number of individual profit centres,

- Managing individual contract overview and direction,

- Managing business development, sales and order book.

- Responsibility for adjudicating and managing tenders including commercial risk exposure

- Delivering high standards of safety performance,

- Managing finance, resources and administration

- Client development and liaison

- Motivating and leading your management team towards successful results

You'll also be tasked with managing staff recruitment and achieving profit targets.

What Do I Need?

You will have a proven track record in a management capacity in the construction industry (Mechanical and Electrical Building Services).

You will have extensive experience of managing multiple contracts with end user clients, including budgetary and financial control. You'll also have the ability to identify and implement innovative and effective business improvements, while be able to demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills.

An ambitious team-player, with exceptional commercial acumen, you'll motivate and drive your team towards successful results on behalf of your customers. You'll also embrace and deliver our Company values, with particular emphasis on delivering the highest levels of Health and Safety. Your qualifications should include a minimum ONC level in an engineering discipline and you will most likely currently be operating at senior management level in the M&E contracting industry.

About our Business

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.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We 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. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact [email protected] / 0141 224 7587.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.