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Business Unit Lead (Mechanical & Electrical)

  • Job reference: 934119
  • Location: Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 16/02/2021

Job Title - Business Unit Lead (Mechanical & Electrical)

Role Description

Reporting to the Regional M&E Director, as Business Unit lead you will oversee the P&L of the Clients' M&E Contracting. The clients span across both the private and public sector and you'll work closely with your Business development team to further expand the M&E portfolio and presence.

Plan, organise, monitor, control and develop the profitable operation of the respective business area to ensure the achievement of sustainable business objectives in accordance with the Company's core values. In addition, you'll manage a large and diverse team which includes:

- Estimating

- Engineering

- Quality


- Project administration

Requirement :

- Extensive knowledge and understanding of running a business within the M&E contracting industry.

- Demonstratable history of planning and managing work programmes and effective resource utilization.

- Proven ability to identify, design, quote and deliver profitable business.

- Demonstrate excellent commercial awareness to deliver best return for the Company and possess sound knowledge of and experience in financial planning and control methods.

- Astute contract management and will have previous experience in managing commercial and contractual risk for an M&E Contractor.

- An electrical or mechanical engineering background. Or you may have progressed your management skills through M&E surveying or contracts management.

- Well versed in Mechanical or Electrical practices and will have a thorough understanding of technical drawings and design practices.

- Comfortable in ability to initiate, design, plan, and manage multiple M&E projects.

- Excellent decision making and management skills and considerable experience in achieving excellent business performance through a team.

- Possess enhanced business development and negotiation skills and will have the ability to develop and motivate your business unit to achieve success.

- Commitment to continuous improvement and will conduct business giving due consideration to the Company core values.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.