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HV Manager

  • Job reference: 932747
  • Location: Scotland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 12/11/2020

Job Title - HV Business Manager

Base Location: Aberdeen, Glasgow, Perth or Inverness

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week | Flexible Working Patterns Available


* The HV Business Manager will be responsible for identifying, securing and delivering High Voltage works from 33kv to 132kV and will be responsible for the HV business operation throughout Scotland

* Required to secure projects of significant value, build appropriate technical resource and deliver in a traditional profit and loss type of business.

* Working with internal stakeholders and external partners you'll plan, organise, monitor and control operations to ensure business objectives are achieved within budget and in accordance with company policies and procedures.

* Lead and manage the teams of engineering, sales and technical staff to ensure the business achieves its core targets. This will include setting out and managing annual budget plans and ensuring that all projects are managed to a profitable conclusion.

* Work with the sales department on business development activities within region and where required national accounts, identifying initiates and developing business contacts to generate profitable business opportunities and promote the company's interests.

* Required to develop a significant supply chain to broaden our delivery options and manage staff in accordance with Client organisational safety rules.


* Demonstrable experience and a solid track record of managing High Voltage construction projects and staff within the UK.

* Candidates with a knowledge of key projects and customer/client base including key suppliers and competitors in HV infrastructure.

* Extensive background in managing a P/L account and will ideally have spent time either as a High Voltage project engineer or in an HV SAP or Electrical AP role previously.

* An electrically biased background including a relevant Degree (or equivalent) qualification in electrical engineering or demonstrable experience in the Electrical industry and recognised safety qualifications such as IOSH/SMSTS/NEBOSH.

* Experience in Electrical/Mechanical practices and planning and managing work programmes and effective resource utilisation.

* Experience in procuring sub-contract services, managing commercial/contractual risks, contract resolution and financial planning will also be key for this role.

* Full driving licence required.

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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.