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Installation Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Project Management

English (UK)

Job Description

The Installations Manager is a key member of the I&C Management team and their objectives should be to deliver to time, quality and cost in a responsible, excellent and innovative manner within a framework promoting zero harm, increased safety awareness and overall well-being.

Overall Purpose

  • Support the Head of I&C to manage the operational performance of the site delivery teams to achieve or better business area margin and EBIT targets.
  • To be directly responsible for the execution and delivery of all on site activities for existing and future projects in conjunction with the Business Manager and Operations & Planning Manager.
  • To continuously improve the contract delivery process.
  • To actively implement continuous improvement initiatives (EFQM, Top+, PM@Siemens etc) to improve business area performance and profitability.
  • To be responsible for productivity at site.
  • To review and agree the delivery model, organisation, schedule and associated cost base in support of the proposals and cost estimating process.
  • Support the Head of I&C for all I&C activities.
  • Support the Head of I&C in the management of budgets and operational performance.

Role & Responsibilities

Business Results

  • Ensuring that the Site Installation teams deliver or better their work package programme of works toTime, Cost and Quality all within an environment promoting Zero Harm and Well Being.
  • Ensure the site installation teams deliver I&C projects teams deliver to meet business objectives.
  • Ensure all variations / amendments to work scope are captured to ensure financial and commercial awareness and management control.
  • Assisting the project teams to identify and manage project commercial risk.
  • Set KPIs to monitor and achieve continuous project delivery performance improvements.
  • Checking and signoff of the site project purchase requisitions, calc sheets, variations etc. as dictated by signature protocol
  • By active involvement in TOP+ initiatives introduce cost efficiencies to improve business performance.

Resource Management

  • Liaise with the Operations and Planning Manager and Resource Coordinator to ensure sufficient and competent resources are deployed to meet project requirements.
  • Develop a recruitment plan to satisfy existing and future contract delivery requirements to maintain high levels of utilization and cost effectiveness.
  • Liaise with support functions to ensure resource requirements are suitably trained and competent to meet business requirements.

Staff Development

  • Assessing and implementing a training and development programme that will raise the level of the site delivery teams.
  • Assess and develop existing staff capability to realise their full potential and implement appropriate succession planning.
  • Manage the coaching and mentoring process with the business.
  • Active involvement in succession planning and development of site teams.

Customer Relations

  • Building and maintaining new and existing long-term customer business relationships.
  • Ensuring all customer complaints/plaudits are registered and closed out in a timely manner to Client satisfaction.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction levels are monitored and improved to set KPIs.
  • Attend steering committee or similar customer initiatives sitting above Projects as required.
  • Processes and Systems
  • Ensure continuous compliance with Siemens Health and Safety Environmental and Quality  policy and procedures
  • Monthly reviewing and management reporting and forecasting of costs for all onsite activities.
  • Ensuring lessons learnt on projects are transferred into the database.
  • Working with functional specialists to develop standards, e.g. engineering, procurement, health and safety construction etc.
  • Participation in EFQM continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Active involvement in supporting and rolling out PM@ Siemens initiatives.

Tendering, Procurement & Supplier Management

  • Liaison with tendering department to approve scope, schedule, budget and resource requirements of tenders before submission.
  • Engage and be part of developing win strategy at outset of tendering process

Role Requirements

  • Experience in a line management function, preferably within the ElectricityTransmission & Distribution Industry.
  • Experience in the management of multi-discipline engineering projects with site management experience desirable.
  • Have  experience of leading multi - disciplined site teams consisting of Project mgrs, site mgrs,supervisors, technicians ,craftsmen.
  • Project and Contract Management experience essential.
  • Must demonstrate commercial and financial awareness.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, particularly negotiating skills essential
  • Experienced in purchasing and tendering procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge of CDM Regulations / Current H&S legislation & Risk Management processes
  • Good knowledge of Commercial/Contractual issues, inclusive of claim resolution
  • Proven record in developing teams that deliver safely to time and cost.
  • Formal qualifications to Degree level in Engineering related subject would be desirable.
  • Diploma / Masters in Management related subject desirable.
  • NEBOSHH Certificate in Health & Safety

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation


Job ID: 81817

Organisation: Energy Management

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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