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Head of Domestic Circuit Protection

Manchester, United Kingdom
General Management

English (UK)

Job Description

Electrium Job Description and Person Specification



Job title:

Head of Domestic Circuit Protection



This role can be based in Cannock or Wythenshawe

Line Manager:

Managing Director

Grip Code:




Purpose of Job

Create and implement Domestic Circuit Protection (DCP) Product Unit strategy, in line with Company strategy

In addition to a functional role, lead DCP team in delivering world class Product Management, Research and Design and Procurement activities

Ensures coordination of resource across multi-disciplinary team towards common goal of delivering innovative product to market on time and within budget

Drives improvement in To-Market lead times through efficient, lean process management

Ultimately accountable for providing collaborative, productive, mutually beneficial link between DCP operational product teams and the Sales Function, working together to identify opportunities and manage risk

Provide escalation point for all DCP Project Management queries


Key tasks

Coordinating Multi-disciplinary team towards key strategic objectives


Maintain DCP market share through strategic evaluation of the market and implementation of innovative Product Design and Management and through effective Procurement.

Provide effective link between subordinate teams and Senior Management


Effective people management in ensuring exemplary performance, engagement, collaboration and innovation

Collaborating openly across the business to meet DCP project timelines and cost requirements

Ensure processes within the Product Unit are LEAN, effective and as efficient as possible through process management and re-engineering

Key Results/ Objectives

Delivery of DCP projects on time, to cost and to quality requirements


Collaboration across Product Unit teams and external departments


Innovative Product design, delivery, and launch


Provide exemplary leadership, acting as a role model to their own teams and to other areas of Electrium

Effective and efficient Supply Chain solutions meeting strategic needs of Product Unit







Person Specification





None essential for role

Must have necessary qualifications for leading team within the Product Unit




Skills/ competencies

Exemplary communication and collaborative skills


Adaptive Management Style, able to achieve optimal performance from diverse teams, and team members

Shows an ability to drive for results and achieve completion of projects


Able to assume overall responsibility for the project management of DCP activities, delegating as appropriate

Able to persuade and influence at all levels of the organisation to drive projects forward


Project management skills, in both planning, management and implementation


Ability to manage and lead change



Ability to undertake Lead role within one of the teams within the DCP structure


Product lifecycle and Product to market processes


Design processes including regulatory and standards requirements


Procurement and purchasing processes, including supplier selection


Budgeting and CAPEX processes


Knowledge of and input into relevant external industry and trade associations, e.g. BEAMA

Tooling development processes


Personal Attributes

Honesty and Integrity


Flexibility and Adaptability


Openness and approachability


Ability to delegate and empower


Commitment to results orientation


Responsible for (staff and/or equipment

DCP Team of Research and Design, Test, Product Management and Procurement




Job ID: 90072

Organisation: Energy Management

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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