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Head of EPC - (Gas & Power)

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom; Manchester, United Kingdom
General Management

English (UK)

Job Description

Gas and Power UK and Ireland

UK Wide responsibility with main locations in Manchester and Newcastle

General Projects Manager Transmission Solutions & Head of EPC Business Unit

Overview of Role

Head of the EPC within the Power and Gas operating Company with two Functions reporting to the position:

Transmission Solutions Function

      • Leading a team of project directors who are responsible for the [sales], planning and execution of Transmission Solutions projects and line management of the EPC Power Plant Business in the UK and Ireland.
      • Multiple (circa 10) Transmission solutions projects in the range of £10m and between 2 &4 projects in the range of £10m

Solutions Function – oversight of the BU, which has its own management structure for delivery of solutions projects

§  Turnkey Power Project  – currently one project to be delivered over next four years in the range of £350m

The Challenge

  • Full P&L responsibility for the EPC BU ensuring that the business successfully delivers projects to time, cost and the required standards. 
  • Manages activities in a complex internal and external stakeholder ecosystem, including but not limited to customers, suppliers, subcontractors, agencies and internal managerial and supporting functions and guidelines.
  • Ensuring lessons learnt from previous projects are understood and implemented successfully.
  • Implement strict project and dynamic risk management controls to ensure that project risks are understood and mitigated at every stage of project execution.
  • Ensuring that project managers and directors have the necessary support infrastructure to allow them to succeed.

·         Senior customer relationship management from business development through to contract execution and into repeat business. Acts a primary escalation contact to customers and resolves issues with external and internal stakeholders.

  • Ensures obeying regional laws and regulations.
  • Plans budgets and allocates respective resources.
  • Advises on strategic and tactical operations planning.

·         Delivery of customer requirements to agreed time, cost and quality standards

 You - What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Experienced project delivery professional in a high-profile infrastructure environment with multiple stakeholders

·         Effective track record of managing P&L responsibility in large-scale project driven business

  • Knowledge of the power generation and electrical transmission and distribution and advantage but not essential
  • A true leader and excellent communicator who can articulate complex issues clearly
  • Advanced negotiation and contract management skills; Ability to build executive relationships at both customer and supplier level with key decision makers
  • Results oriented
  • Problem solving capabilities, ability to push things to an end;
  • Ability to work in a team (national, international & virtual)
  • English language essential

Job ID: 96552

Organisation: Power and Gas

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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