M&E Business Unit Lead – M&E Contracting

United Kingdom
South East
Electrical Jobs
Job Category:
Electrical Engineering
Job Type:
Education Level:
Graduate/Higher diploma
€60,000 to €68,700 per annum
Salary Description:
car allowance + bonus
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M&E Business Unit Lead – M&E Contracting. Thatcham, Berkshire, base salary to �68,700, car allowance*, annual bonus + attractive benefits.

This is an important role for a market leading M&E Contractor, part of a substantial integrated energy firm with a strong balance sheet and a large customer portfolio.

We’re looking for a high calibre operator with strong technical, commercial and leadership skills with experience of P&L management in an M&E environment.

The role

As Business Unit lead you will oversee the P&L of the M&E Contracting operations in the Thatcham (Berkshire) region and report to the M&E Director.

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.

You'll plan, organise, monitor, control and develop the profitable operation of the business area to ensure the achievement of sustainable business objectives in accordance with the Company's core values.

n addition, you'll manage a large and diverse team which includes:

* Estimating
* Engineering
* Quality
* Project administration

About you

To be successful in this role you'll have extensive knowledge and understanding of running a business within the M&E contracting industry. You'll also have demonstrable history of planning and managing work programmes and effective resource utilisation as well as a proven ability to identify, design, quote and deliver profitable business.

You'll demonstrate excellent commercial awareness to deliver best return for the Company and will possess sound knowledge of and experience in financial planning and control methods. You'll be an astute contract manager and will have previous experience in managing commercial and contractual risk for an M&E Contractor.

You maybe of an electrical or mechanical engineering background. Or you may have progressed your management skills through M&E surveying or contracts management.

Technically you will be well versed in Mechanical or Electrical practices and will have a thorough understanding of technical drawings and design practices. You'll be comfortable in your ability to initiate, design, plan, and manage multiple M&E projects.

You'll need excellent decision making and management skills and considerable experience in achieving excellent business performance through a team. You'll possess enhanced business development and negotiation skills and will have the ability to develop and motivate your business unit to


Competitive base salary in the range to �68,700 per annum + benefits*, car or cash allowance, annual bonus, nice additional benefits, flexible working (full time 37 hours)

*We are awaiting confirmation of the benefits package for these roles, but anticipate that there will be a car or allowance and an annual bonus included. We understand that the salary top range is negotiable for really exceptional candidates, so if yours a good fit, but on a higher salary, please do apply.


Closing date is nominally 1st March 2021 although it may be possible to consider high quality applications after this date.

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