Business Unit Leader
Utilities and Energy - Construction - Engineering

Job Title: 
Business Unit Leader
Job sector: 
Utilities and Energy
South West
Base Salary: 
Bonus + Commission, Car, Pension, Health
About this position: 

Part of a group, our client is leading, well established Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), training, Consultancy and technology services business. Serving Blue chip clients across the Appliance Manufacturing (Boilers, Heat Pumps, Renewables, Hydrogen & Gas Technologies). Following continued profitable growth, they wish to appoint an entrepreneurial Business Unit Leader.

The Role: 

Key Activities / Decision Areas:

• Reporting to the UK CEO, provide the day-to-day management of the Business Unit
• In collaboration with the UK CEO develop and implement entrepreneurial strategies to ensure the future growth of the business in line with expectations and set targets
• Establish and lead a capable and professional BU team to deliver to the satisfaction of all stakeholders
• Develop and submit stretch but achievable budgets for the business unit
• Manage the Business Unit P&L strictly in line with budget
• Create strong relationships with customers ensuring ongoing business
• Ensure the quality of the services delivered
• Responsible for accurate and timely reporting of business unit activity
• Ensure a safe working environment for our employees for both physical and mental health
• Ensure talent is attracted and retained in the business unit
• Lead career development and mentoring of all key employees
• Ensure the business unit is sales / growth oriented
• Collaborate with the global business sector to agree and introduce new service lines and key customer accounts in UK.
• Work in open collaboration with international colleagues to maximise global opportunities.
• Bring a dynamic, driven and motivated approach to the Company and support the introduction of changes in culture required to maintain the leading edge of the industry.

The Person: 

Essential role related knowledge, technical skills, qualifications and experience:

• 3 Years Management Experience
• Relevant experience of managing Customers Employees and Shareholders expectations
• Strong technical knowledge of the Business Unit expertise
• Experience of P&L Management
• A solid financial and budget management awareness with the ability to work to set targets
• Excellent planning and organisational skills
• Good working knowledge of typical IT tools (Microsoft Office, etc.)
• Dynamism, aptitude for problem solving and teamwork, practicality, reliability, flexibility, and results oriented
• Exceptional communication skills and interpersonal relations at all levels
• The ability to engage and influence colleagues to achieve common goals and objectives.

Person Specification:

• Focuses on the customer- Works co-operatively with customers and stakeholders (internal and external) in order to meet and exceed their expectations. Listening to their input and cares about their views when meeting their requirements.

• Collaborates and Shares Knowledge- Seeks to create learning and collective success through teamwork. Listens to others perspectives, shares knowledge and offers mutual support.

• Delivers on Commitments - Plans what needs to be delivered and then takes responsibility and holds others to account for making it happen. Adjusts plans accordingly to find alternative routes of success.

• Adapts to change – Is able to respond positively to individual or organisational change. Challenging traditional solutions and exploring new options.

• Acts with care, safety, integrity and professionalism – Demonstrates care, trust and integrity in their day to day working.

• People Development – Empowers and allows people to develop themselves within their own professional job family and within a multi-disciplinary environment. Identifying needs and skills through development plans for current and future business success.

• Has a Global Approach – Has a flexible approach to different situations, promoting information flow and integration with all corporate units. Works in international environments through adaptation and cross-cultural management and integration.

What our clients say

"Barnaby Stewart fully align with our values and the way we go about our business, and they found us a great CEO!"
Kevin McCarthy Chairman - HOST RHM