Senior Operations Manager

Cordant Engineering
10 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Senior Operations Manager - Birmingham - GBP90K - GBP110K - Extra benefits TBC

Company Overview

This is an excellent opportunity to join a specialised electrical engineering firm. My client offers turnkey solutions into a few specific areas; power transmission, renewable energy and transportation. With decades of engineering heritage they provide accumulated knowhow of key suppliers & contractors within the electrical sector to provide a market leading service.

Role Outline

If you are an experienced operations manager with a substantial amount of experience working on substation projects this could be the ideal position for you. The full portfolio of UK projects will fall in your remit & your core duties will involve developing strategies, financial performance, on time & safe delivery of projects, supply chain, project management/controls, contract management & field operations.


Supporting in tendering activity, making sure strategy is realistic & correct cost & risk analysis is implemented.

Manage & lead the project management function to mitigate risk & capitalise on project opportunities.

To be heavily involved in the supply chain to ensure best suppliers selected, to provide quality products and services at the lowest possible cost.

Ensures that estimates are complete, revenues, margin and cash forecasts are available in a timely manner

Facilitate project control functions to ensure tenders & projects maintain their schedule

Support all engineering activities to ensure high quality and timely engineering work is delivered

Work closely with contract management function ensuring that there is adequate support to the project management function.

Coordinate field operation to ensure adequate competencies & capacities are available to drive orders/revenue

Drive positive communication between field & project functions to senior management

Build strong relationships with local partners/contractors for execution of on shore portion of projects

Ensure all activity is compliant with my clients HSE policy & procedures



-Bachelors or Masters degree Engineering, Project Management or another relevant discipline

-10+ years experience working on Substations sites or similar sector

-Has worked in a project management capacity on substation project valued at $50m - $100m

-Extensive Construction experience of Substations

-Experience working on offshore & onshore projects

Salary & Package

Basic Salary - GBP90K - GBP110K DOE


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Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer