Northern Business Unit Manager

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General information

Affiliated entity

Bachy Soletanche is a worldwide, leading specialist in modern geotechnics and foundation engineering. We bring our experience, innovation, and expertise together to deliver the highest quality ground engineering solutions. Whether you are seeking a small-scale sub-contractor or a major joint venture partner, we operate at every level and can offer as much support as you need to deliver your programme.
We believe that successful outcomes are based on collaboration, mutual respect and well-resourced teamwork. Our designs and advice are based on reliable evidence and relevant experience. Our designers, engineers, project managers and workforce all work together to protect your best interests.
Depending on the scale of your project, you will receive the specialist guidance of either our Core Business or Major Projects team to ensure we offer the most tailored approach to your scheme.
We listen, we question, we challenge, and we deliver.
  

Publication date

1/19/2024

Job details

Job category

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Business Manager

Job title

Northern Business Unit Manager

Contract type

Permanent

Telework?

Hybrid (telework possible)

Description of the assignment

The role will provide direction, coordination, and leadership of the Northern Business Unit with overall responsibility for the success of the regions vision and strategy.

 

Health, Safety, Wellbeing and Sustainability

  • Be a leader in the improvement of health, safety, and wellbeing standards within the Business Unit.
  • Take responsibility and accountability for all health, safety, and environmental matters.


Overall

  • To develop and implement Strategic Plans for the business unit ensuring that all goals are achieved or bettered.
  • To identify potential to develop and build a competent team for the Northern Business Unit.
  • To lead and manage employees, ensuring they have the skills and competences to fulfil the business needs to achieve the strategic goals.
  • To ensure a high level of teamwork and cohesion between all levels of staff.
  • Report to the Managing Director on significant issues, keeping them informed of any potential opportunities or problems that could affect the business or the wider Group.
  • Hold regular review meetings with the staff in developing a proactive focus upon quality,
    efficiency, resources, programming as well as organisation and delivery aspects.
  • To liaise with other Senior Managers within the business to connect the Northern Business Unit to be integrated part of a winning team. Exchange, sharing, and openness are key values to this success.
  • To work efficiently with the central services and to help develop them and form efficient relationships.


Work winning

  • Develop the client base of the Company in Northern area.
  • Managing and working with others within the team to win work and develop and grow the business.
  • Review tenders and contracts as appropriate, to ensure the success of the business.
  • Provide input into the tender process and participate in risk review meetings at corporate and Group level.


Operations

  • To operationally deliver numerous contracts successfully through effective management and servicing associated clients. Focus upon safety, quality, profitability, and a high level of client
    satisfaction.
  • To direct all projects and contracts with a competent approach to the day-to-day activities of the Business Unit.


Finance

  • Continue to develop the profitability and success of the Business Unit.
  • Working with the commercial team to ensure consistent and transparent reporting, co-operate closely with the financial department.
  • To further develop the supply chain and sub-contractor partnering process where necessary to improve upon existing terms if possible

Profile

To provide operational leadership to the Business Unit

  • To focus on providing Operational Excellence in safety quality and environment.
  • Ability to identify improvement opportunities to increase profitability from sites.
  • Technical and engineering knowledge and experience of geotechnical techniques.
  • Operational experience at a senior level within the construction industry.
  • Commercial, work winning and financial reporting experience.
  • Excellent people management skills and a proven record of success in managing and developing construction teams.
  • Team player and approachable to all whatever their level of responsibility.
  • Have good links within the industry and with potential clients.
  • Drive and lead performance excellence in safety, quality, technical and operations.
  • To identify and drive improvement initiatives and strategy

 

The role is based in Burscough, with travel to sites.

Why us?

Bachy Soletanche is a worldwide, leading specialist in modern geotechnics and foundation engineering. We bring our experience, innovation and expertise together to deliver the highest quality ground engineering solutions. Whether you are seeking a small-scale sub-contractor or a major joint venture partner, we operate at every level and can offer as much support as you need to deliver your programme.

In return for your expertise, and enthusiasm, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including:

  • Company Car
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Sick Pay and Income Protection Scheme
  • A Comprehensive Wellbeing Programme
  • Employee Perks (Discount Programme)
  • Professional Member Support

Bachy Soletanche is committed to equal opportunities in employment with the aim of ensuring that everyone who applies to work for us receives fair treatment. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or belief and pregnancy/maternity

Applicant criteria

Minimum education required

Bachelor's degree

Job location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom, England

YES=Do not include address NO=Include the address

Yes

Address

1 Langley Pl, Burscough Industrial Estate, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 8JS, UK