Key Accountabilities will include:

  • Accountability for driving clear strategy on operational delivery, customer engagement, commercial excellence, winning work and repeat business, PLT portfolio development, people training, succession and development
  • Using sound planning and project management skills to deliver multiple and complex commitment and objectives and consistently use financial levers to grow profitability for the portfolio and business unit
  • Actively engage with all internal and external stakeholders adapting personal style to suit the needs of individuals and the team
  • Regularly review, provide guidance and challenge on strategic (project) and business unit objectives
  • Ensure that the commercial function within the business unit effectively supports the operational teams in the implementation of H&S policies.
  • We are looking for a qualified and competent M&E commercial leader with the ability to develop a highly talented and motivated commercial team as well as build excellent relationships with other business functions, customers, consultants and the supply chain.

    A bit about us:

    Being a family owned business means we understand and value long term relationships. We are community minded and our work is guided by inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow.

    It’s our people who make Wates successful. We will only achieve our strategic objectives if we recruit and retain the best people and operate in an environment underpinned by inclusivity, diversity and opportunity.

    We offer industry-leading family friendly and flexible working opportunities that reflect the changing expectations of talent and enable you to manage personal and professional commitments as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

    As a responsible and inclusive employer, offering equal opportunities, we are proud to have been recognised through our Investors in People Gold accreditation and Disability Confident Leaders certification.

    So, if you’d like to work for an inclusive organisation which invests in you and your continued career development, and you’re looking for your next challenge, we’d like to hear from you.

    (Please note that candidates represented by Agencies will not be considered at this time.)

    Working at SES

    At SES, we are driven by our purpose of inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow. It’s a bold commitment and we need the right people, from whatever background, to help us make this happen.

    The work we do can make a positive difference to how people live, work and thrive. At SES Engineering Services (SES) we nurture talent, providing you with the opportunity to use your skills and develop and share your knowledge with a network of colleagues.

    Making the first steps in your career can be a daunting and exciting time. At SES, we’ve created a programme where all our new joiners – whether direct from school, graduates from a non-construction background or graduates from a construction background, go through the same training programme, starting at different levels. During your initial training whether on placement, apprenticeship or graduate, you’ll receive the right experience, development and support to become professionally qualified and chartered with the relevant membership body.

    So, if you’d like to work for an organisation which invests in your continued professional development, and you’re looking for your next challenge, we’d like to hear from you.

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    Leadership Team

    Steve Joyce

    Managing Director

    Steve Tovey

    Business Director Midlands & Southwest

    Paul Newby

    Engineering Services Director

    Darren Kehoe

    Commercial Director

    Nicola O Callaghan

    Senior HR Business Partner

    Paul Ross

    Financial Controller

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