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BEMS Operations Manager


BEMS Operations Manager

  • 542506
  • Closing at: Oct 5 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: London & South East (within M25 & Surrounding Counties)

Salary: Competitive + car / allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

As SSE Energy Solutions goes from strength to strength, consolidating our position as the largest building controls company in the UK, we see no limit to our ambitions of providing our customers with a service delivery that is 2nd to none. Whilst we are under no illusion that the BMS market is a challenging environment to work in, we are confident that with the right people working with us, we will be able to maintain the highest of standards in everything that we do and will achieve the objectives that we have set ourselves over the next few years.

With this in mind, we are now seeking an experienced BEMS Operations Manager to join our London & South East team.

The Operations Manager reports into the Regional Operations Manager and will cover the London & South East region (within M25 & Surrounding Counties).

This is a key role where you're responsible for ensuring the on time, within scope and within budget, delivery of support services, including injected works orders to our customers. This includes direct line management of Support Engineers who'll be maintaining, repairing, and upgrading customer systems

As an Operations Manager, you'll be expected to manage contracts to a total value of £1m+ each year.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the technical and commercial aspects of allocated contracts and customers to ensure sales and margin targets are achieved and, where possible, exceeded. In addition, the Operations Manager shall liaise with Service Solutions Managers on contract conditions, to ensure that the company's commercial and contractual interests are protected at all times
  • Ensuring that work is carried out in an organised manner, in conformance with all contractual and regulatory requirements and that all policies and processes within Energy Solutions are adhered to, including but not limited to, the Authorities Matrix and Overspend process
  • Supporting and maintaining a collaborative working environment with external/internal customers and stakeholders and create a high performance culture in the Operations Team
  • Ensuring that invoices and applications for payments are processed and approved in accordance with mandated time frames and applications are agreed in advance with the customer, prior to invoice submittal
  • Ensuring close working relationships with the Commercial & Operational Finance Team to ensure Commercial & Financial Compliance and the mitigation of Risk

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to manage a number of contracts and customers at any one time
  • Strong, Proven and verifiable experience operating as either an Operations Manager or similar within the BMS/BEMS & Controls, Construction or Mechanical & Electrical industry including being conversant with all aspects of BEMS including infrastructure, software, integration and controls philosophies.
  • Excellent stakeholder management expertise with demonstrable experience in operations management delivering against objectives and budget
  • As you'll be field based but with very regular travel to different sites & customer locations, it is essential that you hold a full driving licence and are located within the region with a flexible working approach.
  • Strong experience of managing and motivating people, setting objectives and inspiring others to achieve

About our Business

SSE is a well-known leader in the field of renewable energy generation; at SSE Energy Solutions (ESG), we design, install and optimise building control systems: developing solutions for smart places: cities, campuses, and buildings.

In short, we provide the critical control infrastructure and support services required to help customers on their journey to decarbonisation and digitisation.

Within SSE Energy Solutions, we are also helping to deliver distributed energy infrastructure solutions including solar PV and battery storage solutions, heat networks, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

You can read all about what we do here -

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact 

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.



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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

Explore our full list of benefits:

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