General Manager - New build Energy from Waste Power Station

General Manager - New build Energy from Waste Power Station

Job Title: General Manager - New build Energy from Waste Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary: benefits
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH13246_1551700153
Contact Name: Arjun Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 04, 2019 11:49

Job Description

General Manager - New build Energy from Waste Power Station
West Midlands
Competitive Salary & Benefits


Astute Technical Recruitment are working with a market leader who specialise within the Energy Sector.

We are looking for a General Manager to head up a brand-new power station, managing the day to day activities and performance of the energy from waste plant and O&M teams and ensure the safe and efficient operation of the plant.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Board, as General Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Operating the plant within the specified contract, achieving KPI's of personal and plant objectives and maximising efficiency to deliver cost savings and improving profitability.
  • The development of all management systems to operate this new Energy from Waste plant.
  • Provide leadership and management in setting up the new team and setting clear and defined objectives to deliver the plants goals.
  • Guide the plant through the Construction & Commissioning phases and secure a successful handover.
  • Plan for minimising and managing changes in legislation such as PPC, Emissions Monitoring and H&S issues.
  • Ensure the Health, Safety and Welfare of all staff, support staff and sub-contractors are ensured across the Energy from Waste facility & Materials Treatment Plant.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Prior experience in delivering an Energy from Waste / Biomass Power Station through Construction, Commissioning, Mobilisation and handover to Operations
  • Strong technical understanding of the EfW and Waste Management process to identify opportunities to reduce costs and improve performance
  • An Engineering background and relevant qualification such as a Degree/HNC/ONC/HND
  • Proven track record in delivering results against set KPI's
  • Financial experience in management of budgets, P/L accounts, third party contracts
  • NEBOSH or IOSH or a strong understanding of Health & Safety legislation

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Opportunity to guide a new build Energy from Waste plant through to completion
  • Excellent company with a strong performance culture

To apply for this position, please send an updated CV along with a cover letter to or call 02392 288 282 and ask to speak with Arjun Patel who can tell you more about this opportunity

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