Head of Operations (South) - Energy from Waste

Head of Operations (South) - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Head of Operations (South) - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire
Salary: car, bonus, pension
Reference: BBBH12830_1543944677
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 04, 2018 17:31

Job Description

Head of Operations UK (South) - Energy from Waste

Southern UK - South Wales to South London

Excellent salary + car + generous bonus + pension


We are currently recruiting a Head of Operations to cover a number of Energy from Waste power stations in the south of the UK. The Head of Operations will be responsible for the delivery of long term business results for all operations aspects of the EFW plants in the region as well as the direct line management of all site Operations Managers and HSE Managers.

Reporting in to the Managing Director for Energy, The Head of Operations will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the safe and compliant operation of all EFW plants within the southern remit
  • Contributing to the long term national operational strategy of all EFW plants ensuring mission and vision are aligned
  • Leading, motivating and developing employees to ensure they are engaged and driven to achieve the business objectives
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of relationships with external stakeholders to ensure the company's strategic objectives are achieved
  • Investigate problems that cannot be resolved by managers and deliver appropriate solutions that will have a positive impact on business performance

To be considered for this opportunity it's important you meet certain criteria including:

  • Extensive experience in the power generation / Energy from Waste sector at Plant / General Manager or similar with a background in operations
  • Mobilisation or experience of bringing new assets in to commercial operation would be an advantage
  • Ideally an engineering qualification at HND level or higher
  • A proven background in driving business objectives and delivering results through people and continuous improvement
  • Financial and budgetary responsibility in previous roles
  • A flexible approach to working locations and travel
  • A full UK driving licence is essential for this role as travel across multiple sites is required

What's in it for me?

The successful candidate will receive:

  • A highly competitive basic salary
  • A company car
  • A generous performance related bonus
  • A contributory pension
  • The chance to join the growing EFW sector

How do I apply?

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 288 215 and speak to Steve Utton

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.