Business Unit Manager - Water

Job Title: Business Unit Manager - Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: car
REF: BBBH23115_1491292526
Contact Name: Thomas Bullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Business Unit Manager - Water

Cambridge or London

Role Summary

  • This role is leading a Business Unit focussed on the delivery of the business unit strategy in line with the company goals. The key accountabilities are;
  • Development and enhancement of the team members and team culture to ensure fulfilment of personal and organisation goals.
  • Account Management and development within existing customers in line with business unit strategy and scope.
  • Improvement and enhancement of long-term relationships with both internal and external key stakeholders through contact, meetings and visits.
  • Full P&L and forecasting accountability for business unit.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Personnel Development of either internal or external relationships that bring added value to the team.
  • Mentoring team to help them achieve their personal goals through collaborative 1-2-1s.
  • Creating a team culture to enable the selection/attraction of the best talent.
  • Identifying and selecting the best talent in the market to achieve the Operational, Commercial and Lifestyle goals of the organisation.
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be required.

Operational Activities

  • Development & Implementation of Business Unit Strategy
  • Line Management of Level- 3 Management Staff
  • Prepare Monthly report on all Business unit activities.
  • Implementation of Company Procedures and compliance with all HSEQ Company Policies & Safe Systems of Work.
  • Implementation of Company HR Policies and responsible for management of HR issues arising.
  • Development of internal resource structure, capabilities and planning methodologies.
  • Provide escalation point of contact for customers & potential customers within the Business Unit.
  • Provide interface between staff, customer and Head of Division.
  • Reporting of contractual issues & performance to Head of Division.
  • Implementation of a partnering approach with our customers in line with ISO11000
  • Respond to reactionary work requests as well as planned.
  • Manage and co-ordinate existing contract commitments.


  • Responsible for Business Unit profit & loss.
  • Achieve financial KPIs as set out by Head of Division.
  • Monthly reporting of all Business Unit management information (MI) to Finance team and Head of Division.
  • Monthly financial forecasting to the Finance team and Head of Division.
  • Monitoring of project performance, ensuring all projects are completed within budget and on time wherever possible.
  • Monitor & authorisation of Business Unit expenditure.
  • Identify, Develop & Implement efficiencies to processes.