|Location||Birmingham, Birmingham & West-Midlands|
|Career Level||Mid-Senior Level|
|Job Type||Not Specified|
|Company Size||Large (1000+ employees)|
|Posted Date||August 20th 2012|
URS are a truly unique global engineering company with exceptionally deep and broad expertise. Our scale, global reach, local knowledge and deep sector expertise mean there is no engineering challenge we cannot meet. Our talented engineers solve complex and diverse challenges all over the globe, from projects deep beneath the earth’s surface to the world’s tallest structures.
URS acquisition of Scott Wilson firmly positioned us as one of the UK’s top engineering and environmental consultancies and a leading provider of rail engineering services.
We design, build, expand, operate and maintain the broadest array of infrastructure, from tunnels, bridges, roads and railways to all manner of public sector facilities and commercial buildings. In rail, as Scott Wilson, we built a reputation as a deliverer of multi-disciplinary design solutions on major programmes such as West Coast Route Modernisation, Crossrail on Network Works and Airdrie to Bathgate Reopening. Our expertise spans the breadth of the rail engineering design disciplines through the entire project life cycle and is provided from a range of offices across the UK.
Our Heavy Rail Business Unit is a 200 strong employer of rail professionals developing and delivering multi-disciplinary design solutions across permanent way, signalling, telecoms, electrical, mechanical, civils and geotechnical engineering. Recent impressive project wins with Network Rail and national major Contractors have provided opportunities to grow our resource pool at all levels across our UK offices with current key projects including Crossrail, HS2 (London/Birmingham/Manchester), S&C Renewals programme, Borders Railway, North Doncaster Chord, CASR and a wide ranging portfolio across the UK and internationally.
URS are currently recruiting for Mini Operating Unit Manager to provide leadership and a focal point for our Heavy Rail Business Unit in Birmingham.
The Birmingham MOU, is responsible for the delivery of railway multi-discipline railway infrastructure projects covering; Track Design & Telecommunications.
The role will be responsible for ensuring that staff are productive and that work carried out by the unit meets organisational health and safety, welfare, security, environmental and quality requirements. The post holder will monitor, measure and report on progress within the unit against agreed business targets and will agree strategy with the Regional Manager regards delivery of objectives.
The post holder will be the focal point for links with senior management and will be responsible for briefing staff on technical and business related issues.
The role requires significant Business Development; we require a commercially astute manager who is fully familiar with market conditions & will contribute significantly to tendering and winning work.
Building strong, effective relationships with external Clients and internal teams and have a collaborative spirit with other MOU Managers to make best use of available resources, maximise performance measured against Business Plan objectives and achieving an appropriate and agreed level of personal sold time.
URS is a growing and vibrant organisation offering excellent benefits and employment conditions. We are committed to your individual career development and are proud to be able to offer a range of exciting projects as well as a variety of career directions for all our staff.
• Held similar position within heavy rail for 7 – 10 years
• Have strong Rail & Telecommunications experience
• Business Management experience
Please only apply if you have significant Rail & Telecoms experience relevant to the position.