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MEP Operations Manager

  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: £53k - 58k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Building Services, Construction
  • Contact: Jarrod Holmes
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 7705
  • Expiry Date: 12 April 2024
  • Job Ref: 405845JHO

MEP Head Of Projects

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a well-known SME contractor for a Head Of Projects. This role will include directorship and profit related shares within the business.

Are you a Project Manager looking for that next step in your career? Are you looking to be in charge of your owns earnings and profit shares within your next company?

starting off with a project already won worth £1.5m - your role will be to grow and develop the department from there, with the support of the wider business. 

• Prepare M&E tender documents for D&B projects as and when necessary
• Undertake technical review of clients’ documentation and specifications, producing commentary and guidance on the risks and complications posed.
• Identify Value Engineering Options
• Attend client site visits
• Attend client interviews
• Undertake analysis of sub-contractor quotations, make recommendations regarding contractor selection.
• Comment on procurement schedules
• Comment on installation programmes
• Manage/review M&E design process
• Manage and review the validation process – clarify the scope of what validation covers
• Manage Final Package Scope & Cost for all MEP works– Assist with final selection of M&E contractor (if further negotiations are required)
• Manage the suitable procurement of materials, labour and services from specialist sub-contractors / consultants. Improve our buying (price and service levels) without resorting to post contract subby bashing.
• Manage MEP sub-contractors financial variations and final account
• Monitor MEP progress on site
• Manage MEP close out 6. Review MEP subcontractor RAMS
• Assist in the development of company systems and procedures to improve safety, efficiencies and profit

• Hold at least 5 years’ project management experience
• Able to demonstrate profitable commercial projects managed in a commercial environment
• Have good commercial acumen with involvement in projects from concept through to handover
• Able to communicate effectively at all levels
• Past experience of being in charge of P&L on projects worked on
• Qualifications in building services (mechanical or electrical)
• Good knowledge of MEP installations on projects from £300k - £1.5m

• Competitive basic salary circa £53,000 - £58,000
• Car allowance £6,000
• Profit Shares within an already profitable business
• Healthcare
• Holiday entitlement
• Pension
• Allocated Parking
• Flexible start/finish times