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Actemium Automation Support - Business Unit General Manager

  • CDI
  • Royaume Uni

Job description

Actemium Automation is a control and automation systems integrator. We operate from 12 offices across the UK and employ over 250 people. We are part of VINCI Energies; a £12.5 billion organisation and we are looking to recruit a Business Unit General Manager to help run our 24/7 Automation Support Team (£900k T/O) based from our Portsmouth office.


Competitive Salary + Profit Share Scheme + EV Car Scheme (Salary Sacrifice) + Share Scheme (Salary Sacrifice) + Benefits



Management of the BU and the team of engineer’s delivering both proactive and reactive 24/7/365 support services for clients with support contracts and ad-hoc clients

Task Competencies

  • Develop & deliver both the financial and qualitative objective of the BU Shared Strategic Plan
  • Effective leadership of the BU to support efficient day to day organisation of the geographically dispersed support teams
  • Coordinate and work closely with the other Team Manager(s) to ensure the overall business Unit activity is delivered effectively with high quality of customer service as the highest priority
  • Promotion of the business to both prospective internal and external clients with the overall objective to grow profitable the BU activity
  • Preparation of quotations for the BU activity, typically covering support contacts, ad-hoc work and small fixed price projects
  • Motivate, mentor & support the BU members with their professional development
  • Take responsibility through planning and risk mitigation actions to keep the BU employees safe at work
  • Ensure that all-relevant Health and Safety Procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensuring you and all employees comply with all BU business management processes
  • Maintain company records and ensure the safe operation of all equipment to comply with current legislative and company standards.
  • Manage the continuous improvement of Support Team systems and processes so they are robust and fit for purpose (quotes, renewals, billing, cash collection, team rota)
  • Representing the support team in a positive light in all forums and delivering on the VE core values
  • Build & maintain high level relationships with vendors & partners (e.g. Siemens, Rockwell, Schneider, etc)
  • Carry out other duties as required and appropriate to the role.

Desired profile

  • Qualified to HND/ Degree level with extensive experience of working within the industrial control system arena
  • Good working knowledge of control system technology (ideally for Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Schneider & Mitsubishi)
  • Good level of knowledge of the Project and HR management processes, supported with practical experience in their application
  • Good Commercial knowledge of tendering, project budgeting and cost control

Key Personal Competencies

  • A highly self-motivated, enthusiastic individual with a desire to manage and grow the support business.
  • Good leadership and team management skills, with experience in their application for a small team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills both internally with the team and wider VINCI Energies group as well as a wider and diverse client base.
  • Good time management skills and be able to demonstrate a structured and methodical approach to workload delivery.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and approach to colleagues and customers.
  • Honest and trustworthy.


Part of the VINCI Energies Group, Actemium provide engineering design, project management, installation and commissioning of electrical, mechanical and IT services in the United Kingdom since 1907.
In addition, we provide specialist maintenance operations, fully complemented with accredited safety tests and inspection services to optimise the operational efficiency and safety of our client's equipment and systems. Whilst part of a global network of 300 Business Units, Actemium UK comprises of 7 Business Units covering all of the UK & RoI.

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