Production Planner

Equans is looking for a Production Planner to join our team in Birmingham, Tyseley on a permanent basis. This is a full time role. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

What will you deliver?

  • Provide an effective administrative service to the office and site team
  • To ensure all required databases are kept up to date in a timely manner
  • Data input and scanning documents for uploading onto the client’s information portal
  • Professional and courteous when handling visitors and telephone communications
  • Prioritising and managing workload

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Previous administrator experience
  • Ability to competently operate MS office
  • Professional approach and manner
  • Timekeeping skills to meet deadlines

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What's next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

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At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.


Bid Director

Equans is a renowned energies & services contractor and a proud member of the Bouygues global industrial group. Our expertise spans the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings and critical infrastructure worldwide.

We have a great opportunity for a Bid Director to join our Connected Cities business (street lighting & highways electrical infrastructure). The Bid Director is a key role in our business and has a significant impact on the sustainability of our business.

They must understand our sector and our technologies in order to anticipate and engage with customers at the right time to maximise our chances of winning new work.  Ideally they should have a good network across the industry including with suppliers and sub-contractors so they understand changes in the direction of the industry.

Key activities 

  • Forecast sales for the next 5 years across both the private and the public sector and across different technologies, esp. Local Authority Term Maintenance Contracts, LED replacement projects, Lighting CMS introduction or upgrading, Highway/Motorway Street lighting and Technology packages, Tunnel lighting upgrades, Private Developer Works, EV Charging instal and Maintenance projects and other Smart City opportunities.
  • Monitor actual performance against forecast with a target of £10m of revenue generated in 2024 up to £40m in 2028
  • Maintain accurate reporting of the performance using SalesForce platform
  • Identification of new opportunities and engagement with customers both public and private sector
  • Manage tender processes, including internal governance reviews and risk committees
  • Minimise investment required for BD activities and get these costs paid by customers wherever possible
  • Provide support to other entities within Equans UK (eg Smart Building, Energy, FM) and other business units
  • The BD Director will be required to identify Term Maintenance Contracts that will be coming to market in coming years and to pre-qualify whether they will be split into Highways and Street lighting or be wrapped up into a whole Highways service
  • Tunnel lighting upgrade projects where we may deliver with a partnering sub-contractor given the relatively niche nature of this sector. The BD Director will identify opportunities and work with the wider Connected Cities SMT to build relationships with these sub-contractors

 Skills, qualifications & experience 

  • A solid engineering background in civils or building services
  • Major Motorway Street lighting, signing and technology projects
  • Highways Street Lighting Term maintenance Contracts
  • LED replacement works
  • Tunnel replacement lighting projects
  • Private Developer works
  • Street lighting column and/or Street Sign replacement works
  • EV installation and maintenance works
  • Smart City instal and maintenance works 

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Car allowance
  • Private health care
  • 360 health check
  • Pension
  • Bonus
  • Company share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme (Private GP Appointments, Legal support, Counselling)

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network. 

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.


Street Lighting Business Development Manager

Equans is a renowned energies & services contractor and a proud member of the Bouygues global industrial group. Our expertise spans the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings and critical infrastructure worldwide.

We have a great opportunity for a Business Development Manager to support our growing street lighting and highways electrical infrastructure business across Northern England. The role will involve further developing existing client relationships along with identifying new ones and with that create a pipeline of opportunities.

Key activities 

  • Ensure all contacts have been entered into the CRM and are up to date. It will be crucial for the BDM to always capture any contacts line-managers details if not already know. Accurate understanding of our client’s organisation will be essential in understanding who are the decision makers and influencers
  • Make sure all opportunities are entered into the company CRM for review on a monthly basis immediately once data has become available. Ensure all data is kept up to date
  • The BDM will be set specific sales targets and KPI’s. The company will require the BDM to at least meet the expectations set. The accountability of success within the client will sit with the BDM
  • Work in collaboration with the internal Business Development team to ensure all bid programmes which have been agreed for resource, have the appropriate timelines allocated to them to enable planning across the business
  • Work closely with strategic and focus clients to build strong trusted relationships, continually seeking to exceed their expectations and always requesting feedback on any failed proposal
  • Create an annual sales strategy to deliver success in the agreed territory. Your sales strategy should be produced during the first 12 weeks of your employment and at least 12 weeks prior to any new calendar year
  • Attend any agreed supplier training days where requested, to obtain deep knowledge of technology and industry intelligence. It will be an essential part of the role to become trusted advisers within our strategic accounts
  • The role will be predominantly customer facing, however there will be expectations on the BDM to attend internal meetings which may be at various offices throughout the U.K. There will also be monthly sales meetings where all the team will be expected to attend in person
  • Working with the internal Business Development team, inform them of industry news and/or forthcoming tenders opportunities
  • Offer support and input to the Business Development team in the production of documents for bid, ITT and PQQ submissions
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude to supporting the wider Equans UK community in any agreed pre/post tender process. This may include assisting in the creation of documentation or offering insights as to how best to answer a specific questions raised within any tender
  • Ensure all submissions produced are aligned with corporate brand guidelines and company bid management standards
  • Respond to any customer inquiries or requests promptly and in line with their expectations. Never over commit and always strive to over deliver
  • Assist with the production of bid presentation material in cooperation with the Business Development team
  • Promote innovative ways to add value and work more efficiently. Always seek to reduce costs and act in the company’s interest
  • Work collaboratively with other Bouygues business entities to shape stronger product and solution offerings. 

Skills, qualifications & experience 

  • Proven business development skills, ideally within the street lighting and the highways electrical environment
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to influence an audience
  • Proactive, self-motivated with strong networking ability and contacts within the sector
  • Strong analytical and financial management skills
  • Previous experience in preparing winning tenders 

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Car allowance
  • Single use private health care
  • 360 health check
  • Pension
  • Company share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme (Private GP Appointments, Legal support, Counselling) 

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network. 

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.