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Technical Compliance and Operations Support Manager

Requisition ID: 59152

Domain: Energy Management/Urban Energy

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is committed to leading our market in sustainability and is working towards achieving a zero-carbon service. Our employees have a collective responsibility to work in a sustainable and efficient manner helping to minimise our impact on the environment whilst contributing benefits for our clients, colleagues and the community. Employees have a responsibility not to cause harm to themselves or others in our efforts to make safety personal. All employees are expected to work within our Sustainability and Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Role summary

The role will involve reporting to the Business Director of Embedded Energy, the Compliance and Operations Support Manager shall provide Operations, Maintenance and Technical Compliance support and advice to the Embedded Energy Sites and regional support teams, to achieve business requirements. The principal objectives of the role are to create and deliver the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) discipline and strategic direction in line with business plan targets, compliance, health, environment, safety and quality best practice and standards, within resource and financial guidelines.

Key activities

  • Delivery of EBIT and long-term profitability across existing operations
  • Support growth opportunities across the Embedded Energy portfolio
  • Coordinate mobilisation and stabilisation of new business / contracts
  • Develop and implement SHEQ and O&M policies and procedures
  • Ensure high standards of compliance and a positive business and behavioural culture within the Operational Teams
  • Deputise for Business Director during periods of absence
  • Help deliver best in class O&M across all contracts
  • Responsible for the compliance of O&M activities and validation of all staff competencies and authorisations across all allocated Sites
  • Provide excellent customer-centric service
  • Have direct operational management responsibility for specified / allocated Sites within the Region.
  • Lead, manage and mentor all staff within allocated teams, ensuring good standards of training and development that maintain skills and competencies
  • Jointly manage P&L of allocated contracts with the Finance Business Partner and Contract Managers to achieve in excess of 6% COP
  • Assist the Embedded Energy – Growth Director to identify and grow new business opportunities with existing and new customers
  • Support the implementation of agreed projects within the region and / or on allocated Contracts / Sites
  • Provide technical compliance support and guidance for Site based Operational teams to effectively manage records and work, within agreed processes, systems and standards
  • Provide Site teams with direction to ensure Contract data and reports are compiled to the required standard, are retained and managed in a suitable electronic document management system or equivalent
  • Develops, maintains and makes available a range of Contract specific, or Regional status reports 

Skills, qualifications & experience 

  • Engineering qualification – degree or equivalent
  • Operation & Maintenance of Utility Plant including Generation Equipment
  • Project Engineering experience
  • Leadership skills to balance financial, technical and people priorities
  • Commercially focussed to drive profitability and growth
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Flexible and pro-active approach, both personally and by influencing others
  • Customer and employee focussed, including developing key talent
  • Clear SHEQ leadership and Safe Systems of Work (SSoW) management
  • Excellent IT skills and experience of operating a range of management systems
  • Collaborative and results orientated 

What can we offer you? 

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 3xtimes annual salary
  • Private medical insurance
  • 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
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app


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.

As part of a positive action drive to address under-representation in senior management positions we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010.

In support of our positive action measures, we will consider applications that do not meet all the technical requirements if candidates can demonstrate how transferable skills will enable them to successfully deliver the remit of the role in an environment which promotes a flexible working culture.

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 AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), Veterans & Reservists, WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.