Head of Asset Management

Goodman Masson
London, United Kingdom
GBP90000 - GBP100000.00 per annum
25 Jan 2023
26 Jan 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
A London based energy company currently requires a Head of Asset Management to join them on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head of Asset Management is accountable for the development and delivery of an asset management strategy to guide the organisation through a period of significant change and the transition from the owner/operator of an ageing asset portfolio to the operator/maintainer of a range of "best-in-class" assets.

You will be responsible for;
  • Asset management decision making in relation to capital investment and life-cycle realisation, working with the Head of Energy Centre and Head of Engineering to support operations and maintenance decision making.
  • Leadership of the asset management function, raising the profile of asset management within the organization.
  • Communicating with internal and external stakeholders, providing assurance and promoting the company as a place of high-performance.
  • This role includes the direct oversight of the organisation's asset management activities resulting from a major infrastructure programme which will see the investment of over £1bn in new recycling and resource recovery facilities.
  • The Head of Asset Management will play a key role in the ongoing transformation programme, building on the strong legacy to drive continuous improvement and deliver efficiencies, cost savings and significant benefits in environmental impact and safety.
  • Working closely with teams across the business, you will be able to constructively challenge, partner and collaborate to help develop and deliver a cohesive, value-driven proposition and strategy which strikes the right balance between financial performance, risk management, operational performance and service delivery.
  • Working with the Board, Executive Directors and senior leadership team to develop and deliver their long term business plans.
  • Supporting the sub-committees of the Board which take the lead in overseeing and seeking assurance on the organisation's asset stewardship and the delivery of its major works.
  • Represent in an asset management context as part of negotiations with bidders, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders.
  • Leading and developing a high-performing, empowered asset management and project/programme delivery team that positively engages with, supports and delivers real value to the organisation and which provides for succession.
  • Driving continuous improvement, enhancing management systems, processes and information to support asset management decision-making and ensure full alignment and support for the organisation and delivery of its key priorities in the medium and long term.
  • Working with the communications team to ensure that comprehensive and proactive communication strategies and plans are in place and implemented to effectively manage stakeholder expectations and relationship.

For your application to qualify, you will have the following;
  • Ability to think strategically, plan, lead (including transformational change) with a high degree of business acumen and a practical mindset.
  • Data literate with the ability to create clear and accessible insight and information for the Organisation that can support decision making.
  • Ability to take and lead critical decision, resolve issues, and simplify the complexity.
  • Confident leader with the ability to coach and engage a team, so as main stakeholders (including at senior level).
  • Ability to bring innovative ideas within the organisation and be clear on "what good look like", with the ability to share the vision.
  • Strong communication skills (for all level of the organisation)
  • Similar experience as Head of or managerial level in similar industry or equivalent (power, energy, utilities).
  • Degree or Master's degree is desirable.
  • Institute of Asset Management (IAM) Qualification (desirable)
  • Knowledge of D365, Power BI (desirable)

Please apply now for an opportunity to discuss further.

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