Energy, Utilities & Natural Resources
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The Global Financial Crisis has placed a heavy emphasis to refresh the tired, outmoded methods of enhancing talent the competition are using. Allow us to identify, attract and deliver innovative professionals to you with the skills, experience and gravitas with a proven track record of making a swift and sustainable difference. Work with us and you’ll gain years of experience, the surety of our robust processes, and the innovations and flexibility that have made us a partner of choice for a large number of the industry’s leading organisations.
If you work in the Natural Resources & Utilities sector, you’ll already be familiar with the increasing competition for value and the challenging regulatory issues in the field. This makes enhancing talent in your workforce even more complex, especially when facing the challenge alone.
That’s why you need Green Park’s assistance. We can identify and attract executives with either highly developed technical knowledge or proven leadership experience understanding complex challenges of both scale and culture. Our understanding, working knowledge and networks span the full lifecycle of the industry, from exploration and upstream right through to downstream and customer branding.
Drawing on our established, fully ISO 9001:2008 pre-qualified networks, Green Park helps our customers swiftly and accurately find skilled resources for business-critical projects and programmes to fill capability gaps, and ultimately find new channels for cost savings and sustainable growth.
We deliver across all functions, but the majority of executive search mandates and interim management assignments that we are engaged to execute for our Energy & Utilities clients are in the following areas:
- Board & Leadership
- Change & Transformation
- Digital & eCommerce
- Estates & Facilities Management
- Finance & Audit
- Governance, Risk & Compliance
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Marketing & Communications
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Project & Programme Management
- Sales & Business Development
- Specialist & Technical
- Strategy & Business Analysis
- Supply Chain & Logistics
Our client specialises in the area of waste management solutions, particularly around the area of waste water treatment. They need an Interim Sales Director for the UK business. It will involve managing a small team of Sales managers, helping to define the sales strategy and also training and developing the team. You will have solid experience as a sales director, preferably selling into Utilities or manufacturing businesses.
Our client is a global utilities provider and looking to engage an interim HR BA or Junior Project Manager to join a Programme team rolling out a new ERP system across six countries.
The Interim Manager
The successful candidate will be focusing on the Absence Management and Time Tracking workstreams and will work with stakeholders to consolidate various policies already in place, conduct gap analysis on the new ERP systems ability to deliver and ensure buy in for new procedures. Previous experience of similar workstreams is highly desirable.
The Client Our client, a FTSE 100 business, is looking to engage an Interim HR Systems Programme Lead for an initial period of 3 months. The Interim Assignment The Interim HR Systems Programme Lead will initially be engaged to co-ordinate the finalisation of the procurement activities faced as they commence a large implementation of a new HR system. This programme is the first of this size and will set the lead for a full global implementation in time. The Programme Manager will be required to lead the mobilisation of the programme team and associated facilities. Duties are not limited to but with include: • Working closely with key stakeholders to co-ordinate and confirm all commercial arrangements • Provide Programme Management for all mobilisation activities which will include: - Construction and management of an overall mobilisation plan - Coordinate all communication from key Stakeholders to complete commercial negotiations - Secure programme team accommodation and infrastructure • Working closely with Finance, establish benefits tracking and reporting mechanisms to demonstrate achievement of programme benefits The Interim Manager Advanced programme management skills are essential for this role as is knowledge of Workday and/or mobilisation of cloud based-solutions. You must have excellent communication skills to be able to influence a wide range of stakeholders across the business. Experience and knowledge of the energy industry is also preferred but not essential.
Our Client is a financial services organisation.
The Interim Assignment
The Interim HR Consultant will:
• Support the change HRBPs through a collective consultation process that forms part of an integration programme. Activities will include meeting organisation and room bookings etc.
• Partner line managers in individual consultation meetings; provide guidance, take and write up notes, interpret and implement policy and principles associated with the programme.
• Work closely with the programme HR Analyst to ensure all data of in scope employees and contractors is accurate and kept up to date at all times. • Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure the activities are aligned with the P&O programme and look forward to ensure good preparation.
• Partner with HR Operations to ensure all individual paperwork and communication messages are accurate and issued in a timely manner.
• Manage the appeals process.
• Carry out ad-hoc activities to support the P&O Workstream throughout the consultation period.
The Interim Manager
The successful Interim HR Consultant will have a good ER track record and prior experience in a Financial Services, Professional Services, Utilities or Telecoms would be highly advantageous.
Our client, a global utilities business, requires an interim Training Manager to define, develop and deliver a training strategy to meet the requirements of the business in the development of technical capability and the assurance of high quality skills for the future.
The business are looking to create a robust organisational framework around learning and development, and as the Interim Training Manager, you will be responsible for defining and implementing a structure who can support this aim. The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring the sustainability of this programme, and introduce metrics and reporting to support decision making around capability and resourcing requirements. Quality assurance will be an important consideration, and they will look to the Interim Training Manager to develop initiatives to assure the quality of their training offerings.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A proven track record of implementing the strategy for an organisation to meet its competency objectives
- Clear and credible communication style
- Ability to influence positively at all levels within an organisation
- Experience of implementing a sustainable organisational framework for training
- Desirable – knowledge of petrochemicals manufacturing
- Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
Our client, a utiltiies company, require an Interim Financial Controller with a blue chip background at Financial Controller, Group Financial Controller or Finance Director level.
Ideal candidates should demonstrate experience of having worked in logistics or services businesses. The individual must have a very good strategic background, an eye for detail and must be ACA qualified.