Currently FUTURE Search&Selection, is assisting its European roots Client – a multidisciplinary consulting company offering its services within transport, urban development, building, industry, water, environment and energy sectors, in finding a Candidate for Operation and Maintanance Director (COO).
The entity is developing several Infrastructure Projects (Tunnels, Bridges, Motorways) in Germany.
The O&M Director’s primary objective is to oversee the establishment and management of the systems necessary to ensure the continued successful operation and maintenance activities of the O&M Company.
Delivering services to the Concessionaire / Project Owner under corresponding O&M Agreement in full compliance with contractual requirements and in line with the agreed budget in both pre-operational and operational phases;
Management of the staff performing the operations and maintenance;
Third party relationship management;
Participation in strategic planning;
Establishing and maintaining all relevant operational policies, systems, and processes.
The best Candidate should have inter alia the following qualifications:
Tertiary Qualifications in Engineering/Business;
Significant operational management experience (more than 100 supervised persons) in a similar role and area (operations and maintenance of roads or infrastructures);
Demonstrable high level of autonomy, creativity, and lateral thinking skills;
In-depth experience with outsourcing and service provider management together with related operational support services at a professional level;
Ability to work under pressure and within defined timelines, as both a team leader and independently;
Successful proven experience in budget compliance and unexpected issue solving;
Speaking, reading and writing fluently in English. The German language will be appreciated;