Operation and maintenance director

Ref. No.: RENOR1417



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;