Business Head - Nuclear & Defence

Reports to: Sales Director

Location: Sheffield or other UK location

Salary: Negotiable according to experience

We already have substantial Nuclear and Defence business.  As a result of an internal promotion we are looking to bring on board a new member of our senior leadership team to drive a continuing growth of business in these sectors.

About Us

We are highly profitable and fast growing business which started life over 30 years ago. With the backing of our private equity investors we are implementing a strategy to accelerate our domestic and international growth.

Our talented team of almost 100 people designs, builds, commissions and maintains bespoke mechanical, electrical and hydraulic engineered solutions to solve complex lifting and moving challenges for structures, materials and people.

We have developed a global reputation on the back of many iconic projects in:

  • Nuclear energy at Sellafield, Magnox, Dounreay, EDF and Urenco
  • Defence nuclear submarines with Babcock, BAE and Rolls Royce
  • Defence surface vessels including the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers and other Royal Navy vessels
  • Aerospace production-line and test handling systems for Rolls Royce, BAE and Bombardier
  • Infrastructure projects including moveable bridges, flood defences and rail
  • Kinetic architecture including retractable roofs for Wimbledon’s Centre Court and No. 1 Court, the world’s first dividing and retractable pitch at Tottenham Hotspur FC, as well as recent new stadia projects in Hong Kong and Europe


About You

  • Strong technical background in mechanical handling within the Nuclear and Defence sectors.
  • At least five years of experience in commercially managing and winning tenders in the Nuclear and Defence sectors.
  • Strong relevant relationships in the Nuclear and Defence sectors.
  • Existing SC and/or DV clearance


If you are interested in this role please contact our HR Manager


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SCX Special Projects Ltd

Roman Ridge Road, Sheffield, S9 1GA, United Kingdom

t:  +44 (0)114 262 6199