Area Manager

01 Nov 2019
29 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Area Manager - Our client is a multi-skilled business providing arboriculture support to utility companies, and commercial vegetation management and tree surgery to public and private customers. They are recruiting for an enthusiastic and pro-active individual to undertake an Area Manager position to work within their vegetation division on an established long-term contract. The role will be based out of our clients Needham Market office, covering and working in the Norfolk area (including Norwich and Kings Lynn).
Our client is looking for an individual with commercial awareness who can liaise with key stakeholders both internally and externally. This role is responsible for coordinating delivery of the programme of utility tree works as agreed with their client and in line with contractual obligations. Whilst working knowledge of overhead lines vegetation management or tree surgery would be highly advantageous it is not essential.
Responsibilities will include:
* Day to day management of teams, planning and scheduling work (both subcontract and directly employed)
* Ensuring productivity, quality of works undertaken, safe working by teams
* Dealing with customer enquiries in a professional and courteous manner
* Attending client facing meetings
* Working as part of a team to ensure the contract is commercially successful
Essential Requirements:
* Previous experience working within the utility industry
* Good communication skills - confident in liaising with all levels within the business, the client and customers
* Ability to produce operational reports
* Ability to work to deadlines
* Strong time management skills
* Full UK Driving Licence
Additional skills but not essential:
* Previous experience of arboriculture and/or vegetation clearance on the electrical network
* First Aid Certification
* UA qualifications
* IOSH Managing Safely
Our benefits include:
Competitive salary, KPI based bonus, Company vehicle, pension, life cover, cycle to work scheme, starting at 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, access to companies' rewards website.
If you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.
This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.
Keywords; Public Services Manager, Utility Manager, Facilities Manager, Building Manager, Health & Safety
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