Mechanical Manager

Boden Group is a successful local company with a strong focus on providing the highest level of facilities maintenance service to Ministry of Defence sites and a range of other customers across the South West.

To support the Group’s continued growth within the commercial sector an opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Manager reporting to the Contracts Manager to manage a team of Mechanical Engineers. They will focus on planning, coordinating and the undertaking of all activities associated with the management, delivery, supervision and administration of works within their team. The role holder will provide technical and service support to the team and contract administration in order to effectively deliver workstreams. To ensure compliance with legislative requirements within their sector. They will project lead for various identified tasks required to help facilitate individual requirements of the business and its service contracts within their discipline. This will involve; management of costs, labour, client and production of pre & post project documentation.

Main Tasks:

  • Ensure that a consistent level of service delivery is provided for all areas of responsibility in accordance with company procedures and processes
  • Innovate management requirements to meet changing business or operational circumstances
  • Develop and manage department to meet sales and profitability targets
  • Establish and maintain supplier relationships by serving as a single point of contact for all works within your designated portfolio
  • Manage and ensure record keeping compliance for all contract-related correspondence and documentation for works within designated portfolio
  • Provide contract-related issue resolution, both internally and externally for all designated works
  • Responsible for all health and safety compliance for designated works, including third party service providers
  • Deal with all line management requirements for team of Mechanical Engineers
  • Take lead role in resolution of HR issues with direct reports in line with company procedures
  • Monitor and control service agreements in line with client budget agreement
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission and payment of financial applications by proactively managing workload and financial forecasts to maintain profit levels
  • Develop and sustain excellent client relationships
  • Provide support and advice concerning contract and technical issues at all levels
  • Update operational and financial reports as per agreed timescale to enable Contracts Manager to accurately forecast and achieve operational and financial targets
  • Maintain and develop role as the business lead for specified trade
  • Monitor and maintain trade specific accreditations 
  • Work with the Contracts Manager to identify areas of opportunity for growth and development, maximising profits and efficiency of workforce

Experience and Qualifications:

  • An Experienced Manager with leadership credentials and proven track record of delivering results within a Mechanical Project environment
  • Previous experience in leading department and the remote management of teams
  • Competent with standard MS office applications such as; Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience of working within a budget/fixed price contract environment
  • Experienced at analysing data, understanding the outcomes and interpreting the information to make key business decisions
  • IOSH/NEBOSH qualification
  • Industry specific professional qualifications

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to clearly communicate work tasks and win the commitment of others to achieve high levels of operational performance
  • Ability to demonstrate strong commercial awareness by understanding strategic/operational needs of the business and key drivers
  • Demonstrable track record of effectively driving and improving team performance
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills with ability to build and maintain effective relationships at all levels
  • Ability to ‘lead from the front’ leading by example showing strong performance management and leadership skills, being assertive and target focused
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

To apply for this position please email your CV and a covering letter before 9.00 a.m. on Monday 2 September 2019 to: hr@bodengroup.co.uk

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