Installation Manager

Halo Personnel
Cambridge, UK
19 Jun 2019
29 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Contracts Installations Manager

Salary depending on level of experience - contact agency for information



(paid monthly)


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Applicants must be located within 25 miles of Cambridge

Our client is a privately owned manufacturer of fitted kitchen, bedroom and bathroom furniture, the organisation has been in operation for 40 years and is experiencing growth year on year despite the economic crisis. They are the largest manufacturer of KBB in the UK.

They have been successful in winning various tenders to supply fitted kitchens for the on-going refurbishment of Council owned properties throughout the country as well as supplying furniture to the major house builders like Barratt's, David Wilson, Taylor Wimpey and Persimmon Homes.It is in this new-build area of the business that our client requires an experienced Installations Manager to manage the fit of approximately 30 Kitchens per week in high rise apartment blocks around the Cambridge, Norwich, Bedford and Milton Keynes areas.

You will manage a large team of sub-contractor fitters and your responsibility will be to organize this team and to ensure that everything gets fitted on time. Part of your role will also be to visit the sites before the kitchens are delivered to make sure that the kitchens will fit properly and to check details such as whether the house has been plastered and ready to for the Kitchen to be fitted.

As an Installations Manager you will have full responsibility for leading and managing the installation service across the area, by providing a high level of service to clients, managing and co-ordinating sub contract fitters to meet demands and work to the Company quality standards, and ensuring that timescales are met.

Key responsibilities of this role will include:
  • Co-ordinating Installation teams to meet the demanding quality and service requirements
  • Recruitment of sub-contract labour to provide an adequate fitter capacity
  • Ensuring area performance targets are achieved
  • Administrative duties in accordance with the role such as plot related documentation
  • A professional manner and promotion of the company image
  • Working to KPIs

You must be:
  • Able to communicate confidently with people at all levels
  • Self-motivated and willing to work as part of a dynamic team
  • Able to working under pressure to maintain deadlines
  • Computer literate
  • Personally presentable at all times

You will also have:
  • A full UK Driving License
  • IOSH (ideally)
  • Experience of working within fast track building processes and the furniture industry
  • Knowledge of kitchen installations
  • A hands-on approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Experience of managing people

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