Deployment Manager - mobile working (12 month FTC)

Compass UK & Ireland
Birmingham, UK
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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The Deployment Manager will be expected to monitor and coordinate activities of site deployment teams and ensure that tasks are allocated to resources and tracked to completion; specifically:
  • Oversee the timely delivery of milestones and deliverables against the programme and site plan; allocate project resources to priorities, as required
  • Manage and coordinate Unit Managers as they deliver local activities
  • Gather and review site-specific information and data to validate the timing and effort of each site's rollout plan; raise any site-specific requirements with the Central Deployment team and adapt site deployment plans accordingly
  • Identify and track issues, dependencies and risks and ensure these are addressed and escalated as appropriate
  • Maintain regular communication links with all appropriate stakeholders, particularly the Central Deployment Team, Account Owners and Unit Managers

Training: Oversee the planning and execution of activities to educate each site on the use of the new time and attendance system; specifically:
  • Deliver Unit Manager training, including enabling Unit Managers to deliver Frontline Employee training to use OurTime
  • Monitor Unit Managers' plans and delivery of training activities to Frontline Employees
  • Identify any additional knowledge gaps and work with the Central Deployment and A&E teams to address these

Support and Transition to Business-as-Usual Operations
  • Critically monitor the first 4-6 weeks
  • Identify and track issues towards resolution
  • Validate each site can continue to operate independently and are connected to the right support structures after the 6-week hypercare period
Job Description
  • Mobile vacancy - 2 roles available
  • Secondment opportunity for at least 12 months
  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
Who you are:

  • Understanding of service lines
  • Management and/or supervisor experience, part of an operational team that delivers results
  • Project management experience, with the ability to identify and mitigate risks and issues
  • Supported the implementation of change programmes to deliver operational benefits
  • Innovative thinking, identifying or creating appropriate and suitable solutions as issues arise
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders
  • Takes ownership of tasks and processes, and escalates to programme leadership as and when required
  • Ability to engage with key stakeholders across the business
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout UK

  • Catering, Retail or facilities management experience
  • Previous Compass sector experience
  • Managed senior level third party relationships
  • Working knowledge of MS Suite (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.
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