Installations Manager

12 Feb 2018
12 Mar 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Installations Manager

This company is one of the UK's leading providers of Outdoor Play and Learning Opportunities and, as their Installations Manager, you will ensure that all Playground Installation Projects are planned, resourced & installed on time & on budget.

You will be assisted by the Installations Coordinator with whom some of the following responsibilities are shared.

Key Responsibilities

- Overall responsibility for all installations - approx. 300 per year from small to large
- Management of subcontractors: Equipment Installers, Surfacing Contractors & Landscapers
- Calculating & agreeing pricing of groundworks & installation for subcontractors
- Scheduling of all installations, allocating time & resources for each job
- Problem solving on-site issues
- Liaising with construction companies (Quantity Surveyors) & negotiating detailed works & payment schedules
- Conducting site visits to inspect subcontractors' quality of work to agreed standards & holding them to account in the event of non-performance
- Ensure that there is always sufficient capacity within all sub-contractor categories to deal with increases in business & project requirements
- Evaluate opportunities to increase revenue from all projects
- Increase efficiency of installations process & integration with other company operations
- Subcontractor qualification & maintenance of the Skills Matrix
- Risk Assessment & compliance with H&S, Environmental policy and legal responsibilities
- Maintain timely re-certification membership & accreditations with external organisations e.g. BALI, CHAS, and Constructionline

Relationships & Roles

- Maintain professional internal & external relationships that meet company core values
- Pro-actively establish & maintain effective working relationships with all departments
- Pro-actively establish & maintain effective customer relationships to promote confidence & trust, & to help encourage repeat business.
- Conform to the company's Management System.

Education & Experience

- Experience in playground industry, construction industry or landscaping industry
- Management of complex processes & experience of managing a team
- Computer literate (CRM/Accounting software, Spreadsheets, MS Office)
- Scheduling experience essential
- H & S qualifications (desirable)
- Play inspection certification (desirable)

Full training will be provided to ensure that the successful candidate has the full range of skills, knowledge & experience required for this demanding role.

Key Competencies

-Effective organisation & planning
- Problem analysis & problem-solving
- Effective communicator
- Ability to thrive in a busy & sometimes stressful environment
- Able to work using own initiative
- Flexible approach
- Good attention to detail
- Pro-active
- Able to multi-task & to finish tasks
- Customer care
- Good team player
- Excellent numeracy, written & verbal communication skills

Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5pm
Holidays 20 + 8 bank
Salary dependant on experience

ISO9001:2015 & 14001:2015 accredited company