New Installations Manager - Lift/Elevator Sector

Humres Recruitment
£35000 - £38000 per annum + OTE - £42k
15 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Brief Outline:

New Installations Manager - Lift/Elevator Sector - £38k - West Midlands.The Installation Manager has overall responsibility for the Installation of all New Equipment throughout their prescribed geographic area (West Midlands). Responsible for providing a full supervisory support to installation engineers, whilst working to agreed targets including, field efficiency, quality, customer satisfaction and health & safety. The Installation Manager is responsible for supervising the installation process and ensuring that the necessary measures to reach installation targets are in place. Their primary aim is to deliver the completed product to the customer within the parameters set, ensuring costs and quality are not compromised in doing so. The Installation Manager's is accountable for the pre-contract maintenance and the handover process, ensuring that these are managed in line with customer expectations and best practice customer service.

About the Client:

Our client is a market leader in the Lift and Escalator Sector. They install, repair, maintain and service all types of lifts, escalators and moving walks from all types of manufacturer.With annual global sales topping £7.6 billion GBP and an estimated one billion people using their product range every day all over the world, the company employs over 54,000 employees in more than 100 countries. They are great believers in safety, quality and customer service - this is the key to their long term success. They provide safe and reliable lift, escalator and related products to a wide range of clients in the UK - from major projects to bespoke solutions. If you would like to work for a company of this stature, we would like to hear from you. My client is looking for an experienced New Installations Manager in and around West Midlands.

About the Role:

* Plan and coordinate direct activities of the Engineers in his/her group to deliver the Company's business objectives (i.e. customer satisfaction, operational results, quality, efficiency metrics etc.)
* Administer a sound business plan designed to meet regional profit margin objectives within the scope of the Company strategic plan
* Ensure labour planning is accurate for area
* Supervise the execution of work, materials, assemblies and documentation
* Proactively and promptly address any problems that arise on site
* Analyse root causes for any deviations from business plan and ensure follow up corrective actions
* Actively promote a safety culture by being a role model for safe working practices and ensuring the application of health and safety guidelines by direct employees and sub-contractors
* Actively manage the performance and development of individual team members through the application of training, coaching and target setting
* Direct and co-ordinate the flow of information between Area Operations, Company staff, support groups and area personnel.
* Prepare for and attend the regional commercial reviews presenting the financial status of work in progress
* Build relationships with customers by acting as point of contact and establishing regular communication to ensure that customer expectations are managed and any issues can be resolved efficiently and effectively
* Follow Installation Manager Procedure to develop and promote the company installation plan to the required high standard
* All employees are required to work in accordance with established Company Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with current UK legal requirements and Schindler Group safety requirements.
* Employees must comply with Company Health & Safety requirements and set a personal example of safe behaviour at all times

Personal qualities for the position:

* Have an understanding and commercial awareness of market conditions and NI Business Unit strategies
* Have the creative ability, energy and drive to develop and implement strategies to meet and exceed financial and non financial objectives
* A good commercial awareness, being able to mitigate problems arising
* Excellent communication and customer service skills
* A working knowledge of SAP processes desirable Experience required: Education and/or experience requirements
* NVQ or HND

About the Candidate:

* Experience of managing a small team
* Successful track record of achievement and delivery
* Proven ability to obtain results through effective team management and motivation of team members
* An awareness and experience of managing Health and Safety regulations and processes
* Having a sound knowledge of the N.I. Business within the Lift Industry is desirable
* Ideally experienced in all aspects of lift installation with a good knowledge of current standards and legislation, particularly contract law Licences and/or certificates required.
* Full valid driving licence Site Managers Safety Training Scheme Certificate or equivalent (may be gained once in role)
* CSCS card holder

Points of Appeal:

* As part of an internationally renowned company paying the most competitive rates available in the UK, you will be rewarded with an excellent basic salary package and ample opportunities for overtime and additional earnings.
* Being a permanent, staff position, you will also qualify for a company pension, performance bonuses, generous holiday allowance, company vehicle and a support structure that will give you career stability, security and the potential to further develop your skills and career level.


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Humres Recruitment. We often have knowledge of passive vacancies that companies are not advertising but would like to see talented individuals for. Feel free to contact us to discuss.
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