Operating Manager

Kemp Recruitment Ltd
London (North)
£49000 per annum, Benefits Great Company Package
27 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Operating Manager North London Annual Salary: £49000 inc Travel Allowance Details of the Role: Reporting to the General Manager, the Operating Manager is directly responsible for garage support and platform staff and is a key member of the Garage Management Team working within agreed budgetary guidelines to maximise the performance of the garage. The Operating Manager is accountable for the operating functions of the garage and so will need to possess a detailed knowledge of the operational side of the business. Key Skills: • The successful applicant will work to challenging targets, which will be set by the General Manager. • They will be focussed in the areas of efficient utilisation of resources, particularly staff (measured by the management KPI tracker); maximising operated mileage and the financial performance of the garage as a whole. • The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, a detailed knowledge of operational procedures and health and safety legislation, a willingness to embrace company initiatives, both in London and nationally, a belief in staff development and a pride in achieving outstanding company performance. • The ability to add value and move the business forward should also be evident. • The ideal candidate will be familiar with the Arriva approach to managing and will display and encourage in others the Arriva brand behaviours. • The successful applicant must have or be capable of attaining the Certificate of Professional Competence in Passenger Transport. • Previous management experience in a similar role is essential. • Applicants should be able to indicate any measures they have undertaken recently to improve their skills and must be prepared to participate in any training or development associated with the role. Details of the Position: • The successful applicant will need to be flexible and prepared to take up positions in the business, moving to other garages as necessary. • Appointments will be subject to completion of a satisfactory period of probation Application Process: Please submit your cv and covering letter alongside your application form. Your letter, which should be no more than two sides of A4, should focus the reader on your experience and other relevant factors in support of your application. You must give examples from your current role or a previous managerial role to support your skills in the following areas: • Effective management and engagement of staff • Ensuring the health and safety of staff at your location • Ensuring driving efficiencies across your areas of responsibility • Delivering best in class communication • Identifying problem areas with analysis and implementing corrective action • Working under pressure and time management To apply for this exciting Operating Manager's role with one of the region’s leading commercial vehicle maintainers: Reply to this advert with an up to date copy of your CV or call Hannah at Kemp Recruitment on 0330 440 2323 (Charged at BT Local rate) This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66720492