General Manager in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a General Manager to join VolkerRail Specialist Businesses lead the Metro and Rail Projects (MRP) business unit.

Metro and Rail Projects (MRP) have extensive experience of working on high profile projects for most of the UK's light rail and tram operators and on the UK heavy rail network. We are recognised as a market leader for the provision of renewal and minor enhancements services to the light rail sector and as a supplier of choice to the wider rail market.

Our specialist teams continue to offer high quality track construction, maintenance and renewals to a wide range of clients including: Nottingham Express Transit, Manchester Metrolink, Sheffield Supertram, and London Tramlink as well as a number of Major Contractors on the heavy rail network.

Key Accountabilities

You will have the following accountabilities:

HSQES

  • Accountable for operational safety performance and the Health, Safety and Welfare of all projects and work delivered by the MRP business.
  • Responsible for the Health, Safety and Welfare of all Employees within your control.
  • Ensure that all safety reviews on projects and all safety improvement initiatives across MRP are effectively managed and delivered in line with the required timescales.
  • Undertake or participate in enquiries and investigations as required by Senior Management in accordance with VolkerRail Standards and Instructions.
  • Accountable for ensuring that all activities undertaken within the MRP business are in line with the VolkerRail Integrated Management System (IMS) and applicable Safety Standards.

WORK WINNING

  • Accountable for developing and maintaining a sustainable, growing MRP business across the UK Light Rail, Metro and Heavy Rail Networks in line with the wider VRSB business expectation.
  • Leverage your Client Network to broaden and diversify the MRP Client base to generate greater resilience and geographical presence across the UK
  • Support any broader multi-disciplinary Business Development opportunities as required, utilising the MRP business to maximise the opportunity for the wider VolkerRail businesses.
  • Accountable for MRP operational performance with existing clients enhancing our reputation for safe, high quality projects delivered on time to enable access to repeat business
  • Participate in tender preparation and reviews to ensure VolkerRail present the client with competitive and compliant tenders and that there are no gaps within the MRP technical or pricing element of the submission.

BUSINESS PERFORMANCE

  • Accountable for MRP business performance in line with business plans, annual budgets and financial forecasts
  • Report on all aspects of the MRP business performance to the VRSB Director at the Monthly Operating Review (MOR) meeting and to the VolkerRail Board at the Business Unit Review (BUR) meeting
  • Work closely with the MRP Commercial Manager to maximise opportunity and ensure full recovery of our commercial entitlement on Projects. This to include: income generation, revenue and margin opportunities on all contracts
  • Working closely with the MRP Commercial Manager, maximise the generation of cash, control debtor days within agreed parameters, and ensure prompt payment to our supply chain in line with our contractual obligations
  • Accountable for all MRP Project outcomes ensuring that financial targets are met and that all contracted works are completed to the clients' satisfaction in a safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Attend & lead monthly project reviews as required, ensuring that all MRP staff are discharging their roles effectively and are up to date with all relevant project information.

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

  • Overall accountability for the management of MRP staff including recruitment, promotion, discipline, motivation, appraisals, and rostering.
  • Appraise, manage and develop training and development needs for all areas of the MRP business including annual performance reviews.
  • Establish and maintain communication channels and a robust briefing structure within MRP on all business issues

Role requirements

You will ideally have the following experience and qualities:

  • Minimum 15 years relevant industry experience with demonstrable achievements in a leadership role
  • Degree qualified or membership of a related professional institution
  • Committed to enhancing the business reputation for safe, effective and reliable delivery
  • A high personal commitment to health and safety performance in an operational environment
  • Good commercial acumen with proven experience of holding P&L accountability for a business unit or division
  • Extensive client network with an ability to grow and develop business relationships with customers and clients
  • Collaborative approach to building and maintaining high performing teams through effective people management and communication skills
  • Proactive and flexible approach to change with an ability to deliver change initiatives in a team or organisation

More Jobs From Volker Rail

JOB SEARCH

Keywords / job title / skill / company

Type any location in the box above, or select below :
ENGLAND
Birmingham
Leeds
Liverpool
London
Sheffield

Barking and Dagenham
Bath and North East Somerset
Bedfordshire
Berkshire
Bexley
Blackburn with Darwen
Bournemouth
Brent
Brighton and Hove
Bristol
Bromley
Buckinghamshire
Cambridgeshire
Camden
Cheshire
Cornwall
Croydon
Cumbria
Darlington
Derby
Derbyshire
Devon
Dorset
Durham
Ealing
East Riding of Yorkshire
East Sussex
Enfield
Essex
Gloucestershire
Greater Manchester
Greenwich
Hackney
Halton
Hammersmith and Fulham
Hampshire
Haringey
Harrow
Hartlepool
Havering
Herefordshire
Hertfordshire
Hillingdon
Hounslow
Isle of Wight
Islington
Kensington and Chelsea
Kent
Kingston upon Hull
Kingston upon Thames
Lambeth
Lancashire
Leicester
Leicestershire
Lewisham
Lincolnshire
London
Luton
Medway
Merseyside
Merton
Middlesbrough
Milton Keynes
Newham
Norfolk
North East Lincolnshire
North Lincolnshire
North Somerset
North Yorkshire
Northamptonshire
Northumberland
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
Oxfordshire
Peterborough
Plymouth
Poole
Portsmouth
Redbridge
Redcar and Cleveland
Richmond upon Thames
Rutland
Shropshire
Somerset
South Gloucestershire
South Yorkshire
Southampton
Southend-on-Sea
Southwark
Staffordshire
Stockton-on-Tees
Stoke-on-Trent
Suffolk
Surrey
Sutton
Swindon
Telford and Wrekin
Thurrock
Torbay
Tower Hamlets
Tyne and Wear
Waltham Forest
Wandsworth
Warrington
Warwickshire
West Midlands
West Sussex
West Yorkshire
Westminster
Wiltshire
Worcestershire
York
NORTHERN IRELAND
Ashfield
Belfast
Derry
Londonderry
Londonderry County Borough

Antrim
Ards
Armagh
Ballymena
Ballymoney
Banbridge
Belfast
Carrickfergus
Castlereagh
Coleraine
Cookstown
Craigavon
Derry
Down
Dungannon
Fermanagh
Larne
Limavady
Lisburn
Magherafelt
Moyle
Newry and Mourne
Newtownabbey
North Down
Omagh
Strabane
SCOTLAND
Aberdeen
Dundee
East Kilbride
Edinburgh
Glasgow

Aberdeen City
Aberdeenshire
Angus
Argyll and Bute
City of Edinburgh
Clackmannanshire
Dumfries and Galloway
Dundee
East Ayrshire
East Dunbartonshire
East Lothian
East Renfrewshire
Eilean Siar
Falkirk
Fife
Glasgow
Highland
Inverclyde
Midlothian
Moray
North Ayshire
North Lanarkshire
Orkney Islands
Perthshire and Kinross
Renfrewshire
Scottish Borders
Shetland Islands
South Ayrshire
South Lanarkshire
Stirling
West Dunbartonshire
West Lothian
WALES
Barry
Cardiff
Newport
Rhondda
Swansea

Blaenau Gwent
Bridgend
Caerphilly
Cardiff
Carmarthenshire
Ceredigion
Conwy
Denbighshire
Flintshire
Gwynedd
Isle of Anglesey
Merthyr Tydfil
Monmouthshire
Neath Port Talbot
Newport
Pembrokeshire
Powys
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
Swansea
Torfaen
Vale of Glamorgan
Wrexham

Country, town, city or postcode

--PrivateWeb1--