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Certified B-Corp Accredited, Ground Control has been certified by B-Lab, the not-for-profit behind the B-Corp movement, as having met rigorous social and environmental standards which represent its commitment to sustainable goals ahead of profit. We have also been awarded a ‘world-class’ status for employee engagement in the 2023 Best Companies results, ranking at #16 in the ‘Top 100 Large Companies to Work For’ league table.

We are looking for a Contract Delivery Manager to fully manage a contract area of our UKPN contract, as part of a wider framework agreement. You will have profit and loss responsibility and, through a team of project managers, will be responsible for driving programme delivery. You will ensure work is completed to the highest possible standards in terms of safety, environment, quality, customer service and profitability.

What you will achieve.

  • Effective Contract Shutdown, Project Planning and Delivery by ensuring Project Manager targets are achieved.
  • Ensure sales and profit will be ahead of budget and WIP will be reviewed on at least a monthly basis.
  • Satisfactorily resolve all landowner complaints in their assigned regions.
  • Train and mentor new Project Managers and Junior Project managers.
  • Achieve a high level of safety awareness and employee/field team safety accountability throughout the assigned region to achieve zero lost time accidents per year.
  • Where applicable cover the Senior CDM’s duties whilst they are out of the business.
  • Lead any internal programming and planning meetings. Lead or represent any external meetings as may be required at the time.

What we offer;

At Ground Control we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer a wide-ranging benefits programme inspiring you to realise your full potential;

  • Being part of a Sunday Times 2019 Top Track 250 Company & London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’
  • We inclusively support ‘The Race at Work Charter’, ‘Ban the Box’, ‘The Armed Forces Covenant’ and are ‘Disability Confident’
  • A supportive, entrepreneurial working environment that fosters collaboration
  • We believe that ‘no job is too urgent or important not to be done safely’ and embed this Safety culture throughout the business
  • Training, development, coaching and mentoring opportunities, with clear career path progression
  • Match funding for employee fundraising and 2 personal choice volunteering days
  • We invest 5% of our profits into the Evergreen Fund, an investment fund dedicated to sustainability and environmental initiatives.
  • By 2025 we have committed to planting 1,000,000 trees, having a fully electric fleet, and being carbon neutral
  • Free gym access
  • Nursery Vouchers
  • Cycle to work, Travel loans
  • Bupa employee support & Free Flu Jab & subscriptions to an online GP service and Calm, the wellbeing app

How we work;

We put people at the centre of everything we do.

Everyone is welcome. We’re embracing a culture where difference is valued. Your uniqueness will be celebrated. We believe diversity grows innovation, and innovation creates initiativeTogether we’ll succeed in caring for each other, caring for our communities and Caring for our Environment.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Well-developed people management skills and the ability to maintain balance between delegation and control.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Practiced and strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • IT Competent and proficient in the use of IT.
  • Well-developed team management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and balance demands from numerous sources to ensure that all stakeholder needs are met.

Join us to make a difference!


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