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We are looking for a Project Manager to support the Contract Delivery Manager in managing the operation for an assigned programme within a distribution area.

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We are looking for a Project Manager – Utility Arboriculture to support the Contract Delivery Manager in managing the operation for an assigned programme within a distribution area. Take responsibility for driving programme delivery for both self, contract KPI targets and cutting teams.

Ensure work is completed to the highest possible standards in terms of safety, environment, quality, customer service and profitability. Drive consistency and innovation through everything you do to ensure Ground Control are the best at what we do!

What you will achieve.

  • Successful undertaking and completion of all Project Manager duties for your allocated works.
  • Responsible for outputs and performance within your projects, measured against safety, quality, production, budget, required timings and client satisfaction.
  • Ensure efficient communication with your assigned Project Coordinator and relevant action taken to ensure projects are processed in good time for smooth and efficient project delivery on all projects.
  • Timely and effective reporting and communication through to your CDM.
  • Ensure your assigned cutting teams have a suitable work bank and are being fully utilised across the wider contract.
  • Update and manage the Work Programme, SD Programme, Held Up Programme, Planning checklists and all similar programmes for your project and assigned teams.
  • Satisfactorily resolving any Held-Up spans that need client resolution to obtain consent.

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:

  • Practiced and strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Proficient and competent IT.
  • Well-developed team management and organisational skills, experience in managing a small team.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and balance demands from numerous sources to ensure that all stakeholder needs are met.
  • Excellent Customer Service.

Could you be our Project Manager – Utility Arboriculture? Join us to make a difference!

How to Apply

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To apply for this job please visit careers.ground-control.co.uk.