Ground Control Ltd
About the CompanyGround Control is an award-winning company with company growth of over 20% every year for nine years running with turnover now exceeding £90 million annually. The business has four major components: Arboriculture, Grounds Maintenance, Winter Maintenance and Landscape Construction and focuses on large regional and national contracts with multi-site operators. We currently maintain over 45,000 sites for some of the country's largest retailers, utility companies and local authorities. Ground Control was recently awarded “The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation” and has also received “The UK Employee Experience Award for 2016. Ground Control is placed in the London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain,’ being labelled as “one of 1000 firms fuelling the long-term growth of the UK economy” in a list that was narrowed down from over 4.5 million companies. Along with the London Stock Exchange, 14 Daily Telegraph writers also hand-picked Ground Control as a company that “personally inspires them.” Ground Control is an equal opportunities employer.
About the jobWe have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager to join the rapidly growing mechanisation division within Ground Control. This role is an ideal opportunity to further your career within the mechanisation and plant equipment industry. We have sought out the most effective machinery possible to provide our clients with the simplest solutions to their arboricultural needs. We work on the highways, railway, utilities and construction sites so experience in working within one of these sectors would be advantageous. The successful candidate will be conscious of the strict health and safety environment in which we work and be motivated to ensure the smooth running of the business, identifying ways to improve and streamline current working methodologies.
Our business is delivering exceptional client experience in all that we do. You will focus on embedding customer service, as part of the Company culture, delivered through your team who truly understand their clients’ needs and respond to them in a timely manner. We have the equipment, machinery and a highly skilled workforce that can tackle any vegetation site clearance project in a huge range of different environments. With greater efficiency, our customers can benefit from great reductions in time taken to complete the work, significant cost savings and improved safety on site.
Key responsibilities will be:
•Aid the delivery of safe systems of work and reinforce behavioural safety.
•Meet and exceed client expectations, ensuring successful working relationships
•Developing new business and tendering for work
•Developing teams, managing performance and creating opportunities for team cohesion
Established in 1973, Ground Control is an entrepreneurial business founded on the core principles of quality and delivering an outstanding service to our customers. We care for one another and work as a team to achieve our aims. We offer a competitive salary, semi-annual bonuses, company stock options, company pension and other benefits including a company car, fuel card, laptop, phone and more. Ground Control is owned by its employees and as a result, we share the responsibilities of ownership as well as its rewards. Our values are the key to or ongoing success and we are looking for passionate candidates with like-minded values of:
•Delivering outstanding customer service
•Innovation and embracing change
•Valuing each other
•Acting with integrity and honouring our commitments
•Seeking value in everything we do
•A desire to win
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