Project Manager - UKPN - Enfield/Hemel Hempstead/Stevenage
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 jobEstablished in 1973, Ground Control is a "can do" entrepreneurial business founded on the core principles of quality and delivering an outstanding service to our customers. We care for one another and we work together as a team to achieve our aims.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager based in the South East. The Utility Arb Project Manager will work in liaison with the Contract Delivery Manager to ensure overhead power line arboriculture work is completed within a geographical area utilising a team of operational staff. To ensure work is completed to the highest possible standards in terms of safety, environment, quality, customer service and profitability.
The candidate will ideally have some, but not necessarily all, of the following:
•NPTC Utility Arboriculture Units 1, 2.1, 5.1 and 5.2
•Holds a full, valid driving license
•LANTRA Basic or Professional Tree Inspectors Qualification
•3-5 years’ experience in similar job role
•Practised and strong negotiation and influencing skills
•Ability to prioritise workload and balance demands from numerous sources to ensure that all stakeholder needs are met
•Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships
•Understanding of working around and with electricity in accordance to health and safety precaution
•Experience of leading teams and or coordinating the work of others
•Excellent customer service skill
•Excellent organisational, communication and planning skills
In return, we’ll provide a fantastic benefits package including our bi-annual bonus, share options, holiday purchase scheme and much more. With a robust Personal Development Plan in place for yourself, you’ll absolutely thrive, working amongst supportive team members who emulate the ethos of our People Experience Team: Putting People at the Centre of Everything We Do.
Through our absolute focus on customer service and outstanding delivery, we are the most respected company in our chosen field. We inspire each other to be the best that we can be. 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
If this is you and should you have a desire to join a highly successful and inspirational business, that shares your values, we absolutely want to hear from you!
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