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General Manager (Nottingham Contract)

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
The Role We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced General Manager to join our Fortem team, based in the Nottingham area supporting a brand-new contract! This is a permanent position ideal for someone who is confident, driven and passionate to succeed. Someone that leads by example and is capable of driving productivity through motivated and committed teams. This role is instrumental to the smooth running of this high-profile contract. The Project In this role you will be responsible to lead on the delivery of a Social Housing Repairs and Maintenance contract. As a General Manager with Fortem, you will direct, manage and control all branch operations cost effectively and efficiently. You will maximise the use of resources and utilise a highly motivated and empowered team to achieve the highest level of client satisfaction with services provided. Working with our Senior Management Team, branch staff and central services you will strategically plan, organise and manage the business resources to maximise profit and performance levels and meet company objectives and to have overall accountability for the performance of this branch. This is a great opportunity to join a highly successful and expanding business. Essential and Desirable Criteria The successful candidate will meet the following criteria: Essential: Knowledge of Health & safety legislation Ability to think strategically, imaginatively and develop clear sighted, concise and well-articulated plans Ability to plan, organize and manage resources Ability to understand and interpret financial information Proven people management skills Ability to work under pressure and meet competing and changing deadlines Information Technology literate with competency in the use of software packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project Good negotiation skills to achieve acceptable outcomes for the business High intellectual capability Excellent interpersonal skills Good presentation skills Able to demonstrate credibility in role to client and team Desirable: Relevant professional qualifications Experience of change management practices Understanding of Partnership and Open Book practices Management of operational budgets of at least £5M including profit and loss responsibility within services industry or in a large repair and maintenance environment Operational management experience of working and managing multi-disciplined teams with demonstrable record of excellent achievement Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. Personal Qualities We need someone to join and support our team who is proactive, customer focussed, approachable with a can do attitude. At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We look for people who: Are honest and trustworthy Consistently exceed expectations Take ownership of tasks and see things through Meet deadlines Go the extra mile Respect and value other ideas Sound like you? If so, come and join our Fortem team, and become a great ambassador of our business. Additional Information We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension scheme, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive scheme, birthday leave, employee trade discounts, and many more. Some flexibility in working patterns is to be expected and a driving license is essential. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and rewards your achievements. Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract. About Us Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets. Fortem is part of the Willmott Dixon Family of Companies which is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Willmott Dixon, for the past four years has been the highest privately owned construction and Development Company in the prestigious Sunday Times best companies to work for list
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  • Job Reference: 719525320-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Fortem Solutions Limited
    Fortem Solutions Limited
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent