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  • Competitive Salary
  • Tipton, UK
  • a week ago

Role: Super Depot Manager

Location: Tipton

Are you looking for your next challenge? Want to have autonomy to run your own £20m business unit with the support of a passionate team around you?

This is an exciting opportunity for a determined and self-motivated individual to operate at a senior level running our Birmingham Super Depot. This top performing Depot with 75 drivers and 60 vehicles needs a commercially astute individual with a passion for service excellence.

The Super Depot Manager will effectively manage an Operational Depot including out bases where appropriate, ensuring Health & Safety, Environmental and O Licence compliance, and delivering first class customer service in line with pre-defined business KPI’s, promoting employee engagement to support continuous improvement in productivity and quality of service provision, through continuous review and improved site profitability, to support business growth and best in class performance.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

·       Monitor, manage and co-ordinate all depot based resources to ensure an increase in operational productivity and improved quality of service provided.

·       Ensure service delivery meets defined key performance indicators whilst driving best practice and continuous improvement in cost control and productivity.

·       Defines and supports the development of the drivers and staff as a whole by identifying and sharing best practice

·       Manages and ensure compliance of Health & Safety, Environmental, Employment legislation and Company policy to ensure defined standards and best practice are adhered to.

·       Agrees, monitors and manages the full depot P&L budget, delegating accountability where appropriate, supporting financial year on year growth of the depot

·       Work within cross-divisional teams to provide integrated waste solutions using best practice and through continuous improvement.

NATURE AND SCOPE

·       Manage the Business Improvement Manager to ensure regular visits to local customers served, retaining the customer base and prices temporary and local contracted work.

·       Support the growth of the Depots customer base.

·       Manage service levels and ensuring that corrective action is taken as appropriate.

·       Ensure legislator compliance at all times by all staff

·       Drives a lean culture throughout

·       Manages the operations for current and future demands

·       Monitors and manages the depot budget, ensure optimum performance and financial growth.

·       Develops the operation and teams to meet financial and efficiency targets through a continuous improvement approach.

·       Deliver improving financial performance for the operation, ensuring the site meets budget commitments.

·       Sets and agrees clear objectives with all operational staff, regularly monitoring their performance and taking corrective action where appropriate.

·       Prepare annual budgets and report on monthly financial position

·       Ensure core performance metrics are met and where possible exceeded.

·       Analyses training needs for all staff ensuring that training complies with Company policy and is monitored for effectiveness

·       Coaches staff where appropriate

·       Optimises resources and continuously reviews the operations to improve profitability and customer service, managing change where necessary

·       Leads and motivates staff through positive employee engagement through open communication

·       Defines the strategy to develop the site as a whole by identifying and sharing best practice with peers

·       Work closely with the company’s Continuous Improvement team to introduce new working practices and to develop a continuous improvement culture

·       Ensures that all relevant legislative requirements are adhered to and that Company procedures and standards (including Health and Safety, personnel, finance and Transport) are maintained. Where necessary making regular checks in all parts of the operation including the branch site, vehicles and customer premises and ensuring that all operational equipment is maintained

·       Deals with disciplinary matters, including dismissals, and appeals and grievances in line with Company policy

·       Informs staff of changes in terms and conditions

·       Ensures appropriate consultation with TU/Staff Representatives

ABOUT BIFFA:

Here at Biffa, we have a friendly, open, honest culture that’s based on mutual trust and respect. Safety is our number one priority and we look out for each other.

We’re very proud of what we do and are continually striving to be better. We listen to our employees and we care about what our employees think. At Biffa, we encourage our people to take responsibility. You’ll have a real opportunity to make a positive contribution to our business, our customers and to the communities in which we operate.

We’re committed to helping our people fulfil their potential. You’ll find many exciting opportunities and challenges with us and people are rewarded fairly for their efforts, recognising the valuable contribution that everyone makes to our business.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Tipton, UK
  • 4 weeks ago

Role: Finance Acquisition Business Partner

Location: Tipton

Biffa plc is the leading nationwide integrated waste management business providing collection, treatment, recycling and technologically-driven energy generation services. Through the expertise of our people and investment in technology we promote and deliver sustainable waste management solutions.

Biffa is looking to strengthen its acquisition business partnering team having completed 24 acquisitions in the last three years. The role will require on an site presence so national travel will be requirement.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Provide guidance, support and governance to newly acquired companies to enable swift and controlled integration into parent company.

·       Ensure Biffa’s financial controls and processes are followed.

·       Drive a change and improvement culture through business partnering and provide strategic support.

·       Reviewing and preparing financial acquisition modelling to included tracking and variance modelling (performance, synergies & churn etc).

·       Lead project accounting reviews and reports.

·       Bridging operational and central finance to include asset management, fair value corrections & exceptional cost tracking etc.

Requirements

·       Qualified ACCA or CIMA

·       Advanced Excel and analytical skills

·       Excellent commercial and operational financial management experience gained in a B2B environment

·       Preferably experience in one of the following sectors - logistics, manufacturing, production, business process outsourcing, waste and/or renewable energy

·       Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels

·       Proactive, conscientious and self motivated

·       Well organised with the ability to effectively plan and prioritise

·       Ability work effectively under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines

·       Flexible with the ability to adapt and multi task when required

·       Flexible with travel as this role with cover the whole of the UK

·       Enthusiastic and a flexible team player with high expectations of self and others

Benefits

Here at Biffa, we have a friendly, open and honest culture that’s based on mutual trust and respect. We’re very proud of what we do and are continually striving to be better. We listen to our employees and care about what our employees think. At Biffa, you’ll have a real opportunity to make a positive contribution to our business, our customers, and to the communities in which we operate.

 

We’re committed to helping our people fulfil their potential. You’ll find many exciting opportunities and challenges with us and people are rewarded fairly for their efforts, recognising the valuable contribution that everyone makes to our business. In return for your efforts you will receive a competitive salary, company vehicle (or allowance) and benefits package including a discount scheme with many high street retailers and entertainment venues