We’re a friendly and ambitious company with a big responsibility. We help to keep the spaces and places where people live, work and visit clean, green and tidy. We impact the lives of everyone where we work so it’s important that we always deliver quality and get it right first time.
Ubico employs over 600 staff and operates 450 vehicles and plant over 1200 square miles of the most beautiful and vibrant towns, cities and countryside you’ll find. We want enthusiastic and committed people who share our values and want to make a positive difference to Ubico and to the people and neighbourhoods we serve.
About the role…
We are looking for an Operations Manager to join our hard-working, highly successful team in Cheltenham.
You will be a strong leader with a hands-on approach and passion for high service standards to ensure Ubico’s day-to-day service provisions, including waste and recycling services.
You will also be responsible for the overseeing and compliance operation of our Cheltenham bulking transfer station permitted to handle 25,000 tonnes per annum of, domestic waste and recycling from both the kerbside collections and the onsite civic amenities.
As the Operations Manager, you will manage and motivate a team that includes drivers and crews, observing all health & safety and HR employment policies and procedures.
This is a dynamic and fast paced role and you will have the confidence to handle any challenge that comes your way to maintain operational delivery. You will need to be decisive, a team player, be able to manage competing priorities and balance this by reflecting on and implementing key changes to ensure continuous improvement.
You will have excellent management and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a large, diverse team to deliver operational services and to meet targets, all in line with the Ubico values
You will need…
- Full Driving Licence
- Experience in a similar role
- Certificate of Professional Competence in Transport Management (Road Haulage)
- Certificate of Technical Competence (COTC) Level 4 – Managing Transfer Operations
- IOSH Managing Safely certificate or recognised equivalent or prepared to work towards.
- Experience of managing a team.
If you would like further information about this role please contact Marvyn Langston, Head of Operations on 07881 815904 who will be pleased to help you.
For further information please download the job description and person specification. Job Vacancies Ubico
CVs (with cover letter) should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please quote job reference UBO385 after the post title.
Closing date: Sunday 12th December 2021 at midnight
What can we offer you?
- Full PPE supplied
- Opportunities for progression
- 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata if you are working part time) plus bank holidays. Holiday allowance rises to 29 days after 5 years
- Access to health and wellbeing support including free eye tests, annual flu vaccinations and a 24/7 employee assistance helpline
- Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 4% of your earnings
Please note that if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date shown on the advert, unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. Please note that we are receiving high levels of applications and we may close this advert before the advertised closing date.
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