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Business Manager, Winchester, Southampton

Job Type: Permanent | £ Competitive

Location: Based in Southampton

Hours: Full Time. Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours

Remuneration:

  • Competitive salary plus up to 50% Performance Reward Salary Bonus
  • Company Car Scheme with a competitive fuel allowance
  • 10% Pension Employer Contribution Scheme
  • Additional Benefits

We are currently looking for an experienced Business Manager to join our Southampton team and play a critical role in the management, control and direction within our Painting and Repairs team.

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be directly responsible for people management of a team of up to 50+, including Quantity Surveyors, Contract Managers, Business Support and Operatives.

You will work to continuously improve the functionality and level of service that the division provides to our clients, resulting in exceeding productivity goals and delivery against our client promises. 

The primary areas of focus for this role are people management and client development to help us improve our profitability and increase sales beyond the current levels in excess of £3million annually

What we offer:

  • Leading, developing and motivating the Product Delivery Team, you’ll plan and monitor resources required to complete the works in operation.
  • Overseeing the budget of the business, you’ll drive high levels of performance and ensure that all work is to a first class quality ensuring an exceptional customer experience.
  • Building and maintaining strong customer relationships and leading from the front to ensure a shared passion within the teams for customer satisfaction.
  • Hold regular contract review meetings to ensure projects are on target in terms of safety, quality and to the budgeted costs.
  • Taking a key role in the financial reporting process and procedures for monthly and Quarterly reviews; collaborating with the General Manager. 

What we want:

  • Significant leadership/management experience in a similar role, managing teams and having sound business acumen; contributing to business plans and profit and loss reporting.
  • Demonstrable ability to manage, motivate and influence workforce behaviours
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge and success in developing and securing new business.
  • Experience of managing contracts within the social housing market would be beneficial to your application.
  • A full driving licence

About Ian Williams Ltd.

We are one of the UK’s leading property services companies with expertise in the social housing, education and commercial sectors. We are a financially secure business with a solid track record and are experiencing record results in profitability.

We owe our success to our people.  We are passionate about people and firmly believe that our success will only be maintained if we continue to offer employees a great place to work and provide them with the opportunity to develop their careers and fulfil their potential; we are proud to have been awarded Investors in People Gold accreditation.

As an employee of Ian Williams you’ll share in our success.  In addition to our competitive benefits package we also have an exceptional profit share scheme providing you with the opportunity to earn up to 50% of salary as part of our transparent and realistic performance reward scheme.

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