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Date Added: Tue 20/10/2020

Service Manager

Canterbury, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £40000 - £50000 / annually

Can you run a successful and profitable Service / Aftersales department like it's your own business? Are you ambitious, entrepreneurial and a strong people manager? Able to build relationships at all levels?  Apply today to join our successful team in Chatham, Kent.
BASIC SALARY: Up to £50,000
· Good holiday package including Xmas shut down
· Mobile phone
· Full access to company benefits package including Pension and Private Healthcare after a qualifying period
LOCATION: Commutable to Chatham based office
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Gravesend, Dartford, Bromley, Tonbridge, Canterbury, Ashford, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Croydon
JOB DESCRIPTION: Service Manager / Aftersales Manager : Construction, Industrial, Building Services
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will lead the service / aftersales function for the company. You will take full responsibility for the people management, financial targets, budgets and risk assessments for post-sale works on electromechanical construction projects across the UK.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Service Manager / Aftersales Manager : Construction, Industrial, Building Services
You will have direct line management responsibility for several service personnel located across the country, and a part time maintenance coordinator. You will also be tasked with building and managing a network of sub-contracted local engineers to support as required. You will be responsible for procurement and logistics of resources for projects - both in terms of equipment and people.

Key to the role will be working to a budget and reaching financial targets through efficient running of the department. There are currently 30-40 regular maintenance contracts running which you will manage (including negotiating renewals)  - alongside quoting for refurbishments / upgrades packages with existing clients.  
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Service Manager / Aftersales Manager : Construction, Industrial, Building Services
To be considered for this role, you MUST:
· Be an experienced and personable Service Manager or Aftersales Manager with a strong entrepreneurial spirit  who will take ownership of the Service department.
· Have a background in industry / construction or building services (estates management). You will have experience of people management / logistics and resource planning - ideally instigating & developing relationships with sub-contractors.
You should also have some technical understanding - ideally a mechanical / electrical qualification, and some hands-on engineering experience.  
We are a globally recognised specialist in design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, and service of innovative water features.
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets and worked with the following products and/or services: Service Manager, Aftersales Manager, Sub Contract Manager : Health and Safety, Water Features, Construction, Industrial, Building Services
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: SP16116, Wallace Hind Selection

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