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Business Unit:
Pump Rental Solutions
Salary Details:
Advertising End Date:
28 Jun 2019
Our Business Unit

Founded in 1946, Selwood is now a £60m turnover company employing over 500 staff throughout its nationwide network of branches and is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

Selwood has developed a specialist pump hire division and is currently the No. 1 Pump Hirer in the UK with an unrivaled depth of technical pumping expertise and the largest and most modern fleet.

The Selwood Installation teams support the Pump Rental Solutions business unit by providing the best technical and operational support during the installation of our clients hired pumps.
About The Role

Due to continued growth and success, we are looking for an Installation Manager to join our team in Liverpool.

This role will provide support to the Pump Rental Solutions business unit ensuring a uniform delivery approach to all solutions and projects across the business network, meeting existing and future objectives and goals in line with our broader company strategy.  

Responsible for for the Project Execution and team management on on-site Pumping System installations, management of all site installation personnel and sub-contractors working within our projects. Developing selected individual onto our site supervisor installation program.  Organising and controlling projects to develop and deliver a safety culture, Quality service and profitability on projects. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Management of the day-to-day workload of the installation personnel and site supervision within the Northern region.
  • Selection of the installation personnel to matching contracts requirements, scope of supply, quality, and deliveries.
  • Develop strong business relationship with your teams and build a solid customer's trust. 
  • Ensure pumps and associated equipment supplied on hire to any customer is installed in a safe and professional manner.
  • Represent and promote the Company and its products/services to customers and their representatives.
  • Liaise with the Customer keeping them and the Branch Manager informed of progress and any potential issues. 
  • Produce appropriate Risk Assessments and/or Method Statements and communicate them to the team and Customer.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed at the relevant stages.
  • Assist loading/unloading vehicles, checking against paperwork, missing, damages and fuel charges.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety issues concerning the working environment of yourself and others and comply with all Selwood or customers’ site regulations.
  • Carry out all given tasks as set out in the Company Policy Procedures as applicable.
  • To promote ALL aspects of the Selwood business operation to existing and potential customers.
  • To ensure that all company administration, quality assurance and health and safety policies are fully adhered to and that all activities are carried out in full compliance both with our policies and relevant statutory legislation.
  • Recruit, train, develop and motivate direct reporting staff and ensure effective management of all personnel within the network.
  • To provide reports and information as required by the management
  • To appraise all direct reports in line with company policies and ensure that all employees recruited demonstrate a suitable level of competence to perform their duties safely and effectively.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in pump hire or water related industry.
  • A compliant working knowledge of site Health & Safety.
  • Hold a full driving licence (no more than 6 points).

  • NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in Site Supervision.
  •  SSSTS- Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme.
  • IOSH Managing Safety.
  • Forklift licence.
  • CSCS card holder.
  • National Water Hygiene Card.

  • Hold an understanding of the design and workings of temporary/permanent pumping solutions.
  • Ability to communicate and deliver comprehensive proposals to customers, able to demonstrate a strong  commercial awareness.
  • Experience in working and supervising on construction sites and customer locations.
  • Proven manager and leader with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate others.
  • The ability to communicate at all levels and exert tact and diplomacy as required.
  • Flexible in approach, able to adapt to change and challenging situations.
  • Able to demonstrating organisational, analytical and numerical skills.
  • Must be flexible with their working hours and be available to be ‘on call’.
  • Physically able to carry out the requirements of the role.
What we can offer you
Selwood are happy to offer a competitive salary,  24 days holiday + Bank Holidays, Pension scheme and Company sick pay. Core hours - Monday to Friday 40 hours per week.

Selwood support the development and training of our staff and we will provide in house courses applicable to this position