Landmarc Support Services has an exciting opportunity for a Team manager to lead the multi-disciplined team that manage and maintain the Training Area, Urban Facilities, Ranges and Rural Estate at STANTA training area in Thetford, Norfolk.
lease note: There will be an Assessment Centre on the 5th March at West Tofts Camp (IP26 5EP) for this role, you will be notified within good time if you are successful in your application.
The Team Manager will manage a team of people and be responsible for (but not limited to) managing performance, attendance, behaviour, capability, welfare, health and safety and record keeping.
Managing day to day workloads of staff and ensuring work orders, PPM’s and all range management processes are completed on time
Task allocation and work checking
Oversee the allocation and use of resources and equipment (plant, vehicles etc.)
One of the key tasks will be to make sure that the live range and dry training areas are fit for purpose and that health and safety is at the forefront of everything we do as this key to creating a safe place for all, below is a list of day to day duties:
Record keeping (i.e. Range Safety, HR, Health and Safety etc.)
Manage training area usage and carry out routine inspections to identify any maintenance tasks
Ensure the tasks identified, or requested, across the training estate are completed to the required standards to maintain safe systems of work and safe place to train
Assist with the management of any bought in services and contractors
Identify best practice and promote continuous improvement including environmental best practice and compliance
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the Defence Training Area and the complexities that surrounds this
Knowledge of Health and Safety, such as CoSHH, manual handling, risk assessments and safe systems of work to IOSH Managing Safely level (Essential)
Knowledge of workload scheduling and work order processes, preferably in a multi- tasking environment (Essential)
Plant and Machinery Operation knowledge (Essential)
Knowledge of Rural, Forestry, Arboriculture and Grounds Maintenance (Desirable)
Highly developed people management skills including providing feedback (both positive and developmental) to ensure the team are motivated and engaged and working to a one team ethos (Essential)
Full Driving License (Essential)
Proficient in use of Microsoft office package – word and excel (Essential)
Works well under pressure, to a high standard
Able to deliver service to tight deadlines and appropriate quality standards
Ability to communicate clearly with people at all levels
Landmarc will provide you with a competitive salary; in addition to this, we also offer the following main benefits, amongst many others:
Landmarc offers all employees an opportunity to join our company stakeholder pension scheme, whereby the company will contribute up to 8% of the employee’s salary.
Employees are entitled to 25 days’ pro rata during each year of employment plus public holidays. Three extra discretionary days added to our annual leave allowances at Christmas.
Annual leave allowance will increase in recognition of your continued service.
Holiday purchase – purchase up to 10 more days’ holiday to use throughout the year.
Edenred – employee savings scheme
Annual salary review, in consultation with the recognised Trade Unions
Life assurance insured for three times your annual salary, to help the loved ones
Reimbursement of professional fees and on-going training
Health Cash Plan – All employees can join. You can also add up to four children under the age of 24 to your policy
Family friendly policy
Sick pay - After 6 months of service
* Application updates may be sent to you via email, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please note some emails may arrive in your junk mail folder
About the Company
Landmarc provides the support services that enable Armed Forces from around the world to prepare for frontline military operations across the UK Defence Training Estate (DTE). This includes maintaining and delivering safe and sustainable infrastructure, managing and operating training areas and ranges and delivering multi-million pound projects to improve vital training assets.
By joining Landmarc you will be supporting our vision to provide the best training experience we can for our Armed Forces. We are the first and only Special Purpose Vehicle to be contracted by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as their Industry Partner on the UK Defence Training Estate and the only company that is solely dedicated to the UK DTE, delivering essential support services since 2003.