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Work Area Manager - Chelmsford Mail Centre

Work Area Manager - Chelmsford Mail Centre

Posted 10 September by Royal Mail
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Job reference number 110864

Work Area Manager - Chelmsford Mail Centre

Salary: Up to £32,583 (dependent on experience) plus up to 10% performance bonus and 25 days annual leave.

Full time

Permanent

Chelmsford Mail Centre, Winsford Way, Chelmsford, CM2 5AA

About the role

As a Work Area Manager, you will work in a busy mail centre and be responsible for managing operations in a specified area. Leading a dedicated team of full and part time employees, you will hold regular one to one and team meetings and review the area’s performance and plans on a daily basis. Championing Health and Safety initiatives, increasing efficiency, and identifying areas of improvements are essential to your role. Supporting the Shift Manager, you will provide a high quality of service to our customers and ensure all operational targets are met.

Key aspects of the role include:

• Leading a dedicated team of full and part time employees

• Conduct regular one to one and team meetings as well as reviewing your area’s performance and plans on a daily basis

• Championing Health and Safety initiatives, increasing efficiency, and identifying areas of improvement

• Supporting the Shift Manager, you will provide a high quality of service to our customers and ensure all operational targets are met.

As Work Area Manager you will have line management responsibility and the role will involve managing your team’s sick absence, attendance, training and development.  You will have responsibility for safety and engagement and will get involved in our programme of Continuous Improvement. 

Shift Pattern - Various

5 days per week, Monday - Friday. Typical hours are:

Early Shift: 06:00 - 14:00

Late Shift: 14:00 - 22:00

Night Shift: 22:00 - 06:00

About you

In our operation people are our biggest asset!  If you can lead, motivate and inspire people to achieve great things even in the most challenging of circumstances then what are you waiting for?

But wait, you will need a high level of emotional intelligence to go with this because remember you are managing people and you will need to engage them to create a winning team to support you. You will also have a passion to consistently improve results helping us to drive relentless change for the benefit of our people and our customers.

As well as managing our people, our operation requires an ability to think strategically, logically tackling complex problems, often under pressure. This, coupled with a good numerical understanding will help you become a successful Manager at Royal Mail.

We are looking for people with bags of resilience and a huge amount of grit and determination.  We need you to have a “can do” attitude and when the going gets tough we need you to come back fighting (and smiling!) the next day because you thrive on the energy and adrenaline of a fast-paced environment and because you share our vision to make a difference!


 As part of the welcome process, you will join one of our work and classroom based induction programmes, potentially requiring you to stay away from home for a short period of time.

About Us

At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 30 million addresses. As one of the UK’s leading companies, we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.

We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.  We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.

As part of the welcome process, you will join one of our work and classroom based induction programmes, potentially requiring you to stay away from home for a short period of time.

Closing Date: Tuesday 17th September 2019. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.

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