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Our Clients are specialists in the design, supply and maintenance of access equipment in the form of
mastclimbers and hoists for the construction industry and they are the leaders in the Mastclimbing
Work Platforms (MCWP) in the UK. Having experienced a period of rapid growth, they are seeking to
continue this growth whilst maintaining their dominance within the industry and are looking to add an
Operations Manager to their ranks to help achieve this.
Job Purpose
An autonomous role responsible for all elements of BFT Mastclimbing trading activities in the
southern region.
In particular, managing operational teams, ensuring that contracts and projects are delivered in a
safe, planned manner to achieve a quality product within the time allowed. Delivering on the clients’
expectations and maximising the financial return to our business. Assisting in managing the client
relationship once the work has been completed to ensure that we discharge all contractual
responsibilities to enable monies to be released on the due date.
Working with colleagues across the business to continually improve methods and develop the
business
You will Report to the UK Operations Director
Position summary
Key responsibilities for the Operations Manager include but not are not limited to:
 Work with the our clients Customer representatives to determine planned work schedules and
unplanned work, to ensure that the program is maintained as set by our Clients customers and in
line with our Clients agreement of supply
 Represent the our Clients at project planning meetings and at customer progress/planning
meetings when required
 Ensure that the Management staff within the southern region are prioritising activities according to
the risk rating
 Produce detailed programmes/reports for our Clients’ Customers
 Provide reports to the Internal Management team as required, including evaluating performance
and productivity and analysing accounting and financial data
 Evaluate sites to assess site values and development risk
 Ensure standards of technical competence are maintained by confirming all employees are
adequately trained for their roles and coaching direct reports to develop their skills
 Promote the professional development of employees

 Work with Installers and Supervisors to develop innovative ways to undertake access solutions
using new equipment and flexible methods between engineering disciplines
 Oversee the management of all employees in the region to ensure the region runs smoothly
 Review labour and transport utilisation to maximise the benefit to the company
 Oversee the yard to ensure appropriate stock levels
 Review and manage the scope of works and specification, and the general cost parameters for all
projects
 Manage and identify financial risk and report to senior management on any potential disputes
 Review project costs and values based on the quotation, order and any specific agreements
 Review and lead implementation of legislation and project standards
 Ensure that there is a provision of adequate resources to meet the commitments of the Safety,
Quality & Environmental Policy Statements
 Reinforce safe working practices in all areas and be an ardent champion of safety

Direct Reports: General/Yard Manager, Operations Manager, Operations Assistant, Administration
Assistant
Candidate Requirements:
 Committed to delivering high quality work with an emphasis on safe working methods
 Ability to apply relevant procedures and legislation
 A clear communicator with the ability to produce reports.
 Be confident using Microsoft Office, in particular Excel as much of the work is completed on
Smart devices. (essential)
 Self-disciplined, reliable, ethical and able to work under pressure.
 Good numeracy skills and a Grade C or above in English and Maths would be a bonus.
 Minimum Experience Required:
o Experience of planning and logistics
o Experience of managing a team, particularly a team of remote workers
o Experience of working in the construction industry/mechanical access would be
preferred, but is not essential
 Preferred Education Requirements:
o Minimum GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent
 Required Technical Skills:
o Computer literate including MS Office
o Understands how to manage finances
 Required Behavioural Skills:
o Proactive and flexible nature
o Good communication and interpersonal skills
o Highly organised
o Ethical leadership abilities, including delegation
o Excellent problem solver
o Committed to Health & Safety
o Committed to delivering high quality work

Additional Info (Internal Use only do
not Post the below on Job Adverts)

BFT Mastclimbing is looking to appoint a dynamic Regional Manager to take responsibility for all
elements of our trading activities in the southern region. The role is based at our fast-paced
commercial centre in Leighton Buzzard and involves travel around the region.
They will be required to manage operational teams to ensure that contracts and projects are
delivered in a safe, planned manner to achieve a quality product within the time allowed. They will
need to deliver on the clients’ expectations and maximise the financial return to our business. They
will also assist in managing the client relationship once the work has been completed to ensure that
we discharge all contractual responsibilities to enable monies to be released on the due date. They
will work with colleagues across the business to continually improve methods and develop the
business.
The successful candidate will have experience of managing teams, in particular planning and logistics
of a remote working team. Experience in construction would be a benefit but is not essential. They
must be committed to delivering high quality work with an emphasis on safe working methods. They
should be able to apply relevant procedures and legislation. They will be a clear communicator with
the ability to produce reports, should be able to read and understand construction drawings, as well
as being confident using Microsoft Office.
They will be self-disciplined, reliable, ethical and able to work under pressure. They should enjoy
problem solving. Any specific technical training can be provided at our in-house training academy if
required.
BFT is the UK leader in Mastclimbing Work Platforms (MCWP), the faster, more efficient alternative
to traditional scaffolding. We are the go-to solution for the country’s most demanding construction,
renovation and maintenance projects. From low-level flat refurbishments to complex high-rises
developments, we use our technology, experience and unfailing dedication to safety to save our
clients time and money.
We design, supply and maintain access equipment in the form of mastclimbers and hoists for the
construction industry and have a great reputation across the UK. We have experienced a period of
rapid growth and seek to continue this growth whilst maintaining our dominance within the
industry.
We can offer a highly competitive salary, a company vehicle, inclusion into our company share
scheme and into our company bonus scheme. We have a collaborative, flexible working
environment where personal development and internal promotions are encouraged.

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