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National Aquisition Manager

Job Title: National Aquisition Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary & bonus
Start Date: ASAP
REF: NatAquMan/TC005_1559036890
Contact Name: Tommy Clifford
Contact Email: Tommy.Clifford@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Role purpose:

To ensure that strategic and BAU acquisition activities across the network are managed and delivered appropriately. Translating the wider team vision and roadmap for their areas of the business.

A member of the Leadership Team for Deployment the incumbent is responsible for supporting the Head of Infrastructure Deployment to translate business initiatives into a vision for the team and to identify, develop and deliver the roadmap for the Acquisition Team and link this to deliver the wider long term and short term needs.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Line management of a team of Acquisition Managers directly managing Principle Contractors
  • Ensure that network site infrastructure Acquistion is carried out in accordance with design and property standards
  • Provide technical expertise and direction
  • Implement and maintain processes to support Acquistion strategic and tactical approaches
  • Manage and maintain the relationship with Shaerholders and unilateral active equipment suppliers
  • Responsible for the Acquisition Strategy including onboarding of new Suppliers and Contracts
  • Support the Delivery Managers in Supplier review meetings and reporting
  • Highlight potential risks to projects and mitigate as necessary
  • Manage resources appropriately. Hire the right people with the right attitudes and review your mix of permanent and contractors
  • Manage the performance of your team, driving high performance by setting stretching and challenging objectives. Continually review these and provide feedback on an on-going basis
  • Be a true service provider - understand your customers needs and encourage your team to deliver a great service internally and externally
  • Identify and develop talent within the wider Team. Develop, support and coach staff to shine
  • Provide feedback and recognition across the whole organisation
  • Manage employee relations issues as they arise (and proactively prevent them from occurring), using the People Team where appropriate.
  • Challenge the status quo, keep abreast of the external market and use this to drive improvements, continuous improvements and learning

Key Challenges:

  • Challenge, coach and support managers and leaders, ensuring that feedback becomes a regular occurrence. Developing our staff to shine
  • Delivery of acquired sites to design, time,cost and quality
  • 100% accurate site inventory and data records
  • Management of change control in fast dynamic environment
  • Minimise disruption due to repeat visits/outages or critical dependencies
  • Clear communications across several stakeholders to ensure activities are executed as agreed and delivered 'right first time"

Must Have:

  • Able to deliver against organisational goals. Displays delivery leadership through effective structures; processes and procedures.
  • Able to interact and communicate across all layers of the organisation. Good written and verbal communication.
  • Line Management experience

Nice to have:

  • An understanding of employment law and experience of positively management routine employee relation issues
  • Experience of coaching and developing people to be their best

· An understanding of the health of the organisation and a passion for employee engagement.

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.