Early Shift Manager

Royal Mail Group
11 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job reference number 80562

Early Shift Manager

Salary starting at £41,814 plus a potential 10% bonus and 25 days annual leave

Full time


Birmingham Mail Centre

We have a very exciting opportunity for someone to join us as an Early Shift Manager at our Birmingham Mail Centre, helping us to continue to improve and deliver the best service.

About the role
Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for ownership and management across the specified shift, leading a management team of 6 direct reports, and over 95 frontline employees, working to ensure full compliance to the national work plan, and achievement of all key shift targets.

As an inspirational leader, you will motivate your team to achieve the plant’s Safety, Customer, Financial, People and World Class Mail scorecard measures, all with a focus on continuous improvement. By holding regular development meetings with staff, you’ll identify areas for improvement and implement development plans where required.

About you
We’re looking for individuals with a passion for people. You’ll provide coaching and advice, while keeping the whole operation running smoothly. Your experience might be within processing or logistics, but your ability to motivate, inspire and lead is what we’re looking for. You’ll utilise your exceptional time management skills and ability to think on your feet to ensure time-critical deadlines are met in a high pressure environment. With a budget of £2.2m, you’ll have an eye for detail and be confident in efficiently managing resources and budgets – all while ensuring your team is working at its very best.

If you’re numerically literate with a logical approach to planning, can communicate effectively to facilitate a team’s success, and can operate and inspire within a changing environment, you could be rewarded with a fast paced role in a growth area where diversification of work streams and strategy will be high on the agenda.

Shift patterns: Early shift circa 06:00 – 15:00, Monday to Friday (however some flexibility may be required)

About Us
Five centuries in business has made Royal Mail more than a household name. We connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK.

Our market is changing, but as a one of the UK's largest companies we are focused on achieving our vision of being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. We want to be more commercial, flexible and efficient and are employing our strong brand and a range of new products and services to achieve this.

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.

For more information on Royal Mail Group and our Values please click on the link (http://www.royalmailgroup.com/our-people).

Closing Date: 24th October 2017

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