Early Shift Work Area Manager - Wolverhampton

Royal Mail Group
19 Sep 2018
27 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job reference number 95690

Early Shift Work Area Manager - Wolverhampton

£29,226 - £31,638 (dependant on experience), a potential 10% percent bonus, and 22.5 days annual leave

Full time


North West Midlands Mail Centre, WOLVERHAMPTON, WV1 1AA

We are looking for a new Work Area Manager to join our team at Wolverhampton, managing approximately up to 35 direct reports including managers and also full and part time employees.

About the role
Reporting to the Mail Centre Shift Manager, you will be responsible for Royal Mail operations across the specified work area leading the successful achievement of quality of service, productivity, automation and employee targets.

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.

Days and times of attendance – Early Shift (06:00 – 14:00), Monday – Friday

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!

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 a FTSE 100 Company, 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.

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

Closing Date: Tuesday 25th September. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.

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