JOB TITLE: Resource Manager

TEAM: Resource
DATE: November 2021
WORKING HOURS: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday
LOCATION: Elsecar

Working closely with the BID Team, you will be responsible for staffing resources to projects.

MAIN DUTIES

  • Resource Management
    o Locate, Screen and Induct Clerk of Works and Surveyors
    o Allocate Clerk of Works to Projects
    o Take calls from CoW’s and Surveyors, address any concerns
    o Arrange 12-month defect inspections
    o Line manage Resource Assistant
    o Ensure sites are resourced with the right person at the right time
    o Understand each CoW’s and Surveyors strengths and weaknesses and match to clients needs
    o Escalate key issues and any poor performance
    o Comply with HR procedures, particularly regarding any disciplinary issues
  • Technical
    o Monitor Reports Received Schedule and chase up any non-submissions
    o Read Weekly Reports, comment and return as necessary
    o Ensure Weekly Reports comply with the Hickton Guidance Notes
  • Administration
    o Own the Allocation Schedule and update weekly
    o Add new projects and monitor / update start and completion dates
    o Monitor holidays and sickness and arrange cover as necessary
    o Keep Sharepoint up to date
    o Notify Management of any issues which may improve / revise the QA system
    o Update KPI’s on T drive
  • Commercial
    o Agree rates with Sub-Consultant Clerk of Works and Surveyors
    o Check PAYE Clerk of Works are fully engaged
    o Check timesheets and cross reference with Weekly Reports
    o Monitor actual and planned hour on each project. Take action as necessary
  • Recruitment
    o Update the Recruitment Plan in line with the Business Plan and workload
    o Identify the need for new Clerks in advance of changes in the workload and assisting in identifying candidates.
    o Assist Bid Team to allocate Clerks to tenders

 

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills,
  • Understanding of project requirements
  • Proven experience as a Resource Manager
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Strong team management and leadership
  • Organisational and project management skills, with the ability to complete multiple tasks concurrently
  • Confident decision making
  • Ability to process data quickly and effectively
  • Keen eye for accuracy and detail.

GENERAL
This job description only contains the main duties relating to this post and does not describe in detail all the duties required to carry them out, and there will be an expectation that the post holder will carry out other duties that reasonably fall within the general nature of the level of responsibility of the post.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM
Hickton Group Ltd comprises of four individual businesses, Hickton Quality Control, BRCS Building Control, Cook Brown Building Control and Cook Brown Energy. Group structure continues our ambition to be a leading multi-disciplinary provider of quality inspection and consultancy services in the construction sector. Being part of the Group means that there is a coordinated approach to Commercial Business, Marketing, Resourcing, Finance, Business Support, Operations and Corporate Governance, to provide technical excellence and exceptional service to our clients. This provides greater opportunities to work for a larger Group of companies, giving you continuous growth in your own personal development plans and careers.

We employ people who embrace and deliver our core Group values: Quality, Client Focus, Honesty, Integrity, Competency, Teamwork, Development, Accountability and Exceptional Service.

If this sounds like a team that you would like to be part of, in return we will provide the following:

  • Competitive salary
  • Training linked to your job role
  • Pension scheme
  • A friendly and professional working environment with an ‘open door’ ethos.

Please send your CV and covering letter to laura.bradshaw@hicktongroup.co.uk