Full-Time General Manager (Operations).
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|Job Location||Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom|
How to ApplyApplications should include your CV and a handwritten covering letter quoting the job reference and be sent to: Christopher Cheyne, Executive Assistant, Lothian Buses, 55 Annandale Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4AZ or by email: CCheyne@lothianbuses.co.uk. Closing date for applications is 31st March 2017.
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Lothian Buses is currently recognised as Scotland’s Top Public Transport Operator and with recent multiple awards wins across partnership, environment and marketing is recognised as leading the field bus service provision.
With over 2000 staff operating out of 10 sites Lothian Buses and its subsidiary companies East Coast Buses, Lothian Country Buses and Edinburgh Bus Tours is a market leader in delivering bus services to our customers with a turnover of over $146m last year.
One of the defining features of Lothian Buses is our ethos and culture and how we view ourselves as being integral to the city and wider communities. This, in turn, drives many of our commitments and innovations as a significant contributor to the economy and a major employer currently rated 7th largest in the city.
We need to be fit to meet the challenges of the future and the changing needs of our customers and as such we are now looking to recruit key positions to take our business to the next level. Having just completed our three year strategic business plan we have a number of exciting new opportunities for the right candidates.
Reporting to the Head of Operations, this is a significant managerial role, with up to 5 direct reports, around 450 staff and managing a budget of circa £30m turnover.
You will have autonomy to use your proven experience to lead the garage you manage in delivering success in a range of commercial, performance and financial targets by providing out of the box solutions.
You will need a proven track record in relevant roles within the bus sector, preferably with experience of intense city operations with solid commercial and financial skills and a proven understanding of legislative requirements and best practice and an absolute focus on delivering results. (A Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers in Passenger Transport and Road Haulage is essential).
Your leadership and interpersonal skills are even more important to us.
You’ll be recognised as having high personal credibility and a disciplined and positive approach, which inspires trust and delivery. You’ll be adept at building relationships with internal and external stakeholders and will be a visible leader who can engage with colleagues at all levels accross the organisation. By challenging the status quo and demonstrating tenacity and diplomacy, you’ll have a capacity to see changes through to sucessfull delivery.