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SupervisorGloucester The primary purpose of this post is to assist in providing a high quality, compliant highways repair and maintenance service to our client. As one of a team to contribute to the general management development and review of the team both in terms of services provided and staff. In doing this to ensure maximum effectiveness and efficiency.KEY TASKS AND ACCOUNTABILITES: DepartmentalWith the Contracts Manager participate in the formulation of detailed Team objectives and policiesWith the Management Team ensure the effective and efficient implementation of Council policies and achievement of the Council’s objectives, including financial onesTo assist in ensuring the Teams services are responsive to community needs and that equal opportunity and Health & Safety issues are identified and addressed effectivelyTo assist in ensuring effective external and internal working relationships are established and maintained with organisations and agencies relevant to the work of the team.To ensure effective and accessible communication with staff, client team, designers and others as appropriate. Functional To be responsible for the planning, control of works, and the supervision of all the work force allocated to him/her and maintain discipline and efficiency within the labour force, and for determining the type and quantity of plant and vehicles on site.To organise and deliver all works in such a way as to ensure that it is carried out within the costs and resources allocated and to achieve the profit levels required.To assist the Contracts Manager with the hire, organisation and supervision of contractors employed to assist or supplement direct labour and the hire, organisation and control or supervision (as applicable) of plant and vehicles.To manage the vehicles and drivers allocated to him/her and to participate in the legal, safe and effective operationTo participate in the organisation and control of work programmes and in the monitoring the use of resources allocated and employed in direct labour against pre-set targets to facilitate the effective execution of work and the attainment of the prescribed rate of return.To participate in the organisation and control of labour (both direct and sub-contract) in emergency and winter maintenance operations, both during and outside normal working hours.To ensure that all operations under his/her control comply with statutory and Council requirements.To participate in the identification of training needs and maintain discipline and efficiency within the labour force.To ensure that the necessary work records, time sheets, overtime and travel claims etc. are properly certified and submitted in respect of work undertaken by the work force under his/her controlTo ensure compliance with all Health & Safety legislation, associated codes of practice and Council policiesTo be generally responsible for security arrangements in respect of materials, plant and vehicles on site or at depots. Ensuring that materials, vehicles, plant and equipment delivered to site are to specifications. Checking standard and quality of work, sorting out problems on site as they arise

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