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Branch Manager - Moomba: Job Seekers


Adelaide, SA |
Full Time

Leverage a market leading brand to take full accountability for the operational performance and leadership of this branch, providing strategic and tactical management of assets, trucks, equipment and people, and the consistent delivery of a premium customer experience.

This leading $multi-billion ASX 100 organisation, which provides environmental sustainable solutions across a range of industry sectors, has supported Australian businesses for over 50 years, delivering solutions that offer extraordinary benefits not only for their customers, but also for all Australian communities. With over 7,500 expert staff (white and blue collar) across more than 260 locations around Australia, the business has a substantial network of state-of-the-art facilities, and a focus on future environmental sustainability.

They are now seeking to appoint a Branch Manager to their Moomba operation, with operational leadership experience in waste, construction, contracting, mining or heavy industrial, to take ownership of the branch P&L, and deliver effective resource utilisation/management of assets, trucks, equipment and people. You will be able to demonstrate strong capability in health and safety compliance management, rostering, scheduling, union liaison, enterprise agreements, labour hire contracting, asset utilisation and environmental compliance management. Ideally you will also have experience in commissioning a new operation, an understanding of best practice landfill operations management, and demonstrated skills managing major customers.

As a strategic and tactical Branch Manager, this is a unique opportunity to take on a business critical role, where you can both contribute to and leverage off this highly successful organisation’s brand reputation and infrastructure support, to also enjoy growth and continued innovation. With full accountability for the operational performance of the business (people, fleet, equipment, P&L, stakeholder engagement and customer experience) this is a fantastic career opportunity.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, this role will include an exceptional salary package plus bonus.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead, coach and mentor a logistics and industrial contract services operation

  • Operational Leadership of around 60 permanent staff and a number of contractors

  • Health, Safety, QA & Environmental Compliance

  • Stakeholder engagement and management (including being the escalation point for customer concerns)

  • Customer facing, getting on-site regularly to ensure safety compliance and efficient asset utilisation, as well as managing accountability and identifying and remedying any gaps

  • Monitor and manage activities of the Branch and be accountable for the overall operational and financial performance including Profit and Loss reporting, budget preparation, forecast reviews, financial performance and achieving agreed financial/operational targets for the Branch

  • Manage costs of the Branch with an ongoing priority on cost reviews, reduction programs and cost-conscious behaviour within the Branch team to maximise the profitability of the operations

  • Efficient and effective Fleet and Equipment Maintenance & Management (large asset base of heavy vehicles, tools and machinery)

  • Manage and report vehicle incidents and accidents, property damage and personal injury within the workplace to the Regional Manager and other personnel, as required

  • Project and Change Management

  • Optimisation of Asset/Resource utilisation

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