Work Location: Nationwide (Trading Office: Horsham, West Sussex)
Established in 1984, Allen Watson is a specialist privately-owned Trenchless Technology contractor. We own and operate an extensive range of directional drilling and guided boring machines together with other specialist no-dig equipment and techniques working throughout the UK. The company operates across a wide range of sectors including Rail, Water, Oil, Gas, Electricity, and Telecoms, installing pipes, sleeves, and cable ducts. Allen Watson Limited is a part of the Cappagh Group of Companies.
We are seeking an outstanding candidate to fill the position of Senior Manager. You will have a sound business acumen and you will have a demonstrable track record in the trenchless industry (either auger boring, directional drilling or micro-tunnelling). You are likely to already have experience of running a business or business unit and as such, your management skills are already proven. You will possess excellent commercial and financial judgement and will be adept at estimating trenchless projects. You are expected to understand forms of contract or have a good head for understanding contractual matters. You will have a hand in the general administration of the company affairs.
The successful candidate will be energetic and passionate about doing a first-class job and will have a critical eye for detail. You will have a high desire for success and will want to be involved in an opportunity to grow a company with the right opportunities.
This position will be a senior appointment within the company and there will be an excellent progression opportunity for the right candidate who develops into the role. If appropriate, more detail of the growth opportunities will be discussed at the interview.
Essential Personal Attributes and Skills
Fluent in both spoken and written English
Possesses very strong Appetite / Ambition / Drive
Strong Work Ethic
Natural communicator at any level
Ability to present to clients
High attention to detail
Potential future company leader
Has aspirations to progress career
Strong negotiation skills
Builds professional working relationships with clients
Determination to follow work leads through to award
Quick learner / inquisitive mind
Ability to multi-task
Logical, quick thinker
Inquisitive approach to new technology
Strong I.T. skills
Full UK driving licence
PAYE permanent position
Company vehicle or allowance
25 days annual leave
Private medical insurance
Defined contributory pension scheme
Family-owned, friendly environment
We are likely to hold a 2-stage interview process before appointing the successful candidate. The initial stage will involve a panel interview.
Allen Watson is an equal opportunities employer
Allen Watson Limited
- Horsham, West Sussex
- Harlow, Essex
- Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Wessex Water Engineers site visit
Allen Watson Limited latest project was visited by Wessex Water Engineers to witness the installation of DN225 Naylor Denlok VC pipes by guided Auger boring
Press release - Allen Watson Acquisition
Trenchless contracting services added to The Cappagh Group's technical capabilities following Allen Watson Limited acquisition.
Drive Shaft under construction
Allen Watson Limited are currently on a Southern Water project titled Ebbsfleet green, Swanscombe subcontract works which requires the installation of pipelines.
Allen Watson complete another deep pipe installation for a prestigious housing development on the banks of the rive… https://t.co/54WUphtQUe
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