Spray Seal Department Manager

Fulton Hogan

Location: Mile End

Job Type: Full time


Our South Australian spray sealing business is looking to appoint a new Department Manager - Spray Seal.

Based in Adelaide, you will oversee our Spray Seal business unit, and help us drive effective, safe and profitable outcomes. We are seeking a leader with an ability to manage change, develop people and who has a demonstrated ability to satisfy both internal and external customers. You will be someone with solid business acumen and will know what it takes to deliver financial performance through people.

Your Contribution

  • Providing direction and leadership to your team to clearly establish roles and responsibilities and ensuring performance expectations are consistently met;
  • Leading your team in the delivery of spray seal projects for public and private sector clients; ensuring exceptional customer service, while maximising operational performance, profitability and return on investment;
  • Driving a safety-first approach across the department in line with Fulton Hogan's "Living Safely" Culture
  • Preparing targets and objectives for the department and providing regular reporting feedback as to actual progress to targets;
  • Preparing department business plans and associated annual budgets, including capital acquisition requests;
  • Completing commercial and financial reviews of monthly project costs ensuring forecasted cost to complete are accurate across all projects for the month;
  • Showing initiative to identify and address issues before they arise, with the aptitude and flexibility for taking on new challenges;
  • Employee mentoring and development.

Let's Connect

Proven technical knowledge and track record of delivering profitability on spray seal projects and programmes of work, within a safe environment;

  • Experience leading a geographically dispersed business, with strong financial and commercial acumen to improve business performance in challenging markets;
  • Proven leadership of diverse teams across large geographies;
  • Demonstrated understanding of costings, budgets, forecasting, subcontractor management, estimating and cost control;
  • A persistence to drive positive outcomes, while fostering a culture of autonomy, accountability and continuous improvement;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, coupled with the ability to take ownership and problem solve in spite of competing stakeholder interests.

Sound like you? If this sounds like you and you're ready to help us continue to do good work, apply now.

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