Overview

Salary: 45000

Shift hours: Permanent

Head of Deployment 

45k basic

Company car/phone/car

Remote role

The Head of Deployment role working as part of the Levy Workforce Management project team will focus on driving the following Operational/Site Readiness activities across all Levy venues:

Project Management: The Head of Deployment will be expected to monitor and coordinate activities of site deployment teams and ensure that tasks are allocated to resources and tracked to completion; specifically:

  • Manage the Deployment Team to ensure all activities are managed against the project plan and ensure the team have the tools and means to perform their tasks, regular one-to-ones essential
  • Oversee the timely delivery of milestones and deliverables against the programme and venue plan; allocate project resources to priorities, as required
  • Manage and coordinate venue managers as they deliver local activities
  • Gather and review site-specific information and data to validate the timing and effort of each venue rollout plan; raise any site-specific requirements with Business Sponsor and adapt site deployment plans accordingly
  • Identify and track issues, dependencies and risks and ensure these are addressed and escalated as appropriate
  • Maintain regular communication links with all appropriate stakeholders, particularly the Central Project Team, Business Sponsor and Business Project Manager

Training: Oversee the planning and execution of activities to educate each site on the use of the new time and attendance system; specifically:

  • Plan and deploy venue manager training, including enabling venue managers to deliver team member training to use the Humanforce software
  • Monitor Deployment Team venue managers’ plans and delivery of training activities

Support and transition to business-as-usual operations

  • Monitor Deployment Team as point of contact for assigned venues to support post implementation
  • Identify and track issues towards resolution
  • Validate each venue can continue to operate independently and are connected to the right support structures after the 6-week support period

Who you are:

Essential

  • Understanding of large venue staffing operations
  • Multi venue experience and change management experience
  • Experience of managing senior level third party relationships
  • Project management experience, with the ability to identify and mitigate risks and issues
  • Supported the implementation of change programmes to deliver operational benefits
  • Innovative thinking, identifying or creating appropriate and suitable solutions as issues arise
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders
  • Takes ownership of tasks and processes, and escalates to programme leadership as and when required
  • Ability to engage with key stakeholders across the business
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout UK

Desirable

  • Working knowledge of MS Suite (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)

 

What we’ll give:

  • Mobile vacancy – Company car
  • Fixed term/Secondment opportunity for 12 months, to the Levy Workforce Management project which will deliver a new complete workforce management solution to our business
  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution

 

Who we are:

Levy UK + Ireland is the sports and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland. It is the market leader in the provision of legendary food and drink experiences at some of the UK’s most significant sporting, arena, and leisure venues.

 

Through strong client partnerships, Levy UK + Ireland creates bespoke food concepts, service standards and pioneering design, implementing a guest-first approach and ongoing innovation at each venue. With a company-wide passion for food, Levy UK + Ireland creates menus and food experiences that feature fantastic seasonal dishes, with a strong focus on British ingredients.

 

As well as providing tailor-made concepts for its clients, Levy UK + Ireland also delivers corporate hospitality, event catering, venue sourcing and support services, through its portfolio of businesses. These include Keith Prowse, Payne and Gunter, and Lime Venue Portfolio.

 

Website https://levy.co.uk/

LinkedIn  Levy UK

Twitter @Levy_UK 

Instagram @Levy_UK_ Ireland

Facebook @Levy_UK  

 

Levy UK + Ireland is a sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland which is part of Compass Group Plc, the world’s leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services on our clients’ premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business + Industry, Defence, Offshore + Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports + Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Compass Group UK+I

Reference: compass/TP/1314155/93289LEVY
Location: UK