Posted 14th July 2017

Applus UK Ltd is currently recruiting for a Base Manager to manage our Aberdeen base
on a full time, permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s
leading innovative and reliable companies specialising in non-destructive testing (NDT),
inspection and certification services, delivering to the capital-intensive and high-
risk- energy and power industries.

The Base Manager will play a vital role in all aspects of performance relating to the
delivery of the Company’s commercial and business objectives, reporting directly to
the UK Operations Director of Applus UK Ltd

With enthusiasm, passion and creativity the base manager will be an inspirational leader
who takes pride in driving a team forward to deliver exceptional operational standards.
The ideal candidate will have had the responsibility of delivering results in a similar
market and be focused on Client and business development. It is therefore essential
that the individual has a strong grasp of financial management and is sufficiently
diplomatic to succeed in an environment where the numbers and other services are
provided by the immediate parent company.

The Base Manager will have a flexible approach and stand out from the crowd. They will
positively challenge the status quo and will always look for new ways to add value and
bring the vision to life.

Duties will include:

  • Operational management of Inspection/Rope Access activities in
    the specified geographical area in conformity to the documented
    inspection management system or as authorised by the Technical
  • Marketing inspection services, making proposals and tendering for
    new business within agreed levels outlined in the management system.
  • Management of relationships with clients to the benefit of the Company.
  • Liaise between client and company personnel to ensure work is carried
    out according to an agreed schedule and within the terms of the contract.
  • Maintenance of inspection capability and resources in accordance with
    the Company’s policies, standards and procedures and in compliance
    with the requirements of ISO 17020 & IRATA guidelines.
  • Co-ordination and execution of activities in accordance with approved
    procedures for the base and site operations ensuring that the quality
    system is adhered to on a day to day basis.
  • Accountable for the financial performance of the location and control
    to ensure it meets sales, budget and profitability targets.
  • Ensure all Company and site Health, Safety and Environmental
    regulations are complied with.

Person requirements:

  • A proven manager, able to manage people, resources and equipment
    to optimise performance.
  • A proven developer of business, with commercial flair and ability to sell
    in a highly technical, service orientated environment.
  • Ideally a person conversant with the oil &gas sector and some experience
    of selling/servicing the market.

Desired Experience:

  • Previous experience within Oil and Gas industry.
  • Experience/Knowledge of Rope Access.
  • Current or Lapsed NDT qualifications.
  • Ideally experienced in NDT or similar industry with an understanding of
    the processes, people and practices in the industry.
  • Passionate about safety and quality, able to show, clients, staff and other
    stakeholders of our commitment and ability in these areas.

In return the ideal candidate can expect:

  • Excellent working environment.
  • Competitive Salary.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Attractive benefits package.
  • Company Car.
  • Annual bonus opportunity.

When you join Applus RTD, you are not just starting a new job – you are embarking upon
a new and exciting adventure.

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