Regional Team Manager

  • Job Reference: 00005787-1
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Employer: Lanes Group
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Regional Team Manager


At Lanes Group nothing is more important than the health, safety and well-being of our people and our customers. It’s a major reason we are the UK’s largest independent specialist infrastructure delivery partner of choice with a turnover in excess of £530 million, (EBITDA £45m), with over 4,000 brilliant people and a countrywide network of operational locations. Our services cover the majority of the FTSE 100 & 250 respectfully.


Strong leadership being at our heart, supporting our people ensuring they are engaged with purpose, rewarded and recognised whilst delivering absolute exacting operational excellence being a leading entity and enviable delivery team embracing quality and compliance in our overarching delivery, one of our fundamental key differentiators. 

In this critical role of ensuring our organisation is known for being the best in everything we do, known for leaving a legacy of absolute quality and compliance and keeping our promises at all times is our absolute mantra.


We operate 24/7 and as such you are required to work flexible hours, weekends and participate in an on-call rota. Full training / PPE / use of company equipment will be provided to ensure that all our staff have the right tools, competency, and confidence to undertake the work to Lanes’ high standard of operation regardless of background or previous experience.

Planning is seen, both internally and externally, as an integral part of the business, driving the smooth completion of work in the field and consistently providing excellent customer service, collaboration, accountability, leadership and a multiskilled workforce. As a regional team manager effective use of leadership skills is essential in ensuring the activities undertaken positively reflect on Lanes Group and our client, Thames Water. You will be leading a team of around 15 Regional Coordinators and Reactive Schedulers.


Position: Regional Team Manager

Location: Customer Solution Centre, Slough, Berkshire

Job Type: Permanent, full-time

Hours: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours; working 1 in 4 weekends with the following Monday and Tuesday off in lieu

Salary: OTE £35,000 per annum

Benefits: 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays); health cash plan; free onsite parking; onsite restaurant; auto enrolment pension scheme; friendly working environment.


About the Role:

Due to continued growth and development, we are now looking for customer focused people to join us in our Utility Division, working on our Thames Water contract service to deliver real and effective solutions to waste-water network and drainage problems.


  • Train and support the professional development across the team and encourage strong team ethos and morale with an open communication culture.
  • Build a high performing team through recruitment, development and engagement with the ultimate goal to develop a more capable team with lower employee turnover.
  • Managing the day-to-day performance of the regional team to ensure that work is optimally planned and scheduled in accordance with the prioritisation of work types and the current customer promise.
  • Support team members in resolving customer issues and minimising customer impact of operational challenges.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the wider CSC team and other Waste Network Service’s Stakeholders (Field Teams, Operations Contact Centre, Thames Water Office Technical Specialists, Thames Water Regional Planning Managers etc.,).
  • Manage the performance of team members through huddles, 1-2-1s, provide feedback and coaching.
  • Produce individual development plans and actively promote team development through pathways.
  • Champion the use of available technology, provide system expertise and ensure compliance with the use of technology across planning and scheduling.
  • Gather, analyse and provision reports in alignment with policy and management requirements, ensuring mitigating actions required to close gaps to KPI’s are identified.
  • Drive the strategic direction of the team and support senior management with continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Provide support across the wider team when other regional team managers are out of the business.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties, activities or projects as required.


So if you enjoy working in a dynamic team, delivering only the best in customer service, where no two days are the same and want to join a growing company that not only values you and your ability - but also strives to develop your potential and further your career progression, then we are the right Company for you.

What is essential is the ability to work safely to quickly diagnose and deliver practical and efficient solutions to attain the highest levels of customer satisfaction.


FULL TRAINING GIVEN - Great Opportunity 


About You:

The ideal candidate will be hard working and respectful and comply with health and safety standards. Effective organisation and the ability to multitask and prioritise your workload is important. Having strong interpersonal, relationship building, networking skills and communication is crucial to the role as is having professional phone etiquette to engage with all stakeholders. Being proficient in Microsoft Office Suite is imperative. Adaptability is key. Team management and leadership experience is beneficial to the role as is strategic thinking and analytics.