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General Manager – Greenacres Pet & Equine Crematorium - Greenacres Pet Crematorium

Do you want to be our General Manager?  Do you have strong organisational and planning skills?   

Would you like to work for Greenacres Pet & Equine Crematorium?

If the answer is yes to any of the above, we want to hear from you!!

At CVS Group we are the largest integrated veterinary service provider in the UK with over 6000 employees' sites across the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands. We are passionate about improving every stage of the animal life cycle and operate several key business areas; over 494 vet surgeries, 2 laboratories, 7 pet crematoria and a successful online business.

Our Crematorium Division is vital to our success and provides services to hundreds of veterinary practices and thousands of pet owners across the UK every year.

We currently have an excellent opportunity to join us as General Manager for Greenacres Pet & Equine Crematorium in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that our clients are treated with dignity, respect and compassion and that they receive an efficient, dignified service that focuses on their needs.

Alongside side this you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the site, staff development, ensuring regulatory and compliance best practice is adhered to and for marketing the crematorium to prospective veterinary practices.

To be successful in the role, you will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge/skills/qualifications and attributes:

  • Qualified to WAMITAB Level 4 Diploma (or equivalent) or evidence of participation in a current course in order that a diploma (or equivalent qualification) is obtained.
  • Experience of working in a healthcare waste transfer station and/or treatment facility in an operational management capacity or
  • Experience of working in an animal by-products incineration or pet crematorium business in a management capacity
  • Experience in preparing and managing budgets
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Highly proactive and driven to succeed
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Business planning expertise
  • Income generation and sales skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Results driven and possessing a proven track record of delivering against targets
  • Able to communicate clearly with a range of people at different levels
  • Able to energise, shape and direct a team to maximise motivation
  • Able to support and develop staff
  • Solution focused approach
  • High degree of financial awareness and control
  • Experience of managerial responsibility
  • Experience of effectively applying change management
  • Knowledge of Human Resources policies, tools and techniques

In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package including; the use of a company vehicle for travel between home and work, heavily discounted pet care, an employee assistance programme, five weeks holiday (+ Bank Holidays).  Other benefits include the opportunity to join an industry leading SAYE share save scheme, access to flexible benefits such as discounted gym membership, and the opportunity to undertake further professional training.

Interested? If you would like to apply, please click 'Apply Now!' 


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Greenacres Pet Crematorium
Greenacres Pet Crematorium, Messingham Road, East Butterwick, Scunthorpe, United Kingdom, DN17 3AL
  • Salary:
    Competitive Salary + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Greenacres Pet Crematorium
  • City:
    East Butterwick
  • Job Type:
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  • Application Closing Date:
    22 April 2021
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