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General Manager - GEO-Instruments

30 August 2019
GEO-Instruments (A Keller Company) are looking to recruit a new General Manager to join the team in their offices based in London.

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If you feel that you can fulfil the job description below apply now.

  • To take full operational responsibility for the management of GEO-Instruments UK, a division of Keller Limited.  
  • The role is critical to the success of the company, instrumental in increasing turnover and profitability
  • To value health and safety first and foremost. Working with the HSEQ function to bring best practice into the business
  • Maintain and improve project performance, ensuring operational standards are maintained and exceeded where possible (covering time, cost and quality)
  • Maintain a framework for GEO-Instrument’s procedures and policies, ensuring the team adheres to these and it is aligned with Keller’s approach
  • Maintain working relationships with other Keller businesses (including geotechnical contracting and instrumentation & monitoring companies, e.g. GEO-Instruments US, Germany, France etc.) and support Keller’s development in this market.
  • Forge, and continuously improve, links within the industry, eg, with business partners and suppliers
  • Drive innovation and development in the product and service portfolio.
  • Develop, with support, robust IT software and hardware both internally and for customers.


  • Be aware of emerging opportunities in the I&M market.
  • Develop Key Clients and track major projects, sharing market information with the wider Keller team.
  • Share best practice with other Keller Group companies where relevant.
  • Contribute to marketing the business externally and internally.
  • Attend and speak at industry events and exhibitions.


  • Lead and inspire the GEO-Instruments UK team.
  • Embed the Keller Way.
  • Embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in accordance with Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE) principles
  • Lead on all aspects of recruitment and selection of salaried staff, including developing a long-term plan for the team and organisation.
  • Undertake annual and periodic performance and development reviews.
  • Provide training and records of training for both hourly and salaried personnel supporting continuous professional development. 
  • Communicate employment related policies.


  • Support the budgeting process and drive delivery of the annual results.
  • Support the strategy process and drive delivery of the action plan.
  • Ensure estimating is accurate and a feedback loop after job completion exists.
  • Make applications to customers on time and check payments.
  • Manage company compliance with internal and external standards.


Company Benefits

  • 26 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Death in service x3 basic salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Holiday Purchase
  • Cycle to work
  • Free eye tests
  • BUPA cash plan
  • EAP Programme
  • Annual Bonus & Salary review (dependent on company performance)
  • Long service awards
  • Company savings scheme
  • Charity sponsorship (fund raising is matched up to £1,000)