Crematorium Manager

  • Job Reference: SWR2976
  • Date Posted: 10 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Sevenhills Crematorium
  • Location: Ipswich
  • Salary: £37,500 to £40,000
  • Sector: Management and Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Crematorium Manager – Seven Hills Crematorium is at Nacton, a few miles east of Ipswich, Suffolk. They provide a high quality bereavement service to families and the bereavement community in a modern facility set in a woodland setting.  We are currently recruiting for a Crematorium Manager to join the organisation. 

As the Crematorium Manager you will be directly responsible to the Operations Director for all operational and management aspects of the Crematorium, and ensure the provision of a smoothly run, high quality bereavement service which conforms in all respects with current statutes, local authority regulations and ICCM guidelines, and within company policy. There may be on occasion, requirements to work out of hours to oversee memorial services or funerals booked for weekends and bank holidays.  You will be the main point of contact and overall supervisory for all areas of the organisation including medical referees, grounds maintenance, cremator operation and administration. 

Other responsibilities include: 

  • Ensuring that all plant and equipment is maintained to a high standard and in accordance with all relevant Health and Safety legislation.
  • Set the agenda for the rest of the team but also be functionally able to multi-task and interchange with all disciplines within the crematorium.
  • Assisting in the preparing and monitoring of the annual budget for Seven Hills Crematorium and to be primarily responsible for the achievement of its cost and revenue targets.

 The Crematorium Manager will be confident in communicating with a variety of stakeholders including the public, funeral directors, contractors and suppliers.  You will have a minimum of 3 years managerial experience along with business administration experience.  Competent IT skills ae required with knowledge of Microsoft Office packages. Some knowledge of accounting and finance to include month-end financial procedures would be advantageous. 

The ability to communicate effectively in a sensitive, compassionate and confidential manner with customers in person or on the telephone is vital and you must be able to display a customer-focused approach to service delivery.

 The Crematorium Manager will be an integral part of the business, ensuring the service and reputation is maintained. On offer is a salary of £37500 increasing to £40000 after 3 months satisfactory performance, plus participation in the staff bonus scheme. Hours are full- time, 40 per week, some flexibility maybe required. 

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered for this role, please forward an up-to-date CV. We look forward to hearing from you. 

No recruitment agencies please 

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