Head of Contractors & Retail Support, Level 3
About the role
Reporting to the Network Transformation Director, Retail you will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Company’s relationship with Postmasters and the Irish Postmasters’ Union. You will also be responsible for managing cash funding to the Retail network on a best value basis while ensuring, on an ongoing basis that office cash targets are being met and that cash deliveries are made in an efficient and timely manner. You will also ensure provision of support, as required, to the Retail network through maintaining appropriate policies and the supply of services and equipment.
Knowledge & Experience:
You will ideally be educated to third level preferably in the HR and/or a legal area (e.g. contract law). Experience in negotiations is essential and a HR background would be a distinct advantage. A knowledge and understanding of the Post Office network and a broad understanding of the general retail / business environment, together with a knowledge of the remuneration system for Contractors would also be an advantage.
You will have excellent analytical and influencing skills and very good communications and people management skills. You must be able to analyse complex cases or circumstances and make sound judgements as to the best course of action.
(The following competencies are critical to the delivery of results and/or to superior performance in this role)
- Decision Making/Judgement
- Influencing & Gaining Commitment
- Technical Professional Knowledge
- Communication Skills
About the Benefits
In addition to a highly competitive remuneration package as an An Post employee you will have access to a wide range of benefits including:
- An Post Company Medical Scheme
- Paid Maternity Leave
- Paid Paternity Leave
- An Post Pension Scheme
- On site gym, fitness classes and shower facilities
- Secure on-site bicycle parking
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Tax Saver Travel Pass
- City centre location in walking distance to all major transport services
Please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
with the job title in the subject line by 5.00pm sharp on Wednesday, 04 March 2020.
About An Post
An Post has successfully restructured the company into two world-class businesses, An Post Mails & Parcels and An Post Retail, each with its own management team and long-term strategy.
The Mails & Parcels Business is rapidly growing its eCommerce and mail marketing businesses, offsetting declining mail volumes, while still delivering the highest quality postal service to every home and business in Ireland. The business plays a fundamental role in Irish economic life as the backbone of eCommerce, making sure that communities across Ireland have the same access to goods as in major world cities.
Our Retail Business already manages more cash than any other organisation in Ireland and we will continue to diversify and grow our financial and retail services while providing a trusted gateway to government services for our customers, both online and in person.
We aim to re-invent the post office network so every town and major village in Ireland has a modern post office, providing the financial technology services our customers need in a cashless society. We are committed to digital transformation and brand rejuvenation so we can offer customer-centred competitive services. You are welcome to read more about our Company strategy here
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plays a pivotal role in An Post in order to manage and develop long-term sustainability. Diversity and Inclusion also plays a key part in our strategy, continuously evolving to be representative of our employees and the communities in which we serve.