Shop / Workshop Manager
The role will involve managing our new repair and sales shop in Leytonstone due to open Spring 2013.
The shop will be strongly focussed around repair services and as such it is paramount that you have excellent mechanical skills and experience of coordinating a busy repair workshop.
You will be required to conduct some repairs and services yourself though as the shop develops the working pattern should involve less hands on repair work and more overall coordination.
The successful candidate will be working under the direction of the Operations Director and will be responsible for managing all aspects of the shop and workshop and coordinating the retail and mechanics team on a daily basis.
The role will require a proactive individual who is able to use their initiative and make decisions on a variety of issues.
Bikeworks currently have two busy commercial workshops and shops based in Bethnal Green and Hammersmith.
Salary & conditions:
• Initial Salary range £18 – 21.5K depending on experience
• Full time (40 hrs a week inc some Saturdays)
• Shifts available 6 days per week with occasional out of hours work
• 25 days holiday
• Pension contribution
• Initial one year contract with expectation of becoming permanent.
To apply for this job send a CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
In the covering letter please respond to each point in the person specification and job description, outlining why your skills and experience make you the right person for this role.
Closing Date: 7th May 2013 at 9am. Interviews to be held 9th & 10th May.
Start date: asap
For an informal chat about this post please call 0208 980 7998 and speak to Jim or Ciaron.
Apply by Mon 7th May 9am.
Freelance cycle instructors
Bikeworks is expanding its All Ability (disability cycling) projects, and is looking for new instructors for this and general adult and schools cycle training.
We are looking for fully/provisionally accredited National Standard Cycling Instructors with a passion for cycling and a confident, approachable demeanour.
Depending on the level of interest, there will be the potential for cycling instructors to participate in a one-day ‘All Ability Cycling’ training day as a top-up to the on-job Bikeability training you will receive.
If you are interested in any of the above then please do not hesitate to send an email to email@example.com or call 0208 980 7998.
We are often looking for skilled, experienced mechanics.
Send CV & covering letter through to firstname.lastname@example.org
For an informal chat about please call 0208 980 7998 and speak to Ciaron.
Employment / Training Placements
Bikeworks provides work placements for disadvantaged groups where individuals can gain the skills and experience required to gain employment as cycle trainers and bike mechanics.
Bikeworks operate as an 'intermediate labour market', this means we offer work opportunities to individuals who would not be able to begin, or sustain mainstream employment without intensive support.
By providing these supported opportunities at Bikeworks, we can offer a real employment experience, accredited training and a work reference. This opportunity is important for those people who have been isolated from the work place for a long time and for those that have little or no work experience.
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