Technical Area Manager - Staffing Industry in Kirkland, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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Job Description


The Technical Area Manager is responsible for the continued development and profitability of their organization by setting the strategic priorities and sales/service direction for their branch offices, effective hiring and continued development of area personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Recruit, interview and recommend quality candidates for branch management and sales positions while exercising sound judgment and hiring decisions.
  • Hiring train and develop area/branch personnel. Initiate and approve terminations when required.
  • Coordination and support of all sales efforts including development and motivation of the sales staff. Handle sales for house accounts. Expanding business through phone calls, personal visits and customer lunches. In conjunction with the sales efforts, the Area Manager helps to set the sales strategy and direction for their offices.
  • Coordination and supervision of the area's recruiting efforts of temporary personnel through contact with a variety of recruiting sources and print advertising.
  • Coordination and supervision of functions that ensure total customer satisfaction, excellent service and successful temporary assignments, and promote good employee relations between temporary and in-house personnel.
  • Supervision of the administrative work of the branch offices, daily, weekly and monthly reports, correspondence, paperwork initiating payroll and billing functions.
  • Drive diversification of business by skill set, size of customer and service offering.
  • Coordinate/prepare bids, proposals and presentations determining or recommending billing rates for customers to obtain premium income.
  • Create Area business plans and sales strategy and drive business improvement initiatives
  • Supervise all branch office budgets, including expenses and variable overhead items as well as responsibility for the profit and loss of the area.
  • Supervision of staff functions including benefits, worker's compensation, wage and salary, fair employment practices, affirmative action and other state and Federal regulations and employment laws.
  • Provide effective leadership through motivation and staff development by mentoring, training and promoting staff.
  • Create and foster reward and recognition programs for Area
  • Monitor and ensure the utilization of Volt policies and procedures.
  • Present annual performance/salary reviews. Maintain area/branch attendance records.


Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage in good public relations, responsiveness and service in coordination with sales staff.
  • Thoroughly orient all field employees on Volt's policies, procedures and expectations
  • Manage and hold accountable staff to minimum expectations
  • Complete timely entry of information tracking for performance measurement in Volt's automated systems. Maintain consistency and integrity of data.
  • Know and promote use of our technology.
  • Check previous employment references of employees and candidates.
  • Conduct monthly in person individual meetings with Account Managers. Personally direct the sales efforts of staff as well as make personal sales contributions such as lead generation, drive direct hire business, conversion, RPO business and drive TCTM activities and lead pursuit of fortune 1000 and fastest growing companies in territory.
  • Ensure daily open order and candidate availability meetings
  • Maintain familiarity with the most effective recruiting tools appropriate to your branch to include: field employee pool, availability list, database searches, internet searches, resume searches, other job boards and organizations.
  • Develop accurate job descriptions from customers through utilization of probing questions.
  • Participate in networking organizations. Conduct in-person interviews with each final candidate for branch positions.
  • Meet all deadlines.
  • Foster teamwork both inter and intra divisionally.
  • Participation in six sigma belt training
  • Perform special assignments and complete projects as needed.

Position Qualifications - Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

  • 2 years experience in a customer service environment.
  • 2-3 years Branch Manger experience
  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in comparable field preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Effectively develop new and innovative idea/programs benefiting their branch offices.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.