Crematorium Manager

  • Posted: 10-09-2020
  • Category: Leadership Roles
  • Location: North West London
  • Type: Full Time / Permanent
  • Salary: £50 - £55K p/a plus £6.5K car allowance Per Annum

A rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Manager to join a flourishing and ambitious organisation.

My client owns and operates several crematoria and grand and stately premises. They take great pride in maintaining these beautiful buildings and grounds to a very high standard and delivering an impeccable service to their clients. 

The Role

They are currently seeking a Crematorium Manager to provide management & strong leadership across two London Crematoriums. As the Crematorium Manager, you would be responsible for service delivery across the two sites, ensuring the delivery of exceptional quality services to their customers. 

The role has full management responsibility for overseeing all staff, business development, budgets, administrative procedures, ground maintenance, health and safety practices and operations. 

Key Accountabilities and Outputs:

  • Improve productivity, quality and efficiencies across the two sites.
  • Confidently and professionally lead and manage a group of diverse individuals.
  • Ensure best practice is applied consistently.
  • Engender a culture of mutual support and respect and working together as a team.
  • Ensure appropriate procedures are in place and regularly reviewed. 
  • Prepare, manage and control numerous budgets.
  • Drive and deliver a health and safety improvement plan. 
  • Ensure equipment is inspected and serviced in line with environmental legislation.
  • Manage the repair, improvement and maintenance of both sites.
  • Liaise with utility organisations and suppliers.
  • Maintain knowledge of crematory equipment, keeping abreast of updates in technology.
  • Manage service contracts.
  • Manage legislation requirements in relation to EPA 1990.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of all processes at the sites, administration, cremation, chapel duties, gardening and maintenance.
  • Ensure full cooperation with the FBCA Code of Practice.

Desired experience, skills and competences:

  • Strong experience of leading and managing employees including taking the lead in disciplinary, grievance and investigation processes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal, and the ability to quickly build a rapport with a wide range of people.
  • Excellent customer service skills with previous experience of liaising with a diverse range of people and situations.
  • Strong business acumen, understanding priorities and requirements.  Previous experience of significantly increasing the profitability of a business or part of a business.
  • Current practical knowledge of health and safety and previous experience of managing Health and Safety.  ISOH or NEBOSH qualification preferable.
  • Highly organized and proactive.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, with a high level of accuracy and strong attention to detail. 


  • A competitive base salary and bonus
  • Car or Car Allowance
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension

Send your CV and/or questions to

If shortlisted you will be sent the full job description and we’ll arrange to have an informal discussion via phone or video. If we both agree this is the role for you, I will ask you to complete a cover letter and will support you through the selection and interview process.

Closing Date: 18th September 2020

My client is committed to equality and diversity.  If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements then please provide details in your covering letter. 

Aumida is committed to promoting equal opportunities, encouraging applications from all members of the community. Candidates are shortlisted based on competencies and ability to do the job.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to respond to the most suitable candidates. Please ensure that you have the relevant skills and experience for the role before you hit apply.



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