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Operations Manager

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £45k - 55k per year + car allowance
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Operations Manager
Remuneration: £45,000-£55,000 per annum plus car allowance
Type: Permanent (Monday to Friday)
Location: Warrington

One of the largest property services contractors in the UK is seeking a dynamic and experienced Operations Manager to lead a team of contracts managers/site managers and ensure the overall success of the branch. This office-based role will require you to work from the office in Warrington with minimal on-site requirements. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in Social Housing contracting and a strong background in managing large-scale projects from a delivery standpoint.

You will be a significant member of the senior team reporting directly to and working closely with the Branch manager to sustain the growth of the branch.

Core duties:
• Establish and maintain a safe working environment for all contracts within the branch, adhering to industry standards and best practices.
• Collaborate with Contracts Managers to develop and implement mobilization plans for all new projects, ensuring seamless project initiation and execution.
• Assist Contracts Managers in developing project-specific programs and establish a comprehensive master resource program for the branch to optimize resource allocation and project efficiency.
• Ensure the availability of appropriate resources to enable the contracts team to deliver projects on time, within specifications, and within budget constraints.
• Monitor labour, subcontractors, plant, and materials to ensure projects are delivered to the exemplary standards exceeding client expectations and industry benchmarks.
• Provide leadership and motivation to Contracts Managers, supervisors, foremen, site staff, and subcontractors, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
• Ensure the delivery of customer promises and proactively develop strong, lasting relationships with clients, stakeholders, and partners.
• Act as a brand ambassador, consistently promoting the values, ethos, and commitment to excellence in all interactions and opportunities.

What we require from you:
• Degree qualified or equivalent in construction Industry e.g. BA, NVQ L2/3, HNC or equivalent
• Experience leading a team of contracts managers/site managers.
• Valid SMSTS and CSCS cards
• Previous involvement in Social Housing projects within a contracting environment is highly desirable.
• Proficiency in overseeing large projects, demonstrating excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Strong team player capable of collaborating effectively within a diverse team.
• Ability to set and achieve targets while motivating team members to reach individual goals.
• Competent in compiling and presenting Cost Value Reconciliations (CVRs) and handling commercials.
• Willingness to spearhead departmental management responsibilities, including labour management, workload projections, transport logistics, training, and Health & Safety protocols.

The client has over 35 branches nationwide with a proven track record in developing members of staff to reach their full potential. This role does not entail direct management of works/projects but offers a unique opportunity to contribute to their success through strategic oversight and management of essential operational functions.

If you are a results-driven professional with a passion for excellence and a keen eye for detail, we invite you to Apply now to take the next step in your career journey. You can email your updated CV to OR apply below for consideration!