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Operations Manager

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £50k - 60k per year + car allowance and bonus
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Stephen Pindar
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 503 1956
  • Expiry Date: 23 July 2024
  • Job Ref: 407767SOP

Operations Manager
Remuneration: £50,000-£60,000 per annum plus car allowance
Type: Permanent (Monday to Friday)
Location: Warrington

A major property service contractors is seeking an ambitious 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 e.g. BA, NVQ L2/3, HNC or equivalent 
• Experience leading a team of contracts managers/site managers. (must have)
• 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 30 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 point to prove, 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!