Operations Manager

Location : Essex
Salary : 35 - 38K DOE + package
Vacancy ID : 35832

Operations Manager

To assist the Regional Director in the efficient running of the department, ensuring all financial, quality and customer service targets are consistently met.



  • Ensuring projects are delivered both on time, on budget and as per contractual specification
  • Ensure that projects are delivered in line with the clients financial management and quality requirements
  • Ensuring best in sector customer service is delivered throughout .
  • Ensure projects are delivered professionally and any remedial works are undertaken quickly to the client‚??s satisfaction
  • Ensuring the financial integrity of projects
  • Resource scheduling and appropriate procurement of goods and services for projects aligned to project orders
  • Ensuring the agreed prestart processes are employed within the department
  • Ensure that an effective site survey is undertaken prior to project commencement and that all site specific risk assessments, method statements and specific site instructions are in place prior to project commencement
  • When tenders have been successful it is expected that the OM will support the effective integration of contracts / projects into the business


Person Specification

  • Well presented, punctual, good mannered
  • Graduate level operational leader / qualified to or working towards an NVQ 4 qualification as a minimum requirement
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective team leadership skills with demonstrable operational management experience
  • Financial literate with experience of managing projects and resources aligned to budgets
  • Good understanding of practical, technical, financial and qualitative requirements to ensure efficient and profitable implementation of a project
  • Be confident to attend sales meetings with clients, understanding their requirements and clearly communicating the information back to the appropriate department within the business
  • Good working understanding of Microsoft applications (Excel particularly)

Please quote 35832 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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