Operations Manager - 36120

Location : Herts
Salary : 35-40K DOE
Vacancy ID : 36120

Operations Manager

Key responsibilities: To ensure clear, transparent, smooth and profitable running and management of head office and field operations


  • Scheduling work, manpower, productivity.
  • Managing field operational and head office Managing self and others
  • Able to effectively appraise staff and monitor competencies, HR liaison.
  • Performance management of system, processes and individuals.
  • Coordinating up to 20 /30 multi phased projects with a start/stop nature.
  • Operational management experience for field and office support teams
  • Excellent grasp of project planning,
  • Handovers from estimating through installation and billing.
  • Ordering and monitoring stocks/materials and equipment
  • Progress chasing internally and externally
  • Quality Assurance- right job, in the right time, on budget
  • Liaison with colleagues, suppliers, contractors, customers.          
  • Ordering parts and sourcing as needed 
  • Scheduling and diary planning, Progress checking.
  • Project timings and phasing, sequencing. Customer deposits, part work, completions, invoicing.
  • Maintaining and input to database,
  • Managing paperwork/Job files, Installation plans, manuals, data.
  • Able to monitor and report on budget/actual performance.
  • Manage several direct reporting coordination staff
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills.
  • Support MD on Business and Operational strategy
  • Contribute to and operate the Health and Safety policy

Person profile

  • Ideally, someone educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Excellent organizer
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented with a positive outlook,
  • Clear focus on quality
  • A natural forward planner
  • Ability to critically assess others?? and own performance.
  • Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with people at all levels.
  • Able to get on with others and be a team-player.
  • Reliable
  • Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view.
  • Businesslike.
  • Committed to Continuous Improvement process.
  • Responsibility and Accountable.

You will probably a mminimum of 5 years?? experience in either construction/civils/landscape/ horticulture industries or similar. Ideally in irrigation.

Please quote 36120 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)