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Operations Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH116300
  • Location: England, Norfolk, Norwich
  • Sector: Build, Project Management, Built Environment
  • Salary: Bonus, Pension, etc.
  • Date posted: 08/11/2017
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Title: Operations Manager
Location: Norwich
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Pension scheme


We are looking for an Operations Manager to work on a project based constructions contracts. The Operations manager support the delivery of the projects, which focus on road construction.

Our client is open to employ a candidate, who is looking to take the next step in their career and not an operations manager yet. However, previous project experience in the road construction (or similar) sector is key.

The operations manager would be responsible for directing the team and setting targets to be achieved. A suitable candidate would have experience setting budgets and increasing productivity, whilst working safely.

Job Requirements
*Solid experience managing variety of construction projects, ideally within road construction, highways, domestic properties, etc.
*Must have previous project experience
*Previous experience of managing teams effectively for performance and growth
*Demonstrates solid commercial knowledge and understanding, along with excellent track record of client interface.
*Good H&S knowledge - NEBOSH or IOSH Certified (Requirement)
*Experience in Estimating/Costing Systems

Role Responsibilities
*Lead and ensure delivery of the Norfolk Operations Strategy.
*Delivery against budgeted targets.
*Take a strategic lead to monitor and improve growth turnover and volumes in the area, and secure a long term work bank.
*Drive the Norfolk Operational Strategy, ensuring that all operational activities comply with safety and business policies and procedures and are delivered within the required budget.
*Drive the effective management of any exposure to both financial and contractual risk, maximising financial return on all contracts and ensuring prompt cash collection within contract provisions.
*Develop & maintain key customer relationships.
*Work closely with internal and external supply to reduce delays and costs incurred through delivery patterns
*To drive performance improvements within your area of responsibility and share best practice across the business.
*Effective management, coaching and development of all direct reports and drive full employee engagement.
*To ensure policies and procedures including health and safety requirements are fully compliant with legislation, and changes are effectively communicated.
*Drive performance improvement in relations to zero tolerance towards accidents, instilling a culture of health and safety best practice by setting a personal example. Drive the SHE improvement plan.
*Maintain Training plans for all operational staff, organise necessary training
*Regional Cost Savings and shared best practice.

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