We are recruiting for an experienced Operations Manager on behalf of a Grounds Maintenance Company that has a wide client base across both the Private and Public Sector and offers a diverse service which includes Landscape Improvement and Installation, Japanese Knotweed Excavation, Winter Maintenance and Bulk Waste Removal in the South East.
The Operations Manager will oversee the day to day operations within the South East reporting into the Managing Director and will have full accountability and responsibility for the service delivery with a career progression plan in place to become the Operations Director.
The Operations Manager will be responsible for :
Providing leadership and support to the operational teams to ensure delivery of department objectives.
Timely preparation and delivery of tender and quotation submissions.
Project planning, organisation and service delivery across all business areas.
Managing the booking in of works and ensuring projects are delivered on time, to budget and contract specification.
Managing projects and the client journey from point of sale to handover of site including censuring any agreed remedials are completed to the clients satisfaction.
Ensuring the companies quality standards are maintained and adherence to H&S policies and procedures.
Management of onsite H&S including the preparation and submission of RAMS.
The financial performance of projects, including resource scheduling and procurement.
Pro-mobilisation site inspection and surveys including risk assessments and site-specific instructions.
The Operations Teams including appraisals, inductions and the efficient use and management of company resources.
Full P& L Responsibility.
Producing detailed monthly service delivery and forecast reports for the Senior Management Team.
Developing and building a team structure to ensure sustainable growth in line with company targets.
Researching and implementing new ways of working to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
Building a network of reliable sub-contractors and suppliers to call on as required, regularly reviewing their performance and pricing.
Managing equipment, machinery and vehicle allocation including servicing and repairs.
Promoting the wider Groups service offering at every opportunity to achieve sales turnover expectations.
To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate :
A minimum of three years in Operations Management within the Grounds Maintenance or Soft Landscaping Sector.
Related Industry Supply Chain experience.
Improvements in KPI and operational performance.
Commercial awareness, an understanding of budgets, P&L and new business development.
Effectiveness as a Team Leader with the ability to motivate, develop and bring the best out of your wider operational, sales and administration teams.
Direct experience of managing projects and resources in line with budgets and the practical, technical, financial and qualitative requirements of a project.
IT literacy with a good knowledge of MS Office applications and be adept at learning in-house systems to be able to further develop their in-house scheduling software.
Strong leadership skills with high attention to detail, a determination to deliver a high quality and reliable service with a ‘Right First Time’ approach, be dynamic and able to move with the times in a fast-paced company, embrace change and technology, be innovative and forward thinking, a problem solver with proactive solutions and as Operations Director is the career pathway for this job be committed and hungry to progress.
In return our Client is offering a starting basic salary of up to £45,000 which is negotiable based on experience and current package, a performance related bonus, company vehicle, laptop, mobile phone, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and a pension scheme.
For more details on this opportunity, to register your interest or apply please use the link on this website or call to speak to one of the team.
Ref: 2021107 Grounds Maintenance Contracts / Operations Manager
Category: Management Vacancies
End date: June 30, 2021
Job Type: Full-time - Permanent
Location: GU21, Woking, Surrey
Salary from: £ 42,000 - £ 45,000
Benefits: + Bonus, Car etc.,