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Operations Manager

Culture Recruitment
70000.00 - 90000.00 GBP Annual + Profit share bonus
Closing date
5 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

Title: Operations Manager

Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + LTIP (Profit based incentive scheme)

Location: Dartford

Type: Permanent

A fantastic opportunity to work as an Operations Manager has come up at a dynamic construction company. Based out of Dartford this position is the head up the current Operations function. You will be responsible for managing through an excellent team of contract and project managers who are themselves responsible for an approx. team of 100. As part of the Senior Leadership Team you will be expected to be involved in strategic decision making and be comfortable reporting to the board.


  • Participate as a member of the Management Team in formulating and executing Operational strategies, plans and budgets to ensure corporate goals are achieved
  • Lead, coach and mentor the Operations Teams ensuring high performance
  • Manage the performance and accountability of the Project/Contracts Managers Team, ensuring regular review and feedback meetings take place
  • Overview whole project schedule to provide workflow continuity and consistency
  • Assign new contracts to the best suited Project/Contract Manager for effective delivery
  • Provide strategic advice and support to overcome project challenges and client disputes
  • Oversee training and development of the Operations team, promoting continuous development
  • Manage the recruitment process for employed and contracted resource within operations department to ensure optimum manpower at all times minimising downtime
  • Oversee efficient and effective day-today labour schedules and resource management
  • Manage the operational department in accordance with Company's Health & Safety, Compliance and Quality policies
  • Uphold a high standard of Health & Safety compliance throughout the organisation


  • Strong management skills with ability to grow strong collaborative relationships with strong personalities in order to drive results
  • Experience in resource planning for both planned and reactive maintenance - Essential
  • Knowledge in the Civils/ Landscape/ Groundworks/ Maintenance industry - Essential
  • Experience with operational systems, H&S, and ISO - Essential

Would accept applications from backgrounds such as Operations Manager, Assistant Operations Director, Deputy Operations Director, Senior Operations Manager

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