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Operations Manager (Highways)

Carrington West
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

Operations Manager (Highways)
Location: Andover
Role Overview-
The Operations Manager will assist the Business Director in overseeing the operational delivery of maintenance, construction, and improvement projects for Highways.
Key Responsibilities-
Develop and lead a team to ensure the safe delivery of highway services and construction projects.
Maintain day-to-day contact with client teams to develop services and ensure contract performance requirements are met.
Oversee the commercial performance of the programme, maximizing returns for Milestone.
Hold P&L responsibility, accurately forecasting programme and financial outcomes.
Develop and implement a procurement strategy for safe and timely project delivery.
Commit to Health & Safety, Quality, and Environmental Policies, minimizing the carbon output of projects.

Proven track record in leading highway-related services and construction projects.
Technical knowledge of NEC contracts.
Certifications such as SMSTS, IOSHH, or similar.
Familiarity with safety, company procedures, legislation, and practice.
Knowledge of Quality Management (ISO 9001) and Environmental Management.
Strong commercial knowledge and understanding.
Competent and recognized leadership skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Relevant qualification (Degree/HNC) or equivalent experience.

Strong people and client management skills with P&L responsibility experience.
Ability to deliver complex projects through effective teamwork and supplier management.
Commercial knowledge and negotiation skills with suppliers.
High level of emotional and social intelligence.
Innovation in project delivery.
Demonstrable budget and cost management skills.
Understanding of financial and contract payment mechanisms.
Computer literacy with basic MS packages.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Flexibility in managing and prioritizing workload.

28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Company car or car allowance plus fuel/charge card / Green travel allowance
Generous pension scheme
Private healthcare
Life assurance
Holiday purchase scheme

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Patrick Gray at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information.

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