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Operations Manager - Civils

Deploy UK Rail
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

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Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

Civils contractor working on utility projects in London requires an Operations Manager to oversee all aspects of civils / streetworks, such as excavation and reinstatement.


  • Oversee the management of all works related to civil engineering, for example streetworks and laying of pipes and cables
  • Manage a team of Project Managers
  • Visit site to ensure the smooth running and successful delivery of projects
  • Promote culture of health and safety
  • Ensure compliance with regulations
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders such as clients, contractors, suppliers, local authorities and regulatory bodies
  • Liaise with councils and Highways Agency
  • Monitor project progress against contractual obligations and take appropriate actions to mitigate risks or resolve issues
  • Collaborate with internal teams such as engineering, procurement, finance, and legal departments to ensure smooth project execution
  • Provide guidance on contractual matters to project teams and assist in resolving any disputes or claims that may arise during project implementation
  • Conduct regular contract reviews to identify areas for improvement or cost-saving opportunities
  • Carry out appraisals of team members


  • Background as an Operations Manager, responsible for delivery of civils, in the utilities sector
  • Strong knowledge and experience of streetworks / NRSWA

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Operations Manager wanting to further their career with a busy utilities contractor. Apply to Andrew Snelgrove at Deploy.

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