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This successful, customer driven business has over 30 years experience of working on large contract and projects across the whole of England and Scotland and is a hugely successful construction/landscaping based business. They have evolved over the years into a company with the infrastructure necessary to handle large and often complex and demanding civil and private projects. Due to continued expansion, a brand new opportunity has become available for an experienced Operations Manager with a strong commercial background within the contractor environment to support a ‘stretched’ Director.
Based at the Head Office north of York, you will directly report to the Directors and be the driving force for their busy operations function in line with business objectives. Working alongside one of the Directors of the business, you will be engaging with other sector Managers in order to drive forward operational business objectives including: ISO audit requirements, contracts, material control, budgeting and Health and Safety.
Ideally with you will have an operational or commercial background within the contractor environment and be capable of managing a turnover in excess of £3m+. They are looking for an outstanding candidate with the personality, skills and experience to develop within the role and take on a senior role long term.
This is a key role within the business and will mean that you are responsible for managing day to day activities relating to the overall smooth running of the business operations – updating existing or implementing new processes and procedures where appropriate and in line with ISO systems.
The successful candidate will enjoy managing, motivating and developing the operations teams to achieve successful completion of works, you will do this by developing an environment that improves the efficiency of employees, whilst developing a company budget with the Directors and managing the costs of the overall business. Your remit will involve being responsible for all H&S implementation and communication, assisting in audit procedures, HR duties (i.e.: appraisals, interviewing, grievances etc) as well as working with the finance department to prepare and present contract financials.
Ideally, you will have an operational or commercial background within the contractor environment and be capable of managing a turnover in excess of £3m+
This company is looking for an outstanding candidate with the personality, skills and experience to develop within the role and take on an even more senior role long term.
You should be an effective time and people manager and be highly IT literate. A good sense of humour is essential, as well as having the capability of working within a fast paced environment where response times are critical.