Operations Manager (Refurb and Fit-out)
West Yorkshire
DS030717ConManBra
Construction
Permanent

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Discipline: Construction, Contract Management, Management, Operations Manager

Speciality: Construction, Construction Management, Fit out, Refurbishment

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £55000 - £65000

Apply by: 31/07/2017

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

We are currently recruiting for an Operations Manager on behalf of a multi-disciplinary construction, refurb and fit-out contractor based in West Yorkshire.

Over the past 25 years the company has enjoyed consistent growth and now acts as a principal contractor for projects within the Industrial, Retail and Commercial sectors and boasts a number of the UK’s best-known companies among its client base.

Now employing more than 200 members of staff throughout the Uk and with 3 regional offices they are set up to deliver contracts from £50,000 up to £10 million in value.

 

Role Description

  • Support, mentor and manage the contracts and Site teams.
  • Work closely and promote close working relationships between Contracts, Site Staff and all other departments and Business Units.
  • Manage Contracts staff to ensure Company policies and procedures are being adhered to.
  • Manage updates and ensure workload tracker is maintained.
  • Compile contract projects information from the Contracts Team and site documents for presenting to the Unit Manager and ensure consistency of reports.
  • Advise and assist the Business Unit Manager on budgetary matters relating to the contracts department.
  • Visit live projects to maintain contact with Site Teams and provide support and guidance
  • Liaise with Clients and Design Teams as appropriate/where necessary
  • Assist Procurement and SCM’s in the development of sub contract supply chain.
  • Identify and authorise equipment needs.
  • Assist in the development of procedures/processes where applicable to support Contracts and Site teams in the delivery of projects.
  • Manages the allocation of projects to Contracts and Site Teams.
  • Ensure unallocated resource costs are recorded correctly.
  • Establish the requirement for additional resource and recruit where appropriate within the constraints of the business budgets.
  • Liaising with the Business Unit Director and HR on people related matters where appropriate.
  • Development of structure and cohesion of Contracts Department.

 

Skills & Attributes

  • NVQ level 6 or equivalent in construction or construction related discipline.
  • Demonstrable evidence of experience of a similar management role based within Contracts/Operations Management.
  • Demonstrable ability to present and manage project plans.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of construction industry. Understanding of issues such as building regulations and planning.
  • Understanding of financial management controls.
  • Experience in a customer facing role, with a proven track record of building client relationships.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental safety requirements.
  • Fully computer literate with advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages.
  • Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS).
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Black Card.
  • Asbestos Awareness.
  • Full driving license.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • NVQ level 6 or equivalent in construction or construction related discipline.
  • Demonstrable evidence of experience of a similar management role based within Contracts/Operations Management.
  • Demonstrable ability to present and manage project plans.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of construction industry. Understanding of issues such as building regulations and planning.
  • Understanding of financial management controls.
  • Experience in a customer facing role, with a proven track record of building client relationships.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental safety requirements.
  • Fully computer literate with advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages.
  • Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS).
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Black Card.
  • Asbestos Awareness.
  • Full driving license.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support, mentor and manage the contracts and Site teams.
  • Work closely and promote close working relationships between Contracts, Site Staff and all other departments and Business Units.
  • Manage Contracts staff to ensure Company policies and procedures are being adhered to.
  • Manage updates and ensure workload tracker is maintained.
  • Compile contract projects information from the Contracts Team and site documents for presenting to the Unit Manager and ensure consistency of reports.
  • Advise and assist the Business Unit Manager on budgetary matters relating to the contracts department.
  • Visit live projects to maintain contact with Site Teams and provide support and guidance
  • Liaise with Clients and Design Teams as appropriate/where necessary
  • Assist Procurement and SCM’s in the development of sub contract supply chain.
  • Identify and authorise equipment needs.
  • Assist in the development of procedures/processes where applicable to support Contracts and Site teams in the delivery of projects.
  • Manages the allocation of projects to Contracts and Site Teams.
  • Ensure unallocated resource costs are recorded correctly.
  • Establish the requirement for additional resource and recruit where appropriate within the constraints of the business budgets.
  • Liaising with the Business Unit Director and HR on people related matters where appropriate.
  • Development of structure and cohesion of Contracts Department.