Operations Manager - Wastewater Industry

Posted 3 days ago

  • Manningtree, Tendring, Essex, East England
  • Contract
  • £55,000.00 to £60,000.00 / Per Annum
  • External
  • Expires In 25 days
Operations Manager - Wastewater Industry
Manningtree, Essex
6-12-month contract
£55,000 - £60,000
Alecto Recruitment is looking to hear from experienced Operations Managers who can offer experience from the wastewater or water utility sectors interested in a full-time fixed term contract position in Manningtree, Essex.
In this role you will be responsible for leading the branch operations and all aspects of team leadership and site management.
Role Profile
Manage and take responsibility for branch, including other departments, working in conjunction with the Regional Operations Manager to devise and implement strategy and tactics to manage the branch, maximise sales and profit opportunities with both new, potential and existing customers.
Business development at an operational level. To lead and guide the development of internal structure in support of growth. This may include expansion, recruitment, management of resources and preparation of business plans as required.
To act as the Senior Key Account Manager and point of contact with clients, providing an escalation point for all major contracts for the branch.
Manage branch team to ensure efficient and effective delivery to time, cost and quality. Effectively co-ordinating and report on the activities of the branch team in order to maximise the efficiency of the branch, ensuring operational standards, key performance indicators and budgets are established, met and achieved.
Day to day management of the operation to deliver strategic objectives and develop the Operation as a profit centre to make the maximum contributions to financial success.
Project Management: Quote, plan and deliver projects to time, cost and quality utilising the company wide resources to best effect to satisfy the customer and company business needs.
People Management: Develop and performance manage employees to increase responsibilities to better contribute to the business and provide employee career development, proactively managing and assisting with personnel matters.
Responsible for all elements of P&L for the branch, including all financial and operational reporting. Monitor job costings and implement financial controls where needed. Understanding the reasons for profits and losses.
Writing reports and analysing relevant business data, including spend trends, in order to enable effective forward planning. Must satisfy the KPI requirements of the contract or framework.
Encourage and develop relationships with all stakeholder groups.
Responsible for the site, its assets, real estate maintenance and safe systems of work.
Promote business wide objectives and support Business development.
Be responsible for, have knowledge of and ensure compliance with all legal and Health and Safety requirements across the business to ensure a safe working environment. In conjunction with the Compliance Manager ensure that all Company policies and procedures for ISO#####, ISO##### are implemented.
Any other tasks the Regional Operations Manager may reasonably request from time to time. Operations Manager Profile
A broad knowledge of the wastewater industry is important along with the ability to guide the business in technological developments.
Engineering qualified to Degree/HND or equivalent or qualified by experience.
Previous experience of working on equipment/engineering equipment. Water industry/environmental experience desired.
Good all-round knowledge of Industrial mechanical installation and maintenance.
Commercially astute with excellent business acumen.
Ability to prioritise own workload and work in a systematic and organised manner to complete work within set deadlines.
SMSTS - Site safety management desirable.
Experience and knowledge of managing NEC 3 Contracts.
Project management trained with experience in project management, planning and coordination, including the use of current PM tools e.g. Microsoft Office/Project, GANNT charts etc.
A proven people manager with several years of experience delivering time critical and projects.
Confined spaces to City and Guilds - preferred.
Knowledge of Health & Safety issues in connection with the construction industry.
Excellent MS Office computer skills.
Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills and customer service skills.Other Requirements
Current valid driving licence.
Some traveling which may require overnight stays.
Participate in emergency cover rotation. Requires being on call for a week at a time including over a weekend or bank holiday every few months.
Able to carry out work tasks that involve physical strength, stamina, standing, kneeling or crouching. To apply for this position please send your CV or call (phone number removed) ext 202