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Operations Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Project Supervision & Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    kerrie letchford

  • Contact email:

    Kerrie.Letchford@1ststepsolutions.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    232760_1558605196

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-22

  • Startdate:

    June 2019

  • Consultant:

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An excellent opportunity to join a fast growing MEP sub-contractor with ambitious plans and a strong forward order book.

Role Summary:
The responsibility of the Operations Manager is to ensure successful execution and completion of projects, meeting defined timescales, quality and compliance standards and to support commercial and cash flow objectives. Provide support in the creation and development of strategic business plans with the Directors, enforce internal governance and, to champion the continuous improvement of performance for all quality, safety, commercial and compliance requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Duties:
* Cascade the Company strategy to the project teams to ensure understanding of the role they play in achieving success
* To work with the Managing Director (MD) to create and bring together the respective support functions such as Design, Estimating, Procurement, Engineering and Commercial into an effective Pre-Construction hub that allows a seamlessly transition between Pre-Construction and Project Delivery teams
* Positively contribute to the challenge to reduce costs and improve company performance
* To effectively support the project teams to ensure successful completion of each project which meet the commercial objectives and the engineering standards of each project
* To ensure that each project produces and issues all reports timely and accurately and then auditing / reviewing these on sited with the Project Managers
* To maintain effective communication with clients and ensure that the company is professionally represented at all times
* Continuously improve standards of performance through coaching and mentoring

Experience:
* Will possess at least 10 years' experience with respect to managing construction projects and commercial developments with some experience in infrastructure developments
* Possess experience of overseeing multiple projects
* Experience in a senior management capacity with emphasis being placed on engineering construction and contract management; financial management, risk management, business strategy, commercial management; operational planning and staff management
* During the project running phase, to attend site and client locations regularly to monitor progress and productivity, working closely with the Project Manager and ensuring compliance with the programme plan. Interrogate the plan and work delivered against it
* To review the administration and all record keeping associated with each project
* Ensure that commissioning is addressed at the start of each project. Therefore, Test & Commissioning Plan and ITP's produced, regularly updated and maintained during the currency of the project
* To oversee all aspects of the project completion phase ensuring that record drawings and O&M manuals are addressed early and regularly throughout the project
* Review the project and the close out report with the Project Manager and identify the main issues for the business continuous learning and improvement
* Share best practice across the projects to improve performance and delivery