Operations Manager

Location: Wantage, Oxfordshire Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Sector: Highways & Highways Electricals Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Emma Puddick

Quantity Surveyor / Operations Manager - Drainage
Location: Wantage
Salary: Competitive

About The Business

Core activities involve resin lining for sewer pipeline rehabilitation. Operationally based from the depot, however projects are delivered throughout the UK with a team of c50 direct employees as well as utilisation of approved subcontractors.
The work is of a "men in vans" nature, mainly for Main Contractors and is a mix of project sizes and duration. The environment is fast paced and often challenging yet rewarding, where hard work does not go unnoticed.

About The Quantity Surveyor / Operations Manager

We are looking for an individual to support on commercial, contractual and financial matters to enable management to focus more on customers and operational delivery. For this reason, we are labelling the role as a Quantity Surveyor, however, we do not necessarily require somebody with QS qualifications - so long as they have the right attitude and ambition.
The role will report to the General Manager, based in the Challow depot. There will also be a requirement to travel and lodge away throughout the UK as required.

About The Successful Quantity Surveyor / Operations Manager

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills, experience and attitude:

  • Ability to absorb new information quickly
  • Happy to follow agreed procedures but also able to look for and recommend improvements where necessary
  • Be able to lead, work with and manage people effectively
  • Be personable with a level of comfort in building and maintaining strong relationships
  • Have experience of a "men in vans" environment and understand what is required to deal with operatives
  • Be organised and a completer finisher
  • Be commercially minded - understand how to deliver a project to time, cost and quality
  • Have a "can do" attitude and be prepared to get hands on involved in resolving problems when required

About The Package for the Quantity Surveyor / Operations Manager

  • Competitive salary + car + pension + benefits
  • To start as soon as possible

If interested, please get in touch as they will look to get you started ASAP.

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