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Head of Operations

Construction

Hertfordshire £80k – £85k + Car + Bonus
permanent Job Ref: 6305

Description

A leading utility works business is looking to appoint a Head of Operations to manage the operational delivery of mains replacement/ new connections and associated activities for contract areas around the South. As the Head of Operations you will ensure works are performed in accordance with Health Safety and Technical policies/ procedures and legislative requirement. The role is site-based therefore involved high levels of travel around the south.

Head of Operations Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Programme Commercial and Design Managers (internally and with Client representatives) to ensure all projects are appropriately assessed designed planned resourced and scheduled in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Ensure all works is carried out in accordance with the relevant legislation (e.g. NRSWA) and that all operational staff have appropriate competencies and certificates to undertake works
  • Monitoring performance to ensure all objectives are met and problems are anticipated and resolved
  • Introduce new systems and procedures to improve performance/ efficiency
  • Management and development of the workforce/ delivery teams to maximise productivity ensuring costs are maintained within agreed budget controls

Head of Operations Requirements:

  • Significant experience at Management level
  • Project Management skills including management of risk for delivery of projects to time cost quality safety and security supply
  • Sound understanding of Engineering policy procedure and legislation in addition to sound decision making skills
  • Post-holder would benefit from a Commercial/ Business qualification or experience
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills the ability to anticipate potential problems and overcome them effectively
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Good communication skills – ability to interface with internal and external stakeholders
  • NEBOSH Safety Management qualification (desirable)

  • Role: Head of Operations
  • Package: c£80k, Company Car, Significant Bonus, 25 days Holiday + Banks, Pension
  • Hours: Mon-Fri
  • Sector: Utilities / Gas / Construction
  • Location: Hertfordshire with travel around London and the South

    Job Ref: 6305