Operations Manager

Exeter, Devon
Up to £35k base (dep on exp) + Benefits Package
24 May 2018
21 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations Manager: Schools Projects:  Devon

Leading, expanding, £multi-million SPV & Asset Management company currently looking to recruit an experienced Operations Manager for Devon based schools projects.


The Person

Ideal candidate for this role will have the following:

  • Experience working within PFI projects in a complex Education setting or similar environment eg Healthcare.....
  • Experience working within complex and interrelated contractual arrangements
  • Experience working within a Hard FM performance regime
  • Experience of implementing, monitoring and updating systems and processes to monitor Hard FM Services to ensure compliance with contractual documents
  • Experience of working within Quality Assurance Systems
  • Experience in working with Hard FM CAFM and Helpdesk software packages


  • Ability to work unsupervised to achieve targets
  • Ability to effectively create and deliver performance monitoring regimes
  • Ability to provide advice and guidance on Hard FM risk management matters
  • Ability to demonstrate good contractual awareness
  • Ability to proactively detect and resolve complex contractual issues and retain good professional relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to interpret and undertake analysis of information from differing sources to formulate a cohesive risk assessment
  • Ability to effectively manage potential and actual disputes to minimise risk
  • Ability to extract key information and report it in a timely manner using appropriate means of communication
  • Demonstrate effective team leadership skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong, positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Solid working knowledge of MS Word and Excel and the ability to work with new technology
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work systematically to achieve deadlines


  • A HND/C in Building Services or similar level commercial/financial qualification
  • Current knowledge of Hard FM compliance to legislative and statutory regulations
  • Hold a professional membership, such as BIFM or similar
  • Have attended formal management and/or project management training

In return for your skills & experience you will receive a base salary of up to £35,000 (dep on exp)  + comprehensive Benefits package

Please send your CV (Word not PDF please) + Covering Letter to Tony Timmins, Executive Search Consultant.