Operations Manager - Winter Services

28000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + Car, Mobile, Pension etc
29 Jun 2019
27 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for an experienced Operations Manager on behalf of a Winter Services Company, they have a large customer base that covers both the Private and Public Sector and work across the UK.
As the Operations Manager, you will be joining a well-established and growing winter service provider, taking on responsibility for the overall running of a number of key contracts. This will include ensuring the current relationship is maintained and strengthened to maximise future business potential as well as managing around 50 remotely based sub-contracted teams that deliver the gritting and snow clearing services.
Your day to day tasks will include :
Carrying out site assessments and audits to ensure the quality of work, recruiting operating teams, ensuring salt stocks and equipment is in place throughout the winter season and managing around 50 remotely based sub-contracted teams who will deliver the gritting and snow clearing service.
You will take on responsibility for service delivery. Locate, appoint and train the teams, managing them as well as controlling the gritting and snow clearing operations. Alongside this, you will manage the region, the maintenance of gritting equipment and ensure salt stocks are maintained.
As the Operations Manager you will need :
* Winter Maintenance and/or Grounds Maintenance contract management experience.
* Experience of managing field teams (directly employed and sub-contractor)
* To be a hands-on leader with the ability to both train and induct new team members.
* A good understanding of meeting financial targets and keeping control of costs.
* A flexible approach to work as there is a rota for out of hours work and a rota for covering operations throughout the winter on weekends.
* Full driving licence and ideally licenced to use forklifts
This is a permanent role paying from GBP28,000 to GBP35,000 which is negotiable depending on experience, plus Company Car or Car Allowance, Laptop, Mobile and Pension Scheme.
To find out more about the opportunity, register your interest or apply, please either use the link on this web page or call to speak to one of the team