Operations Manager

Location London, United Kingdom
Category Civil Engineering
Job Type Permanent


As a result of an internal promotion a civil engineering and multi-utility sector contractor who operate internationally are seeking to recruit an Operations Manager to complement their team in London. The business work on behalf of a range of clients and have recently been awarded work on the prestigious HS2 , current projects range in value from £1M - £10M each. The company are well placed offer top performing employees the opportunity to progress to Director level roles within the next few years, they are privately owned and have impressive forward order books with work beyond 2025.

The Role
This is a highly autonomous role, the Operations Manager will be responsible for overseeing the e delivery of utility projects from the start through to completion, ensuring that teams deliver work on time and within budget, be the leader of the team spearheading tenders, business development, day to day operations, project delivery and business growth.
Day to day duties are typical of an Operations Manager including taking responsibility for the P&L and ensuring budgets are adhered to and that Project Managers are achieving set programmes.

Experience Required
Suitable candidate will be able to demonstrate experience working as a contracts manager or operations manager within the civil engineering or utility sectors as well as experience managing P&L accounts. Excellent client facing and negotiating skills are essential as is the ability to lead an manage and motivate utility teams.