Highways Operations Manager

Recruiter
KPJ Group
Location
Manchester
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Highways Operations Manager looking to work for a well-established company based in Stockport?

As a Highways Operations Manager you will be responsible for the day to day running of a range of Highways and Construction related operations. managing Team Leaders, Driver/Charge hands and operational staff, liaising with customers to provide effective management of all Highway’s related staff, vehicles and resources.

The following company benefits are:
• Fantastic salary
• 5% pension scheme
• Company Lifestyle Benefits (Childcare etc)
• Cycle to work scheme
• 20 days holiday plus bank holidays (28 days)
• Free on-site parking
• 45 hour working week

As a Highways Operations Manager you will:
• Have a Full UK driving licence
• Have experience of providing engineering solutions to civil engineering projects
• Have experience and working knowledge of applying design specifications and drawings in an operational environment
• Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of current Construction & Design Management Regulations
• Have experience of managing contracts for local authority or similar
• Have 5 years or more experience of managing civil engineering projects or sites
• Have experience and knowledge of all types of groundworks on the highway, drainage, small scale repairs and reconstruction of footways/carriageways
• Have a proven record of quantifying, estimating and forecasting material usage
• Demonstrate managerial responsibility and delegation when allocating tasks to construction or repair teams
• Demonstrate a working knowledge, understanding and application of all Health & Safety in an operational environment and a strong commitment to the same
• Have a proven record in the ability to identify critical path activities, identify contingency, work to a predetermined budget and programme of work
• Manage resources to maximise productivity and profit and possess a sound understanding of costs, financial processes and profit with the ability to manage budgets to achieve financial targets
• Manage and motivate staff to achieve the required levels of productivity and quality, the skill and willingness to address inadequate performance and misconduct.
• Have worked for both private and public sector clients and appreciate the different drivers and approach to management and procurement

Desirables:
• Experience of managing large and small projects with multiple teams on various sites.
• Degree level civil engineering qualification
• HND, HNC in civil engineering or similar
• IOSH managing safely, NEBOSH or similar
• SMSTS or similar

If you are interested in joining a well-established, reputable company, please send your up to date CV or call (Apply online only) for more information – we look forward to hearing from you soon

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