Operations Manager - BMS Controls

SER (Staffing) Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Operations Manager - BMS Controls

Location: London / South East

Salary: £50-55,000 basic + package

Established as one of the largest Energy Solutions providers within the UK, our client are seeking to expand their Senior Management team with the addition of an Operations Manager, working out of the London / SE regional office.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

- Develop and maintain a culture of “Safety First and Foremost”.
- Maintain operating standards and principles in line with those set nationally.
- Review and improve operating processes regularly
- Support and maintain a collaborative working environment with external and internal customers
- Ensure close working relationships with the Commercial & Operational Finance Team
- Maintain and comply with internal controls, reporting, process and Authorities Matrix
- Provide forecasting and reporting information as and when requested in the required format.
- Attend Branch Business Review Meetings 
- Carry out Performance Management reviews
- Manage the technical and commercial aspects of allocated contracts and customers to ensure sales and margin targets are achieved and, where possible, exceeded.
- Liaise with the Business Manager and Co-Ordinator to ensure resource allocation is adequate and in accordance with the requirements of each contract.
- Ensure that technical and commercial specifications are readily available to enable sub-contract orders to be placed.
- Ensure that material and labour costs are collated and reported on in accordance with company procedure.
- Manage variations to contract and cost ‘overspends’ in accordance with company procedure.
- Attend customer meetings as required and deemed appropriate.
- Participate in the handover from Sales to Operations and ensure that all appropriate handover documentation is completed.

Experience & Skills and Location

- Candidates must have a minimum of 5-years’ experience operating as either an Operations Manager or similar within the BMS & Controls / FM industry
- Candidates must have proven and verifiable experience of Operations management in the industries outlined above.
- Candidates must have experience of managing and motivating people, setting objectives and inspiring other to achieve.
- Track record of successful operations management delivering against objectives and budget..
- Ability to think laterally and creatively to develop innovative solutions to challenges and identify opportunities for improvement and advantage.
- Resilient and tenacious with strong value set.
- Extremely well organised and able to manage a number of contracts and customers at any one time.
- The role holder will ideally be based within the region in which the role operates.