Operations Manager

Nicholas Associates
31 Mar 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role : Head of Projects

Salary : Discussed at Interview

Location : Doncaster

Job Description

An Operations Manager is a key appointment within the Engineering team. The role is to provide leadership and management to the existing Project Management Team. Project Managers are responsible for safely delivering multidisciplinary projects on time and on budget. Projects range from supply and erection to full turn key projects incorporating civils, structural, process, mechanical, electrical and control systems.

As the Operations Manager, the role requires experience of leading teams, managing resources, controlling costs and ensuring project managers are working to company policies and systems. This position will report directly to the Head of Engineering. The role is ideally suited to someone who enjoys managing a team of people, working on turnkey engineering projects and is not afraid to ensure cost, quality and safety are managed effectively.

Roles and Responsibilities:

* Manage project time schedules, labour estimates and labour availability information to support the bid/sales team.

* Responsible for the provision of resource to create initial risk registers, programmes and stakeholder engagement.

* Attend client meetings and presentations as required.

* Responsible for project budgets and cost/variation control. Ensure PM’s are managing costs and risk and take ownership of project P&L’s.

* Report project progress and financials to Head of Engineering on a regular basis.

* Help create, implement and manage company methodology and processes and ensure that all projects are run in accordance with new and existing systems.

* Audit each project continually for Health and Safety, Compliance, Planning, Purchasing, Value Engineering and Cost Saving, Cash flow, Staff/Contractor Performance, Financial Performance, Schedule and risk.

* Ensure that health and safety procedures are implemented monitored and adhered to.

* Ensure that a fully detailed project plan exists and ensure that the plan shows the critical path of the project. Ensure corporation and engagement with contributing engineering departments with project planning and delivery.

* Ensure that PM’s create and manage a resource plan as required, and that any issues relating to resource requirements are resolved or (as required) escalated in the business in a timely manner.

* Recruit team members in line with the budget, company procedures and approval processes.

* Conduct project close out meetings with representatives of the disciplines involved in the project.

Qualifications and Experience:

* Minimum of five years’ experience in a related role (preferably degree qualified).

* Knowledge and understanding of civils, structural and mechanical & electrical engineering (not all essential).

* Management of project resources and financials.

* Business focused with the drive to ensure project GM’s are maintained and improved.

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills, a strong collaborator with team working skills

* Experience in implementation of Quality Management Systems within project environment.

* Experience of NEC and JCT contracts.

To learn more about this role please e-mail or simply call (phone number removed) to discuss.

Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

Nicholas Associates Professional is part of Nicholas Associates Group, a market leading partner of choice for talent management solutions, from Apprentice to Boardroom. For us, it's all about enabling people to be their best.

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