Operations Director - Utilities

Posted 9 January by Civil London

We are currently working in partnership with a leading tier one utility company. The position will involve working on established utility contracts. These include high volume, low value framework agreements and capital works projects with a turnover in excess of £80M per annum.

As Operations Director you will be working with a strong senior management team, providing vital support to the CEO. This role offers long term security within a growing business and a flexible hybrid working environment.

Salary to £125k | Attractive Bonus | Car Allowance | Personal Healthcare Allowance | Pension | Life Assurance | 25 days holiday + bank holidays

Key Essentials

* As Operations Director you will be responsible for overseeing a senior operations, planning, reinstatement and streetworks team for capital works and high volume, low value contracts with a turnover in excess of £80M per annum

* Ultimate responsibility for the programming of works, ensuring that the client is kept updated and that all required resource is available and in-place

* Ensure that the company is adhering to and is compliant with SHEQ guidelines

* Working closely and providing operational support to the commercial team

* Acting as a key point of contact to clients, overseeing a heat map of issues and resolving

* Understanding contract(s) scope and any potential new opportunities

* Management and delegation with staff and contractors across all departments

* Performance management and process improvement to ensure efficient project operations

* Management and reporting on internal KPI's

* Ensure that systems are being used compliantly with correct processes carried out

* Overview of delivery risk management, ensuring that this is adequately covered with any opportunities maximised

* Demonstrating performance and identifying improvements


* Previous experience operating at a senior level on utility high volume, low value works for a tier one company with values in excess of £80M per annum is essential

* Excellent commercial, programme and performance management skills

* Good communication and organisational skills with the ability to delegate at all levels across various departments

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Required skills

  • Commercial Awareness
  • Management
  • Performance Management
  • Utilities
  • KPI implementation

Application questions

Senior level experience on utility high volume works with values in excess of £80M pa?
Excellent commercial, programme and performance management skills?
Good communication and organisational skills with the ability to delegate at all levels?

Reference: 51753913

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