Operations Manager

Posted a week ago by Blocktech MEP

Wimbledon, Greater London

Blocktech Mep are looking for an Operations Manager with a mixture of Collaborative, Persuasive, Consultative and Authoritative management styles. In this role you will be managing multiple personalities and levels from Clients, Directors, Project managers, and Supervisors through to Engineers.

The successful candidate will oversee the general day to day running of the Commercial Department, ensuring optimum levels of performance are achieved and sustained. This includes managing a team of project managers and occasionally directly managing a project of their own for bespoke or new clients.  In this newly created position you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact on the successful running of this department with accountability for managing and delivering Business Improvement Plans, Revenue Growth and Budget Control.

The company itself supply Commercial Services, BMS Services, Gas Services, Electrical Services, Mechanical services, and Maintenance packages on anything from Hospitals, Schools, High End Residential, to affordable housing. They have been established for over 50 years have a large client base and turn over in excess of 30 million with projects ranging from 50k to 2 Million.

The ideal candidate will have been successfully delivering projects across similar sectors either in a similar role, or as a Contracts/Senior Project manager over seeing and managing multiple contracts, projects, personnel, and budgets at one time.

You will also need to have proven stability by spending more than 5 years within a similar established business, be affable, personable, presentable, and able to grow client relationships.

Necessary Requirements or attributes for the successful candidate:

  • Excellent team management skills with the ability to apply multiple styles.
  • Able to hold and attend monthly and weekly project management meetings
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft and project management software.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and build relationships at all levels.
  • Able to present and create presentations to clients and Directors on improvements and ideas
  • A good understanding of both general and HR processes
  • Able to manage and allocate site personnel and resource where needed.
  • Experience in training, developing, and nurturing staff to strive and grow with the company.
  • Strong commercial understanding and budget control.
  • Vast project management experience within similar sectors.

If successful, you will join a growing forward-thinking company with a good work ethos and team spirit. The role is based in their Surrey Office with travel to projects in and around London as necessary.

  • Working hours 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
  • 25 days Holiday
Start Date:
January 2022
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