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Operations Manager – Leisure & Hospitality Fit Out

  • £80,000 - £100,000 + Travel, Healthcare, Pension & Bonus
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Leicestershire

Operations Manager – Leisure & Hospitality Fit Out

£80,000 – £100,000 + Travel, Healthcare, Pension & Bonus

Midlands based – projects nationwide


About the Role:


My client have an exciting new position to suit a well experienced Operations Manager to support the MD of this amazing main contractor. This complex role will cover the overall management of multiple live projects across the country managing a team of Project & Construction Managers across a variety of hospitality and student accommodation refurbishment projects. Responsibility will start from pre-con stages, right through to completion on all live projects within the division. This role is an excellent way into a successful and growing business, and comes with the opportunity for long term career progression. This role is hands on and will require this individual be proactive with their staff, leading by example with an excellent eye for detail and solving problems before they arise.


This will be s remote role with the ideal candidate being based on the M1 corridor, making these easily accessible to the upcoming project my client has in the midlands, as well their London and northern projects.


About the Company:


This mid-size, high spec main contractor is part of an up-and-coming wave of companies that have found excellent success in niche areas of the industry, offering clients industry expertise, professional solutions, and most importantly – results. They mainly work hospitality and leisure projects up to £30m, specializing in refurbishment and fit out projects for blue chip clients up and down the country. This business pride themselves on the quality of their work, and this is show by the list of well-known and wealthy clients with whom they do repeat business. The founder and directors are all industry experts, having come together to start this business from director level roles across top tier main contractors. They stay hands on within the business, having a strong input into all life’s projects giving this company a very tight knit, family feel.


The recruitment process for this business is one of meticulous detail, as they only look to take on the very best the industry has to offer. If you’re interested in making a move to fast moving, growing, new age main contractor, this business could be the right move.



About the benefits / rewards:


The specific salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry and experience on related roles and projects. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary around £90,000 which will also include various benefits relating to healthcare & pension.




The ideal candidate will be a well-established Operations / Construction Manager who has a stable background of working within well-established Main Contractors within similar markets.  The perfect candidate will have progressed from a Construction Project Management background, knowing the building process with the ability to be hands on when required. Career stability will be key in the selection process, as the clients are keen to land a colleague with only a small handful of previous employers. This candidates experience should cover fit out and refurbishment projects, and will also be considered with large scale building projects.


  • Stable Background – Only a handful of previous employers
  • Main Contractor experience
  • Hands on approach and can do attitude
  • Experienced in setting up and running fit out projects, preferably in key target markets of leisure & hospitality or student accommodation projects.
  • Understanding of funding and financing routes
  • Proactive in learning with ability to influence others
  • A good communicator, able to interact with clients in a positive engaging manner
  • A team player


If you feel this role will be well suited to you, please do not hesitate to get in touch on the below details


Contact: Alex or 01923750095