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Operations Manager – Multi Utilities/Civil Engineering

  • £65,000 - £80,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Oxford

Operations Manager – Multi Utilities


£65,000 – £80,000

The company that I’m recruiting for are a leading name within the highways, utilities, bridges and civil engineering sector within England. Since starting up the company in the late 60’s they have become a very trusted partner with my many clients within Kent, Essex, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, East Midlands and Yorkshire. The firm specialise in S278 and S38 works, as well as construction and maintenance work for all types of highway, from minor roads to motorways and major route construction. They also specialise in the bridge infrastructure, utilities and rail. The projects that they get involved in range up to the value of £20M.

About the opportunity:

Reporting directly to the utility’s director, as an Operations Manager, you will predominately be based on utility projects throughout the UK and will be responsible for the delivery of multiple projects, varying in size and complexity, ranging from £2M – £20M. All of the projects you will be working on will be multi utilities within a highways environment because my client have started doing all in one packages to help benefit their clients, including the infrastructure works. You will develop and maintain high standards of operational service delivery whilst maximising growth potential in addition to delivering financial and non-financial business objectives from contractual requirements and plans.

  • Organise projects and scheduling for all upcoming work
  • Liaise with correct departments and Directors to ensure the business runs smoothly on a daily basis
  • Expand the business from existing client base whilst also being proactive with potential leads.
  • Produce load lists and organise vehicle fleet
  • Ensuring programme adherence
  • Understand the health and safety guidelines within the company and ensure this is being followed at all times
  • Flexible within the role and adapting to the changing demands of the job
  • Have the ability to successfully resolve any issues that may arise whilst working
  • Follow projects and ensure all costs and activity are working correctly.

About the Requirements:

To be considered for this role, individuals must have a strong background within the multi utility industry and this must have been gained whilst working in the UK. Ideally the successful individual will be degree qualified in a construction related discipline or similar and as this is a permanent position, candidates must be able to demonstrate stability of employment throughout their career. Furthermore, individuals must have strong management skills, knowledge of relevant utilities / health and safety policies and procedures and it is imperative.