Regional Operations Manager

circa £35,000 based on experience
19 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Dave Williams
Contract Type
Full Time

LOCATION: Aberdeen 

JOB TITLE: Regional Operations Manager 

SALARY & BENEFITS: circa £35,000 based on experience plus car allowance, fuel card and other benefits including laptop, mobile phone, life assurance, healthcare cash plan Discount & Childcare vouchers

WORKING HOURS: Full Time Monday to Friday 42 hours per week – will require travel and occasional overnight stays/flexibility (expenses covered), does include rotational on call weekend work

THE COMPANY: Are you an experienced people manager, with commercial experience working to cost and profit targets?

Our client are looking for an experienced Regional Operations Manager who is also a great people manager to join and assist in the leading of operations of their business in the Aberdeen and surrounding area.

THE ROLE: As a Regional Operations Manager you will be responsible for the profitable delivery of your business area within service and contract requirements. You will manage the overall operation of your area and motivate and lead a geographically diverse employee group to maximise their performance and productivity at all times. 

This would suit an experienced Operations Manager with commercial/budgeting knowledge who ideally also has experience in a similar industry such as Armed Forces, Public Services, Health & Social care, but is not essential as you will receive through training and support from day 1.

Key Duties for the Regional Operations Manager role: -

• Understand the operation, the planning process and all other business system processes and ensure consistent application of company procedures
• Ensure all employees working in your area are fully aware of company policies, procedures and contractual requirements and conduct staff reviews and PDR's 
• Develop and maintain positive relationships with key external stakeholders 
• Lead and manage and inform staff of challenges of the business in a clear way, to enable understanding of all employees of the contribution that they can make
• Support and guide employees during development activities
• Create a climate of participation, trust and respect and encourage the team to constantly strive for higher standards
• Evaluate and monitors the delivery of services to maintain health & safety 
• Achieve targets ensuring continuous improvements, all the time keeping this in line with profit requirements
**Please note this is not an exhaustive list of duties

THE CANDIDATE: The successful Regional Operations Manager will need general business unit management experience within cost and profit targets and will need to have Commercial experience and an understanding of contracts and operating within that to achieve profitability. You will need to have previous people management experience within a unionised business, be able to operate effectively in a multi-site environment, and will be a proven influencer with the ability to develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders. It is also essential candidates are highly self motivated and confident in challenging the status-quo to positively influence and support achievement of business objectives. In addition candidates will need to have good IT skills, be highly organised and dedicated and will need to hold a valid Driving Licence as will be required to travel between multiple sites in the Aberdeen and surrounding area. 

Key Experience/ Characteristics preferred for the role: -

• Commercial business experience & general business unit management experience with cost and profit targets
• People management experience within a unionised business essential 
• Able to travel operate effectively in a multi-site environment
• Valid Driving Licence essential 
• Ability to communicate effectively and think ahead, plan work and meet deadlines
• Must be a proven leader, motivator and influencer 
• Must be highly self organised, motivated and have good Health & Safety knowledge 
• Capable of working under tight deadlines in a fast paced, environment is essential 

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps