Operations Manager

Job Details

Location: Warrington
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 plus package
Sector: Construction, Refurbishment, Painting, Roofing
Contact: Connor Brown
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 02920813331
Start Date: Immediate
Job Ref: OM/CB/BG/2024


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Operations Manager


Reporting to Branch Manager


Sphere Solutions are currently recruiting for an operations manager to work for one of the largest Property Services contractors in the UK.

Our client are a family-owned and operated company since 1988. They have grown since then to offer a full spectrum of property services including Planned and Project works in Painting, Roofing, Flooring, Passive and Active Fire Protection, Kitchen and Bathroom Replacements, Multi-Disciplinary Fabric Upgrades, Retrofit and Energy Services, Disrepair Works and Response and Void Maintenance Contracts, delivered by expert, directly employed teams across 37 branches.


Job Role:

  • Ensure a safe working environment for all contracts within the branch
  • Work with the Contracts Manager to establish and implement a mobilisation plan for all new projects.
  • Assist the Contracts Managers with the development of project-specific Programmes and establish a master resource programme for the branch
  • Ensure the correct resources are available to allow the contracts team to deliver their projects on time, to specification and budget
  • Monitor labour, subcontractors, plant and materials to ensure projects are delivered to ‘the Bell Standard’ and not simply the lowest standard accepted by the client.
  • Manage and motivate Contracts Managers, supervisors, foreman, site staff and subcontractors
  • Ensure customer promises are delivered and relationships are developed
  • Promote the values of Bell Group at all opportunities


Responsible for: Branch employees’ including Operations Supervisors, Site Foreman, Operatives and Apprentices



  • Ensure all directly employed staff and subcontractors understand what it means to work for the company by discussing key values, culture and expectations regularly.
  • Ensure all supervisors and foremen have the relevant experience and ability to manage their allocated projects.
  • Ensure all supervisors and foremen are trained in aspects of health and safety relevant to their job role.
  • Ensure that supervisory staff are familiar with and have a reasonable understanding of Bell Group
  • Health and Safety policies, procedures, safe working practices and risk assessments and are effectively communicated to all site staff and contractors.
  • Review safety plans and safe systems of work and ensure implementation on all projects
  • All new projects should be allocated a management team. Ensure each project and team has a nominated Contracts Manager and supervisor/foreman/site manager to enable full-time


The Candidate:

  • Leadership
  • Communication and teamwork
  • Customer engagement
  • Judgement and decision-making
  • Employee development
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Previous experience managing labour-based activities (preferably within the construction industry).
  • Good knowledge of the industry and a wide range of local contact




  • GCSE grade C or above in 4 subjects including Maths and English or a C&G Advanced/Craft
  • certificate and NVQ L2/3, HNC in Construction, or equivalent
  • SMSTS Award
  • CMI L3 Award, Principles of Management & Leadership
  • Pitman Excel – Intermediate User
  • CSCS card – Supervisor / Manager / Professionally qualified person
  • Completion of iHASCO-defined mandatory training modules


If you’re interested, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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