Operations & Planning Manager

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Competitive Salary and Benefits
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Operations & Planning Manager

Location: Essex

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Job type: Permanent

The key purpose of the Operations and Planning Manager will be to translate our business plans, sales forecasts and real time sales into long term resource plans, monthly programmes of work and weekly work schedules for our skilled in-house teams.

The role is both strategic in terms of creating long-term resource plans and programmes of works, as well as operational leading a team of schedulers programming in house teams, subcontractors, local authority street works notices and coordinating plant and materials.

The priority for this role will be delivering exceptional on time, quality and efficient delivery to our customers.

Responsibilities of the Operations & Planning Manager:

* Inputting to the business planning and budgeting process
* Translating business plans into long term resource plans
* Assisting Delivery Director to recruit to the resource plan
* Reacting in real time to the work volumes within our design and project teams to update resource requirements
* Growing, mentoring and optimising the works scheduling team
* Creating daily/weekly work programmes maximising delivery on time and labour efficiency
* Coordinating plant and material requirements
* Coordinating Local Authority street works permits and traffic management requirements
* Reporting on KPIs such as delivery on time, labour efficiency, utilisation, re-work etc.
* Developing and maintaining compelling relationships with all stakeholders
* As part of the Operations Senior Management Team, grow the team rapidly in line with our ambitious growth plans

Requirements of the Operations & Planning Manager:

* Excellent track record in similar utilities based operational/planning role
* Strong organisational and communication skills with experience of managing multiple stakeholders.
* Ideally third level qualification (HNC/Degree)
* Experience of using MS Office suite and scheduling systems
* Track record in successfully growing motivated and engaged teams
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain long term relationships
* Ability lead, motivate, build and mentor teams
* Excellent commercial awareness and attention to detail.
* Proactive and motivated approach, with high degree of drive
* Ability to manage multiple stakeholders
* Ability to put our customers in the centre of everything we do
* Ability to operate in dynamic environments
* Knowledge of utility works
* Strong understanding of local authority street works processes and requirements
* Understanding of customer service and its impact on business performance
* Knowledge of utility scheduling systems and processes

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Operations & Planning Manager, then please apply now!

Closing Date: Monday 2nd March 2020

Nexus Infrastructure plc and its subsidiaries, Tamdown, TriConnex and eSmart networks is an equal opportunities employer, and we value diversity and promote equality across all of our businesses. We welcome applications from all sections of society and are always happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. The terminology used in this advert is not intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

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