Operations Director

Michael Page Property and Construction
England, Cheshire, Warrington
£80000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Package
Closing date
30 Sep 2020
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Seeking an Operations Director with capability to shape and develop the operations for the Northern region with an ambitious growth target. Working across Property Services Infrastructure, with a proven ability to develop strategy and achieve sustainable growth in profitability.

Client Details

A leading Property and Utility specialist, at an exciting stage in the business's development.


  • Support the delivery of the corporate and business strategy, growth and business plan for the Business unit including geographical growth.
  • Deliver the approved annual targets and cash performance within the business plan agreed with Managing Director.
  • Assume Key Account responsibilities for key customers and suppliers identified within the business strategy.
  • Contribute to the collective ownership of the Business Board agenda and play an influential role within the wider leadership Group
  • Develop and continuously deliver a winning proposition for customers
  • Maintain high levels of customer engagement across the Business unit
  • To lead, manage and support production teams during the whole project life cycle both pre and post contract.
  • Support for bidding strategy and pricing within the Business unit to ensure profitable growth in line with delegated authorities for sign off.
  • Anticipate and manage risks inherent within the Business portfolio.
  • Champion Safety, Health, Environmental and Sustainability performance within the Business Unit and amongst supply chain partners
  • Champion continuous improvement of delivery and professional standards in achieving Operational excellence and supply chain management.
  • Ensure that methods and procedures used comply with our Quality Management System or make the case to change the procedure.
  • Develop the capability and careers of the people in their Business Unit to meet the business requirements of right quantity, right quality, right skills, right time.
  • To be the custodian of and enhance the brand and values in all aspects of the Business Unit operation.
  • To ensure there are adequate levels of appropriately inducted and trained resources with the necessary capabilities for current and future projects.
  • To encourage and promote innovation within Operations that supports the continual enhancement of the Business Unit performance.
  • Effective team leadership and communication - managing monitoring and coaching line managers by being in regular contact with each area and ensuring that information is communicated throughout the business unit.


  • Proven track record of leadership in senior position running multiple work packages and creating successful teams
  • A proactive agent for change and innovation
  • Excellent customer facing and networking skills
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Tenacity in achieving objectives and deadlines
  • Passion for service excellence
  • Based in the North West of England
  • A track record of developing and delivering profitable growth in the Utilities sector.
  • Proven experience of high-pressure gas schemes will be advantageous.
  • Experience of large complex schemes.
  • Knowledge of mechanical and civil engineering challenges.

Job Offer

Fantastic salary ranging from £80-100k depending on experience

Package including Car/Allowance

Benefits package on top.

Seeking starts as soon as possible, 3 months can be considered but not ideal

Since launching in 2006, Michael Page’s specialist Property consultants have supported a wide range of clients in appointing talented specialist professionals at middle management to board level across the UK.

As we continue to grow, our Consultants become increasingly specialist, enabling them to be ‘subject matter experts’ in their niche within the market and enabling them to provide an unrivalled level of technical and geographical knowledge to our Clients and Candidates.

Based from a network of locations across the UK, our Property consultants work with Landlords, Developers, Occupiers and Consultancies to source interim and permanent professionals across a variety of sectors.

  • Retail & Licensed Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Local & Central Government

Job Types

  • General Practice Chartered Surveyors
  • Building Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
  • Property / Estates Management
  • Property Director / Head of Property
  • Acquisitions/Disposals
  • Land & Development

For more information, career advice or to speak to us about your hiring needs, please get in touch with our Michael Page Property team.

Contact Us
  • United Kingdom
  • 0121 230 9377
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