Highways Operations Manager

Posted 29 January 2024
Salary £65k - 80k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJordan Townley

Job description

Job Title: Highways Operations Manager - South Region
Salary: £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus £7000 car allowance
Bonus Scheme: Directors discretion, £10,000 based on annual targets being met  
Divisions: The Operations Manager South will be supporting and promoting the Highways Water Management and Drainage services, and then the wider business
Holidays: 25 days + all bank holidays 
Location: Anywhere in the Southern counties, Hampshire, Kent, Wiltshire, Sussex, Dorset, Surrey, and Somerset.
My client, a prominent player in the Highways construction industry, is in search of a dynamic and experienced Operations Manager to lead the delivery of the Business Plan and Strategy. This role involves identifying and securing forward works programs, expanding business scale with new clients, and improving overall profitability.
- Highways experience and preferably worked for National Highways or contracted to them.
- Experience with working on the CWF, SDF, M&R contracts
- Previous experience in a similar role within the highway industry
- Previous contracts management experience in the construction industry.
- Understanding of highway drainage and current specifications (CS 551, CD 535, ADMM, MCHW, DMRB).
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Word.
- Good understanding of relevant health & safety legislation.
- Familiarity with business strategy.
- UK Driving License required.
- Company car/car allowance.
- IT equipment & mobile phone.
- Generous holiday allowance.
- Group Income Protection.
- Private Medical.
- Pension Scheme.
- Online Rewards Platform with access to over 900 retailers.
- Enhanced Family Friendly Policies 
- Long service awards (additional leave) and extra Bank Holidays

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jordan Townley at Carrington West on 023 9431 4917 or email Jordan.townley@carringtonwest.com for more information.
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