Operations Manager – Nr. Ely

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small but expanding electrical / utilities business near Ely.

You will be responsible for overseeing the efficient running of the administration team ensuring all office processes and procedures are adhered to. In addition to this you will be working alongside the Managing Director to win new business, tender for contracts and grow existing major customer contracts to achieve growth targets year on year.

If you come from a utilities / electrical background, currently working as an Operations Manager where you are instrumental in building strong working relationships with all stakeholders and linking the admin function with site then we would like to hear from you!

In return you will receive: 25 days holiday, Christmas shutdown, stakeholder pension and profit related pay.

This role is 100% office based.


Duties & Responsibilities of the Operations Manager:

  • Administer all major customer contracts, including pricing, invoicing, ordering of stock ensuring best prices sourced, diary management and scheduling of people and resource as appropriate.
  • Collaboration with other key members of staff to ensure efficient operations and delivery of contracts and customer projects.
  • Full administrative responsibility for key contracts
  • Carry out contract review meetings as appropriate and as required by the customer.
  • Responsible for identifying, researching, completing, and submitting new tenders as agreed with the Managing Director.
  • Management of new client contracts, delegating small works to Office Manager as appropriate and with the agreement of the Managing Director.
  • Carry out financial analysis of major contracts as required by the Managing Director
  • Support the MD in leading, managing, and delegating project work as required.
  • Provide leadership direction to the Office Manager, through regular one to one meetings and measurement of objectives and key results.
  • Ensure the Office Manager and their team carry out accurate and efficient diary management for all staff and key resources, flagging up any issues and concerns in a timely manner.
  • Provide MD with the financials for the company, to include all account growth, P&L and any other monthly figures as requested.
  • Ensure that compliance to financial and legal regulations are followed.

What you will need to succeed as the Operations Manager:

  • Proven experience working as an Operations Manager ideally within a utilities / electrical background.
  • Solid administrative skills, ideally working within a project related role.
  • Previous experience working for a small SME would be ideal.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate confidently at all levels.
  • Previous man-management experience is essential as you will be leading a team and be directing in all aspects of work.
  • Ability to keep a cool head in a fast-paced environment.
  • Confident attending and leading project meetings with internal teams and external clients.
  • An understanding of tending for contracts would be advantageous.


If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please contact Claudine for a chat on 01223 607670 or apply now.

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Kameo Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this permanent vacancy.

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