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Operational Manager

Location: Exeter

Type: Permanent

Pay: £45,000 - £55,000

Sector: Supervisory & Management

Reference: RB21020

Expiry: 25/04/2019

Consultant: Nikita Thomas

Office: Yeovil


At Red Berry Recruitment we’re looking for an Operational Manager with preferable experience in Logistics/Transportation to fulfill a Logistics Performance Manager role and play a big part in the delivery of the future of our gas network across south west England, ensuring high levels of compliance, performance and delivery.

Reporting to the Operations Area Engineering manager, you’ll be responsible for up to 50 drivers/teams, ensuring they work efficiently and cost effectively in activities associated with the safe delivery of the Logistics function across our network.

Our Logistics department operates as a support function, responsible for servicing and supporting over 170 teams across our entire geography. This includes delivery of back-fill materials and removal of excavated material using our fleet of HGV lorries alongside delivering stores materials with our fleet of vans.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and inspire people
  • Maintain our excellent safety record ensuring compliance with legislation, policies and procedures
  • Effectively manage a budget of circa £3 million
  • Work alongside our senior team to establish the direction, strategy and tone of the business
  • Create a culture which encourages excellent performance
  • Embrace and champion change
  • Role model outstanding behaviors
  • Celebrate the successes of your team and individuals

We are looking for candidates who portray the following:

  • The right attitude and exceptional people skills
  • A proven track record of leading teams to deliver high levels of compliance and performance
  • A full driving license
  • The willingness to work on a standby rota to cover a  24/7 gas emergency service
  • A working knowledge of the gas industry is desirable
  • It is important that you can demonstrate you have the ability to lead and motivate operational teams over a wide geography in a similar operating environment.

Competitive package which includes:

  • Competitive salary with 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Company car
  • Annual bonus subject to performance
  • Generous sickness scheme and Private health insurance
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits options
  • Career progression opportunities with comprehensive training

The Red Berry team always review and process job applications swiftly as possible. However due to the high volume of CVs that we receive online, we regrettably are not always able to respond to every applicant individually. If you’ve not heard from us within 7 working days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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