South East

Assistant Operations Director (South East)

Are you ready to take your operational management expertise to the next level? We are seeking a client focused and results-oriented individual to join our team as Assistant Operations Director. You will have a track record of delivering an excellent customer driven service and be able to evidence how you have delivered business growth. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in managing the operational activities of our company in a designated region, ensuring compliance with all company policies and standards.

Continental Landscapes was formed in 1989 and is a member of the Krinkels Group, who operate in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and the UK.

Since 1989, we have grown substantially in size and reputation. The company has developed significantly and now has a multi-million pound turnover. Continental Landscapes provides all aspects of grounds maintenance, street cleansing and landscaping services to a wide range of clients including local authorities, housing associations, government organisations, NHS and educational establishments.

Purpose of the Role:

As Assistant Operations Director for the South East region, your primary objectives will include driving financial performance and growth, ensuring adherence to health and safety, environmental, and quality standards, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and best practices.

Key Responsibilities include:

– Motivate and support the team, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements and company policies.

– Participate in negotiations and stakeholder meetings to represent the company positively.

– Contribute to tendering and business development activities, focusing on operational efficiency and competitive pricing.

– Support the development and implementation of corporate social responsibility strategies and plans.

– Prepare and monitor operations budgets and forecasts in collaboration with the Operations Director.

– Achieve business efficiencies and financial savings through cost management and supplier relationships.

Person Specification:

– Management experience at a senior level in the public or private sector.

– Proven track record of operational management and delivering high-value service contracts.

– Strong knowledge of health and safety regulations and operational practices.

– Excellent communication, negotiation, and analytical skills.

– Ability to lead and develop a team aligned with organizational goals.

– Commitment to quality standards, customer service, and company values.

– Strong commercial focus and financial acumen.

– Full UK driving license due to extensive national travel requirements.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, excel at driving results, and are passionate about delivering exceptional service, we want to hear from you! Join us in shaping the future of our operations and making a positive impact in the communities we serve.

Closing date for applications: 31st May 2024.

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