Job Title: Business & Networks Operations Manager
Salary and benefits: £50k basic plus full benefits package
Location: Covering South West, based Aylesford
Business Area: Utilities - Telecoms
Join Kier, connect to your future.
At Kier we connect and create spaces and places. Being part of Kier connects you to strategically important projects and contracts, where your skills and expertise will be utilised to positively impact people, communities and the environment for generations.
Kier Utilities keep our telecoms clients' customers connected to superfast broadband, digital TV and the latest full-fibre gigabit internet services through the design and construction of new fibre networks as well as the maintenance of existing HFC networks.
Working in partnership with Virgin media since 2001, we provide the network engineering support to connect hundreds of thousands of new customers and lay more than 100,000,000m of new networks annually, every year to customers throughout the UK. With our new growth and ambition to be industry leaders, we are looking for talented, professional and customer centric people to join our team.
With our new growth and ambition to be industry leaders, we are looking for talented, professional and customer centric people to join our team.
About the Role
Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, the operations manager is responsible for both leading and developing the VMB Major projects team - focusing on H3G, Vodaphone and SEE dark fibre / backhaul projects. They will be responsible for project delivery, customer service, stakeholder management, cash management and commercial performance. There will be a key focus on building a team with the professionalism and expertise to successfully deliver the client's requirements within agreed budgets.
What we need from you?
Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you'll enjoy the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.
You can also expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:
Access to our valuable pension scheme Matched
Generous Holiday Allowance
Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping
Plus many more benefits geared to your wellbeing
It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.
Make the journey. Leave a legacy.
Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.
Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.
Kier is an inclusive employer.
Let's shape your world together.
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 18th September 2020
Knowledge & key skills
- Successful P&L experience of leading a business unit within the communications, utilities or similar sectors.
- Strong track record in successful project delivery.
- Excellent commercial management skills
- Excellent communication skills at all organisational levels
- Excellent client relationship skills
- Change management capability
- Proven track record of people, project and programme management, with strong leadership abilities
- Strong planning and organisational skills
- IT skills