Contracting Operations Manager

** This vacancy has now been filled **


We are seeking an amazing, dynamic and trusted Contracting Operations Manager, for our business in Ashford, Kent working within the Contracting Enterprise.


The role will be focused on providing an excellent service to both internal and external customers within the business across a range of technical disciplines including:


  • Working with the Business Development Manager you will be responsible for the generation of a business development plan including marketing strategies/campaigns
  • Agreeing seasonal pricing strategies with the Business Development Manager for bespoke operations lump sum quotations
  • Provide a challenging budget for the Enterprise, season by season and report progress at scheduled Management Meetings
  • Generating operational costings post operations to include analysis on fuel consumption, labour, utilisation, downtime etc.
  • Forward plan seasonal work activities to maintain a full work schedule with new and existing customers
  • Management of and holding of responsibility for Enterprise staff, ensuring operations are being carried out in a compliant fashion and to a standard satisfactory to both the Company and customer.
  • Overall responsibility for the information flow upon completion of the work to the accounts team for invoicing and timely resolution of subsequent job queries

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong practical agricultural experience to provide robust and effective leadership
  • Have enthusiasm and passion to do the job well – first time
  • Have a proactive, problem-solving mind set
  • Confident and engaging management approach
  • An ability to multitask whilst under pressure and a clear ability to delegate responsibility where necessary

** This vacancy has now been filled **