Operations Manager

The opportunity

As a result of successful company growth, we are looking for an Operations Manager to support the delivery of our projects across the North West of England.

  • location
    Location Head office - Blackburn
  • salary
    Salary Competitive depending upon experience

About the role

As an Operations Manager you will be responsible for developing client relationships in order to successfully win new work, whilst ensuring contracts are delivered safely, on programme and to client and Vital Energi standards.

Key responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing strategic plans to optimise operational efficiency and productivity.
  • Overseeing day-to-day operations, including resource allocation, project management, and contract pro
  • Ensuring quality control standards are maintained to ensure deliverables are achieved or exceed client expectations.
  • Fostering a culture of continuous improvement by identifying areas for enhancement and implementing innovative solutions.
  • Managing and mentoring a team of project engineers, managers, and support staff in order to maximise performance and professional development.
  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams to streamline processes and drive synergy across departments.
  • Monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs) and operational metrics to track progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations and industry standards to maintain a safe and secure work environment.
  • Cultivating strong relationships with clients, suppliers, and stakeholders to drive business growth and enhance customer satisfaction.

What you will need


  • salary
    Competetive Salary (depending upon experience)
  • pension
    Contributory Company Pension Scheme
  • insurance
    Non-contributory death-in-service insurance
  • holiday
    33 Days Holiday including BH
  • flexible working hours
    Vital Perks- employee discount scheme
  • location
    Onsite gym/wellbeing centre at Head Office
  • people
    Employee Assistance Programme
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The company is opposed to all forms of discrimination and will select for employment, training and promotion on the basis of suitability for the job and/ or merit. It is company policy that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of sex, race, colour, age, ethnic or national origins, political affiliations, religious beliefs, marital status, physical disability or is disadvantaged by unjustifiable conditions or requirements.

Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in the UK and are currently resident in the UK are invited to apply.