Operations Manager


Operations Manager

Business Area: OPSL

Place of Work: Winchester and Littlehampton 

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 40

Osborne is one of the leading construction businesses in the UK. As a family-owned business, we have the freedom and flexibility to take a different approach. We focus on creating structures and spaces that provide an environment for people to thrive in and solutions for our customers that provide a better experience during the creation. From rail to road, housing to healthcare, however large the project or contract, we know that it is always personal to the people who use it and those that are responsible for it. 

We provide an inclusive environment which is aligned to our core values of Quality, Integrity, Openness, Caring and Progressive. We value everyone as an individual and provide the opportunity to influence and change the way that we do things to ensure that we progress and evolve as a business. As a responsible employer we are also committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff at all times.


The Opportunity
 We have an excellent opportunity for an Operations Manager within our Property Services business and supporting the contracts with Winchester City Council and Arun District Council.  The purpose of the role is to ensure the efficient, effective and profitable management of all works in an allocated area, primarily responsive repairs, planned and void works.  You will also be expected to manage and develop processes to enable maximum performance from the operational teams on the ground and to make sure all works are deployed within the quickest possible time prior to the target completion date.  


You will be spending time onsite in both Littlehampton and Winchester so you must be in commuting distance of both areas.  There will also be some flexibility for homeworking on some days.  

What are we looking for?
In order to be considered for this role it is important that you have previous experience of running a repairs and maintenance service within the social housing or local authority arena.  You will be a strategic thinker and you must also be a confident communicator as a large part of this role is client facing.  It would also be highly beneficial if you have experience in compliance related work.  You will also be highly IT literate as you will be expected to work on a range of systems. 
Our Benefits
  • Competitive Salary and Company Car (dependent on position)
  • Company Pension
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Gift Day off for your Birthday
  • Private Health Insurance (after qualifying period dependent on level)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Trade Discount Cards
If this sounds a lot like you, and your approach to your work is the same as ours, we would love to hear from you. If we end up working together, we will give you a great environment to work in with real opportunities for you to shine, deliver great work and develop your career.
Please note that we would also make reasonable adjustments where possible to ensure that our places of work are inclusive and allow us to support the creation of a diverse and engaged business.

Due to the nature of the work that Osborne are involved in, additional criminal record checks maybe required to carry out particular roles. This will be clarified during the interview process.


If you have any further queries regarding this role, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0330 311 2713

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