Having recruited for this company for over 6 years, we have seen them grow and develop to an enviable size and reputation for build quality, reliable & consistent delivery and outstanding customer service. There are very few residential builders in Auckland who have achieved and more importantly retained this level of service. One of the key factors in their success is solid set of values and growing organically, not just hiring for the sake of it because the market is busy. They have a low turnover of staff and a strong forward workload.
The Operations Manager provides leadership to all areas of the company: land / civil, design, planning, project / construction management, QS / commercial and support / admin staff. This role leads several teams that are responsible for ensuring company performance targets are achieved. This role also ensures customer satisfaction targets are reached, and is responsible for deputising for the MD when required.
Applicants must have the following experience in order to be considered:
Experience of working in a similar position, either in the commercial or residential company in NZ
A track record of successfully managing, leading and motivating diverse teams
Ability translate strategy into implementation and motivating people to execute the work
Significant experience managing operational budgets and providing forecasts
Proven ability to improve systems and increase effectiveness and efficiency
Ability to clear a path through ambiguity and evolving plans
Clear and effective communication to a variety of audiences, including written and verbal
Good understanding of contractual elements; spotting issues and resolving
Previous experience in leading an organisation through transformative change
Proven experience in delivering calm leadership in a high-pressure environment
Preferably industry experience in construction in residential projects, over all aspects of construction projects
Advanced communication skills and stakeholder management skills
Understanding of NZ health and safety requirements both legally and industry specific
Has run operations before for organisations who deliver products direct to customers (or deliver direct to customer via suppliers)
Is comfortable leading across many work streams, not getting lost in technical detail
What’s the low-down?
This is a senior role with a senior salary. Base salary is $200-250k with vehicle and bonus, total package circa $300k at the top end.
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