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Job Ref:  204656384
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  East Sussex
City:  Eastbourne
Post Code:  BN22
Salary:  £30000 - £40000/annum + benefits
10/10/2016 18:32
Job title: Operations Controller
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 dep on exp
Locations: East Sussex
Job type: Permanent

An established construction company has a requirement for an Operations Controller to join its growing team. Applicants will ideally be based in or around Eastbourne, Brighton, Bexhill or Hastings to be within easy commuting distance of the company's Head Office.


The Operations Controller will:

Have a tenacious grasp of detail

Be a fantastic forward planner thinking several steps ahead

Manage complexity and uncertainty

Explore with rigour all possible eventualities and mitigates where possible

Make decisions and prioritise based on assessing probabilities, outcomes and impact

Keep everyone informed and effectively communicate the reasons behind planning decisions

Work hard but enjoy a professional and fun environment

Values their employer to be a longstanding, growing, secure, professional and friendly firm.


Based at the company's Head Office, typical projects include surfacing new housing development roads, building car parks and private drives. You will lead a team of 5-8 people and:

Be responsible for the scheduling of all construction operations and resources, specifically:


Plant movements

Delivery lorries

Material supplies

Oversee all record keeping, including:

Daily works diary

Track overruns and re-work

Track issues

Oversee coordination with:

Estimators and project managers

Plant hire companies

Lorry drivers

Material suppliers


Be responsible for planning:

Work for the next 3 months

Daily planning

Daily re-planning based on events

Manage prioritisation of assets:

Comprising a broad range of administrative scheduling functions and serves as the focal point for all schedules

Recommend improvements in methods and procedures conducive to a more efficient and cost effective operation and working environment


Applicants must possess relevant scheduling and back-office experience. Construction industry knowledge and project management experience or training would be very advantageous.


The Operations Controller will work a 40-hour week, Monday - Friday.


Permanent employment


Pension contributions

Holiday & Bank Holiday pay

Due to high response received for some vacancies and time required to assess each application, we regret we are sometimes unable to reply to all applicants. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, by keeping your details on our system, we will be able to notify you immediately of other opportunities
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