Regional Operations Manager 

Location: Winnersh 


Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.


We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning. This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.


The Operations Manager is responsible for effectively managing a portfolio of multi-disciplined contracts with various customers and on various sites. The portfolio is subject to change and growth. 


  • Knowledge and understanding of the legal, practical and company safety requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of core business management functions including:
    • Operations (HSEQ, efficiency, productivity, lean systems etc.)
    • HR (organisational structures, performance management, behavioural management etc.)
    • Commercial (cost and management accounting)
    • Project and Change Management (tools, processes, procedures etc.)
    • Ability to ensure that all sites within their control are effectively managed and supervised, and are staffed by suitably skilled and experienced personnel to complete the contracts effectively
    • The ability to plan, organise, monitor and if necessary take corrective action to fulfil contractual requirements and achieve appropriate financial returns
    • Leadership ability to build teams, resolves conflict, motivate, coach and develop subordinates
    • Ability to effectively manage harmonious customer relations to ensure continued and increasing business
    • An appreciation and understanding of company IT systems and application of
    • Ability to recruit, appraise, discipline, and manage performance effectively
    • To manage day to day resourcing requirement for the contracts within your responsibility



  • To ensure that all contract activities are completed in a safe and effective manner in compliance with statutory regulations and company and client requirements
  • To collaborate with other site managers and operations manager to ensure resource requirements are met
  • To manage budgets, forecasting and associated portfolio risk for the contracts
  • To achieve agreed operational, growth & financial KPI’s and annual targets
  • To ensure the staff have the requisite skill, qualifications and experience to carry out their functions in the contract
  • To ensure regular monitoring and/or audit of the performance of all aspects of the operation to ensure successful outcome of the contracts or take corrective action accordingly
  • To ensure that the appropriate management systems, work processes and procedures are complied with
  • To ensure that an adequate system of reporting controls is in place for all key aspects of the contracts
  • To ensure the motivation, coaching, training, and development of all subordinates
  • To handle effective recruitment, succession planning, appraisal and disciplinary / appeal hearings
  • To ensure that effective working relationships are maintained between all staff and appropriate client representatives
  • To present effective information orally and in writing to subordinates management and clients



  • Manage site teams
  • Maintain and develop good client relationships
  • Responsibility for Safety and Safety Leadership
  • Cost control monitoring
  • Site review meetings
  • Adhere to all company procedures and management systems
  • Ensure technical integrity of all operations
  • Manage resource across portfolio



  • Experience of operating at a senior level on industrial sites, preferably COMAH site or equivalent
  • Track record of managing multi discipline projects, service and installation contracts.
  • Experience in delivery and delivering improvement in a contract environment
  • Experience of managing an operational delivery team (internal & external)
  • Responsibility for contract P&L’s
  • IOSH qualification
  • Degree qualification in relevant subject (desirable)
  • NEBOSH qualification (desirable)

If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


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