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  • Operations Manager

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Sales & Operations
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: £Competitive including Bonus + Car
  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 07-Jan-2020
  • Job reference: 24217

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Operations Manager to join our Travis Perkins Managed Services team based in the West Midlands area. 

Our Managed Services team provide contract solutions for local authorities and the housing community, offering a bespoke service to suit the needs of the customer. As an Operations Manager every day will be a little different, so we’re looking for someone who enjoys variety and a challenge.

Managed Services are continuing to grow year on year, and we’re looking for a dynamic person to join us on our exciting journey!

What you’ll do
  • Agree all product prices, range and requirements with the client prior to the commencement date in accordance with the tender submission and with the approval/sign off of the Commercial Director. Complete price and range suitability reviews regularly, and in accordance with any contractual agreement and approval/sign off of the Commercial Director, ensuring profitability is maintained at budget levels or above
  • Ensure all supplier support agreements are maintained and renewed
  • Ensure that the Company meets all of its contractual obligations during the lifetime of the project, increasing the likelihood of contract extension at the point of re-tender
  • Support the implementation of all initiatives relating to continuous improvement, (e.g. IT integration, mobile working, product switching, service delivery, environmental, waste, etc), ensuring that a record of this is kept for re-tender purposes
  • Work with the TPMS team to mobilise new contracts and stores
  • Coordinate with and support the store / branch network at TPMS customer supply locations

Is this you
You may currently be a Branch/Assistant Branch Manager within the Travis Perkins Group looking for your next challenge, or have industry experience in a customer facing role. To be successful, we’re looking for you to have excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to a wide range of individuals. You’ll also need to be customer focused, a good negotiator and have sound commercial awareness. Most importantly, you’ll be proactive, with real drive and ambition to succeed!

What’s in it for you?
You’ll be supported by some of the best training & development in the industry. Our impressive internal succession programme means, whatever it is you do with us,  it will be easy for you to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group. We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
  • Competitive performance related bonus
  • Save-as-you-earn scheme
  • Buy-as-you-earn scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes and 30% off at Tile Giant, plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us
Travis Perkins Managed Services are a leading UK supply chain and procurement solutions provider to the repairs and maintenance sector, delivering efficiency through quality, at an affordable price. Established in 2004, Travis Perkins Managed Services was created to support the renewal and regeneration of the UK’s social housing stock.
We quickly grew to be the largest specialist team dedicated to the repairs and maintenance industry. With the right resources and experience in place we developed our offer to meet the needs and priorities of landlords across the nation. We now have partnerships in social housing, facilities management and Defence.
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