Operations Manager .
Here at Water Plus we’re proud to be the largest water retailer in the UK. Our customers and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We love to provide amazing customer service; exceeding expectations and delivering on our promises.
Position: Operations Manager
Location: Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Job type: Full Time, Temporary
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: £35k per annum
The closing date for applications is: 14th January 2019.
About the role:
You’ll be responsible for motivating, inspiring and developing our Team Leaders to maximise service delivery for our customers whilst creating a great place to work for our people. You will promote a customer focussed culture and strong employee engagement, by recognising potential and developing talent.
You will work closely with internal customers like our Workforce Planning Team to maintain capacity plans and identify opportunities to maximise our team’s performance. External customers and wholesalers will also be your key contacts so the ability to develop strong relationships in writing and face to face is essential.
You will be a pioneer, looking for continuous improvement opportunities and efficiencies we can make in all that we do. This is an opportunity to make a real difference and contribute to the success of our business by being agile, flexible and accountable to the demands of the role.
- A minimum of 5 years in a people leadership role within a customer service environment, ideally managing other People Leaders
- Workforce / capacity planning for an operational department
- Managing a departmental budget would be beneficial
- Talent management including development planning
- Operations Management experience, ideally in a call centre, utilities, retail or hospitality environment
How we’ll reward you:
At Water Plus we realise we couldn’t do any of what we do without you which is why we have some great perks to share with you which include great deals and discounts, recognition incentives, services to assist your work life balance.
You’ll also have 33 days holiday including Bank Holidays with the option to sell some or buy more. We also have an attractive defined contribution pension for you. We also offer: Free parking, Enhanced Maternity / Paternity Pay, Life assurance, Social events, Monthly rewards and Awards ceremonies.
You may have experience of the following: Operations Manager, Operations Coordinator, Operations Team Leader, Project Manager, Project Management, Business Manager, Customer Service Manager, etc.