Head Of Operations

Contracts House, 1 Soutar Street, Dundee
£80,697 – £87,890
06 Jan 2017
27 Jan 2017
Planner, Statistics
Job Type

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week

Tayside Contracts is the commercial trading arm of the Councils of Angus, Dundee City and Perth & Kinross and provides Construction and Facilities Management Services.  With a turnover of over £75m and a workforce of approximately 2,500 we are one of the largest employers in Tayside.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director and with overall responsibility for leading the Construction Division which incorporates the Roads Maintenance, Street Lighting, Transport, Quarry, Estimating and Business Improvement functions within Tayside Contracts, the Head of Operations role is seen as critical to our success.  

You will be collectively responsible for the corporate management and governance of Tayside Contracts. You will participate in the corporate financial management and stewardship of Tayside Contracts and contribute to the formulation and implementation of organisational and business strategies.  

You will be a Chartered Engineer, with a degree in engineering or management or equivalent and have extensive leadership experience, preferably within Scottish Local Government.  You will also have had significant experience of working at a senior leadership level, ideally at a corporate level.

You must have high levels of integrity and independence and be motivated with high professional standards.  You will be a strategic thinker with a proven track record in leading, developing and motivating teams to achieve high performance.

A driving licence is essential along with access to a vehicle or the ability to meet the mobility requirement of the job by equally effective means.

If you believe that you have an innovative approach to addressing challenges and the ability to balance financial and operational issues in a commercial manner then we would like to hear from you.

It is anticipated that the first stage interview will take place week commencing 6 February 2017.

Apply online via our website or call our HR Admin team for an application pack on 01382 812721.  Please do not send a CV instead of or in addition to an application form.