Operations Manager



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Finedon, Wellingborough

Operations Manager

Location: Finedon depotApplication deadline: 8th October 2021

About Us

Chevron TM specialises in the provision of temporary physical and digital traffic management services throughout the UK, to create safe work zones for our customers, road users and the communities we work within. 

We support various clients across utilities, rail, highways, local authorities and events such as Royal Ascott and the Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race, and we are proud of our people and their ability to deliver and exceed our clients' expectations. They can also offer their expertise from the consultation and design phase through to work completion and sign-off.

We believe our people are the best in our business. They are ambitious, hard-working, dedicated and are proud to work for Chevron TM. We do not underestimate the contribution they make to the success of our company to ensure that we continue to be the UK’s leading independent Traffic Management company.

About the role

This is an exciting time to join us on our journey to expanding our business. You will contribute to our success by overseeing regional activities and ensuring the effective delivery and development of the business. You will also be responsible for penetrating new markets and increasing business growth by fostering strong relationships with both new and existing customers.

There will be the opportunity for you to contribute to the development of regional plans and you will be responsible for the profit and loss and strategic planning activities for your own area. Establishing and embedding management procedures and controls, you will drive productivity and take overall accountability for business activities. You will be encouraged to collaborate with colleagues across the group to adopt best in class practices and create solutions that maximise profitability and add real sustainable value.  This will include regular liaisons with the commercial and finance.

As a work zone safety company, health and safety is of paramount importance to us.  Being accountable for all the depots Environmental, Social and Governance activities, you will ensure that we take a proactive approach to health and safety, and our environment, and ensure that all works adhere to safe working policies and procedures.

An essential part of your role will be to lead, motivate and develop your people to achieve great things together and deliver a first class service to our customers. You will be responsible for ensuring your team has the right skills and qualifications to meet the current and future needs of our business and that our ways of working are the best they can be.

About you

A highly motivated, confident and commercially minded individual, you will possess strong leadership, influencing and negotiation skills.  You will thrive on building strong and reputable relationships with colleagues, clients and key stakeholders. You will be pragmatic and collaborative in your working approach and always deliver to the highest of standards.

Qualifications, skills and experience


  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, and the ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally with sector stakeholders

  • Strong leadership skills and the proven ability to engage and develop a team.

  • Numeracy skills to manage budgets and bid costings

  • Proficient in managing profit and loss

  • Pragmatic and ability to create solutions that meet business needs

  • Local knowledge of the region’s construction and maintenance markets.

  • Commercial or business qualifications

  • Significant experience of the Highways sector

  • Proficient in the use of a PC, Microsoft Office software and ability to work with other business management systems and use remote technology eg Teams


  • Previous experience of successfully identifying and converting prospects and business leads

  • IOSH Managing Safely/SSSTS/SMSTS or equivalent

  • Passed relevant Lantra Sector Scheme qualifications

    How to apply

If you are interested, please apply with your CV or documenting your interest and relevant qualifications for the post to Careers@ChevronTM.com