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Interim Operations Manager


Job Description:

Based in Cambridge paying £30ph PAYE


This is a full time temporary role.     


Our client is looking for an Interim Operations Manager. To develop, lead and manage a Housing Repairs Service including work to bring empty properties back into use. The successful candidate will ensure the service works in synergy with corporate objectives to provide a high quality, effective service which is responsive to customer needs and aspirations and delivered in accordance with policies and objectives


The candidate will be responsible for ensuring effective financial control and performance management of the Operations Team and direct the in-house Direct Labour Organisation. You will act as Contract Manager for the suite of contracted services supporting the objectives of the Repairs Service. They will deliver the annual operational plan including supervision and responsibility for the following:

  • Responsive Repair Supervisors
  • Voids Supervisor
  • Responsive and Voids Surveying team
  • Directly employed operational teams and specialist contractor
  • Service targets, objectives and monitoring outcomes.
  • Managing allocated housing maintenance budgets.
  • Manage stores and staff (value approx. £800k per annum turnover)


Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.

Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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