Operations Manager

Full Time - Posted on April 21, 2022

At Planet Civil Pty Ltd, we owe our success to the efficiency of our organisational processes. To help maintain and grow this standard, we’re seeking an experienced operations manager to oversee daily activities. As an ideal candidate, you’ll have a sharp business mind and proven success managing multiple departments toward maximum productivity. You’ll be highly skilled in operations, human resources, finance. Additionally, you’ll display a proven ability to develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within your team. Your ultimate responsibility is to increase our operational efficiency in Planet Civil Pty Ltd.

Managing the overall operations process is the most responsible for the effectiveness and successful state management of labor, productivity, quality control, and safety measures in the Operations Department.

Objectives of this Role

  • Maintain constant communication with management, workers, and council to ensure proper operations of the organisation
  • Develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance protocols
  • Actively pursue strategic and operational objectives
  • Ensure operational activities remain on time and within a defined budget
  • Track staffing requirements, hiring new workers as needed
  • Oversee accounts payable and accounts receivable departments

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Recruit, select, train, assign, schedule and discipline employees
  • Communicate job expectations; planning, monitoring and reviewing job contributions
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Lead, motivate, and support a large team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment, including implementation of the companies development plans for all direct reports and problem resolution
  • Manage data collection to update operations metrics to achieve productivity targets, reduce cost per unit, eliminate errors, and deliver excellent client service
  • Work closely with legal and safety departments to make sure activities remain compliant
  • Oversee materials and inventory management
  • Conduct budget reviews and report cost plans to upper management
  • Ensure all operations are carried on in an appropriate, cost-effective way
  • Purchase materials, plan inventory and oversee yard efficiency
  • Help the organisation's processes remain legally compliant
  • Examine financial data and use them to improve profitability
  • Manage budgets and forecasts
  • Review and approve all operational invoices and ensure they are submitted for payment
  • Perform quality controls 
  • Recruit, train and supervise staff
  • Find ways to increase quality of client service

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as Operations Manager 
  • Knowledge of organisational effectiveness and operations management
  • Experience budgeting and forecasting
  • Familiarity with business and financial principles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership ability
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • Degree in Business, Operations Management or related field