Assistant Operations Manager - Grounds Maintenance

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Public Sector and Government
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Public Sector - Housing

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Operations Manager for a public sector organisation based in East London.

The role will lead an operational team delivering grounds maintenance services across the organisation's Housing Estates and Highways landscape.

The successful applicant will have comprehensive knowledge of amenity horticulture, experience and a genuine interest to deliver excellent grounds maintenance services. The successful applicant will also have proven experience in leading frontline services and the knowledge and drive to bring about service improvements.

Key duties will include:

  • Working closely with the Assistant Operations Manager (Parks) and the wider Parks and Green Spaces Management team

  • Play a key role in enhancing green space assets, working in collaboration with Housing clients to provide high quality services for residents

  • To be responsible for the line management of 20+ operational staff working on a range of cleansing, grounds maintenance, infrastructure maintenance, arboricultural and other specialist services in parks and green spaces, highways and housing estates

  • To ensure that work schedules are designed and delivered effectively, and that work is completed to agreed performance standards and timescales to deliver safe and attractive open space amenities and facilities and high quality sports facilities

  • To ensure that vehicles, plant, equipment, tools and machinery are safe and legally compliant and appropriately allocated to maximise productivity and efficiency

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