Location idverde UK, Saxmundham
Hours per week 40
Job Reference RAF0007818
Salary Up to £35,000 per year depending on experience
Job Type Permanent

Operations Manager (Saxmunham)

Operations Manager (Saxmundham)

Reference number: RAF0007818

Who are we looking for?

An opportunity has arisen for an Operations Manager to join our team at Saxmundham. Working as an Operations Manager, you will be responsible for managing the performance and successful delivery of area-based teams. The role will include several operational requirements to ensure the safe, effective, and consistent delivery of projects. This is a permanent role working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Who are we?

idverde is Europe’s leading provider of grounds maintenance services and landscape creation projects, with an annual turnover of €700m and over 7,000 colleagues operating throughout the UK, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. We offer a holistic range of services to support the creation, maintenance and management of landscapes throughout the UK, working with both public and private sector clients to deliver bespoke solutions for each project’s unique challenges.

As the UK’s top grounds maintenance and landscaping provider, idverde UK offers a broad range of services. From professional open space management to landscape design and build, grounds maintenance, tree surgery, civil engineering, outdoor facilities management, biodiversity management, waterways management and much more.

Principal Accountabilities

  • The Operations Manager will be responsible for general operational responsibilities including undertaking pre-contract site assessment
  • Be confident in client facing situations and be capable of resolving operational issues
  • To co-ordinate teams according to contract specifications and workload.
  • To monitor work progress and performance, taking prompt action when needed and reporting any irregularities
  • To liaise and work with Client officers at appropriate level to meet expectations in relation to completed / outstanding /additional work.
  • Maintain records of all tasks completed utilising the Job Management system.
  • To communicate effectively and confidently both on a one-to-one basis and in groups.
  • Adhere to HR processes and procedures.
  • Ensure all HR matters are dealt with accordingly
  • To understand the law relating to Health & Safety and understand and implement the company’s Health & Safety policy ensuring the completion of Accident and near miss reports.
  • To understand and implement risk assessments and COSSH.
  • Manage according to budgets set by idverde.
  • Full UK driving license.
  • Wide knowledge of all ground’s maintenance activities.

What is in it for you?

  • Up to £35,000 annual salary depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme (minimum 5% matched)
  • A range of flexible benefits including retail discounts etc.
  • Full training and development aligned with your role
  • Excellent pathway for continuous career progression
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Plus, much more…

Interested? Please apply with an up-to-date CV making sure to quote the job reference number

Job Reference number: RAF0007818


  • A competitive salary of up to £35,000 depending on experience
  • 25 Days holiday plus statutory days
  • Contributory pension scheme of 5% (employer matched) after 3 months service
  • Access to our Health and wellbeing support programme (EAP)
  • Support to continually develop your knowledge, skills, and behaviours, and drive your career forward
  • Excellent pathway for continuous career progression
  • A range of flexible benefits, including retail discounts, volunteering policies and financial wellbeing support
  • Plus much more