Operations Manager

Chatham, Kent
c £35,000 + good benefits
31 Mar 2017
OP 1
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

The Rochester Bridge Trust is a charity which has provided crossings of the River Medway since 1399.

It is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the Rochester bridges and an extensive property portfolio as well as supporting education and conservation projects in engineering and heritage.

We are seeking an experienced Facilities / Operations Manager to support the Chief Finance Officer in managing operational issues for the Trust.

Key responsibilities

Managing the maintenance and operation of the Trust’s buildings and services, including   planned maintenance, IT, health and safety, security, cleaning

Ensuring the Trust’s compliance with external regulations, including business continuity, risk controls, environmental management, health and safety and data protection

Managing wide ranging administrative procedures and documentation controls to ensure integrity of the Trust’s extensive filing/archiving systems

Managing a grants programme to support educational, heritage conservation and historic  engineering projects

Managing the performance of contractors and professional advisers within the terms of their contracts and within approved budgets

Organising and managing public events on behalf of the Trust

Essential skills and knowledge

A background in operations, buildings or facilities management, including contract management is essential; plus experience of developing and managing administrative/quality systems  

A strong current knowledge of business regulations including health and safety, data protection, ISO14001 is highly desirable or a willingness to undergo extensive training

Ideally you will hold a relevant graduate / management qualification

Application process

Please apply (on-line only and not direct to The Trust) with your CV. In your covering letter you should specify:

  • Your experience of operations / facilities management
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Reasons for applying for the role

Closing date for applications: Friday 21 April 2017





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