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Operations Manager

Competitive to match you experience
Closing date
30 Aug 2021
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Who are we looking for?

We are looking for Operations Manager to join our team covering Telford and Shropshire. You will be responsible for all contracts within the operational remit, reporting directly to the Operations Director. Taking full profit and loss responsibility for all contracts and activities; ensuring the delivery of first class levels of service, focusing on achievement of financial targets and driving the development of maintenance business across a number of contracts and locations.

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 and Germany. 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.

Are you who we are looking for?

  • Are you a highly experienced operational manager with track record of successfully managing multiple clients, preferably within the grounds maintenance industry
  • Do you have experience of managing operations across an area of around c.£8million sales per annum
  • Do you have fantastic  business development skills with an eye for new opportunities and experience of strategic tendering
  • You will posses first class motivational and management skills
  • You have strong communication and relationship building skills
  • High level of numeracy and financial knowledge and skill
  • Significant IT skills (Excel – spreadsheets, Word and Works programmes etc.)

What’s in it for you?

  • A salary to match your experience
  • 25 Days holiday plus statutory days
  • Company Car / Car Allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • A range of flexible benefits, including Cycle to Work, retail discounts etc.
  • Plus much more


Our people ethos is based on well-managed, highly trained, and motivated people. We recognise and accept individual differences and value the diversity that this brings to our workforce. We are constantly looking for people who can deliver and who really care about what they do. 

We are well known for our commitment to developing our colleagues and we know the importance of building high-quality teams.   

The retention of good calibre people is key to the success of our business.  We provide employees with a career and not just a job. When we recruit people, we look not only for capability but attitude. We place great importance on our employees having a natural affinity to care about our environment, our customers, and the positive impact we make on people and places. 

Our in-house performance academy offers our employees the best possible training and personal development to help them succeed with their chosen career path. We offer a range of courses from our E-learning platform through to Horticulture apprenticeships, we’re proud to support our colleagues every step of the way.  

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