Operations Manager

Our client is seeking to recruit Operations Manager to provide operational management and support based in Cork.  The main responsibility of this role will be to ensure that the field teams deliver the projects efficiently, thus enabling project delivery to clients and time and on budget.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management and scheduling of all allocated projects
  • Have a clear knowledge of the contract, specification and scope of works
  • Management of survey scope in multidisciplinary projects and coordinating with relevant parties
  • Stakeholder engagement on technical/ field issues
  • Problem solving solutions to ensure deadlines and budgets are maintained, escalating where necessary
  • To have a strategic plan of action on site to efficiently execute the works
  • Validate the ability of survey crews on site
  • Job briefing of survey teams
  • Responding to issues from field personnel and channelling to the appropriate resources where necessary
  • Developing and maintaining increased efficiency within the field
  • Provide schedule and progress reports to Head of Department
  • Problem solving solutions to ensure deadlines and budgets are maintained, escalating where necessary
  • Implement quality procedures and protocols and modify if necessary
  • Ensure work is carried out to the highest quality standards
  • Ensure accuracy of all information that is reported on the project management system

Personnel Management responsibilities

  • Manage, develop and motivate staff team including surveyors, assistants and processors in conjunction with the management team
  • Provide adequate feedback to Head of Department for staff performance reviews.
  • Review and approve monthly expenses and issue to Head of Department for sign off.

Safety & Resources Management Responsibilities

  • Ensure employees have completed company induction and all necessary safety training required
  • Ensure company safety procedures are adhered to: PPE compliance, Vehicle checklists, SPA, etc.
  • Ensure all project specific safety documentation is in place and available to the survey team
  • Allocate vehicles and equipment to team members in line with company budgets and meet project requirements
  • Review any near misses or accidents to ensure learnings are implemented


  • Geomatics education would be an asset, proven track of project management, experience in staff supervising
  • 3 to 5 years post graduate experience in working on surveying/ engineering related projects.
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Task orientated, and results focused
  • Aptitude for problem solving
  • Highly driven
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Fluent/ highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Commercial/business acumen
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Personal accountability
  • Project management skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Time and priority management

For more info you can contact Aileen on 0949029944 or you can forward your CV to aileen@arconrecruitment.com

Your Recruitment Consultant is Aileen O'Boyle

Aileen O'Boyle
Aileen currently heads up our busy construction division and has a proven track record in providing client and candidate satisfaction.She has a large volume of experience in the recruitment industry, including managing recruitment teams in agencies throughout the region..