• Operations Director

    Job Locations UK-Stirlingshire
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Executive Leadership
  • Overview

    At Robertson, we build much more than just ground-breaking infrastructure. We build brilliant communities, we build forward-thinking businesses, and we build the kind of amazing, career-transforming futures that our people look forward to every day.


    Were one of the UKs largest, independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies and were still growing fast. The way we work is innovative and transformative, our people are passionate and knowledgeable, our culture is warm, friendly and family-driven, and with over 50 years experience of our industry, our clients trust us to deliver everything we promise.


    Your new role

    When it comes to your career, we deliver everything we promise to.


    As Operations Director, youll be responsible for:


    To provide leadership and direction on the operational procedures and project delivery to the regional businesses in order to drive cost efficiencies.


    To implement and refine processes and procedures to improve the profitability of the business.


    A primary function will include supporting and developing senior management in maintaining robust and effective management teams to lead the regional businesses throughout our operating areas.


    To lead the operational element of all preconstruction works and provide support to regional businesses from gateway submissions to project delivery.


    To lead the delivery and compliance of Health and Safety Environmental and Quality process and procedures for the group ensuring the maintaining of all statutory and industry requirements and standards


    To act and to ensure all those within your control act professionally to protect and maintain the good standing of the Company within the industry and its clients.


    To work in conjunction with the company MD and members of the Board in terms of issues that affect the operational effectiveness of the business.




    • Operations Senior Management
    • Planning resource
    • Design management resource
    • Cost planning resource
    • Safety, Health and Environmental resource
    • Quality resource
    • Administration resource

    Main Duties:

    • Maintain regular contact with Senior Operational Management to ensure Management are motivated to achieve Company goals and each Business is utilising Robertson processes and procedures to deliver the required outcomes on all projects. 
    • Provide appropriate direction to senior HSE Management including monitoring all the aspects of HSE and attaining the continuous improvement ethos required. 
    • Manage the Quality aspects of the Business through providing leadership to the Quality Manager and ensuring all relevant accreditations and certifications are maintained. 
    • Provide and maintain clear process and procedures for planning, monitoring and reporting on programming for all projects throughout the Group. 
    • Retain ownership of all Robertson processes for the operational delivery of projects and ensure through Regional Businesses that this is maintained at all times. 
    • Provide leadership and management of core preconstruction resource including design management, planning and cost management for all projects. 
    • Attend tender finalisation meetings for projects. 
    • Provide support through reviewing and advising on all submissions relative to technical elements. 
    • Attend all project handover meetings and agree key deliverables for each project which will be monitored during the currency of the contract. 
    • Work in conjunction with the Development Director to prepare bid submissions as required. 
    • Attend monthly Director Meetings with the Regional Businesses. 
    • Support Partnership Homes in achieving its budget and business plan through provision of support and guidance to Management throughout the Group. 
    • Prepare and present monthly Board Reports on Operational elements of the Group. 
    • Attend monthly Performance Review meetings with Robertson Residential Group Board as required.


    To join us, were looking for:




    • Inspires and motivates others
    • Displays high integrity and honesty
    • Solves problems and analyses issues
    • Drives for results
    • Communicates powerfully and prolifically
    • Collaborates and promotes team work
    • Builds relationships
    • Displays technical expertise
    • Displays strategic perspective
    • Develops others
    • Takes initiative
    • Innovates
    • Champions change
    • Connects the organisation to the outside world
    • Establishes stretch goals
    • Practices self-development




    Leading the business unit:

    • managing change
    • solving problems and making decisions
    • managing politics and influencing others
    • taking risks and innovating
    • setting vision and strategy
    • managing the work
    • enhancing business skills and knowledge
    • understanding and navigating the organisation

    Leading the self:

    • demonstrating ethics and integrity
    • displaying drive and purpose
    • exhibiting leadership stature
    • increasing your capacity to learn
    • managing yourself
    • increasing self-awareness
    • developing adaptability

    Leading others:

    • communicating effectively
    • developing others
    • valuing diversity and difference
    • building and maintaining relationships
    • managing effective teams and work groups

    What's in it for me


    We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and youll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes.


    And on top of a competitive salary and pension, you’ll be able to make the most of a great benefits package, and local team based rewards depending on your role and where you’re based.


    Ready to #TransformYourCareer? Apply now!


    Company: Robertson Group


    Location: Central & North/East Scotland wide 


    A full Job Description is available on request. 


    The working hours for this role are 38.75 per week


    Robertson is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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