Operations Management Graduate Scheme - Tarmac

Salary: Competitive
Location: East Midlands, Derby
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Architecture & Construction, Engineering, Management,

Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovate services and solutions help to deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the economy today and create a more sustainable built environment to support our future prosperity. Our unique combination of people, technology and assets enables us to collaborate with customers to offer unrivalled choice, innovation and flexibility.

For over 150 years our name has been synonymous with innovation. Inventions like porous asphalt and self-levelling concrete have helped shape the world we live in. Now we are helping to reshape it, with new solutions to overcome new challenges.

A career at Tarmac isn’t just a job, it’s a chance to shape the world we live in. Our graduate development programmes provide relevant, hands on experience, first class learning and development, and outstanding support. Tailor-made for ambitious individuals who are determined to make their mark.

At Tarmac, we believe our people are our business. We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. Joining our team as a Operations Management Graduate you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

• Bonus scheme
• 25 days holiday (plus statutory holidays)
• Contributory pension scheme
• Company Car (role dependant)
• Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
• Training and development opportunities

Who are we looking for?
• As our ideal Operations Management Graduate you will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and self-motivated.
• You will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject with a minimum achievement of a 2:1 classification.

What might my 2 year programme entail?
Tarmac has developed a strong Maintenance Term Business, Highway Services, within its Contracting Division with a number of high profile Highway Maintenance Contracts across the Country. As a result there is an opportunity for a Graduate to join the team to develop into a future Supervisor to progress to Contracts / Operations / Service Manager.

A variety of commercial, operational and technical related tasks will be undertaken to provide a rounded understanding of Maintenance Term Contracts & the Highways industry. Working with various management heads the role holder will undertake a number of projects through their placement, the scope and content of which will be determined based on the relevant business needs. The successful applicant will gain experience of Highway Maintenance Contract delivery with the largest Contractor and Service Provider within the UK Highways Sector

This role is part of a national team based across 8 Contract locations, nationally.

The role with report to the local General Manager (GM), there are 5 General Managers (GM) who directly report to the Highway Services Director. Each GM has a team of Service & Operations Managers that manage each Maintenance Term Contract. Within each Contract, reporting to the Service/Operations Manager there is a Commercial team, Operational team and an Administration team.

As part of this role you will be required to regularly travel to different business locations and to working sites, as such as full clean driving license is a requirement of this role. The successful candidate will be provided with a Company vehicle.

You can expect to develop the following skills during the Graduate Scheme:
• Influencing skills (to work with Operational, Commercial & Administration Colleagues as well as Clients),
• People Management skills / Supervisory skills including team working,
• Leadership and communication skills,
• Project Management Skills,
• Negotiation Skills,
• An understanding of business finance

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Operations Management Graduate, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!