Vacancy details

North West England

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Senior Operations Director
Business Development, Business Improvement, Commercial, Engineering, Infrastructure, Pre-construction, Project Management
Contract type
Full time permanent
North West England
West Cumbria

Senior Operations Director

Location: North West / Agile

Talented people are the key to our success

About us:

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry? 

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.


  • Contribute as a member of the Senior Management Team, to the formulation of an overall strategy for the business unit and play a role in the decision-making process on a continual basis.
  • Formulate and communicate the operations strategy for the contract providing leadership to the team to ensure this is translated and implemented at all levels to ensure delivery of results in key areas e.g. Health and Safety, financial and customer performance.
  • Responsible for the overall leadership, direction, management and supervision of multi-disciplinary projects to appropriate health and safety, time, cost and quality targets and provide strategic planning, leadership and support to project operations.  
  • Direct an operations team to ensure that the operations function is designed, equipped, staffed, organized and managed, safely to achieve agreed objectives.
  • Manage the full employee lifecycle for all direct reports including talent and succession management to ensure optimum team performance.
  • Full PnL responsibility of a large portfolio of projects
  • Required to implement a full risk and value engineering management process where all risks and cost savings opportunities are identified.

Already experienced as a Senior Operations Director you will have a proven track record of leading and delivering large and complex construction and infrastructure projects within the construction industry. Working in regulated environments would be an advantage

The Person:

  • Commercially astute with direct operational or multiple project P&L experience.
  • Have delivered significant transformation and innovation in the built environment


Our work focuses on delivering non-nuclear infrastructure activities in a nuclear environment both for civil and military customers.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. 

Positive about women into contstruction