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Interim Operations Manager

Interim Operations Manager

(Fixed term to 31st December 2024)

Salary: £59,491 including essential car allowance

Location: 350 Bournville Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands (Hybrid Working)

Due to a transitional period, we are looking for an Interim Operations Manager to join our Maintenance Team and help us achieve our strategic aim of Providing Great Homes. We are looking for someone with great leadership skills who would thrive in a forward thinking fast paced environment.

The Interim Operations Manager role would also be perfect for someone who is looking to take the next step in their career and get involved in delivering a variety of maintenance services across a diverse stock portfolio.

We aspire to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. To help achieve this, we offer job opportunities that are agile and centred on personal and professional development in an environment where well-being and work-life balance is a key part of our culture.

Job Profile

The Interim Operations Manager will provide operational leadership, control, and direction to our Service Managers, whilst optimising efficiency, productivity and cost effectiveness. You will be working and learning in an environment to advance your experience, skills and develop your career.

Candidate Profile

You will be values driven and focused on delivering great services.

  • You will already be in an operational leadership role and have demonstrable experience that includes site-based delivery through to your current position.
  • You will have implemented functional improvement measures.
  • Experience in managing team performance.
  • Be customer-focussed individual who leads from the front, motivates and inspires teams to deliver brilliantly.
  • You will be a great problem solver.


At BVT we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package to assist and support employees with everyday healthcare costs, savings towards leisure activities and planning for retirement.

These include:

  • Basic 32 days holiday (29 days basic, 3 days at Christmas) plus 8 statutory days.
  • Flexible Working.
  • A competitive employer contributed pension scheme of 10%
  • Healthcare scheme which is free to all employees offering cashback towards optical, dental, therapy treatments, consultations and scans together with counselling sessions and a 24-hour helpline
  • Savings on leisure activities with Trust Treats, offering discounted products and services both online and on the high street. You can make savings on your everyday shopping, holidays and insurance.
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave.
  • Extensive support towards learning and development ensuring that all staff are offered opportunities to develop their skills and careers.
  • Life assurance 4x annual salary.

Meet BVT – who we are and what do we do?

Creating and sustaining communities where people can thrive is our mission and is based on the principles and legacy of our founder, George Cadbury.  We are inspired by his legacy, but not afraid to be bold and innovative to meet the needs of people today and in the future. We provide a diverse and comprehensive range of services to communities in Birmingham and Telford. We own and manage some 4,000 properties, and have significant estate management, commercial and agricultural portfolios.

To understand more about our work, including our aims of place-shaping, community building, championing people and providing great homes, you can read our Corporate Plan 2020-29 at https://www.bvt.org.uk/publications/corporate-plan-summary-2020-29/

Visit:Bournville Village Trust (bvt.org.uk)  for more information on how to apply

Closing date: 22nd April 2024

Interview dates: week commencing 29th April 2024


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