Operations Manager

By: Justin Yates

Position: Operations Manager

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Scheduled Hours: Full Time

Salary: OTE between £35k to £40k


Are you an experienced Operations Manager who has a passion for people and processes? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge within a rapidly expanding moving and storage company and the opportunity to exert your skills and expertise? If so then JamVans is recruiting and we would love to hear from you.


A bit about JamVans

We are an innovative moving and storage company that help people and businesses relocate their belongings from one place to another. With an ever-increasing presence in the local and national moving sector, we are expanding into more advantageous European and international relocation services.  As a result, we offer exciting, challenging careers that provide excellent development opportunities and an attractive remuneration for the right calibre of person.


Your Role and core responsibilities

As our operations manager, you would be based on a permanent basis at our Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire depot.

It is important that you manage the daily operations of the business and are an accomplished people manager who champions individuals and teamwork, understands the importance of communication and can motivate all to embrace change. You must be able to lead, coach, inspire and support whilst striving to improve best practice. As well as being able to see the bigger picture, a keen eye for the finer details and connecting the different departments in a united way of thinking is a must.

To have a natural creative flair with an instinct to put forward new ideas and have the energy to introduce new concepts and innovations and triumph new obstacles that may arise in an ever-growing business.  You must be confident in trouble shooting and managing challenges that arise on a daily basis. You will take the lead with the implementation, sustaining and reporting of KPIs to not only guide all team members but continually motivate them, to reassure that company values are maintained.

You should be proficient in the ability to adapt to different software and systems and create reports based upon KPIs set, financial budgets and reports within the required timescales whilst successfully managing a varied workload.


Experience and qualifications

  • Batchelor degree level qualification, ideally in business administration or a similar professional management qualification (Other qualifications/experience to be considered for the correct candidate)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within an operations role
  • A deep understanding of operations


Important qualities

  • Strong people skills who can remain impartial and fair
  • Be self-confident and possess strong leadership skills
  • The ability to troubleshoot
  • Maintain a methodical and organised approach to working
  • Good time management skills
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Excel, Word, email and general computer software
  • Have a good business judgement and initiative to make decisive decisions



Our people are our business. In recognising this we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities within a fast growing business.

Excellent remuneration package with OTE of £35k to £45k including benefits and performance based  bonus schemes.


Think you can manage this?  Apply now and join our exciting team, feel free to send your CV to [email protected] and tell us a bit about yourself. If you prefer to talk, call us on 0208 166 1665.