top of page

Head of Operations (Passive Fire Protection) - Staines-upon-Thames

Full Job Description

Hunter Masons client has an exciting opportunity for either a Senior Project Manager (with the outlook of stepping into the role of Head of Operations) OR someone who is already at that level and can come straight in as Head of Operations.

The role: To oversee and manage all Passive Fire works within the Passive Fire Protection Department from inception through to completion whilst building a team around you to support the department and its requirements. Targets will be set by the Directors which must be met in order to succeed within the role.


  • Formulate tender documents for small works, working closely with clients and their requirements.

  • Attend regular meetings with estimating department to update on small works and receive larger works handovers, tendered by the estimating department.

  • Manage contractor selection process, sub-contracts, Suppliers and internal staff.

  • Mentor and provide support to Project Managers, Contractors and Engineers as well as supporting other departments within the business in your field of expertise.

  • Take ownership of projects from conception/handover through to completion.

  • Liaise with all stakeholders to enable a smooth delivery of all projects.

  • Liaise with suppliers and manufacturers on design and technical aspects including standard details.

  • Oversee and manage all H&S and environmental compliance and processes.

  • Follow all company procedures and processes inline with ISO9001 & 14001.

  • Oversee and undertake full project management of projects to include programmes, surveys, audits, client meetings, finances, sub-contract orders etc…

  • Manage and oversee the implementation and management of Passive Fire software - namely BORIS.

  • Continually monitor the financial position of the department and projects within and discuss any issues of financial concern regarding the profitability of the project with the Directors.

  • Oversee and prepare O&M Manuals and as fitted drawings and issue in readiness for handover.

  • Utilise own initiative to find solutions to overcome any issues on-site

  • Attend regular meetings with the Directors to discuss the BDP (Business Development Plan), targets set, financial updates and forecasts.


  • Good understanding of Passive Fire Industry

  • Experience in line management and HR responsibilities

  • Experience in a customer facing role, with a proven track record of building client relationships

  • Ability to understand and produce estimates for small works

  • Ability to read drawings and design specifications

  • Evidence of continued professional development

  • Ability to manage a variety of Project Managers, sub-contractors, Suppliers and projects

  • Proven management skills - proven ability to lead and manage individual performance

  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office programmes

  • Produce management reports to include financial data, forecasts etc…

Essential Qualifications:

  • Relevant City & Guilds or NVQ qualifications including CSCS / SMSTS

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Salary: 60-70k Per Annum Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: £60,000.00-£70,000.00 per year


  • Company car

  • Company pension

  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay

Work Location: One location

20 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page