Night Operations Manager

  • Job Reference: 00005717-1
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Employer: Lanes Group
  • Location: Haughley, Suffolk
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Night Operations Manager


Choose a career with the UK’s biggest independent drainage specialist


The job:


We are looking for a Night Operations Manager on our Anglian Contract to take responsibility for the organisation, planning of work for a team of operational staff out in the field dealing with planned and reactive work. You will be responsible for ensuring that the fleet of vehicles and equipment used are fully compliant with safety legislations. 


Work must be completed within strict timescales and procedures and full health and safety compliance is imperative. Scheduling of work and keeping everyone informed and up to date is crucial.


There is particular emphasis on growth opportunity within this contract and all staff play a significant part and contribution into sharing opportunities with the Sales and Regional managers.


The candidate must be willing to work in the office with visits to site as needed.


About you:

  • Previous Utilities ideally drainage experience
  • You must also have excellent IT skill with the ability to use all Microsoft packages.
  • Ability to plan and schedule work and deal with all paperwork for compliance
  • People management skills gained from either an operational role, reactive maintenance, civil engineering, Logistics, Utilities or similar
  • Heath and safety compliance with an understanding of fleet maintenance and driver compliance
  • A full driving licence is also required


Most importantly we are looking for an individual with drive and ambition to be part of a region that is expanding and therefore the candidate must want to commit and go the extra mile for their own development as well.


Working Hours: 4 on 4 off Shift pattern, (6pm-6am, this may vary)



  • 24 days holiday (rising to 27 with length of service) + bank holidays
  • Car Allowance or Company Car
  • Life Assurance equal to 1 x your base salary;
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme;
  • Free onsite parking;
  • Friendly working environment;


About Lanes:


At the Lanes Group, we believe firmly in looking after our people and our customers. It’s a big part of who we are. It’s also one of the reasons that we have a £200 million+ turnover, over 2200 staff and a network of depots across the country.