Operations Director (14123)

Are you currently in Operations looking for your next career move and/or in senior management operations position looking to join an ambitious, forward thinking and rapidly growing company?

As an Operations Director you will hold overall responsibility for the operations and administration functions of the business ensuring the organisation runs smoothly and efficiently.

  • Overseeing all operational activities for the organisation.
  • Identifying opportunities to streamline business processes and systems.
  • Translating the company’s strategic plans into defined operational plans.
  • Defining performance management KPI’s to monitor operational success against objectives.
  • Reporting to the board on operation activities towards business goals.
  • Restructuring business activities to increase speed, efficiency and reducing cost.
  • Working alongside other members of the business on business projects.
  • Establishing a culture of continuous business improvement.
  • Implementing minimum standards across all contact with customers.
  • All aspects of day to day management of the operations team.
  • Implementing lean management procedures to minimise stock holding and free up working capital.
  • Researching opportunities for cost savings across the business.
  • Staying up to date with technological changes within the industry.
  • Minimising operation expenditure within the business wherever possible.
  • Developing leadership and coaching programmes to increase employee effectiveness.
  • Directing all operational activities across the organisation.
  • To provide professional leadership to all operational staff at all levels throughout the company.
  • To create a company Talent Management Process, supporting staff with identified potential to realise and archive their full potential within the company.
  • Maintaining the positive and upbeat culture.

Experience/Qualifications:

CMI Level 7 or above

  • 6 Sigma Green Belt or Lean Practitioner
  • Experience of 10 years in operations
  • High level of analytical abilities
  • Must come from a distribution background

Key Skills/ Attributes:

  • Commercial awareness with an eye for seeing business improvement opportunities.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and an ability to communicate complex business ideas.
  • Previous experience working for a company within a similar position.
  • Highly motivated with a passion for driving operational business change.
  • Experience in management, operations, and leadership.
  • Understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management.
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of financial management.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Bagnall Hopkins Recruitment who is operating as an employment agency/business. Your application will be sent to one of our consultants for review, at which stage we will be in touch to discuss your details further. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours your application has not been successful.

We will not submit your CV until you have been briefed on the position and we have your consent to do so.

Both Bagnall Hopkins and our clients promote a policy of equal opportunities.

For Bagnall Hopkins’ GDPR policy and how your data will be handled, as well as what your rights are, please visit our website and go to our Privacy Policy

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Up to £65,000 per anum Castleford Permanent 9 July 2019

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Up to £65,000 per anum
Castleford
Permanent
Full time

Are you currently in Operations looking for your next career move and/or in senior management operations position looking to join an ambitious, forward thinking and rapidly growing company?

As an Operations Director you will hold overall responsibility for the operations and administration functions of the business ensuring the organisation runs smoothly and efficiently.

  • Overseeing all operational activities for the organisation.
  • Identifying opportunities to streamline business processes and systems.
  • Translating the company’s strategic plans into defined operational plans.
  • Defining performance management KPI’s to monitor operational success against objectives.
  • Reporting to the board on operation activities towards business goals.
  • Restructuring business activities to increase speed, efficiency and reducing cost.
  • Working alongside other members of the business on business projects.
  • Establishing a culture of continuous business improvement.
  • Implementing minimum standards across all contact with customers.
  • All aspects of day to day management of the operations team.
  • Implementing lean management procedures to minimise stock holding and free up working capital.
  • Researching opportunities for cost savings across the business.
  • Staying up to date with technological changes within the industry.
  • Minimising operation expenditure within the business wherever possible.
  • Developing leadership and coaching programmes to increase employee effectiveness.
  • Directing all operational activities across the organisation.
  • To provide professional leadership to all operational staff at all levels throughout the company.
  • To create a company Talent Management Process, supporting staff with identified potential to realise and archive their full potential within the company.
  • Maintaining the positive and upbeat culture.

Experience/Qualifications:

CMI Level 7 or above

  • 6 Sigma Green Belt or Lean Practitioner
  • Experience of 10 years in operations
  • High level of analytical abilities
  • Must come from a distribution background

Key Skills/ Attributes:

  • Commercial awareness with an eye for seeing business improvement opportunities.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and an ability to communicate complex business ideas.
  • Previous experience working for a company within a similar position.
  • Highly motivated with a passion for driving operational business change.
  • Experience in management, operations, and leadership.
  • Understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management.
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of financial management.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Bagnall Hopkins Recruitment who is operating as an employment agency/business. Your application will be sent to one of our consultants for review, at which stage we will be in touch to discuss your details further. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours your application has not been successful.

We will not submit your CV until you have been briefed on the position and we have your consent to do so.

Both Bagnall Hopkins and our clients promote a policy of equal opportunities.

For Bagnall Hopkins’ GDPR policy and how your data will be handled, as well as what your rights are, please visit our website and go to our Privacy Policy

Follow us on Twitter @bagnallhopkins, and take a look at our Facebook page.

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