Chief Operating Officer
Our client is a financial services organisation whose innovative approach will fundamentally change the SME retail banking market. The business is expected to grow and become established quickly and accordingly, there is a requirement for an experienced Chief Operating Officer to join its senior management team on an initial 6 month contract.
The successful candidate will lead the establishment and running of the organisation day-to-day. This will include overseeing business performance, leading operational decision making to ensure that the organisation achieves its strategic outcomes and meets KPIs. The role also entails monitoring the effectiveness of operational policies and managing the effective delivery of support services including IT, procurement, HR, legal and procurement; and building relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
You will possess substantial experience in the UK banking sector and a proven track record of successfully running business operations, including managed services. You will demonstrate strong leadership and management skills and an ability to build and lead a high performing team. This will have been achieved in the context of a new or start-up organisation.