Operations Director

Recruiter
The People Pod
Location
Coventry
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Operations Director

Whatever your industry or sector, if you are currently an Operations Director who leads from the front, we want to hear from you!

Our client are Europe's largest private operator of indoor and outdoor market and fayres. They are a family-run business who have been established over 160 years and have huge, yet measured, growth plans to double their revenue over the next 5 years.

This opportunity offers full autonomy and a chance to add your own stamp to their success over the coming years. So, the ideal Operations Director will have an open mind yet the know-how to lead the operations activities and develop / drive strategy for new operational standards for the company.

This company are an agile business, helping make key decisions, faster. You will be working closely with the sales and business development director and commercial finance management to develop the operational offerings to tenants, clients and identify opportunities to grow markets within the group.

Already with a turnover of £40m, you will have a team of around 35-40 employees including 3 Area Managers and 10 Centre Managers. You will work closely with your team to consistently deliver in several key areas such as H&S, tenant/site issues and operations strategy etc.

The Ideal Operations Director Will Demonstrate The Ability To:

*Develop operations strategy focused on both financial gain, operational efficiencies and improved customer satisfaction that supports business growth targets and the business plan.
*Support the maximising of rental income in all operational centres by ensuring operations supports marketing and other business development activities.
*Ensure that operations develop procedures and maintains high standards in operational delivery and Health & Safety.
*Lead the operational team ensuring a culture of high standards, continuous improvement and team work in line with Company's values, and policies.
*Ensure the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirement under the Health and Safety Acts.
*Ensure operations maintain excellent relationships with new and existing customers, local authority's clients and private sector clients creating customer satisfaction always.
*To review individual markets managed or owned by the company and establish an operational efficiency and effectiveness improvement plan to support improved profitability.
*Ensure operations supports the development of the bid pipeline.
*Prepare mobilisation plans and lead in the implementation when successful of new contracts.
*Promote and maintain that operational staff will provide favourable image of the organisation through excellent working relationships with customers and clients.
*Attend meetings, presentations and exhibitions as a representative for the business.
*Ensure operations supports the development of sales activities and business development on all operational sites and contracts.
*To provide the necessary management support and supervision to ensure that Operational managers and Operational staff are competent, well-trained, motivated and able to discharge their duties effectively.
*Be a key member of the UK executive management team providing support on projects as directed from time to time by manager.

What's in it for the ideal Operations Director?

Up to £65,000 Basic Salary DOE
Unrivalled Benefits Package
Car Allowance
Flexibility

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