Head of Operations
As Head of Operations the successful candidate will be responsible for all operational elements of the business (setting up of customers, purchasing, supply chain, production etc). You will form part of the senior management team and will have involvement in the overall business strategy for the UK and overseas operations.
* Direct responsibility of the Operations, Procurement and Supply Chain function (including management of 2 direct reports)
* Ensuring that capacity and production is in line with demand in order to fulfil requirements
* Maximise margin and profitability through effective sourcing, negotiation and pricing
* Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers
* Ensure stock levels are maintained in order to meet demand whilst avoiding and adverse effect on the bottom line
* Set and monitor supplier SLAs in order to deliver in line with customer expectations
* Keep effective lines of communication with key stakeholders: Sales, Finance, Product Management, Marketing and Design
* Provide structure and support to 2 direct reports
* Contribute to the strategic planning of the business
* Experience within a similar role, managing people and operations functions including; Customer Service and Supply Chain
* Proven leadership, communication and motivational capabilities
* Passionate about delivering excellent service to the end customer
* Proactive and practical approach to problem solving
* Demonstrable track record of managing and mentoring staff
* Proficiency across Microsoft office; MS Word, Excel and Outlook
* Data analysis capabilties
If you have this experience and are looking fo ra rewarding, challenging and engaging new role, then please apply without delay. Our client is eager to appoint to this exciting role as soon as possible!
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