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Head of Operations

Salary £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Location Leicestershire,
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00046027
Published 11 months ago

Job Description

Head of Operations
North Leicester

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.

Key accountabilities:
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 required:
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 capabilities

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