Operations Director - Cleaning

  • Job Reference: 104/52/MM
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Metzger Search & Selection
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Salary: £60,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + bonus. benefits & Car
  • Sector: Facilities Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Operations Director
Location: Within an hour of Reading with flexibility for travel
Salary: £60,000 + Bonus, Benefits & Company Car

The role:
*To provide effective and inspirational Operational leadership in an ambitious, high-growth SME business
*To ensure the businesses deliver required service levels, within budget and required timescales
*To ensure the operations teams deliver the required profits per man per day, per week and on monthly basis
*To ensure that from a supply spend perspective the business operates efficiently and always keeps a lean but strong supply chain
*To ensure that all operations meet and adhere to required health, safety, compliance and environmental standards and legislation
*To direct and drive profitable growth and build and develop a high performing operational team with a defined succession plan
*To work with the Founder and Colleagues to shape the Strategic & Operational plans for the future
*Reports to the Managing Director

The candidate:
*Must have a proven ability to motivate staff and garner respect and be seen as a firm but approachable authority from the operational team
*All round proven Operational Management capability, with a strong customer service bias
*Previous experience of operating at Board Level, but must also understand the detail at "shop floor" level
*Experienced in driving operational efficiencies and process improvement
*An implementer, "completer-finisher", with fantastic attention to detail
*Experience of working "on the business and in the business"
*Sensitive to the differences of working in SME, "owner-managed" and corporate
*environments
*A pragmatic, positive and engaging leader with a strong sense of the possible and
excellent interpersonal, communication and coaching skills
*Ideally from the Service sector
*Intellectually strong with the desire, resilience, results orientation and personal drive to lead a high growth business
*Flexible and adaptable in leadership style, understands how to effect and embed organisational change
*Impactful and effective networker with strong influencing and negotiation skills
*A genuine "team player"
*Educated to degree level, with strong written, numerical and IT skills
*Location within M4 corridor and flexibility to travel

If you feel you are the person our client is looking for, please email your CV in Word format, quoting reference 104/52/MM . Please also give details of your current remuneration package and notice period. We regret we cannot take telephone enquiries relating to this vacancy, due to the high level of responses expected.