Head of Business Operations

Posted 29 February 2024
Salary £90000 - £100000 per annum
Job type Full time
Discipline Marketing
Contact NameKyrie Dale

Job description

Head of Business Operations (COO)

Location: Prescot (onsite)

Full Time: Permanent

Salary / Benefits: up to £100k plus car allowance and bonus

The Head of Business Operations (COO) holds a pivotal position within the Senior Leadership Team, collaborating closely with the Managing Director. This role involves crafting and implementing strategic initiatives, leading transformative change, and ensuring the successful delivery of outcomes.

As a leader, you'll play a key role in helping and guiding other SLT members to work well together across different parts of the business. We're looking for someone with lots of experience in leadership who can motivate teams. If you're really good at talking to people, understand how businesses work, and want to be part of an exciting manufacturing business that cares about its people, the environment, and making money, we invite you to explore this opportunity.

The Role:

  • Work closely with the CEO and other senior leaders to build the overall strategic business objectives to drive improvement, support the growth and innovation without compromising on the core company values

  • Implement business strategies and plans that align with the short and long-term objectives developed in tandem with CEO

  • Monitor and analyse key performance indicators (KPI's) to assess effectiveness of sales, finance and manufacturing teams to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions when necessary.

  • Empowering the team with the leadership and resources they need to successfully complete initiatives

  • Overall operation of the business, ensuring that all departments are aligned, and close working relationships are forged

  • Mentor, coach and develop the team, to support business needs and to provide stability in the company structure

  • Implement best practices to optimise operational efficiency and reduce costs

  • Provide strong leadership and drive continuous improvement

  • Provide project management oversight over key initiatives

  • Ensure all policies and procedures are compliant and transparent both internally and externally

  • Strive for B Corp Certification by the end of 2024 as part of the company's purpose-led commitment

  • Establish an agile, data-driven culture through empowerment, collaboration, and simplicity

  • Champion the company and clients towards a purpose-led business, aligning stakeholder interests with those of the planet and society

Key Skills:

  • Desirable ILM Level 7 qualification

  • Experience in manufacturing sector would be advantageous

  • Experience in devising and executing business and operating models

  • Proficiency in strategic development and translating strategies into attainable objectives

  • Confident decision-making, considering diverse perspectives (people, planet, profit)

  • Ability to cultivate a high-performing SLT aligned with company values

  • Proficient in project management and possess a strong business acumen

  • Sound understanding of how environmental sustainability and social value positively impact business

  • In-depth knowledge of various business functions (Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, HR & Finance)

  • Ability to effectively manage and drive change across the organization

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Adam, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

We are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.

Interested? Please apply now.

We look forward to hearing from you!