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Operations Director

Posted on Jun 15, 2019 by CV-Library

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£120k - £125k Annual
Operations Director

£120,000 - £125,000 basic

Profit related bonus 10%

Fully expensed and executive company car

10% matched pension

Full family health care and x4 basic salary live cover

25 days annual leave

Phone & laptop

Location: Derby

Commutable from: Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Loughborough, Burton-On-Trent, Ashby, Coalville, Tamworth, Swadlincote or Lichfield

Are you an experienced Operations Director looking to lead a £multi-million capital projects delivery business where you will spearhead the manufacturing, engineering, technical and projects department?

If so, we are once again recruiting for a client with whom we have forged a close relationship who are looking to recruit a hands-on Operations Director, with a proven track record in providing leadership to a multi-functional capital projects delivery team.

Having successfully recruited for this business, I can honestly say they are a true investor in their people in relation to remuneration, training & development and working conditions. They are at the forefront of the design, manufacture, build, install and commissioning of large scale, fully integrated capital projects across several market sectors.

With the backing of a larger parent company generating circa £100m, this role will offer the suitable Operations Director the autonomy to drive the business to achieve EBITDA targets.

The role of Operations Director:

To manage a contracts capital projects business encompassing proposals, design, projects, manufacturing and installation

Full P&L control of a £multi-million capital projects business

Achieve targets related to EBITDA, cashflow, project delivery and turnover

Generate a reliable and consistent operating income. Improve reliability of cash flow on commercial projects

Monthly financial reporting to the Board of Directors on the status of the business

Provide structure, leadership, support and guidance to the senior leadership team

Ensure the business is organised and planned to complete end-to-end project management solutions

Improve and create robust project systemisation processes to ensure all projects are delivered safely, on time and profitable

Develop talent, enable succession within the business and a continuation of the apprenticeship scheme

Manage Health & Safety throughout the business and across all projects. Monitor and report on Health & Safety

Oversee the management of customer relationships and to play an active part in the negotiation of all capital projects

Lead and administer contract negotiations and to ensure the business operates within contract guidelines related to IMECHE, NEC3, JCT and MF/1

Ensure company systems, project processes and CRM systems are adhered to

The ideal Operations Director will have the following:

Experienced as an Operations Director, General Manager or related role

Proven track record in managing a capital projects delivery business, end-to-end project management solutions

Ideal industry backgrounds - rail, construction, water, utilities, road/transport or FMCG

Knowledge of IMECHE, NEC3, JCT and MF/1 contracts is highly desirable

Strong leadership and managerial experience of complex teams

A suitable engineering/technical qualification is preferred

Commercial, financial and technical acumen

The benefits:

You will have full autonomy to manage the department as you see fit and you will also join an organisation that already encompasses a highly-skilled leadership team, with the support of first-class engineers. As an established business, you will be part of a market leading capital projects business with solid foundations and a platform to accelerate growth over the next five years.

How to Apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on (phone number removed) or alternatively, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to

ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and General Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis – for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.

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ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and general Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis - for more opportunities like this one, visit our website

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