Operations Director

Location
North East
Salary
£100000 - £100000 Per Annum Circa £100,000
Posted
22 May 2018
Closes
19 Jun 2018
Ref
376999
Contact
Melanie Dallet
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
The Company:

Our client is the leading FMCG distributor in their sector, a privately owned business they have seen significant growth over the last couple of years both through organic growth and acquisition. Based in the North East of England the company is expanding their reach into Europe and this role represents the opportunity to play an integral part of this growth.

The Opportunity:

As part of the Senior Leadership team this is a board level position with executive responsibility for Operations, Supply Chain and Customer Services. Reporting directly to the CEO the headlines of the role are:

• Execution of operational strategies agreed at Board level, designing and implementing the changes to support these strategies
• Drive for efficiency and effectiveness across all business areas through optimisation of systems and processes
• Maximising return on investment through prioritisation and coordination of resource across operational departments
• Responsible for developing and delivering the operational model to support the optimisation of the group across geographical territories

The Person:

Naturally analytical and detail oriented the successful candidate will be a proven FMCG leader with a hands on approach and a commercial outlook.

The following experience is required:

• A strong understanding of supply chain including stock forecasting practices and procedures
• Preferably 5 years Director level experience
• Experience of managing FMCG warehouse operations and customer services
• International experience working in continental Europe ideally with language skills
• KPI driven with a proven track record of adding value
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to influence at both peer level and above
• Experience within high growth Private Equity environments would be a benefit





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