Technical Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Location
Coventry, West Midlands
Salary
£90,000 - £100,000, plus bonus, plus LTIP
Posted
12 Jun 2018
Closes
12 Jul 2018
Ref
RW/5789S
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Title: Technical Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Location: Coventry

Salary: £90,000 - £100,000, plus bonus, plus LTIP

Job Ref: RW/5789S

Our client is looking for an experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO) with Technical background to oversee the operations of the organisation to meet business goals and projections. You will work alongside the CEO to execute the company vision, put procedures and resources in place to promote, scaling, optimise inefficient areas in the organisation and coordinate with department heads.

The COO role is a key member of the senior management team, reporting only to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). You’ll have to maintain control of diverse business operations, so they expect you to be an experienced and efficient leader. If you also have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics, they’d like to meet you.

The goal of the COO position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth through global expansion.

Responsibilities of the Chief Operating Officer (COO):

  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures.
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth and develop plans to improve relevant key performance indicators.
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision.
  • Oversee the relevant operations of the organisation to meet business goals and projections.
  • Oversee daily work of executives (Development, Product Introduction, Quality in co-operation/conjunction with plans of R&D Department).
  • Motivate staff to meet or surpass organisational goals.
  • Coordinate with human resources department to recruit skilled talent and keep the best employees.
  • Evaluate performance by analysing and interpreting data and metrics.
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance.
  • Participate in international expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.).
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors.

Requirements of the Chief Operating Officer (COO):

  • Proven experience as Chief Operating Office or relevant role.
  • Familiarity with the operational procedures at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development.
  • Ability to inspire employees to live up to their potential and optimise their productivity.
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics.
  • Outstanding organisational and leadership abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.
  • Aptitude in decision making and problem solving.
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus.

Our client, a high-tech innovative Plc company is seeking a commercial and strategically minded COO with a broad scope of responsibilities to support the company and drive growth.  This is an outstanding time to join a dynamic, fast growing and ambitious business offering world class products and services and offers excellent opportunities for the right candidate. 

Experience required:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as COO for a company or division, combined with recent broader commercial experience.
  • Demonstrate outstanding commercial and strategic awareness and acumen.
  • High levels of organisation, planning, numeracy, communication and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven leadership capability, inspiring teams and building strong internal and external business relationships.
  • Technical knowledge in Product Development from idea to commercialisation.
  • Experience in an engineering / manufacturing environmentTop of Form.

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