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Group Operations Director

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Remote
Salary: Competitive package
Application date: 13th Dec 2023

Consilium Recruit is working in partnership with a global medical products manufacturer, in the search for a Group Operations Director. This role has multi-site responsibility and is a full-time permanent position.

The Role
Oversee all supply chain and manufacturing operations across the company
Oversee activity related to products and services, including placing orders, storing, organising services, packing, loading and delivering products to clients
Review existing operations and finding areas for development and growth
Evaluate members of staff and enacting disciplinary proceedings, if necessary
Hiring outside managers or promoting new leaders from within
Review and update supply chain practices in line with company policies, standards, law and regulations
Negotiating terms and prices with suppliers and freight companies, monitor and assess the their performance and maintain cost-effective practices
Implement logistics strategies, tracking goods to the warehouse
Analyse supply chain data and solve any issues or put alternative plans in place
Identify and minimise risk by predicting the demand for products and adopting new technology with no interruption to process
Manage inventory, packing and distributing
Build capabilities of the international operations team to ensure service is delivered
Drive clear focus and rigour behind the delivery of key performance metrics: in-stock, retail inventory cover, item level, shipment forecast accuracy and BU level Consumer Sales forecast bias
Build positive relationships and collaboration between teams within the UK and with regional partners at all levels
Partner with the international team to deliver continuous improvement projects for the business and also support with implementation of Dynamics 365

The ideal candidate
A key appointment to augment the senior leadership team, you will possess a proven track record of operating in a volume and complex manufacturing and distribution organisation, with multi-site responsibility, ideally with international exposure.

A Degree or relevant qualification in a relatable field
A proven track record of leadership, and developing strong performing teams with high motivation
A wealth of experience in operations, logistics and supply chain departments
Proven cross-functional forecasting experience, with a clearly demonstrated ability to deliver results
Demonstratable experience in driving continuous improvement of the service delivered to retailers
Ability to operate at a senior level with both internal and external partners, including experience leading complex negotiations
Experience leading teams through periods of significant change
You will have previous experience of a multi-site responsibility role, ideally covering both UK and EMEA responsibility

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