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Director of Operations

  • Location:

    County Donegal

  • Sector:

    Professional & Technical Jobs

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

  • Contact phone:

    +353 (0)861841361 /

  • Job ref:

    VAC-12461

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    10-12-2019

Vacancy: Director of Operations

Location: County Donegal

Salary: €50K + bonus scheme  

 

3D Personnel’s client is a provider of facility management, recruitment & logistics solutions who currently seeking an experienced professional to join the firm in a capacity of Director of Operations.

The ideal candidate will have proven senior management experience in a highly dynamic setting and will be an excellent leader who can discover the most efficient ways to run the business.

The successful applicant will enjoy developing solutions that push innovative boundaries, he or she will safeguard and augment the efficiency of the company’s operations to facilitate accelerating development and long-term success.

 

Your responsibilities as Director of Operations will include but won’t be limited to:

  • Take responsibility and initiative in smooth running of all business operations
  • Create a department strategic plan which complies with and enhances the company-wide strategic plan and business plan
  • Provide effective team and project management duties, including overseeing project completion timelines, monitoring project costs, and ensuring client needs are met
  • Continuously reshape department best practices to provide highest client satisfaction
  • Liaise with other departments, including finance and marketing, to ensure operations budgets and proper advertisements which meet department goals and attract clients
  • Maintain strong relationships with any third-parties (vendors, financial institutions, suppliers) the department works with regularly to ensure smooth procurement and delivery of products and services
  • Drive sales and business goals
  • Provide outstanding leadership to team members, including opportunities for coaching and development, to maximise work output and work quality
  • Identify patterns and problem areas, and implement effective solutions to increase efficiency
  • Report regularly to Managing Director with completed on-budget and on-time projects and project outcomes
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients to drive sales and network with new clients

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
  • 10+ years senior leadership role in the appropriate field
  • Superior knowledge of multiple operational functions and principles, including finance, customer service, production, and employee management
  • Proven ability to plan and manage operational process for maximum efficiency and productivity
  • Ability to streamline and implement new structures and roles that create speed, efficiency, and support rapidly shifting business demands
  • Strong working knowledge of industry regulations and legislative guidelines
  • Superior negotiation skills in both internal and external settings
  • Masterful organisational, communication, and leadership skills, demonstrated by previous professional success
  • Strong working knowledge of data analysis and performance metrics using business management software (desirable)