Job Description

Reporting directly to the Managing Director the Operations Manager role is second line management position with overall responsibility for all key aspects of the operational performance of the business.
Functions that report into this role are: Procurement, manufacturing and warehousing
Key Deliverables
* Ensure overall business supply chain KPI's are achieved
* Manage operational expenditure in line with set annual budgets
* Develop and execute procurement strategy to deliver year on year savings
* Develop IT systems to support improved operational performance of the business
* Personal development of all team members
Job brief
My client are looking for an experienced Operations Manager to organize and oversee the daily operations of the company. You will be the one to ensure that our business is well-coordinated and productive by managing its procedures and coaching its people.
The areas of responsibility for this role are very wide and thus requires an individual at is used managing multiple functions in a fast paced environment . He/she must be someone that enjoys leading from the front can develop and empower their direct reports to deliver business objectives.
The goal is to safeguard and augment the efficiency of the company's operations to facilitate accelerating development and long-term success
Responsibilities
* Plan and monitor the day-to-day running of business to ensure smooth progress
* Mentor, Motivate and Supervise staff from different departments and provide constructive feedback
* Regularly evaluate the efficiency of business procedures and performance according to organizational objectives and apply improvements
* Manage procurement processes and coordinate material and resources allocation
* Review financial information and adjust operational budgets to promote profitability
* Revise and/or formulate policies that align with overall strategy and promote their implementation
* Manage relationships/agreements with external partners/vendors
* Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analysing and interpreting data and metrics
* Ensure that the company runs with legality and conformity to established regulations, with local and international laws (e.g data protection, International Labour Standards, International Trade)
* Manage contracts and relations with customers, vendors, partners, and other stakeholders
Requirements
* Proven experience as Operations Manager or Head of Operationsor equivalent position
* Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
* Outstanding communication and people skills
* Knowledge of industry's legal rules and guidelines
* In depth knowledge of diverse business functions and principles (e.g. supply chain, finance, customer service etc.)
* Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
* Familiarity with MS Office and various business software (e.g. ERP, NAV)
* BSc/BA in business administration or relevant field; MSc/MA will be a plus