Job Reference: 38121
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 07/06/2012
||City of London
||£150000 - £200000 per annum + bonus
Global retailer seeks an Operations Director
In this role you will lead and deliver all operational KPI's and lead the Operations Plans to insure strategies are rolled out across all stores. You will also be responsible for ensure a successful expansion into new formats and for improving the supply chain, maximising availability, improving delivery and minimising stockholding.
The role requires a successful leader who will improve the capability of their team by coaching and training them to deliver their objectives. You will ideally have managed a team of 100 + people and have management experience in functions outside of Operations and in Store operations.
You will lead the operations to deliver a customer offer that enables the retailer to beat the competition and to grow their market share. You will also lead the support office to deliver continuous improvement ensuring initiatives are fit for purpose and right first time for Stores and customers.
As a board member you will take collective responsibility for company performance and for shaping decisions on general business issues. You will also shape the operational model to drive sales and profitability and make continuous improvement to their stores.
In terms of maximising profitability, you will develop and agree the country information technology plan to achieve maximum value from business investments whilst ensuring that decisions are made for the long term benefit of the company. Developing good working relationships is also essential as you will need to build partnerships with those in the industry in order to promote the retailer across communities.