Operations Director

ATA Recruitment
£120000 - £125000/annum + profit related bonus 10% + fully
27 Jun 2019
14 Jul 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type

Operations Director
Are you an experienced Operations Director looking to lead a £multi-million capital projects delivery business where you will spearhead the manufacturing, engineering, technical and projects department?

If so, we are once again recruiting for a client with whom we have forged a close relationship who are looking to recruit a hands-on Operations Director, with a proven track record in providing leadership to a multi-functional capital projects delivery team.

Having successfully recruited for this business, I can honestly say they are a true investor in their people in relation to remuneration, training & development and working conditions. They are at the forefront of the design, manufacture, build, install and commissioning of large scale, fully integrated capital projects across several market sectors.

With the backing of a larger parent company generating circa £100m, this role will offer the suitable Operations Director the autonomy to drive the business to achieve EBITDA targets.

The role of Operations Director:

To manage a contracts capital projects business encompassing proposals, design, projects, manufacturing and installation
Full P&L control of a £multi-million capital projects business
Achieve targets related to EBITDA, cashflow, project delivery and turnover
Generate a reliable and consistent operating income. Improve reliability of cash flow on commercial projects
Monthly financial reporting to the Board of Directors on the status of the business
Provide structure, leadership, support and guidance to the senior leadership team
Ensure the business is organised and planned to complete end-to-end project management solutions
Improve and create robust project systemisation processes to ensure all projects are delivered safely, on time and profitable
Develop talent, enable succession within the business and a continuation of the apprenticeship scheme
Manage Health & Safety throughout the business and across all projects. Monitor and report on Health & Safety
Oversee the management of customer relationships and to play an active part in the negotiation of all capital projects
Lead and administer contract negotiations and to ensure the business operates within contract guidelines related to IMECHE, NEC3, JCT and MF/1
Ensure company systems, project processes and CRM systems are adhered to

The ideal Operations Director will have the following:

Experienced as an Operations Director, General Manager or related role
Proven track record in managing a capital projects delivery business, end-to-end project management solutions
Ideal industry backgrounds - rail, construction, water, utilities, road/transport or FMCG
Knowledge of IMECHE, NEC3, JCT and MF/1 contracts is highly desirable
Strong leadership and managerial experience of complex teams
A suitable engineering/technical qualification is preferred
Commercial, financial and technical acumen

The benefits:

You will have full autonomy to manage the department as you see fit and you will also join an organisation that already encompasses a highly-skilled leadership team, with the support of first-class engineers. As an established business, you will be part of a market leading capital projects business with solid foundations and a platform to accelerate growth over the next five years.

How to Apply:

Please click "apply" or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on (phone number removed) or alternatively, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to

ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and General Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis - for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.

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ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and general Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis - for more opportunities like this one, visit our website

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