Operations Director

Role: Permanent
Salary: £65,000/ANNUAL
Location: Chippenham
Reference: 37597

Are you an Operations Director looking for a new challenge in the Fire and Security industry? This well established rapidly expanding national company have an office base in Chippenham, Wiltshire and are seeking a Senior appointment to join their business to take ownership of the running of the team. They have been around for almost 25 years now with clients to include commercial, schools, public sector, facilities management and high-net worth individuals. The Operations Director will lead the installation, servicing, monitoring station and purchasing divisions.

 

The Role

  • You will be based from our offices in Chippenham, Wiltshire with responsibility of several operational departments within the business
  • You will be a strong leader with excellent communication skills and be looking to progress towards managing director status with overall responsibility of running the business
  • Create, implement and monitor processes and procedures to improve efficiency across all departments
  • Build and maintain relationships with all department heads, external partners, and vendors to make decisions regarding operational activity and strategic goals
  • Uphold organisation policies and standards, ensuring legislative regulations are followed
  • Ensure that accreditations and audits are managed
  • Plan, monitor, and analyse key metrics for the day-to-day performance of all operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks

 

Experience required

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management role within the security industry
  • Excellent knowledge of multiple operational functions including engineering, customer service and employee management
  • String working knowledge of industry regulations and legislative guidelines including SSAIB, NSI and BAFE
  • Ability to streamline and implement new structures and roles that create speed, efficiency and support rapidly shifting business demands
  • Proven ability to plan and manage operational process for maximum efficiency and productivity

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience of budget and business planning
  • Strong organisational, leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills both internally and externally

 

Package

  • £65,000 basic salary
  • Additional bonus scheme around delivering KPIs (30% of annual salary)
  • Company car/car allowance
  • Phone, laptop etc
  • Life insurance scheme
  • Private medical cover

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