Operations Manager, Job Ref. JO3090

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1357532

 Job Description

Operations Manager, Job Ref. JO3090 Derry based innovative company Perm Salary circa £35-40k Full-time hours

Operations Manager, Job Ref. JO3090
Derry based innovative company
Perm
Salary circa £35-40k
Full-time hours

Our client is a specialist organisation with a highly experienced team and a provider of digital solutions, specifically designed for a specific industry.  The company exploits opportunities for new technology that will improve service delivery and communication in their sector.  They have developed products and services to assist their clients operate more effectively, utilising cutting edge web and mobile technology, focussing on real-time information capture and delivery, using analytics to understand issues and trends.
Their business depends on cutting edge technology to stay competitive, utilising modern technologies and innovative techniques.
Due to continued success, they now wish to employ a ‘Operations Manager’ for an immediate start.

Job Purpose:
Reporting directly to the CEO, the Operations Manager will work within an integrated and dynamic team, taking overall responsibility for monitoring the day to day operation of the company’s activity.  The primary focus of the Operations Manager is on the management, enhancement and control of the company’s products from design and development through to customer delivery, ensuring that our digital solutions are robust and successful. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand the problems and find innovative solutions for the broader market. You will work with development, sales and delivery counterparts to define the go-to-market strategy, helping your colleagues to understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer.

Responsibilities:
The development and delivery of several projects in tandem from concept to delivery.
Identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company’s products and services, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success.
Provide and delivering clear and concise business reporting.
Preform analysis such as critical path and risk analysis.
Devising possible solutions to anticipated problems.
Establish and supervise a quality assurance process for delivery of all products and services.
Work in conjunction with the Sales Director to review and approve proposed product releases.
Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the business.
Ensure company technical problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Over-see Marketing, Blogs and Social Media activity.

Criteria:
Desirably educated to degree standard.
Prince II Accredited Practitioner would be advantageous.
A sound working knowledge of all Microsoft office applications, with experience of Microsoft Project a distinct advantage.
3 – 5 years’ experience within a relevant industry.
Well versed in digital technology.
This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites throughout Ireland and the UK.
You must also be prepared to travel outside of the UK on request.

Personal Attributes:
You will be:
A team player with excellent interpersonal skills who is confident, open, communicative, pragmatic and intellectually robust.
Analytical with excellent problem-solving skills.
Totally committed to quality.
A dynamic lateral thinker with the ability to develop and implement creative solutions.
Self-motivated with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.
Articulate with good written and oral presentation skills.
Professional and well presented with a strong desire for success.
Ready to challenge and be challenged.
Persistence in light of obstacles with a desire to make a difference.
Ability to deal with high work-loads and long hours when required.

Interested in this role?
To express your interest in this role please forward your C.V. and cover letter/note to us in Word format only highlighting your suitability for the role and how you feel you meet the essential criteria. PDF or other file formats are not accepted.
You should also include the Job Reference Number AND the Job Title (noted above).
Suitable candidates will be screened and contacted, your interest gauged, and permission sought to send your C.V. to our hiring client for review. All applications are treated in strict confidence.

Additional Information:
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Wherever possible we endeavour to notify applicants if they have been unsuccessful, however, due to the large volume of applications that we receive for each position this is not always possible.
Applications/expressions of interest can/will only be accepted from those living within a reasonable commutable distance of the place of work or those genuinely willing and able to relocate.
Our clients reserve the right to enhance the short-listing criteria where and when this is deemed necessary.
Candidates who do not meet the essential criteria for this role may be contacted in the future to discuss other roles.
Sending your C.V. to us is initially an expression of interest in a role not a direct application, suitable applicants will be contacted to discuss further prior to their C.V. being released to a client.

DISCLAIMER.
Network Recruitment (NI) Ltd. acts as both an Employment Agency and as an Employment Business.
We as a company operate under strict ‘best practice’ policies and procedures governed by both the NRF and REC of which we are corporate members.
Network Recruitment (NI) Ltd is a Northern Ireland registered company, Reg. No NI066709.
Republic of Ireland Branch Reg. No 905918, Recruitment Agency License Number: EA3347.

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