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Operations Director

Employment type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Kingston upon Thames

Salary: £90,000-£100,000 p.a.

Are you an experienced Operations Director, with a proven track record of executing business strategies in previous organisations?

Have you overseen the growth of businesses in your previous assignments?

Are you passionate about sustainability and the environment?

If the answer is yes to the above, this may be the opportunity for you.

We are currently working with a recycling and sustainability business, who are seeking an experienced Operations Director to join their organisation on a permanent basis.

The Role

Our client is experiencing accelerated growth and the Operations Director will be responsible for:

  • Implementing operating procedures and best practice across the central and franchise businesses
  • Leading on project and process improvement. This will include the development of my client’s technology offering e.g. booking systems, logistics systems etc.
  • Promoting the organisation externally with prospective clients
  • Devising future business strategies for the organisation to broaden service offering and increase profitability
  • Playing a key role in the successful roll-out of my client’s franchise business model

Experience/ Skills Required

  • Previous experience as an Operations Director/ COO/ Senior Operations Lead
  • Demonstrable experience of managing projects, process changes, or business improvements, from beginning to end
  • Experience of implementing new technology e.g. CRMs, booking systems etc. would be beneficial, although not essential
  • Franchise business model experience would be beneficial, although not essential
  • Self-starter approach
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • This opportunity might suit someone who has experience of working in fast growth, start-up businesses

This is a great opportunity to join a business that has already developed an excellent brand. The Operations Director will be integral for taking the organisation through its next period of growth. If you are an energetic Operations Lead, looking for your next opportunity, please apply today to be considered for this position.

Key words: Operations Director, Operations Manager, Operations Lead, COO, Chief Operating Officer, Recycling, Sustainability, Environmental


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Kingston upon Thames
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £90000 - £100000