Head of Business Improvement - Suffolk

Head of Business Improvement Jobs

For a business to thrive, grow and attract the best talent, it must be on a constant mission for improvement. Improvement can manifest itself in many ways, from the small things that affect a few employees to a revolution in the way it does business that can propel it from an also-ran to a company at the top of its game. The most effective way to achieve improvement is to appoint a team or an individual whose job is solely to seek out business improvement opportunities and make them happen – in charge of this activity is the head of business improvement.

The job requires an ongoing analysis of the business and all its processes, or at least the processes within the remit of the head of business improvement. Armed with the financial figures for a given business activity, he or she observes and analyses the way it is carried out, talks with the people doing the work and try to come up with ways of improving it. This is not always a directly cost-saving or profit-enhancing measure. Sometimes an improvement might simply take the stress off certain employees, and the benefits will be long term – and the head of business improvement has the figures to prove it.

The skills required

An advanced ability to monitor and completely understand a business process and how it interacts with the rest of the business is a key attribute of a successful head of business improvement. You are able to come to a balanced appraisal of how a process works and what are the effects of making a change not only to it but also to the wider company. Where you consider that the benefits outweigh the costs, you will then have to make proposals to the board so that they can decide whether to implement them.

You are able to work on multiple processes at a time, and often change will have to be implemented gradually so that early effects can be assessed with a view to making more dramatic changes if necessary. This requires excellent analytical skills as well as a great interpersonal manner. It will be your job to convince all stakeholders that your proposals will have a benefit, which is not always easy, particularly where this might mean downsizing or relocation.

Find Head of Business Improvement Jobs with Cast UK

Transformation and change are the key to continual improvement in business, but it must be approached in a skilful and sensitive manner, hence the need for good, experienced heads of business improvement. Up and down the UK, companies are looking to bring that expertise into their teams and many of them are turning to Cast UK to apply our own expertise to finding the ideal candidates.

If you are looking to take an important step in your career and become head of business improvement for a company that’s going through some exciting changes, leave your details with us by calling today on 0333 121 3345.

Head of Business Improvement Jobs in Suffok

Sharing borders with Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex, Suffolk is a county in East Anglia that is situated on the coast of the North Sea.

Although Suffolk does not have any cities within its boundaries, anyone seeking Head of Business Improvement roles in the area will have a number of options to choose from in the larger towns of Lowestoff, Felixstowe and Bury St Edmunds, as well as the county town of Ipswich.

Primarily an agricultural region, Suffolk grows a number of crops including rapeseed, wheat, barley, sugar beet, linseed, oats, rye and various vegetables.

The Port of Felixstowe processes around 35 per cent of the UK's container cargo, making it the largest port of its kind in the country, and one of the busiest in Europe. There's also a port at Ipswich; it is home to a number of shipbuilders and Fairline Yachts has a testing facility here.

Other major employers in Suffolk include Birds Eye, Greene King brewing, Bernard Matthews Farms and Huntley & Palmers. In addition, Premier Foods manufactures Branston Pickle in the region.

Cast UK - helping you find fresh vacancies

Whether you're ready to take the next step in your career with a new Head of Business Improvement role, or are seeking a different job for other reasons, the team at Cast UK can help you find a position that suits your skills and qualifications.

Our team of recruitment specialists have extensive knowledge of the procurement, logistics and supply chain fields and we are committed to matching the best talent to every vacancy

What's more, we have a team of regional experts who can tell you about the local job market, such as the top employers and types of jobs available - all of which can be useful when searching for vacancies, especially if you're relocating to an unfamiliar area.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Suffolk or source a new job in Suffolk then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.