Operations Director - London

Operations Director jobs

It doesn’t matter if a company operates within the IT, healthcare, manufacturing, food and beverage, medical, defence, transport or retail industry - careful planning and logistical organisation is essential for success.

Operations Directors play an important part in ensuring everything runs smoothly. They work to develop various parts of the supply chain and are responsible for keeping all activities to budget, on schedule and within quality expectations.

By continually monitoring key performance indicators, devising new strategies and implementing changes, the Operations Director will be able to ensure not only that the company thrives, but also that customers are happy with the service.

Of course, you will be in charge of a team - responsible for ensuring members of staff are properly trained, motivated and doing the right tasks to the expected standard.

The skills required

Those applying for roles as Operations Directors should be excellent communicators with good negotiation, organisation and management skills. A strong commercial and financial awareness is essential and an understanding of the employer’s particular sector can also be advantageous.

Depending on the role, a willingness to travel on short notice may be necessary, while foreign language fluency can also be beneficial.

No matter which job you apply for, however, you should be a highly motivated self-starter who has a strong drive to improve results and who can deal with high-stress situations with ease.

Search for Operations Director vacancies with Cast UK

If you’re seeking a role as an Operations Director, look no further than the recruitment consultants at Cast UK.

Our team have experience in the fields of procurement, supply chain and logistics and their unique industry knowledge means they can provide relevant advice and assistance to qualified candidates seeking to make their next career move.

What’s more, we have regional experts to cover every part of the UK who can also help you get a better understanding of the opportunities available.

So if you're ready to take your next step on the career ladder, look no further than Cast UK. To find out more about how Cast UK can help you recruit an Operations Director for your business or find you a job as an Operations Director then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.

Operations Director Jobs in London

As the UK’s capital and largest city, it should come as no surprise that London offers a wealth of opportunities for those seeking procurement, logistics and supply chain jobs .

Indeed, there’s something for everyone in the Big Smoke, and while the soot and pollution that gave the city its nickname during the Industrial Revolution have mostly disappeared, there are plenty of reminders of days gone by - such as the warehouses and docks that line the Thames.

If you're looking for a Operations Director job in London, the city offers something for everyone. And, although the capital is known for its high cost of living, most employers take this into account when setting wages - in most cases, the so-called London allowance will add between £3,000 and £4,000 to your salary.

Whether your sector of choice is financial, media, retail, electronics, medical, manufacturing, telecommunications, transport, automotive or even government or defence, London has it.

From Ford to Sony, Barclays to Metro Newspapers and Sainsbury’s to Warburtons, the list of British, European and international firms that call London home goes on and on.

And don’t forget the companies that specialise in moving people and parcels around. With organisations like the Port of London and Transport for London, several international airports and trains that depart to domestic and international destinations, it takes a lot of people to keep London moving smoothly.

Cast UK - helping you find new positions

At Cast UK, our team of consultants are experts in their industries and we are committed to helping make the perfect candidate-vacancy match for our clients.

What’s more, we have regional specialists who can provide advice and assistance to those looking for fresh Operations Director opportunities in new locations like London. So whether you’re thinking of moving to the capital, or seeking jobs in Scotland , Wales and Northern Ireland, get in touch today.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within London or source a new job in London then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.

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