Senior Operations Manager

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
30 days ago

Senior Operations Manager - Exciting Leadership Opportunity in Sustainability

Location: Manchester, Droylsden office with regular travel within the UK

Are you an accomplished Operations Manager with a proven track record in the Waste, Recycling, or Sustainability sector? Are you ready for a strategic role that not only provides autonomy over operations but also plays a pivotal role in the organisational expansion of a leading provider of recycling and resource recovery solutions?

Why Join Us?

  • Unique Opportunity for Autonomy and Growth: Thrive in an environment that values your expertise and offers full autonomy to innovate and lead new processes within a rapidly growing team.
  • Contribute to Our Innovative Goals: Be at the forefront of sustainability initiatives. We recover a diverse range of waste materials for re-use in manufacturing and energy conversion, making a positive impact on the environment.
  • Work-Life Balance Emphasis: We care about your well-being. Enjoy a hybrid working model and access to wellbeing services to ensure a positive work-life balance, contributing to overall health and happiness.

Your Role: Senior Operations Manager

In this dynamic role, you will oversee the Production, Engineering, SHEQ, and Transport departments for the wood waste production line. Your responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and maintaining positive relations with key departments, working closely with the Managing Director and departments to develop an operational strategy and roadmap focused on accelerating growth.
  • Driving organisational structure changes aligned with the commercial strategy.
  • Directly managing seven department managers.
  • Setting financial targets, leading budget development, and overseeing operational and engineering budgets.

Experience Required:

  • Demonstrable track record of impactful commercial leadership within the wider business services industry. Waste, recycling, or sustainability industry experience is highly advantageous.
  • Strategic thinker with a hands-on approach.
  • Highly numerate with a background in budget management.
  • Results-oriented, with a strong desire and tenacity to drive performance.

If you resonate with this description and are ready for a challenging yet rewarding leadership role in a growth-oriented company, apply now! Our recruitment team will personally reach out to all successful applicants to discuss the next steps.

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