Operations Director

Birmingham 60K - 80K Permanent

Operations Director - Software , Project Management, Pre Post Sales, Infrastructure, Cloud

This is a part remote role but you will be required to work in the office 2/3 days per week

Job Overview

Due to an internal promotion this company are looking to recruit an Operations Director to work with the existing team . The successful
candidate will report to and work alongside the Managing Director in a team of three Executive Directors

The Operations Director will be commercially focused, with an IT background and experience of the management of day-to-day operations in a customer focused role, preferably, but not exclusively, within the technological sector.

The role

Your job will be split between technology (30%), operations (50%) and commercial (20%)
Technology
* Responsible for the server and storage hardware management team
* Working with a busy IT Helpdesk.

Operations
* Helping to develop software products to meet strategic and commercial objectives.
* Responsible for implementation and support functions through product specialist and technical services teams.
* Project management and process improvement.
* In conjunction with the Managing Director and Senior Management team, Strategy development and business planning.
* Primary point of escalation with all customers.

Commercial
* Production and review of all sales contracts.
* Support the Managing Director in negotiating new contracts and existing contract extensions.
* Approval of sales quotations, before final Managing Director review.
* Ensure robust cost management with third party suppliers.

The ideal person
* Currently holding an Operations Manager role or similar working in a technology software house
* Experience of Cloud Migration project management
* 10 + years commercial experience
* Solid people management experience and people skills
* Organised with ability to prioritise and manage time effectively.
* Good analytical and effective decision-making skills.
* Ability to communicate clearly and present information effectively.
* Excellent face to face client skills
* Strong negotiator with ability to demonstrate a persuasive case.
* Ability to ‘challenge the norm’ effectively.
* Effective project management skills.
* Strong leadership and people management skills.

Personal Characteristics
* Good commercial awareness.
* Positive supportive attitude.
* Focused on continuous improvement and first-class service delivery.
* Determined and hardworking.
* Accessible and approachable.
* Not afraid to be hands on and lead from the front.
* Honest and reliable.

They are offing an amazing package in this small but very successful company. Send me your CV asap for a chat about the role.

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