Interim Operations Director, Aldershot, Hampshire - Executive Recruit

Interim Operations Director, Aldershot, Hampshire

Aldershot, South East
Interim
£350 - £450 Per Day

posted: 13th June 2024

Interim Operations Director

Potential – Temp to Perm

Our client is a dynamic business closely aligned with the construction industry, providing essential marketing services to major building contractors, housebuilders, and regeneration architectural organizations. Their comprehensive services span both residential and commercial sectors, focusing on delivering high-quality marketing content and site materials.

Temporary (Approx. 3 months)

Immediate Requirement

Day rate: Circa £300 – £400 per day (negotiable) + expenses

Location: Aldershot

 

Role Overview

The Interim Operations Director will be responsible for managing all operational aspects of the business. This includes ensuring the successful completion of projects, maintaining quality and standards, overseeing the manufacturing of site materials, installations, product and marketing content, planning and capacity planning, diary management, deployment of work, and liaising with key clients. The role requires a candidate with substantial experience in the construction industry and site operations.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Project Management: Oversee project completion from inception to delivery, ensuring timelines and quality standards are met.
  • Quality and Standards: Maintain high standards in all operational activities, ensuring compliance with industry regulations and client expectations.
  • Manufacturing Oversight: Manage the production of necessary site materials, ensuring efficient and timely manufacturing processes.
  • Installations Management: Oversee installation processes to ensure they meet quality and safety standards.
  • Product and Marketing Content: Collaborate with marketing teams to ensure product and marketing content aligns with project needs and client specifications.
  • Planning and Capacity Planning: Develop and manage operational plans, including capacity planning to optimize resource utilization.
  • Diary Management: Oversee the scheduling and diary management of operational activities to ensure efficient deployment of work.
  • Client Liaison: Act as the primary point of contact for key clients, ensuring clear communication and satisfaction with services provided.
  • Operational Leadership: Provide leadership and direction to the operations team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and excellence.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Extensive experience in the construction industry, with a strong understanding of site operations.
  • Proven track record in managing operational aspects of a business, including project management, quality control, and client liaison.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate a team.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with key clients and stakeholders.
  • Experience with manufacturing processes and installations in the construction sector.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

 

Key Competencies

  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to manage changing priorities and demands.
  • Commercial acumen and understanding of business operations within the construction industry.

Opportunity for Permanent Role

There is a strong opportunity for the right candidate to transition from a temporary to a permanent role, providing long-term leadership and continuity for the operations team.

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