International Operations Director

Austin Hennessey
£90,000 per annum
16 Jan 2019
01 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A well-established, global engineering systems builder is looking for an experienced International Operations Director to join our Submersible Pump Division based in Staffordshire.

Due to continued growth, we now seek a well-rounded individual to undertake responsibility and provide leadership across a range of business activities, further developing strong customer relationships and profitable outcomes that have been at the forefront of the division’s success.

The ideal candidate will be a hands-on, operational leader with a solid track record of progression, who has worked up through the ranks of a company into Senior Management.

About the International Operations Director role:

  • Reviewing and recommending improvements for the assigned division
  • Driving profitability and growth of the business
  • Requiring international travel up to 40% of the year
  • Reviewing and monitoring the performance of the business model for profit generation from their sales and servicing activities
  • Assuming accountability for profitability of assigned international operations

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Significant experience operating at Senior Management or Director level in a manufacturing, engineering or mining environment
  • Mechanical Engineer with recognised qualification i.e. MSc, BSc, BEng, HND or HNC
  • Be in commutable distance to the clients North Staffordshire location (generous relocation assistance available)
  • Possess strong leadership skills with excellent commercial and financial acumen
  • Experience of sales, technical sales and/or export sales
  • Outstanding interpersonal, management and negotiation skills
  • Effective communication, presentation ability, both verbally and written
  • Understanding of a multifaceted business operation
  • Prior experience of working with submersible slurry pumps would be desirable but not essential

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Candidates with previous experience or job titles including; International Operations Director, Manufacturing, Engineering Director, Senior Operations Manager, International Operations, Head of International Operations, may also be considered for this role.

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