Commercial/Operations Director - Bespoke Automation

Perpetual Engineering
60000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP60000 - GBP80000/annum + Excellent Benefits
15 Mar 2019
12 Apr 2019
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Commercial/Operations Director - Bespoke Automation



GBP60 - 80k + Excellent Benefits

We are currently supporting a leading automation solutions provider and systems integrator in their search for highly talented Commercial or Operations Director. They are looking for a commercially aware candidate that has had significant experience within automation and controls projects, who will take overall responsibility for the commercial running of all projects for the business.

The Role

The candidate will have the overview of all high end projects whilst applying project management tools and skills for leading, planning, executing, controlling schedules, costs and risks. You will also commercially manage and support the project managers, ensuring they determine and implement the customer's needs and also build and manage an effective team. You will take responsibility for the commercial contract terms and ensuring margin integrity through effective resource allocation and achieving key timescales and project delivery. You will also work effectively with the engineering side of the business to ensure the finished product matches the original specification.

The Person

The candidate will be an excellent communicator both written and verbally, have a confident and pro-active approach to work with having the ability to work off their own initiative, as well as being a team player. You will also have a hands on attitude whilst being a good problem solver with an enthusiastic mentality. The candidate will need to have a good track record in completing cradle to grave automation projects commercially and continually have a grasp of timescales, budgets and quality throughout your work. You will have a good understanding of drives and controls automation (not necessarily needing to have been hands on) especially at the front end in terms of ensuring accurate commercial contract terms and ensuring resource is planned effectively against the project requirements.

In Return

In return you will receive a competitive salary alongside an excellent remuneration package. This is a truly outstanding opportunity for an ambitious senior commercial or operations manager/director to impact on a rapidly expanding business. If you feel this is a role you could prove yourself in and are looking for an opening where prospects are limited only by your aspirations then apply now for an immediate interview