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John Bohan
John Bohan

Phone: 07985 151 131
Email: j.bohan@parkinsonlee.com
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Head of Operations

Salary: Up to gbp100000 per annum + Additional benefits package
Location: Yorkshire
Type: Permanent
Ref Number: ESJB-34727

Job Description


Parkinson Lee Executive Search are the retained partner to a significant power generation organisation in the appointment of a Head of Operations at their largest power plant based in Yorkshire.

This Head of Operations position is a key hire, which will play a pivotal role in managing high performing teams whilst operating at a senior level and contributing to the senior leadership team, with a clear focus on departmental development and that of its people.

Head of Operations – Duties & Responsibilities:

• Reporting to the Plant Director and lead all site operations to deliver results in terms of safety, quality and delivery

• Overall responsibility for both day and shift operations teams

• Develop and encourage a culture of continuous improvement across the plant and its people, with clear objectives outlined and delivered

• Oversee operations budgets, performance improvements and cost reduction targets

• Manage the development, implementation, and maintenance of core values to create a cohesive unit that is responsive to increasing demands

• Deliver succession plans to create high performing teams

• Collaborate and contribute to strategic objectives for the business

• Develop team structure and capability to deliver an operational organisation with cross functional skilling fit for the future

The successful Head of Operations will have the following skills & experience:

• Extensive operations management experience in power generation – essential

• An established, credible leader with demonstrable experience in change management and business transformation, in a highly regulated sector – highly desired

• Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative communication style

• Degree qualified or equivalent in an engineering related subject

• Experience deploying continuous improvement initiatives and use of lean tools as appropriate

• Demonstrable experience in development of operation teams in a high-volume business managing 100+ employees

• Ability to engage others and bring them on board with the wider business vision

• Experienced leader with the ability to forge strong relationships and support the Senior Leadership Team with an appreciation for HR and the benefits of strong internal relationships

• Self-starter in pursuing the objectives set for the operations team

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an innovative and forward-thinking business in the role Head of Operations.

To attract the right talent, our client is offering an excellent salary and associate executive benefits package.

For a confidential discussion about this appointment or any other senior / executive search opportunities please contact John Bohan at Parkinson Lee or apply via this advert.

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