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Innovation Operations Manager

£50,000 - £60,000 per annum

South East

REF: DAC895499

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I’m currently partnered with a hugely successful food business recruiting for an Innovation Operations Manager

My client continues to maintain a market leading status, has thousands of sites all over the globe and a brand that is recognised throughout the world.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a company who are award winning for being an excellent place to work and have a reputation for really looking after their colleagues, driving a one team culture with key values across integrity, generosity, hard work and grit.

As the Innovation Operations Manager you will constantly review and improve operations, with the core focus of making the business faster, better and more efficient through a huge variety of central operation projects.

You will manage and lead projects and play a pivotal role for being the market leading company in their field. You will own vendor relationships, manage substantial budgets and play the key contact role with communicating ideas to colleagues globally.

It’s essential that you are analytical and pragmatic and have a real creative flare to your work. This role is not for the faint hearted and everyday will be different, you must be passionate about Continuous Improvement and Project Management, having a SixSigma qualification is desirable but not essential, what is essential is that you have the ability to make positive changes and can lead improvement projects .

You will be a practical self-starter and have proven leadership behaviours and stakeholder management. You will have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to deliver exceptional reporting and analytics. Its pivotal that you are financially astute and ideally have experience managing large budgets, it’s a given that for this role you need excellent communication skills and you must have the confidence to present at board level.

Finally, you will be a highly ambitious leader and a team player that really wants to get ‘stuck in’. If this sounds like a company, you would like to work for, and you feel you have the right skill set and attributes then I’d be keen to speak with you.

Ref DAC89499

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