Head of Operations

55000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 - GBP80000/annum + Benefits
26 Sep 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Are you a highly experienced Operations Management professional with excellent knowledge of the Fresh Produce industry?
Privately owned with continually strong financial performance Jupiter Group are looking for a Head of Operations to join the business. The role will be based in Newport, Shropshire and will involve international travel.
What will you be doing?
The Head of Operations at Jupiter Group guides and oversees the delivery of high quality and cost-efficient service to our customers through professional warehouse management and excellent commercial and budgetary control.
Through the site management teams, you'll ensure that existing and new operations achieve and exceed both Jupiter and Customer objectives and targets, within the constraints of the business. The main focus of the Head of Operations will be the management and development of the Operational teams in the UK; this will also include overseeing our Operations in South Africa, Europe and South America.
Whilst delivering the plans, the Head of Operations must demonstrate proactivity, efficiency and effectiveness in providing excellent Operations further to drive the growth of the business. You will apply our brand guidelines and values to positively contribute to the overall vision and mission of the company.
Who are we looking for?
* Experienced and credible 'operator' with a hands-on value driven approach.
* Experience and knowledge of the Fresh Produce market, including key drivers, influencers and trends.
* Accustomed to dealing with fluctuating volumes.
* Proven track record in achieving challenging objectives.
* From a customer first, growth environment.
* Versatile and proactive leadership style with the ability to engage and motivate teams.
* Ability to recognise and respond to changing business needs.
* Excellent financial awareness and commercial acumen.
* Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
* Committed to continuous development of teams.
* Provides a clear vision, adds value where involved, strong problem evaluation and solution.
* Creates opportunities, overcomes obstacles and thinks outside of the box.
* Adaptability to cope with the needs of a rapidly growing environment across multiple countries
* Analytical thinker capable of dealing with complexity and handling multiple tasks.
What can we offer you?
* Competitive salary of GBP55,000 to GBP80,000 per annum DOE
* 21 days holiday + Bank Holidays
* Discretionary annual bonus
* Role relevant training
* Franklin Covey training
* Relaxed dress code
* Relaxed multicultural environment
* Walking distance to local amenities
* Informative staff app with localised benefits
* Full domestic kitchen on site open to employees to use
* Annual group wide social event
Who are we?
Jupiter Group are one of fastest growing and exciting businesses within the fresh produce industry. The company have customers and suppliers across the world with ambitious plans for growth.
As a fast paced international business who are continually growing and developing, we nurture a culture of self-motivated, hardworking and honest individuals. We have clear company values that we encourage our people to live by. It is important that applicants can uphold these values.
Integrity- act with good character, ethics and morals
Respect and patience - be tolerant, good natured and understanding
To help others - make a difference to others lives in a positive way
Work hard and enjoy life - contribute and enjoy your role
Recognise success - when praise is due say 'well done'
Continual improvement - always strive to do a better job
Trust - build your relationships on trust
Openness - talk straight, communicate well, and be open to new ideas
If you share our values and have the experience to excel as our Head of Operations, click apply