Operations & Business Development Manager
About the Role
I have been approached by a rapidly growing Australian ‘Start-up business’ who were voted Australia’s Coolest SME who are looking to expand and ‘take over’ the UK market. They are recruiting for a National Operations Manager / Business development Director and looking to pay between £45,000- £52,000 + a hefty performance bonus of 75%-100% + company car + other excellent benefits. A true entrepreneurial sprit is needed as this is a ‘green fields’ type role.
About the Role
The role will involve effectively building the UK business using established & successful models and full support from their Australian Head office. The company itself is known for being high performance, agile and fast paced which rewards its employees. They have also been growing year on year so this is a truly fantastic opportunity to get in at the ‘ground’ level. You will have the support of two account managers who will help you grow the business and get it running.
Proactively manage, motivate and develop the sales team
Identify targets and assist staff to hit these targets
Performance manage the team, to include conducting appraisals, absence management, development and disciplinary procedures when required
Build and maintain close working relationships across the business to ensure the business is operating in the most efficient way
Be an active part of in developing the new sales team, creating a team culture of reaching for success
Being able to negotiate with stakeholders effectively using a commercial approach
Required Skills and Experience:
• Proven experience of leading a successful sales team in a contact centre environment
• Proven experience of reaching and where possible exceeding targets
• Ability to work using initiate and thrive to always make improvements to reach targets
• Exceptional customer service
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
If you feel you possess the above skill-set please get in contact with Joe Wrenn who is sourcing for this role.