Chief Operating Officer job

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Chief Operating Officer
  • £125,000.00 to £150,000.00 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Posted: 6 months ago
  • Manchester, UK
  • 1 vacancies
  • Expires on: 22-02-2020
Job Description

Role: Chief Operating Officer

Location: Manchester

Salary: £125,000 - £150,000


Objectives of this Role


·       Collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organisational vision, operational strategy, and hiring needs

·       Translate strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth helping to implement organisation-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning

·       Oversee company operations and employee productivity, building a highly inclusive culture ensuring team members thrive and organisational outcomes are met

·       Ensure effective recruiting, onboarding, professional development, performance management, and retention

·       Adhere to company, national and local business requirements, enforcing compliance and taking action when necessary


Daily and Monthly Responsibilities


·       Analyse internal operations and identify areas of process enhancement

·       Develop actionable business strategies and plans that ensure alignment with short-term and long-term objectives developed in tandem with the CEO

·       Directly oversee operations, HR, and accounting, and partner with the CEO on sales management to budget for sufficient investment capital to achieve growth targets over the near term

·       Aggressively manage capital investment and expenses to ensure the company achieves investor targets relative to growth and profitability

·       Monitor performance with tracking and establish corrective measures as needed, and prepare detailed reports, both current and forecasting

·       Maintain and build trusted relationships with key customers, clients, partners, and stakeholders



  • Direct and control all internal operational employees to ensure that they are appropriately motivated and trained and carry out their responsibilities to the required standard.
  • Contribute to the development of the company’s corporate strategy and lead strategy development in all organisational operations to ensure that the company achieves its short and long-term objectives.
  • Develop and implement all necessary policies and procedures to facilitate management control and to ensure that all internal operations achieve their business objectives.
  • Develop and control all operational budgets to ensure that the company has all the resources required to meet its objectives within agreed financial parameters and to maintain the financial strength of the company.
  • Develop and maintain all necessary systems and procedures to ensure that company operations comply with all legal requirements and meet agreed operational standards.
  • Regularly review operations to ensure that these meet required standards and recommend changes where necessary.
  • Develop and maintain the organisation’s structure and processes and provide for effective management succession for all internal operations.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with all other directors to ensure that there is effective co-ordination of all company activities in support of corporate objectives.
  • Act as the company’s main adviser on all issues relating to operational functions and keep abreast of latest developments to ensure that the Company maintains its competitive position.


Skills and Qualifications

·       Bachelor’s degree in business administration, or related field

·       5+ years experience in executive leadership positions

·       Leadership skills, with steadfast resolve and personal integrity

·       Understanding of advanced business planning and regulatory issues

·       A solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics

·       Be able to diagnose problems quickly and have foresight into potential issues

  • Extensive experience in operations management.
  • Significant experience of the industry.
  • Significant managerial experience.
  • Excellent inter-personal and negotiating skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of the company and its products and processes.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent decision making skills 

Preferred Qualifications

·       Master’s degree in business or related field

·       Fundraising experience

·       International business experience


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