Operations Director - Creative Industry

Job Title: Operations Director - Creative Industry
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Exec pkg.
Reference: 746083
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Job Published: October 02, 2018 17:15

Job Description

Our client is a prominent supplier to the exhibitions and events industries renowned for their awarding-winning event styling and exhibition design solutions. Due to continued growth and expansion, our client is now offering for the first time the pivotal role of Director of Operations.
The role:
  • Reporting to the company directors, you will be responsible for the overall performance of the key operational divisions of the company including the production, warehouse and logistics teams.
  • Key working relationships with your HR Manager, Finance Manager, creative design team and the sales & marketing team.
  • As a senior member of the leadership team you will play a key role in driving the success of the entire company.
  • You will help develop and cascade the organisation’s strategy to the department heads, their team supervisors and regular staff.
  • You will instil the company culture and ethos of operational excellence throughout the company.
  • Implement appropriate reward and recognition strategies to align personnel with company goals.
  • Plan by prioritising customer, employee and organisational requirements.
  • Facilitate interdepartmental meetings and skills training as required to ensure the commercial objectives are being achieved and adequate support is being provided to all employees.
  • Assist in recruitment and development of the management team to achieve agreed objectives.
  • Report to the directors on performance targets, leadership and vision challenges of the organisation.
  • With the business forecasting record company performance over the next 12-18 months, you will be passionate and hungry to build your own future with a business leader mindset.
Candidate profile:
  • You will already be an accomplished senior manager in the exhibitions, events or hospitality industries with a strong understanding of event production and logistics.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and inspire high standards of performance.
  • Proven experience with workforce planning and leadership development.
  • Tertiary/degree qualifications in business management desired.
  • Proven ability to design organisational change initiatives and influence change at all levels of the organisation.
  • A consultative approach to leadership with the a high degree of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.
  • Executive level communications skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to contribute to overall business strategy and success.
Salary & benefits:
  • Highly attractive executive level package to suit candidate skills and experience. 
  • Performance related bonuses.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Contribute to the continued success and growth of a highly regarded company.
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