Role details

Head of Operations - Leading Book Publisher.

London   •   £55,000 - £750,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Unique role for a leading publisher overseeing all business support functions.
  • Functions include Property & FM, Distribution Contract Management, H&S etc.

About Our Client

Our client are a leading publisher founded in the early 1900s in London. With a global presence, there London based operation is one with a hugely collaborative environment and a great company culture.

Job Description

As the Head of Operations, you will report into the CFO and will be responsible for leading the delivery of all business support activities across the business to include (but not limited to):

- Property & FM.

- IT.

- Distribution.

- Health & Safety and Insurance.

- Maintaining an accurate bibliographic database.

As Head of Operations, you will engage with multiple stakeholders across the business as well as manage the external relationships with all suppliers - most importantly the publisher's distributor.

The Successful Applicant

In order to be considered for this role, we are looking for someone who:

  • Can demonstrate exceptional organisational skills and is methodical in approach yet adaptable to deal with a wide variety of tasks across the business.
  • Is personable and persuasive who can positively influence at all levels of the business to achieve the required aims.
  • Has a strong ability to nurture and manage all supply chain relationships to foster a true "partnership" with all suppliers.
  • A keen eye for detail to with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Is based within a commutable distance of Central London.

In addition, those with experience with Lean Six Sigma methodologies will be at a distinct advantage.

What's on Offer

Flexible, dependent on the successful candidate.

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