Director Of Global Operations - Medical Devices

Director Of Global Operations - Medical Devices

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    £90000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits

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    Paul Bradley

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    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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    over 1 year ago

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Salary: up to £100,000 (flexible)

Benefits: (Flexible), Bonus (up to 25%), Car Allowance (£1,000 p/m) 25 Days Annual Holiday (rising to 27 with service) Company Pension (6%), Healthcare, Life Insurance, and Private Dental.

Newbury, Reading, Woking, Swindon, West London, Southampton, Oxford, Berkshire, Oxfordshire

Our client is a global manufacturer of integrated medical devices / equipment / disposables and pharmaceutical solutions into the hospital and health care sectors. We are urgently seeking an experienced Operations Manager / Director with a strong medical background. Including: Medical Devices, Disposables, Equipment or Pharmaceuticals. Other similar backgrounds will be considered. Ideally you will have international experience and are seeking to develop your career in a high profile, hands-on role. 

As Director of Global Operations, you will lead a team of 5 (direct) and 15 (indirect) reports across HR, Operations, Finance, Engineering and Supply Chain / Logistics. With global accountability for a $50 million division, you will spend on average 2/3 days per at the UK office with regular travel across Europe, (Germany, Belgium, Italy) with very occasional travel to South America.

Brief Summary of key responsibilities
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  • Evaluate, plan, develop, organise, and implement CRRT business operational activities for excellence with direct responsibility for quality of delivered services and the tie to the financial results of the business
  • Develop and maintain an effective organization through the selection, training and motivation of all human resources in the operations team.
  • Select and manage contract logistic partners globally to ensure win-win results for the business, its partners and customers
  • Select and manage global partners for Compliance (Customs, Intrastat)
  • Select and manage internal resources or global partners for Customer Service and Logistics, and Field Service Engineering support
  • Drive strategy, implementation and ongoing usage and improvements of Global ERP system, including management of IT vendors and maintaining validated status of the ERP toolset.
  • Understand financial implications of business decisions and provide guidance to team members on business case and contract matters
  • Manage direct resources and contracted staff in the areas of Operations, IT, ERP, HR and Trade Compliance
  • Lead Quarterly business reviews, S&OP, distributor meeting as required to cultivate good business relationships and transparent sharing of business challenges and opportunities
  • Ensure trade compliance is adhered to, examples include Customs duties, Intrastat reporting
  • Ensure Code of Conduct and Ethical Professional standards are maintained by the CRRT group and contracted partners.
  • Ability to lead, plan, and execute field corrective actions and operational activities for new product launches including management, preparation, planning and execution.
Ideally you will have Medical Industry / NHS experience in CRRT or Critical care, In-depth understanding of Supply Chain & Operations processes, Broad understanding of QA, RA, Finance and supporting processes including Cost management / Performance Improvement experience / certification (eg. Six Sigma) Full lifecycle ERP implementation experience Contract Negotiation skills Validation, ISO standards, Auditing experience Budgetary responsibility (Several $m's) 

Commutable locations: Reading, Woking, Swindon, West London, Southampton, Oxford

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