Head of Operations

Do you want to be the Head of Operations at a fast growing Digital Agency?

We’re looking for a Head of Operations who will play a key role in shaping the strategy, direction and priorities for Digital Six - working with the company directors to achieve operational excellence. This is a newly created post that will appeal to an ambitious individual looking to further their career in a growing business.

You will be in charge of improving the operational systems, processes and policies - specifically, assisting the management team in managing the company’s resources efficiently, encouraging the sharing of resources, supporting better management reporting and information flow. You will assist the Directors to implement various improvement projects including accounting, project management, software developments and changes to the IT systems.

Your job will be to ensure that our project teams operate efficiently and effectively to smoothly deliver excellence to our clients. You will ensure that all operational processes are properly documented and that key information is organised, accessible and secure.

You will manage day-to-day resources to make sure that the team is set up for success including planning adequate staffing, scheduling and workflow management. You will have direct line management responsibility of the project, development, design and support teams (and any future roles relating to office management, HR and finance).

You will implement the business strategies and decisions developed and agreed by the directors and carry out capacity and organisational planning for current and future growth according to the company’s business plan.

This role is ideal for an experienced operations manager (or someone with other relevant experience) who would like to make an impact in a dynamic and growing business.

It will be crucial that you have great interpersonal skills and confidence, as you’ll be leading a team of professionals - talented in their area of expertise. You will need to be equally confident in discussing technical solutions, design and marketing work.

Your role will cover the following key areas of the business:

  • Organisational Leadership & Planning
  • Project Success and Delivery
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Financial Management
  • Office Management
  • HR
  • Health & Safety

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and build successful teams
  • Experience of resource and capacity planning
  • Process management
  • Uphold organisation policies and standards
  • Data analysis and reporting on projects and profitability
  • Experience in Financial reporting
  • Experience of managing operations in an IT service organisation, ecommerce or Digital agency preferred
  • Building and maintaining strong and effective relationships with suppliers and customers
Perks Of The Job
You'll be doing challenging work in a great learning environment. If you are successful in your application you will enjoy great colleagues, team lunches, nights out, beers/prosecco on Fridays and healthy working hours.
Working Hours
This is a full time post - working hours can be negotiated and are somewhat flexible. Some remote working is also a possibility.
How To Apply
If you think you are right for the job, please send your CV to recruitment@digitalsix.co.uk including your salary expectations.
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Digital Six Ltd, Norloch House, 36 King's Stables Road, Edinburgh,
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