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Job Ref :
Ref 87 
Job Title :
Chief Operating Officer 
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Posted :
1/19/2021 9:48:46 AM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
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Description :

A large veterinary company is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to be based in the Kent area. The Chief Operating Officer will have previous experience working for a similar organisation in turnover and size. In addition, the COO will excellent people-facing, communication and organisational skills.

The COO will oversee the operations and establish policies to promote the companys culture and vision. Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish a close working relationship with the directors
  •  Design, plan and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  •  Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  •  Establish policies and procedures that promote company culture and vision
  • Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (IT, Marketing, Sales, Finance etc.)
  •  Lead employees by example to encourage maximum performance and dedication
  • Evaluate performance by analysing and interpreting data and metrics
  •  Write and submit reports to the directors in all matters of importance
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors

Person Specification: Knowledge/Experience/Skills

  •  Proven experience as a COO or relevant role in a £10 million+ turnover organisation
  •  Previous working experience within a professional service sector
  •  Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • In-depth knowledge of business functions such as HR, Finance and Marketing
  •  Outstanding organisational and time management skills
  •  Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  •  Great communication and presentation skills
  •  Problem-solving mindset
  •  Full UK drivers licence
  • Salary: £70k - £80k depending on exp.

Benefits: To be discussed at a later stage

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