Development Director

  • Job Reference: 12015
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £65,000 to £70,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Company Car or Allowance
  • Sector: Business Operations
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

Our Client - an established & expanding construction-sector SME business - is seeking an experienced Managing Director or General Manager or Operations Director to assist with their 3-year succession planning for a full-time fixed term contract (duration circa 3-years).

The successful candidate will work closely with the MD & Senior Management Team to assist in the development & implementation of strategies in the following areas:

*Business Strategy,
*Developing & Mentoring Future Talent in the Business,
*Departmental Co-ordination.

The Role
The successful candidate will be responsible for:

*Develop & implement the company's strategic business plan covering the next 3-years,
*Oversee the company's financial performance against previously agreed budgets,
*Prepare & implement comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement by planning cost effective operations & market development activities,
*Identify future talent at all levels within the business, implement & monitor a structured mentoring programme,
*Take personal responsibility for mentoring & developing both the Production Manager & Company Executive.
*Undertake a review of departmental co-ordination & to develop / implement systems & processes that will enhance / add value to the business,
*Create initiatives to take advantage of market opportunities, reduce operational threats, forestall business risks & maximise core strengths,
*Ensure that all company policies / legal guidelines are communicated to all / are always followed.

The Right Person
We are seeking candidates who possess proven experience as a Managing Director or General Manager, COO or equivalent, in addition to:

*Qualified MSc/MA in business management & administration,
*Proven experience of mentoring & developing people,
*Excellent organisational & leadership skills,
*Excellent communication, interpersonal & presentation skills,
*Demonstrable experience in developing, implementing & managing strategic / business plans,
*Strong understanding of finance & measures of performance,
*Outstanding analytical & problem-solving abilities,
*Proven experience of working in a business operating across numerous sites.

*Appointment Type: 3-Year Fixed Term Contract
*Salary: To £70,000 per annum (subject to experience)
*Holiday: 30 Days + Bank Holidays
*Hours: Full-Time
*Benefits incl. Company Car or allowance, 8% ERs / 5% EEs pension scheme (negotiable subject to candidate)

If you - or someone you might know - are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12015) on 0116 254 9404.