Operations Manager

Location: Yorkshire and the Humber, England
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 pa + excellent package
Reference: SS / BBBH14642
Type: Permanent
Sector: Leadership & Management
Deadline: 06/09/2021

The company

This large financial services business offers a wide range of products and services to an extensive customer base. This is an exciting time to join this business as Operations Manager. 

The job

The Operations Manager is responsible for all aspects of Operational delivery (Service, Compliance, Risk, People Leadership and Branch Growth) within their Branch. Key to the role is developing and implementing a strategic branch business plan and successfully driving it forward to enable the branch to achieve its full potential. 

  • Creating, implementing and managing a strategic Branch Business plan in conjunction with the Sales Manager to compliantly grow your business whilst ensuring you team embrace the key deliverables, with regular review.
  • Individual Management / Leadership of an Office Team
  • Managing a quality underwriting process to support commercial performance whilst limiting associated risk.
  • Work closely with the Risk and Compliance teams to implement best practice and mitigate risk.
  • Adhering, promoting and embedding the companies Treating Customers Fairly policy.  
  • Effective Management of arrears and bad debt to within company budget, whilst ensuring an excellent customer experience.
  • Assess, identify and mitigate risks and ensure compliance to applicable internal policies and external regulations e.g. FCA/Anti Money Laundering/Data Protection
  • Recruit, train and employ high calibre employees within budget, headcount levels and temporary resource requirements
  • Coach, mentor, and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities
  • Working with the Head of Operations and HR Business Partner, develop a culture of performance management, improvement and appraisal as a foundation for excellent organisational performance                                     

The person

You must be a self-motivated individual with excellent planning, people management and organisational skills.  You need to be a highly effective communicator with strong influencing skills and the ability to support and develop a team to deliver a high level customer experience; increasing revenue in every area and building excellent working relationships with the sales team especially the Sales Manager.

  • Understanding of what constitutes excellent service delivery with track record to support
  • Ability to build, develop and lead high performing customer service teams – high support / high challenge
  • Proven experience of initialising, developing and improving operations
  • Knowledge of FCA requirements in areas such compliance, risk and credit
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyse and interpret MI at a strategic level
  • Ability to write detailed, structured strategic plans & reports  and analyse MI
  • Ability to drive performance improvement – with evidence to support
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to manage work requests whilst working to tight timescales and maintaining high quality

The benefits

£70,000 - £80,000 pa + excellent package


Sarah Simpson
Office Managing Partner - Leeds
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to info@brewsterpartners.co.uk quoting "Vacancy: Operations Manager, Reference: SS / BBBH14642". Thank you for your interest.