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    Our client is a leading supplier of value-added, technology-based products and services for freight rail, passenger transit and select industrial markets worldwide. They are currently seeking a Director of Operations who will have the primary responsibility of leading the day-to-day operations of the business in WA in accordance with the strategic plan and operating budgets.

    The Director of Operations will collaborate with organization leaders and cross functional peers to build operational metrics and processes, organizational strategies, resource planning processes, and workforce development plans intended to create a harmonized organization.

    This role will report to directly to the MD and the primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Develop, in collaboration with the Managing Director and the Finance Director, an annual operating plan that supports the long-term operations strategy for the business
    • Assess and analyze budgets and cost drivers to find ways to minimize costs and improve margins
    • Assess and manage the principal risks of the business within operations (proposals, project execution, and staffing)
    • Drive Root Cause Analysis, as well as learning from experience culture
    • Ensure timely communications, resolution of issues and project development related to operational matters to all the stakeholders including both the GVP and MD
    • Ensure compliance to the health and safety practices for the Corporation
    • Foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices, customer focus and service and encourages individual integrity
    • Perform other functions, such as long terms planning, strategic initiatives related to profitable growth as may be requested by the GVP
    • Lead vendor management and sourcing needs for professional services, staff augmentation, and be the primary interface for sourcing and strategic suppliers for organizational needs.
    Qualifications and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, finance, or management from an accredited four-year university or college. Post graduate qualifications an advantage.
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in an operations or project execution role and a minimum of five years in a management or leadership capacity
    • Strong analytical skills for evaluating information carefully and solving complex problems
    • Change agent with strong credibility and proven experience influencing teams without direct management responsibilities
    • Outstanding leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a high attention to detail and impeccable time management skills
    • Proficiency in commonly used tools in Bids and Project Execution such as estimation, scheduling, Primavera, Clarity, Power BI
    • Proven knowledge of performance evaluation metrics in a business setting
    • Proven organizational, interpersonal, leadership and stakeholder management skills
    If you are an experienced Director of Operations looking to work for a true industry leader with global reach in a down to earth yet professional environment, then this is the job for you. Please APPLY NOW or call Anthony Marchesani on 0408 09 09 32 for a confidential discussion.

    At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

    Our client is a leading supplier of value-added, technology-based products and services for freight rail, passenger transit and select industrial markets worldwide. They are currently seeking a Director of Operations who will have the primary responsibility of leading the day-to-day operations of the business in WA in accordance with the strategic plan and operating budgets.

    The Director of Operations will collaborate with organization leaders and cross functional peers to build operational metrics and processes, organizational strategies, resource planning processes, and workforce development plans intended to create a harmonized organization.

    This role will report to directly to the MD and the primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Develop, in collaboration with the Managing Director and the Finance Director, an annual operating plan that supports the long-term operations strategy for the business
    • Assess and analyze budgets and cost drivers to find ways to minimize costs and improve margins
    • Assess and manage the principal risks of the business within operations (proposals, project execution, and staffing)
    • Drive Root Cause Analysis, as well as learning from experience culture
    • Ensure timely communications, resolution of issues and project development related to operational matters to all the stakeholders including both the GVP and MD
    • Ensure compliance to the health and safety practices for the Corporation
    • Foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices, customer focus and service and encourages individual integrity
    • Perform other functions, such as long terms planning, strategic initiatives related to profitable growth as may be requested by the GVP
    • Lead vendor management and sourcing needs for professional services, staff augmentation, and be the primary interface for sourcing and strategic suppliers for organizational needs.
    Qualifications and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, finance, or management from an accredited four-year university or college. Post graduate qualifications an advantage.
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in an operations or project execution role and a minimum of five years in a management or leadership capacity
    • Strong analytical skills for evaluating information carefully and solving complex problems
    • Change agent with strong credibility and proven experience influencing teams without direct management responsibilities
    • Outstanding leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a high attention to detail and impeccable time management skills
    • Proficiency in commonly used tools in Bids and Project Execution such as estimation, scheduling, Primavera, Clarity, Power BI
    • Proven knowledge of performance evaluation metrics in a business setting
    • Proven organizational, interpersonal, leadership and stakeholder management skills
    If you are an experienced Director of Operations looking to work for a true industry leader with global reach in a down to earth yet professional environment, then this is the job for you. Please APPLY NOW or call Anthony Marchesani on 0408 09 09 32 for a confidential discussion.

    At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.