Chief Operating Officer

Gleeson Recruitment Group
United Kingdom
150000.00 - 250000.00 GBP Annual
20 Nov 2023
21 Nov 2023
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will be responsible for overseeing the day–to–day operations of this specialist engineering business across their UK, Europe and Asian footprint. The COO will work closely with the CEO and senior leadership team to develop and implement strategies that drive growth, operational efficiency, and profitability. This role requires a seasoned executive with a strong understanding of the engineering and electrical industry, as well as experience in managing operations on an international scale.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the CEO and senior leadership team to develop and execute the company's strategic plan.
  • Identify opportunities for expansion and market penetration.
  • Ensure alignment between operational strategies and the overall business objectives.
  • Oversee all aspects of day–to–day operations, including supply chain, logistics, and quality control from overseas manufacturing partner.
  • Implement best practices to optimise operational efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Provide strong leadership to the operations team and drive continuous improvement.
  • Develop and manage the operational budget, ensuring alignment with the company's financial goals.
  • Identify and mitigate operational risks through effective risk management practices.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers and partners.
  • Improve supply chain to ensure timely delivery of materials and components.
  • Identify new business opportunities and partnerships to drive revenue growth.
  • Develop and execute Go–To–Market strategies for new products or services.
  • Communicate regularly with key stakeholders, including customers, to understand their needs and address concerns.


  • Proven experience in a senior operational leadership role within the engineering, electrical or energy industry.
  • Strong understanding of international business operations, ideally with exposure to the UK, European and Asian markets.
  • Excellent strategic planning and execution skills.
  • Financial acumen and experience managing budgets.
  • Strong analytical and problem–solving abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Strong six figure package with equity potential for the right candidate

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