OPERATIONS/PROGRAMME DIRECTOR (Business, Sales, Strategy, Financial Control, Technology Solutions, Delivery) Location – London Salary - £75k - £85k REF: DG126588 An experienced Operations/Programme Director is required by one of the world’s leading, top 100 agencies to work in their London offices. Working with some of the most iconic global brands, they pride themselves on delivering exceptional technology solutions. ROLE They are looking to bring an Operations/Programme Director into the team who will be responsible for all operational elements of the team with direct line management of Technical Project Management and QA. Though the role is operationally focused, there is an expectation that the person will have a strong technical understanding given that their remit is delivering technology. The role will work hand in hand with the Technical Team Lead to ensure the overall team is strong and delivering consistent, quality work. A strong candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in operations, financial control and delivery within a technical organization and be able to show the ability to nurture and grow both existing and new clients. RESPONSIBILITIES * Responsible for operational processes, ways of working (internally and externally with clients) and project delivery * Oversight of resource planning and process * Signoff of all Statements of Work including, at times, writing them and ensuring consistency across all documents * Oversight and management of project management and resource tools * Hands-on Project Management at peak times or for critical projects * Point of escalation during projects * Continuous oversight of spent time and budget on all projects (Project controlling) . Including escalations and remediation in the case of over runs * Responsible for delivery to budget and highest possible quality * Ensuring SLA’s and budgets are in place for all projects with more than two months lifespan * Support on New Business both for the group and externally for their own clients * Financial oversight and ensuring they are profitable every month and across the year. Taking measures and escalating when there is financial risk * Escalating any operational, project and financial risks * Responsible for working with the Management team to define & deliver the Strategy in conjunction with primary stakeholders. * Overall responsibility for ensuring the team at large deliver work to time, budget and expected levels of excellence. Including:- Consulting, Operations, Quality & budget, Team relationships and career progression, Relationships with technical partners and clients, Growing existing clients, Ensure revenue grows consistently year on year. Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.
Meetingrooms.com is a newly launched business, acting as the broker/aggregator for businesses and meeting room venues throughout the UK. The aim of meetingrooms.com is to help businesses succeed in the new economy, by connecting customers to affordable and flexible meeting venues. As part of their rapid expansion programme, meetingrooms.com are looking for a Head of Marketing to support the Management team and help develop and accelerate the marketing programme. The candidate will support the management team in creating a company-wide marketing strategy, working closely with key partners to deliver and measure all marketing communications. In addition,and when required, the candidate will also potentially represent meetingrooms.com at relevant events. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: ï¿½Working closely with the management team to develop the marketing strategy ï¿½Helping to create the content calendar ï¿½" to include blogging, CRM, promotions and editorial. Investigating new content ideas ï¿½Managing all social media activity ï¿½" Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and review sites. Also to include setting up/monitoring of keyword alerts, competitor and trend analysis ï¿½Liaising with blog contributors; and seeking new blog contributors ï¿½Assisting with the management of paid search activity including: AdWords, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn advertising ï¿½Helping with SEO activity including running reports, monitoring trends and tracking KPIs. ï¿½Regular analysis of Google Analytics data, and reporting findings to the management team ï¿½Developing and nurturing talent within the marketing team. Conducting reviews and feedback ï¿½When relevant, managing any agency partners responsible for marketing activity : Search, analytics, above the line communications ï¿½Responsible for weekly reporting of activity and performance to the management team CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will have a high attention to detail, be organised and able to work independently as well as part of a team. Prior experience of all brand and response marketing is required, and a passion for, and interest in digital marketing developments and technology. Understanding of, and application of, marketing techniques for launching a brand into market are very important. Some experience of CRM tools and techniques would be an advantage. The candidate must also be able to take initiative where required, and be committed, enthusiastic and willing to work as part of a team
Working for a renowned travel comparison website in this newly created role as The Head of Product, you will have a highly senior and visible role leading a large team of digital & mobile product specialists. This is a sizeable opportunity for a highly talented Head of Product, with experience in defining, developing and delivering market leading mobile apps, cutting edge user experiences and working with internal stakeholders and external partners across their comparison channels and digital customer touch points. This comparison site are one of the UK’s most popular destination sites, and continue to go from strength to strength, and as the Head of Product you will be instrumental in leading it’s continued successes. In more detail, as the Head of Product, you will be responsible for: •Lead, manage and recruit a product management team of 12 •Align all product requirements, enhancements and deliverable to meet objectives •Build and develop market leading products by defining and executing against roadmap, strategy and priorities •Ensure products are tested, building & prototyping propositions using a data driven approach •Liaises with senior stakeholders across the business and be an external representative for the brand •Commercial ownership of existing revenue streams, ideas for new revenue streams, customer behaviour and experience. You must have an exceptional technical understanding of travel industry systems, with significant product experience gained using a CMS, CRM technologies, apps, web analytics and digital marketing tools. As the Head of Product, you should easily demonstrate significant experience working in a fast paced and dynamic environment in order to ensure that you deliver against commercial targets and delivering projects on time, leading and mentoring a team, delivering to a vision, analytical approach and highly commercial. Experience needed to be considered: •Proven team management and leadership experience •Experience working in an Agile environment •Experience working in a web development environment, working closely with UX, developing, testing and analytics •Managing multiple complex projects in unison with excellent stake holder management skills •Travel operator/aggregator experience preferred This is a highly commercial yet technical product management opportunity whereby you will need to clearly demonstrate relevant experience in order to be considered. Apply now, if you feel you meet these requirements. Propel are the UK’s largest independent provider of permanent and contract recruitment services to the global digital economy, specialising in commercial, marketing, technical and creative talent. Services advertised by Propel are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for our roles, many from people who meet or exceed the requirements. Whilst we try to respond to as many applicants as possible, you can assume that you have not been selected for interview if you do not hear from us within 14 days.
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