Business Improvement Manager

Business Improvement Manager

Due to continued growth Mash Direct requires a Business Improvement Manager who thrives on variety, the unknown and challenges to significantly improve the ways of working across our manufacturing business.

 

Leading to an embedded business improvement culture, skills development programme and an ever-improving performance on all measures of Safety, Quality, People, Delivery & Costs.

 

The Successful Candidate will:

 

Scope, lead the design of and the execution of transformation projects, including

– Analysis and solution exploration to identify the right solutions for projects

– Delivery and control of complex programmes and multiple projects concurrently

– Generation of specifications: functional & technical

 

Establish an effective change management roadmap and work closely with the Senior Management Team to ensure the impact of change is communicated, co-ordinated and realised respectfully & effectively.

 

Lead on engagement actions with the wider business to gain input, secure support and ensure stakeholders are aware of project time scales, impact and dependencies

 

Ensure initiative/project quality, supporting business owners in creating robust executable business cases, sufficient resource allocation, KPI’s to track performance and identification of key milestones

 

Track and ensure the financial benefits of the transformation are fully realised & costs accounted for

 

Recommend, appoint and effectively manage third-party experts and contractors as required

 

Act as a key ambassador for the business with internal and external customers

 

Comply with all local legislation and regulatory requirements concerning business activities

 

Essential Criteria:

 

Relevant Degree (or equivalent)

 

Recent experience of

– FMCG Operations within food manufacturing

– Managing large scale transformation/change management/business improvement projects

– Interpreting and translating between business requirements and project scopes

– Coaching and upskilling others

– Managing financials (Business models, budget accountability, ROI Calculations)

 

Have a collaborative, consistent & inspirational leadership style with the ability to:

– Communicate, build relationships and present with confidence and in a manner that inspires others, encourages participation and promotes collaboration

– Clearly articulate the business requirements, goals, project scope, and develop high-level project timelines into detailed plans

– Deliver through varied colleagues and wider teams across the business

– Identify, validate and select options to resolve complex business problems and prioritise potential issues, risks or opportunities

– Understand and challenge expert opinions

– Show initiative, self-motivation and innovation

– Respond quickly to changing priorities

 

Be a strong facilitator and negotiator

 

Have a highly analytical and logical approach to work

 

Be determined and resilient, with the drive to complete tasks to tight deadlines

 

Have a high level of personal integrity and can-do attitude

 

Desirable

 

Project Management Qualification (Prince 2 or Similar)

 

Health & Safety Management Experience and Accreditation (IOSHH or NEBOSH)

 

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Closing Date: 01/07/19

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