Operations Director

01 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Operations Director - Edinburgh St James

Edinburgh St James is the most exciting mixed-use development coming out of the ground in the UK today - once complete, the destination will offer 1.7million square feet of world-class retail, leisure, residential and commercial space.

Brand partners already confirmed include W Hotels, John Lewis, Zara and Everyman Cinema. Be part of something special!

Foundation Recruitment is exclusively supporting Edinburgh St James in the recruitment of an Operations Director to join end of Q1 2020, ahead of the official launch.

The Operations Director will:

Provide direct support to the Managing Director and deputise in their absence
Be responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the cleaning, environment and security of the centre, delivering excellent customer care and operational standards always whilst maintaining a safe, secure sustainable environment
Enhance the brand and overall profitability of the asset by achieving performance targets and other business plan objectives
Set and manage operational procedures and processes and continuously review them to ensure best practice
Help deliver Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Objectives and reduce carbon footprint, by setting out strategies and achieving targets for waste reduction, recycling, energy efficiency, water usage, the use of sustainable materials, travel plan and community involvementTheir background will include:

Managing the operational delivery in mixed-use, large format projects, including leisure, hospitality and/or residential
Management of multimillion-pound budgets
Leading and inspiring mixed teams of in-house and service providers under a one team ethos and service centric outlook
Experience managing carparks
Significant knowledge of H&S and the relevant qualifications (e.g. IOSH Managing Safely)
Good knowledge of SIA
Evidence of being a confident decision maker with the ability to remain calm under pressure and prioritise effectively in challenging situationsWhilst the basic salary will generously reward this person, the real opportunity can be found in the chance to deliver one of the most exciting projects the UK has seen for several years.

Please get in touch today! Send your CV and contact details with the subject 'Edinburgh St James' or call (phone number removed) to discuss

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