Director Of Operations

The Role:

A rapidly growing luxury goods and furniture design company is looking for a strategic Director of Operations to join their successful New York studio.

This Director of Operations will steer the procurement department, strategy planning and operational function of the business during this exciting time of growth and change. With new collections launching and significant growth imminent, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced operations/development professional within the luxury goods market to make their mark on the industry.

The company offer excellent benefits, with a collaborative and positive company culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Closely liaise with leadership to create the launch calendar around product development
  • Coordinate with teams to receive regular updates on project timelines to ensure they are line with the product calendar
  • Keep an eye on opportunities or risk areas, sharing those ideas with leadership to further the success of the products and business
  • Strategize ways to maximize collaboration and functionality between departments, functions and projects
  • Closely liaise with leadership on operational KPIs, creating best practices
  • Manage and analyze the profit and loss of the operations, manufacturing and production departments to optimize efficiency
  • Spearhead the success and growth of procurement, production, shipping and inventory teams
  • Make sure procurement team is properly meeting production timelines and business needs, proactively managing external vendors and manufacturers
  • Keep up on evolving industry policies and compliance procedures
  • Strategize staff planning to ensure new talent is interested in the business and current staff members are happy

Key Skills:

  • Proven experience in senior leadership and strategy within the luxury goods or furniture industry
  • Proven success in change management and implementation of new systems and processes
  • Excellent communication skills with an ambitious and goal oriented work style
  • Ability to work across departments, effectively manage and thrive under pressure
  • Pragmatic approach to work with the ability to look at the overall picture
  • Emotional intelligence with a friendly and positive demeanor

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Creative Support
Ref: 01242
$125-$200K pa
New York

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