Job Description

A well-established family-based business since 1757 and a leading timber and panel product distributor is looking for an Operations & Compliance Manager to join its team based in Hemel Hempstead.  You will receive a salary of £45,000 per annum plus an excellent benefits package including a Christmas bonus, group bonus and annual bonus, company car, phone and laptop, ongoing training, and pension.

Due to continued growth and in line with the expansion plans the company is currently looking to broaden the Operations Management Team. The successful candidate will form part of the Senior Management Team.

As the Operations & Compliance Manager you will be responsible for the following:
  • Conducting interviews and surveys to ensure that employees are compliant with regulations across the company’s various departments.
  • Conducting investigations to discover the root cause of compliance problems when they arise.
  • Performing research to stay informed about environmental standards. 
  • Educating employees and partners through documentations and brochures on how to improve compliance.
  • Establishing and maintaining business standards for production efficiency.
  • Creating operational budgets and overseeing financial systems and controls.
  • Creating a positive work environment to improve staff productivity.
  • Ensuring departments meet profit and key performance indicator targets.
The successful Operations & Compliance Manager will have the following experience:
  • Previous experience in distribution, logistics and warehousing.
  • Proven experience in a compliance/operations role.
  • Experience of managing a team.
  • Good knowledge of legal requirements and procedures.
  • Highly analytical with strong attention to detail.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.
  • Have a good knowledge of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload to tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills: The ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • A team player: working closely with all operational departments and clients.
  • Sound knowledge of IT - Word, Excel and Outlook as a minimum.
Candidates must live within a one-hour commute from the office.

The working managerial hours are 8am to 5pm some flexibility is needed due to managing the 3 shifts as they run a 24/7 depot.

If you are interested in joining the team as an Operations & Compliance Manager, click apply now.

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