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Job titleOperations Director
Job typeSmart Industry
Salary80,000 - 110,000 GBP
LocationUK Wide
Bonus Package
Job description

Our client is looking for a tech-savvy Operations Director to join their growing SaaS business in the UK to complement the existing leadership structure.  

The company

Our client is a specialist financial planning software provider in the Multi-Academy Trust sector, offering exciting, fast moving, and rewarding career opportunities with steep progression opportunities for ambitious and dedicated professionals.  


The role

It is vital that you believe in the company and its mission and bring along a desire to help the business mature and become more acquisitive. Your previous experience will help you to understand the pains and growth of this organisation and will be capable of making decisions and taking ownership of assignments. 
Other responsibilities include… 

  • Developing and implementing operational strategies and procedures 

  • Leading the existing management structure responsible for the operations, implementation, and customer support functions 

  • Identifying opportunities for cost savings and process improvements 

  • Coordinating with the sales and marketing teams 

  • Liaising with lawyers and external legal advisors, writing contracts and internal policies 

  • Monitoring and analysing key performance indicators  

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations and laws 


The requirements

You’ll have proven experience as an Operations Director or similar role in a rapidly expanding SaaS business, as well as:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, or a related field

  • Experience working for a SaaS or technology vendor 

  • Deep understanding of relevant regulations and laws, with particular focus on GDPR 

  • Experience in creating and implementing operational strategies 

  • Strong leadership skills and experience managing teams 

  • Strong project management skills 

  • Experience in using data analysis tools and software 

  • Experience developing internal systems 

  • Diligent with a keen eye for detail 

  • A team player driven by growth  

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities 

  • Strong understanding of IT concepts, SaaS, and cloud operations  


Important information

Reference number: 13594 

FMC contact for this role: Victoria Rybak (

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.