Job UK - Business Improvement Manager

Project status
Project posted
17th March 2014
Project duration (approx.)
93.0 Days
Budget (approx.)
£70000 / day
Industry
Area of expertise
Strategy
Required market experience
United Kingdom (Essential)
Consultant location
Off-site

Background & Objectives

Our client
is one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers. They have a Global presence
includes factories in Sweden, Germany, the UK, the USA, India and China, backed
by central support and development functions. They have approached us as they
are looking to hire a Business Improvement Manager.The RoleWorking closely with both the CEO and CFO, this is a high profile position that offers an outstanding opportunity for a fast track focused individual to gain a valuable insight into the functional processes of a dynamic global organisation. You will be engaged on a project basis, providing support where strategic financial and operational information is required, utilising your commercial skills across a diverse and stimulating range of assignments, whilst at the same enjoying direct interaction with board level stakeholders of international client companies. These projects will include:• Perform background work to assess potential acquisition targets and project manage due diligence teams, where potential targets reach this stage in the buying process;• Appraisal and implementation of new business start-up opportunities in emerging markets, such as Brazil;• Lead/participate in business excellence projects, such as capital investments to support cost reduction plans, and assist local teams to cascade best practices around the group;• Provide central support for finance projects such as stock exchange reporting and the roll out of an internal audit programme across the group.

Key deliverables

The PersonPossessing a strong financial and commercial skillset and outstanding academics, you will ideally be a qualified accountant with post qualification experience gained within an advisory or project based environment. Key attributes required for the role include:• Project Management skills with the ability to prioritise to complete projects in order meet challenging deadlines. • Proven interpersonal abilities required for successful client engagements and relationships, with the ability to present at Board level• Commercial/Strategic thinker, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in order to drive growth in the business• Flexibility, positive attitude, enthusiasm and excellent problem solving skills• Self-Starter with the ability/confidence to make business decisions • Committed to learning new business tools and methodologies• Strong organisational skillsBasic salary £55,000 

Consultant requirements

Requirement: Are you based in UK?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Are you a qualified accountant ?
Desired response: Yes

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