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Chief Operating Officer

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  • Ref: JC6075

Chief Operating Officer - Cathedral appointments are seeking a Chief Operating Officer to support the development of a Devon-based organisation in an exciting period of growth. We are looking for an outstanding development management executive with strong commercial awareness and who has operational experience gained from a service environment. The role requires an individual with a proven track record of people leadership, creative problem-solving and change management in a high-growth business, and who has the drive and ability to develop and deliver the organisation’s strategic goals and objectives. 

Chief Operating Officer responsibilities include...

  • The Chief Operating Officer will contribute to the development of the organisation’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • Deliver dynamic leadership of the organisation.
  • Oversee and organise the work of all support teams, ensuring staff are developed and training needs identified.
  • Mentor staff to ensure a supportive and collaborative approach to work, promoting a culture of continuous improvement, high performance, and a commitment to quality.
  • Upgrade and implement an appropriate system of policies, internal controls, performance standards, and procedures.

Chief Operating Officer requirements include...

  • Educated to degree level, MBA highly desirable but not essential.
  • Demonstrable senior level operational management experience gained from a high growth, service based business.
  • Proven track record of success facilitating progressive organisational change and development within a growing organisation.
  • Commercially astute with an excellent understanding of financial planning.
  • Outstanding written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation communication skills
  • Excellent judgment, creative problem solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to provide mentoring and coaching to a diverse team
  • Outstanding management skills with the ability to influence others
  • Ability to lead a team using an energetic, flexible, and collaborative approach

A Chief Operating Officer you will demonstrate passion for business growth and a proven ability to drive change in a high-growth business. This is a wonderful opportunity for an individual with a proven track record in a high-growth business who has a passion to successfully lead and develop a team. In return the successful candidate will receive a generous package and excellent benefits.    

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