Elevation Recruitment Group

Elevation Recruitment Group Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA, UK
Dec 18, 2018
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an Operations Director for a leading and innovative South Yorkshire based manufacturer. As part of a global organisation, the Operations Director will oversee the UK business including facilities, quality, health & safety, sales administration, IT and day to day management across all operations. As Operations Director you will play a key and strategic role amongst the close and supportive senior management team in this fast paced and innovative business. The Operations Director will: -Take the lead in managing each business unit: IT, HSE, Engineering & Quality; Sales Administration and Facilities -Review and strategically map out how these business units operate, making recommendation for change and or improvement to include; project management; fit out; implementing new policies and procedures -Lead person for all property facilities management; all internal and external service providers and local authorities -Manage a team of internal sales administrators alongside quality to ensure the two departments work hand in hand -Ensure the business complies with all Health & Safety regulations; promoting safety in the workplace -Work cross functionally with the wider Senior Management Team to ensure all business objectives are in line and met The successful Operations Director will have the following skills and experiences: -Degree educated or equivalent in business or manufacturing/engineering related discipline -Proven experience within senior management and the leadership of multi-functional teams -A strong business acumen and experience of internal sales -Extensive experience in multi-site facilities management - ideally manufacturing -Quality driven with an appreciation for quality management systems -A health and safety-first approach -Enthusiastic and driven This really is an excellent opportunity for a person with strong operational qualities to come in and add value across a multi-faceted role. The Operations Director will receive an attractive package to include: car or car allowance, performance related bonus, pension, private health, free parking and more. For more information on the Operations Director position, please submit your CV with details of where you have added value through your experience in the above areas. Elevation Engineering and Manufacturing specialise in the recruitment of Senior and Leadership appointments in the local area.
Elevation Recruitment Group Lincolnshire, UK
Dec 18, 2018
Parkinson Lee Executive Search, part of the Elevation Recruitment Group, are the retained partner to a highly entrepreneurial £90million turnover business within the contracting and construction sector, in the appointment of a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Our client is an ambitious and successful organisation that has delivered consistent profitable growth since being established over 30 years ago. The business has an outstanding reputation for quality, this in part has led to a doubling of turnover in recent years, as they have expanded their client base across the UK. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the CFO will sit on the Group Board and will be instrumental in the continued growth and success of the business. Specifically, you will: *Oversee all aspects of Finance, IT, HR, Payroll and Procurement (team of circa 15) *Attend, as a member of the Group Board, the monthly Group board meetings and providing the board with appropriate levels of analysis and explanation as to the performance of the group and its component parts. *Work closely with the CEO and attend the management meetings of the individual trading subsidiaries and challenge the performance as part of these meetings. *Act as a key point of contact for suppliers and customers, and attending, when relevant, supplier and customer meetings, behaving in such a way as to effectively protect the interests of the Group. *Support the Group's sales function in order to help it meet its future aspirations. *Work closely with the Group Treasurer in the management of the groups cashflows, working capital facilities and bank position to ensure cashflow is constantly monitored within borrowing limits. *Be responsible for all key external stakeholder relationships and the primary point of contact for investors, banks, auditors, lawyers, credit and insurance *Oversee the production of monthly management accounts and providing commentary thereon. *Oversee and take a lead role in the annual budget preparation process, including the production of the budget model and scenario planning thereon. In addition to the annual process, the individual will be expected to apply the same rigorous approach to the periodic forecasting process. *Oversee the annual audit process and the production of the annual financial statements *Provide ad hoc support, both financial and commercial, to both the CEO and other directors in place throughout the Group. *Ensure that the group meets it's reporting and compliance requirements in respect of statutory entities, including but not limited to HMRC. *Provide leadership in respect of commercial bonding facilities (performance and payment) and provide indicative bond pricing quotes as part of the tendering process *Liaise with the Group's tenants within its property estate. *Lead the annual insurance renewal process and seek to obtain best value from the process. The successful candidate will have: *A solid understanding of the Contracting or Construction sector *Strong leadership capability; able to set and execute the strategic vision and direction *A proven track record as a CFO/FD *Extensive experience and a naturally ability as a trusted business partner to a CEO/MD *Exceptional communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills - able to confidentially liaise across all areas of the business *Experience managing mult-functional teams This is an outstanding career opportunity in which you will play a pivotal role on the Group Board, contributing both strategically and operationally to ensure the continued growth of the business. If you are ready to take on a key, strategic leadership role in a fast paced and dynamic organisation, then please get in contact with Vicki Banks at Parkinson Lee on or email
Elevation Recruitment Group Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA, UK
Dec 16, 2018
Elevation Engineering and Manufacturing are currently working in partnership with a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical products in the recruitment of a Chief Engineer. This is a fantastic opportunity and will suit someone with a background in an electronics business environment. Working for this South Yorkshire based business, a company which has over 100,000 employees and a Global reach is one to be recognised and will provide you with the opportunity to add value in multiple areas. The Chief Engineer will be responsible for: -Accountable for technical authority within the UK development function -Responsible for the technical content of development activities; supporting project timescales; costings; developments; schedules and budgets -Providing technical leadership to raise the bar in engineering design standards and cost-effective design principals & practices -Define, agree and implement a consistent design approach to include the introduction of new technologies -Responsible for ensuring all UK designs meet the changing international design & regulatory requirements Elevation Recruitment Group are keen to speak with individuals that are interested in this role and can demonstrate existing skills and experience in the following areas: -Degree in electronics-based subject -Proven leadership skills with a high level of influencing and negotiating skills -Proven ability to own and drive a product road map/portfolio to deliver solutions relevant to market needs -Proven experience of developing and delivering key strategic technology partnerships with a wide variety of businesses / institutions -Proven ability to deliver solutions to market within appropriate timescales -Able to demonstrate high level communication skills with the ability to present leading edge technology solutions, a clear and simple (easy to understand) manner If this role is of interest please send in your CV and a member of the team will contact you should you meet the requirements set out by our client. Elevation Engineering & Manufacturing is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with senior engineering, technical and operational positions in South Yorkshire and the surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.
Elevation Recruitment Group Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA, UK
Dec 15, 2018
Elevation Recruitment Group is delighted to be working on a retained basis for a marketing leading, global manufacturing business. Our client is looking for an Operations Director to manage 6 sites across UK and France. Reporting into the Managing Director the UK & France Operations Director will be part of the Senior Management Team based at their site in South Yorkshire and will oversee site operations, deliver budgets, performance improvements and manage customer commitments. Our client is a global organisation, with the UK and France turning over £200m and employing over 1000 staff. Operations Director - Duties & Responsibilities: *Lead the site operations teams to deliver results in terms of Sales & Production, budget & KPI's *Develop and encourage a culture of continuous improvement across sites with clear objectives outlined and delivered *Oversee regional operations budgets, performance improvements, and cost reduction targets *Manage the development, implementation, and maintenance of core values to create a cohesive unit that is responsive to increasing demands *Deliver succession plans to create high performing teams *Collaborate and contribute to strategic objectives for the business The successful candidate will have the following skills & experience: *Degree qualified in engineering or manufacturing related subject *Higher Degree in Operations Management/MBA (preferred) *Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean/Kaizen qualified *Must have experience as a multi-site Operation Manager overseeing a head count of more than 600 in manufacturing *Experience of managing French manufacturing facilities is highly desirable *In-depth knowledge of supply chain operations *Experience of widescale ERP implementation *Skilled in improving safety performance and managing people effectively *French-speaking is highly desirable *Prepared to travel as and when required This is a fantastic opportunity for a successful operations leader to take over a thriving multi-site operation. If you feel you match the above requirements please apply today. Elevation Recruitment Group's Engineering & Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Engineering and Manufacturing positions, visit
Elevation Recruitment Group City of Leeds, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Head of Sales Elevation Recruitment Group are working with a leading business services organisation to recruit a Head of Sales. This is a newly created position to work closely with the MD to realign the sales team and strategy to facilitate their growth in 2019. As a Sales Leader you will be responsible for: You will be responsible for: *Managing an internal sales department of up to 20 people across multiple sites in Yorkshire *Defining the sales strategy alongside the MD to match the business growth plans *Re-structuring the current sales teams to offer internal progression, employee satisfaction and customer growth / retention *Work with the marketing function to define the marketing requirements to support the sales team, lead generation and brand awareness *Understanding the customer base, segmentations and sales cycles to facilitate to the teams KPI's, PDP's and incentives *Ensure a 'one team / one way' structure internally, aligning the teams across the sites to ensure consistent and effective communication Experience Required: *Educated to professional level *Previous man-management experience and exposure to defining sales structures *Experience of B2B telesales, preferably from a services sector *Experience of sales into the construction, main contractor market would be a benefit *Ability to motivate a team to drive sales forward Elevation Recruitment focusing on Sales & Marketing positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information on: *Sales Jobs or Sales Recruitment or Marketing Jobs or Marketing Recruitment
Elevation Recruitment Group 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently recruiting a Head of Sales for a leading distribution business supplying wholesale and retail customers nationally. Reporting to the Sales Director this role will lead the UK based Sales team whilst maximising revenue from new and existing customers. Head of Sales responsibilities will include: Work closely with the Sales Director to outline and implement the sales strategy. Monitoring performance through analysis of sales data Securing new customer base as well as nurturing key accounts across wholesale and retail markets Identify opportunities for sales and margin improvement Lead, mentor and coach a team of Area Sales Managers Work cross-functionally with other departments through strong communication and engagement Deputise for the Sales Director (in their absence) To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience; Proven experience of working within the wholesale and retail markets Happy to travel nationally Proven track record of exceeding set target Able to act as brand ambassador If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Rachel Littlewood at Elevation Recruitment Group on . Elevation Recruitment Group's Sales division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Sales positions, visit .
Elevation Recruitment Group City of Leeds, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Elevation Accountancy & Finance are currently recruiting a Head of Finance in Leeds for a financial services business with a global customer base. This is a newly created role working closely with the Director of Finance to manage financial production, modelling, reporting and strategic plans. The Head of Finance is responsible for providing finance business partnering to the highest profile stakeholders and SMT across the business, with a primary focus on IT projects, organisational design and project delivery. Key Responsibilities include: -Support changes and developments within the IT function as a whole, such as any centralisation of functions and processes -Responsible for all aspects of the financial production & reporting of the IT numbers across the business including IT initiatives and projects -You will be liaising with senior stakeholders, representing finance at meetings, working with Business Units to understand the makeup of their own IT functions in order that you can incorporate them in IT reporting where required -As part of this role, you will help to identify and achieve cost savings within the IT budget and develop a suite of IT financial MI that will assist decision makers Elevation Accountancy & Finance would be keen to speak with candidates with the following skills and experiences: -A background in Financial services and exposure to driving change -Strong analytical skills, able to model and assess a range of complex scenarios and outcomes -Ability and confidence to influence and provide challenge to the business, driving change where required -Experience of business partnering in a project environment liaising with non-finance stakeholders -Ability to drive change and work autonomously -ACA/CIMA/ACCA Qualified This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate to come into a global organisation and have significant exposure to C-suite stakeholders. The firm has strong traditional values and business but is currently undergoing a lot of change which makes it an exciting environment in which to work. There is also good progression prospects for this role. Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on senior finance positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information on: - Accountancy Jobs or Accountancy Recruitment - Finance Jobs or Finance Recruitment
Elevation Recruitment Group City of Leeds, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Elevation Accountancy and Finance are currently recruiting for an Interim Financial Controller for an ambitious candidate to join their client on a Fixed Term Contract basis. This role has arisen due to an internal promotion within a time of change, hence the role being on a Fixed Term, however the business growth means this role has every possibility of extension. As a new position, the role of Interim Financial Controller will be undoubtedly fluid, but you can expect day-to-day duties to include: -Leading the finance control of a £50mil + turnover business unit -General Ledger and new product costing -Producing monthly management accounts; Monthly closing and analysis - Ensuring timely and accurate delivery of the period's financial reporting (monthly, quarterly and year-end) - Delivery of half year and full year end audits (IFRS) - Filing of UK statutory accounts -Submitting UK Group tax reporting, ensuring timely tax submissions, quarterly VAT returns -Balance Sheet Management Process and control improvement -Constantly generating additional value or achieve cost reductions on projects -Ad-hoc projects Skills & Qualifications: -ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified -Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel -Experience working within manufacturing environment is highly desirable -Project Accounting experience demonstrated on an interim basis is desired On site parking Good motorway links Generous salary - depending on experience
Elevation Recruitment Group Sheffield, UK
Dec 12, 2018
Full time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently recruiting the role of Head of Engineering and NPD in Sheffield, South Yorkshire with a dynamic and innovative engineering and manufacturing business specialising in controls and associated technology. Reporting direct to the Managing Director, the Head of Engineering and NPD will lead a team of experienced engineers and drive product development towards a product portfolio that is headed by a key range of higher margin, market leading products. Due to exciting growth plans, our client is looking to find a strategic and innovative individual who will help mould and drive a successful team and product range. Head of Engineering and NPD Duties and Responsibilities include: •Develop clear product roadmaps that identify clear and realistic timescales for product delivery from inception to launch. •Introduce and implement dynamic procedures that reduce and eliminate product performance issues/faults and respond to customer feedback. •Challenge the technical solutions employed and methodologies adopted to ensure long term development of new products is structured, cost effective and relevant to meet customers' needs and is priced competitively for the market place •Work with external and internal stakeholders to build channel and operational readiness; and to plan and execute pilot and launch activities •Track the performance of products following launch such that lessons learnt have a dynamic impact on the product development process. •Review staff performance and competence on a regular basis and identify appropriate training and development where required. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience: •Degree or equivalent education in engineering discipline •Significant technical knowledge and experience within electronic controls •Proven experience using and developing wireless, Bluetooth or IOT technology •Robust project management skills, ideally with PRINCE2 or equivalent qualifications •Proven people management skills, including leadership, influencing and persuading •To be comfortable networking, presenting to and negotiating with senior management. •High level of self-motivation and enthusiasm and an ability to solve problems and be innovative. This is an outstanding opportunity for a driven and ambitious Technical Manager; Engineering Manager and NPD Engineering Manager to join a thriving business with an exciting future. If you would like more information, please apply. Elevation Recruitment Group's Engineering & Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Engineering & Manufacturing positions, visit (url removed)
Elevation Recruitment Group Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA, UK
Dec 12, 2018
Elevation Procurement and Supply Chain are currently recruiting for a Head of Procurement for a leading organisation in SHEFFIELD, South Yorkshire. The Head of Procurement will work with the senior management team and leadership members to align the organisations strategy plan with a strategic procurement programme that delivers Value For Money and cost efficiencies across the organisation. This is a great opportunity for someone to work in an increasingly competitive and pressured market place. High expectations from students and significant financial pressures are challenges faced by the sector. Job Description Develop strategic approaches and key policies in relation to commercial procurement projects involving all stakeholder groups. Deliver commercial management duties on a variety of service contracts, categories & deliver a high standard commercial service to meet primary objectives. Provide dedicated support to senior staff across the organisation in respect of contract/ commercial issues including responding to potential contractual disputes. Target specific goods, services and/or suppliers to identify how tangible improvements may be made in the procurement of these works, goods and services. Deliver value for money & efficiency targets, managing risk, business continuity & quality of support with customer focus. Establishing & reviewing KPI's, ensuring performance information is provided & reviewed, external performance benchmarking, managing any performance credit or deduction payment mechanisms, working with the contractor & client to ensure there is service delivery planning, continuous improvement & benefit realisation & reporting. Build sustainable stakeholder relationships. The Successful Applicant will have; Excellent commercial acumen. Experience leading procurement teams in implementation of sourcing strategies across a variety of spend areas. Proven strategic contract management for high risk contracts, with the ability to demonstrate contract practice & procedures. Experience of procurement & contract management including commercial negotiation of significant value and/or risk. Experience leading a multidisciplinary team, working with & influencing key stakeholders of all levels. A proven track record of the whole life cycle procurement, contract & relationship management. Senior stakeholder management experience. Strong interpersonal & relationship building skills. Analytical skills covering written, graphic, numerical & statistical information including risk assessment. You will be ideally MCIPS qualified and educated to degree level. What's on Offer Salary up to £65,000 Pension. Holiday. Flexible Benefits. Additional Training / Qualifications.