The role of an Operations Director varies enormously from one sector to another but remains a pivotal role in most organisations; bringing together cross-functional teams & projects and driving day to day standards. Operations Directors need to be multi-skilled to impact planning, organizing, leading and controlling their businesses.
The ability to communicate both internally and externally is essential in this role.
They face competition from the next street through to the next city, country and continent. Additionally, Operations Director are often the key member of the Exec Board driving the Sustainability agenda facing complex challenges in terms of the impact of business operations environmentally, economically, and socially.