Operations & Commercial Manager

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Salary Description
per annum
Contract Type

Operations & Commercial Manager


£40,000 - £45,000


Our client is a UK distributor to the cycle trade. They supply over 1000 retail and online shops across the whole of the UK with a wide range of components and accessories from a number of well established cycling brands.


You will be responsible for overseeing the daily workings of the commercial operations. Plan, manage, and implement the buying and operations of the importation business, and maintains a high quality standard of brand acquisition, management and delivery.


Responsibilities & Accountabilities


Manages the growth and success of the team

Coordinates activities that affect operational decisions and business requirements

Responsible for the production, procurement, and planning of daily operations

Communicates with all relevant employees to ensure delivery times are met

Plans, schedules, and reviews workload and manpower to make sure targets are being met on a cost-effective basis

Manages the stock control, and checks that inventory records are accurate

Ensures the production team has enough time to manufacture and deliver products based on the client's request

Creates a detailed schedule based on strict deadlines

Communicates any changes in the order or delivery date to relevant parties

Monitors production standards

Makes sure the working environment maintains access to quality equipment

Purchases materials and services required for production

Follows up on interruptions to the order

Organizes, plans, and implements inventory activity

Confirms that health and safety regulations are followed



Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications


Prior Purchasing and/or Managerial Experience in the Bicycle Industry

Highly Organised

Production and Planning Skills Required

Understanding of Unleashed Stock Management Systems

Ability to Manage Time and Workload Effectively

Excellent Communication Skills

Both Written and Verbal; Leadership Skills

Experience in Negotiating and Working With Suppliers

Ability to Work in a Team Environment

Strong Problem Solving Skills

Strong Attention to Detail



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