Operations Manager

Job Description

Are you ready to make a significant impact in the dental sector? Scottish Dental Care Group is seeking an experienced and strategic-minded Operations Manager to lead our operational functions. This pivotal role requires a visionary leader with exceptional organisational skills and a passion for driving efficiency and effectiveness across all departments.

Reporting Structure:
The Operations Manager will report directly to the Director of Operations and collaborate closely with senior management to ensure the company's operational success and growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operational Strategy and Planning: Develop and implement comprehensive operational structures and strategies aligned with the company's objectives.
  • Team Leadership and Management: Provide mentorship and guidance to operational teams, fostering a culture of accountability and innovation.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with other departments to align operational activities with business needs.
  • Resource Allocation and Budgeting: Manage operational budgets and allocate resources effectively to meet clinical needs while maintaining financial targets.
  • Process Improvement: Identify areas for optimization and implement best practices to streamline operations.
  • Risk Management and Compliance: Ensure compliance with industry regulations and implement safety protocols.
  • Performance Monitoring and Reporting: Develop performance dashboards and reports to track operational metrics and provide insights to the executive team.
  • Clinicians and Supplier Management: Establish and maintain relationships with clinicians and suppliers to ensure efficient operations.
  • Health and Safety Compliance: Implement safety protocols to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Operational Capital and Replacement Controls: Manage capital costs and ensure budget adherence.
  • Drive ESG Initiatives: Integrate sustainable practices into facility management to reduce environmental impact.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • GDC registration up to date
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Administration or Operations Management
  • 5 years of experience in a senior operational leadership role within the dental sector
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making abilities
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and software
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic mindset with strong business acumen
  • Knowledge of industry regulations and compliance standards

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and Incentive Scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday including public holidays plus birthday as holiday
  • Use of company car
  • Up to 20% annual bonus based on delivering key objectives and business delivering budgeted EBITDA

About Scottish Dental Care Group:
Scottish Dental Care Group is a leading player in Scotland's dental sector, with 20 practices across the country. Committed to providing high-quality dental care, our practices serve around 200,000 patients and offer a broad mix of treatments, including NHS services and private care. Visit our websites to learn more: Scottish Dental Care and Advanced Dentistry.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Scottish Dental Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace. We are committed to creating an environment of mutual respect and provide equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, or maternity, marital or civil partner status, disability, age, or nationality.

Apply now and be part of our dynamic team shaping the future of dental care in Scotland!