J3065 - Head of Operations - UK, Scotland, Edinburgh (Hybrid) - Asset Finance

Job title: J3065 - Head of Operations - UK, Scotland, Edinburgh (Hybrid) - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Function: Operations, Sales,
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits
Reference: J3065
Contact email: careers@newleafsearch.com
Contact phone: 0203 740 7222
Job Published: November 23, 2022
Remote WorkingHybrid

Job description

​J3065 - Our client is seeking a Head of Operations to manage the delivery of operational activity for the business by supporting and enabling team delivery against agreed objectives in line with business values, agreed codes of conduct and in compliance with market regulation. You will support the execution of customer transactions, development initiatives and operational controls as well as lead office-based staff and support their delivery against agreed objectives.

Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Scotland, Edinburgh (Hybrid).


  • Provide daily managerial oversight and support for execution of operational activity across the business.

  • Line Manage office-based staff and support their delivery against agreed objectives.

  • Set, review and coach performance as required to support team performance.

  • Recruit as agreed to support the delivery of the business plan and its development strategy.

  • Support the implementation of the business development strategy.

  • Lead the delivery and review of operational and risk related controls for the business.

  • Proactively contribute to matters of business management and strategy as appropriate, as a member of the management of the business.

  • Ensure compliance with all company and group procedures and policies, and collaborate with operational and risk management teams to protect the business.

  • Maintain and build working relationships with key stakeholders within the business.


  • A high level of commercial acumen with Asset Finance experience, skills and knowledge.

  • A seasoned financial services professional.

  • Sales or Operational leadership experience.

  • Ability to quickly adapt, learn and execute – whilst demonstrating sound judgement.

  • Ability to manage time and adapt to balance a variety of tasks.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills - capable of engaging a team and working across functions to support delivery against objectives.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to stretching objectives.

We strongly favour applicants with proven, relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.

Applicants will only be considered with relevant in-country experience.

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