Operations Development Manager in Bradford

About The... The Operations Development Manager will support the development and delivery of the Morrisons Company Plan, through identifying medium to long term opportunities for Morrisons, conducting strategic analysis,...

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About The Role

The Operations Development Manager will support the development and delivery of the Morrisons Company Plan, through identifying medium to long term opportunities for Morrisons, conducting strategic analysis, valuations and due diligence, and supporting business decision making through scenario modelling and insight.  

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Operations Development.

This role is based at our Head Office in Bradford and is a full-time, permanent position, based on a 4 day working week and 13x 6 hour Saturdays per annum. Applicants should reside within a reasonable commuting distance from the office.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Develop and maintain relationships with business stakeholders including senior team

  • Consult with senior management to identify, scope and challenge potential opportunities

  • Support business teams team with new opportunities, insight and diligence

  • Identify M&A opportunities through market/customer research, trends, and competitor analysis to drive revenue, improve market share, and enhance customer loyalty 

  • Inform, communicate, and support implementation of strategy to address competition, changes in customer preference, and improvements in technology 

  • Scale initiatives from ideas through to fully signed off business cases ready for implementation across the estate

  • Support portfolio management of the 5 year plan

  • Use customer data and research to understand trends and opportunities

  • Provide further insight into Morrisons overall strategy by identifying critical questions through ad-hoc analyses

  • Summarise insights from analysis and clearly communicate analytical findings in a cohesive story; and articulate an argument to be presented to Executives

  • Provide project management when required to implement a strategic initiative.

  • Undertake market analysis/modeling, portfolio reporting, and operational support related to strategy

  • Produce well structured and formatted senior management presentations, briefings and reports

About You

Skills and Experience;

  • Ability to influence upwards to executive level

  • Market sizing and analysis

  • Financial analysis and modelling

  • Data analysis

  • Business planning and scenario modelling

  • Problem solving

  • Project and programme management 

  • Business cases

  • Critical thinking

  • Due Diligence

  • Valuations

  • Ability to produce well structured and formatted senior management presentations and briefings

  • Should reside within a reasonable distance from the Bradford office

  • Min 5 years experience in a strategy function for a large organisation, or a leading consultancy

About The Company

Morrisons.com has experienced amazing growth. We’ve exceeded market share targets. We’re respected in our industry for our service and value. We’ve won a place in our customers’ hearts as a place they trust to buy their online groceries

Delivering online solutions that give our trademark warm welcome, provide the best user journeys and empower our customers to shop the way they want – that’s our rallying cry. We achieve this by blending our retail know-how with in-house skills that include service delivery, data capture, trading, platform optimisation, web design and digital communication.

100% focused on meeting the needs of our customers, we’re making Morrisons a genuine leader in online shopping. We’re growing our online business and building world-class e-commerce capabilities that will help to shape our future. If you can deliver an advantage at the heart of a dynamic team, we can offer you a variety of career routes.


Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and two for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
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