Business Performance Manager

Kendal, Cumbria
£30,824 to £36,088
04 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
Job Role
Business Analyst
Contract Type

The Lake District National Park Authority is currently pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda to enable us to build on our success and become even more efficient, commercial and innovative. We want you to be a part of shaping how we can deliver a step change in commercial performance.

As an Authority we maintain a proactive approach to managing our finances and finding ways to improve the things we do and the services we provide. To support our transformation we need to embed robust business processes, performance metrics and scorecards across our teams.

We are seeking a passionate, committed and motivated individual to lead this work across Commercial Services. You will have financial acumen, leadership and change management experience with the ability to inspire, manage and deliver through a matrix structure.

About you

You will be a talented individual with excellent numerical skills and experience of LEAN, World Class, Six Sigma or other similar data mining techniques.

You will have a background and experience in process improvement. You will have an eye for detail. You will be able to create and manipulate commercial data sets to summarise performance into clear dashboards that demonstrate where improvement effort needs to be focussed. You will benchmark best in class commercial performance to set meaningful targets for us to aspire to.

Whilst demonstrating a passion for using data to analyse and drive results; you must be able to share this passion with operational managers in a coaching environment. Your role is to embed performance management, contribution tracking and pareto techniques in to junior commercial manager’s toolkit of skills as a legacy of your time with us.

Please see the job description for further detail on the role.

If you have what it takes to play a key role in the agenda to transform our Authority forever then we want you. The Lake District is a fantastic place to work, soon hopefully to be inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We value and look to retain talent. Come and join us!

For an informal discussion about the Business Performance Manager position, please contact Juliet Hoggar, Head of Commercial Services on 07824498191.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applicants from all sectors of society. If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the job, we will interview you.

For further details and an application form, visit our website at, email or write to Human Resources, Lake District National Park Authority, Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal, LA9 7RL clearly stating which position you are applying for and whether you would like details emailed or posted.

We are unable to accept CVs

Closing date for applications is 1000 on Monday 21 August 2017.

Interviews will be held on Friday 25  August 2017.