Longford Leader Jobs Alert: Lir Analytical seeks four dynamic people to join its expanding workforce

Lir Analytical is a young, innovative, and dynamic company based in the heart of Ireland and they are seeking to fill four new roles.

The company creates and manufactures technical bio-security solutions for both the agriculture and food industries from its site in Co Longford.

The company is currently expanding its workforce and has customers in both domestic and international markets.

Here is more information on the roles, and details of how to apply;

Commercial Operations Manager
Location: Longford
Salary: Negotiable 
Reporting to the CEO/CTO, the Commercial Operations Manager has ultimate responsibility for the financial, commercial and operational performance.
This incorporates the management of all aspects of the company, including sales, marketing, account management, operations, and business development.
Responsibilities / Main Tasks
* Work closely with the directors to establish clear business goals and objectives.
* Promote a positive culture that is based on team work, cooperation, cross-functional problem solving and a working climate that is conductive to maximising employee morale and performance.
* Lead the sales team to deliver new business and ensure the business maintains excellent relationships with existing key accounts.
* Ensure customer requirements, quality goals, service levels and performance standards are achieved.
* Work closely with the operations team to deliver operational excellence, through the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.
* Work closely with managers, team leaders and departments to develop the necessary skills and competencies for the business to be successful.
* Ensure the business continues to comply with internal plans, procedures and instructions.
* Implement appropriate meeting and communication structures that facilitate information sharing, idea generation and employee recognition.
The successful candidate will have:
* Relevant Degree
* 5 + years' experience at a senior management level
* Ability to manage projects and to be self-sustaining with minimal oversight
* Ability to work well with all levels of management, colleagues and external contacts to deadlines
* Project Management and be process oriented, methodical, people management
* A previous record of delivering business success versus KPIs, leading teams and implementing solutions
* Excellent Communicator and Presenter
* Business development and on-boarding new clients
The successful candidate will be:
* A Leader and Strong Team Player, Proactive, Analytical and Results Oriented, Motivated
* Optimize and oversee operations to ensure efficiency.
* Lead a team towards effective collaboration and attainment of goals.
* Undertake sound time management to ensure profitability and keep expenses within budget.
* Ensure compliance with company's policies and operational guidelines.
* Deal with problems by providing creative and practical solutions.
* Evaluate performance using key metrics and address issues to improve it.
Individuals Should Also Have
* Knowledge of performance evaluation metrics and principles.
* Sound understanding of optimization and standards for success.
* Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.
* Excellent organizational and leadership abilities.
* Strong business acumen with a strategic orientation.
* Excellent problem-solving abilities.

Part Time Financial Controller
Location: Longford
Salary: Negotiable 
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in heading up the day to day financial activities including the preparation of month end accounts, VAT returns, bank and balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and prepayments, audits and year end statutory accounts.
You will be responsible for setting and checking targets and monitoring the performance of each department within the business in line with their set budgets.  You will also implement and maintain all financial controls and systems within the business, identifying and recommending potential operational efficiencies and improvements to working practices and procedures this would including financial, business and IT.  Other responsibilities will include payroll, insurance policies and cover and the management of book debt.
Essential experience:
*  Min 5-7 years’ experience including 2 years supervisory experience
*  Corporate accounting experience including overheads and payroll
*  Qualified with an accountancy professional or degree qualification
Proven decision-making experience
Ability to challenge that status quo and drive through changes
*  Staff management experience
Proven experience maintaining the financial control and systems within a business

Junior Marketing Executive
Location: Longford
Salary: negotiable  
* 3-4 years practice experience in all of the below duties
* Strong, positive, can-do attitude
* Proven work experience as a Digital content specialist or Digital Content / marketing exec
* Excellent analytical and project management skills
* An ability to multitask and perform under tight deadlines
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* BSc degree in Marketing, Digital media or relevant field
Tasks and Duties
* Proven success in programme management and content creation ideally in a B2B environment 
* Coordinate and manage the creation of digital content (e.g. website, blogs, press releases and podcasts)
* Manage all digital platforms and ensure that content is accurate and reflective of the brand at all times.
* Suggest and implement direct marketing, e-shot and mailing campaigns to increase profitability
* Develop and maintain strong relationships with various agencies to ensure effective representation of the brand.
* Monitor and present relevant data and analytics associated with internal and external websites and marketing activities
* Design digital campaigns aligned with business goals
* Manage end-to-end digital projects
* Liaise with Media Editors
The person
* Innovative marketing thinker. A passion for cutting edge creative and innovation and the ability to brief and push for great ideas.
* Very strong commercial & analytical skills. A focus on marketing results.
* Will have a strong interest in outdoor activities.
* The ability to effectively prioritise and work on multiple projects at one time. 
* A brilliant communicator that can influence and win
* Consistent liaising with internal departments
* General marketing administration
* Deep skills in modern marketing methods of engagement, promotion and communication. 

Sales Executive
Location: Longford
Salary: negotiable  
If you have a background in B2B Sales/ telesales/ inside sales/ field sales and an interest in marketing then we would love to hear from you. A background in any of the above areas is desirable, but not essential. If you have the hunger, drive, determination and willingness to learn this may be the opportunity you are looking for. 
* Identifying prospects and turning these into new business leads
* Secure fact-finding meetings and creating quoting opportunities
* Presenting proposals and quotations
* Managing and growing our database on our CRM system
* Closing Sales
* Selling Marketing Services to SMEs and larger businesses
* Cross-selling products and services, to ensure that overall value of business with each new customer is maximised
Skills and Experience Required
* Must have experience in B2B Sales, telesales/ inside sales/ field sales/ Business Development.
* Excellent written and oral skills, fluent English.
* Excellent IT skills.
* Full Driving Licence

Apply with CV to Lir Analytical, Athlone Road, Longford.
Tel 043 33 49911

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