Operations & People Performance Director

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Elbit Systems in the UK are a Defence, Technology and Aerospace company working on a range of technologies for both military and civilian applications.

You will be working with a team of experienced and talented individuals across multiple disciplines and in an organisation thathas the benefit of a global presence with plenty of growth opportunity.

What we're looking for;

Due to our recent success securing multiple new contracts, we now require talented individuals to join us on this exciting journey.​

We're looking to recruit a People Performance & Operations Director to work with the COO and executive leadership to install and deliver our people first culture and operations. Based in Bristol the role can be worked split remote and in office and will sit right at the heart of the business ensuring performance is driven though individuals.

As part of the Elbit Systems' global business, the UK company has a wealth of expertise and innovation it can lean on as it pursues its aggressive growth strategy in the UK. This role is critical to the continued growth of the business and would see you at the heart of the business rhythm, operating as to allow both the day to day business operations but also promote people performance and growth across the business.

Having moved from a company of less than 30 in 2018 to a business of 150+ and growing to 300+ by the close of 2022 we are looking for someone that will be able to wear many hats, from leading the People & Performance Directorate and Business Operations as well as enable business continuity and work with the chief of staff, change consultants and the senior leadership team to bring about operational harmony internally as well as having touch points with external operations across bid & programme delivery.

Vital to the role is the capability to lead with a people first attitude and promote people performance for utilisation of those in the business today but also drive the future resource planning and people management for future hires.

This is a truly unique position and will be a fantastic opportunity to have an influence on the future direction of the company as their growth continues over the coming years.


  • Experience leading and influencing HR & Business Operations

  • Promoting delivery drum beat and business rhythm

  • Flexible & agile worked able to turn hand to a variety of projects

  • HR & Operations management within defence

  • A real people focus on organisational & performance development

  • A hands on leader

  • Business & resource planning

What's in it for you;

Elbit Systems UK is at the forefront of technological innovation within our industry and as our presence grows in the UK, we want to recruit talented individuals to build a cohesive and diverse group on numerous projects. We offer Competitive salary packages, flexible working hours, health care options, life cover, family friendly policies and a range of additional benefits including salary sacrifice schemes, discounts, access to Learning and Development tools and support for yours and your family's health and wellbeing.

All the positions will be based full-time or with alternative flexible arrangement from our offices either in Bristol, London or home based (where the job allows).