Business Leader (Funeral Operations)

38.33 Hours per week, Monday – Friday 09:00am – 17:00pm.

Location: Strang & McLagan Funeral Directors, covering branches in Perth, Cupar and Dundee.

Salary: £37,080.00 per annum

Are you a forward-thinking leader with a flair for managing business operations and a passion for helping others? #WorkingWithDignity #DignifiedCareers

Business Leaders are at the forefront of our mission to provide, comfort and support our families through the end-of-life journey, ensuring excellent service within our crematoria and funeral brands. They lead our teams of funeral professionals, ensuring that every aspect of our operations is conducted with excellence and efficiency. As well as playing a vital role in developing and implementing strategic initiatives to grow brand awareness in our communities.

This role would suit someone who:

  • Has previous management, supervisory or team leadership experience.
  • Comfortable with all aspects of people management: conducting 121s, annual reviews, disciplinaries, managing holiday rotas etc.
  • Acts as a role model to your team, protecting your brand through problem-solving and process management whilst consistently growing your people.
  • Able to influence, build and maintain long-term relationships both within stakeholder management and working within your local community.
  • Is an agile, well-organised, and motivational leader who can engage develop and lead individuals to deliver results.
  • Has strong commercial acumen and can understand the importance of pricing, products, promotion, and brand profitability.
  • Full UK Manual Driving License – Site travel is included in this role.

Here is what a typical day could look like with us:

  • Oversee all network sites within your brand, ensuring front and back-of-house operational efficiency.
  • Carefully monitoring a designated budget ensures that value for money is achieved in all circumstances through monitoring and control of expenditure.
  • Continuously embedding a positive, engaging, and inclusive working environment where collaboration is key.
  • Identifying ways to embed your brand within the local community; reviewing ways to continuously improve the services we provide and understand your wider market.
  • Collaborate with the wider Dignity network to optimise the Care of the Deceased and to efficiently deliver funerals.

We wouldn’t be able to provide this integral service without our people. If you’d like to join a compassionate team dedicated to providing dignified farewells and supporting families during their most challenging times – We want to hear from you!

What we offer to you:

  • Annual salary of £37,080.00
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • BUPA Private Healthcare (Self).
  • Life Assurance X2 Salary.
  • ‍⚕️ Comprehensive Sickness Scheme.
  • Company Car Allowance.
  • ‍ Access to our Internal Development Schemes.

What are the next steps?

To join us in this role, simply hit the ‘apply’ button to submit your application and a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will be in touch!

FCA Statement

Please note that this role is subject to meeting regulatory requirements. As an FCA-regulated organisation, we are committed to adopting the highest standards and we do this by employing individuals with the appropriate skills, experience and integrity to protect both the company and our clients. If you are considered for a role, you will be providing your permission for us to conduct the relevant checks and assessments that will be carried out during the recruitment and onboarding process. The nature of the checks will depend on whether the role is subject to the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR).

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Our Vision is to connect with our clients, colleagues, company and communities based on our principles whilst celebrating our differences.
We aim to empower leaders and colleagues to seek out and understand new voices and perspectives; to be vocal about inequity and exclusion, and to take decisive, informed and bold action to promote inclusion and belonging.

Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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