Area Manager – Kent
Great things are happening at mydentist and we’ve only just begun. Already Europe’s largest dental company, we’re on a mission. A mission to offer the best dental care, and mission to make our business the best it can be.
We’re developing our business at an extraordinary rate. Treating 4 million patients a year across our network of over 600 Practices, we’ve come a long way.
A fantastic opportunity is available to lead our Clinical business across the Kent area, and we are looking for a passionate, inspiring leader who can take join us on our exciting journey.
What is the job?
As Area Development Manager you will be accountable for leading our practices in Kent and making them the best they can be, from achieving all KPIs and driving performance, to making the region a great place to work.
The role will involve working across approximately 15 practices covering Maidstone, Ashford, Canterbury and the Kent coast including Deal, Dover, Margate and Ramsgate. As we have grown through acquisition, no two practices are the same – from smaller surgeries at the heart of the community, to larger practices offering more complex oral health treatments.
This is a perfect opportunity for a leader who is looking to inspire a team of Practice Managers and take their performance to the next level by being a fantastic people manager and motivator. You’ll be joining a fast paced, clinically lead business which has patient care at the heart of every decision.
To succeed, you will need to bring pace, energy and determination to deliver the highest standards of performance in this unique healthcare setting. You’re equally at home with your sleeves rolled up supporting colleagues in practice as you are working with the freedom to innovate and influence the business strategy in your area.
Kent is an exciting business area, no two days are the same – it’s one for the determined, people who aren’t frightened to look tough challenges in the face, and solution them. So you’ll be at home leading a team of managers to deliver action plans, and with an eye for numbers you’ll be able to drive performance using a suite of management information that’s at your finger-tips.
Your challenge – to make Kent the Number 1 area team!
What skills do I need?
As a proven Area Manager in Retail, Dentistry or Healthcare you’ll bring:
• A successful and impressive track record of managing a comparable number of stores/practices across a territory - You do not need a background in healthcare
• A drive to make everyday a success.
• Strong commercial awareness/business acumen – Experience of analysing financial data including profit and loss accounts to make problem solving commercial decisions across several sites relating to practice profit.
• Positivity to champion business change
• Excellent interpersonal skills to manage key stakeholder relationships and engage your team of Managers
What’s in it for me?
In addition to a competitive salary plus car allowance/company car, you’ll be joining a business that is going places, in a role where you can genuinely contribute to the success of the business - which will give you a platform to shine, develop, and grow.
We know you’ll already have the skills to bring the best out of people. So we’ll take the time to bring the best out in you – and all of that starts with our company induction at our Training Academy.