Head of Operations @ From April 2015 to Present (9 months) Operations Manager @ Management - managing a team of eight direct reports ensuring each hit net revenue targets across 50 markets within the UK and Ireland. Setting team KPIs to achieve operational objectives in a daily deadline driven environment and running daily reports to track and
Head of Operations @ From April 2015 to Present (9 months) Operations Manager @ Management - managing a team of eight direct reports ensuring each hit net revenue targets across 50 markets within the UK and Ireland. Setting team KPIs to achieve operational objectives in a daily deadline driven environment and running daily reports to track and assess progress.
Inventory management - accountable for ensuring Local, Escapes, National and Live Events platforms collectively produce 370+ deals each week.
Yield Analysis - analysing trends in deals and inventory sources to maximise revenue for the business
Inventory analysis - analysing and selecting different inventory types to maximise and add additional revenue to all UK and Irish markets.
Campaign management - successfully launching Escapes and Nationals platforms working with Marketing Consultants to increase net revenue and hit monthly targets.
Reporting - generating and running Report's on key indicators of deal performance and communicating this back to both Sales and Yield team.
Troubleshooting - analysing and interpreting reports identifying, diagnosing and resolving operational problems.
Working cross-functionally - with Marketing, Customer Services, Merchant Services and Legal to troubleshoot live deal issues, using decision-making skills to react and resolve immediately. From March 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) London, United KingdomManager Quality and Scheduling @ Scheduling - ensuring all markets are scheduled out with a diverse mix of concepts and highest revenue generating potential.
Reporting - analysing market and deal performance and reporting to the sales team and senior management.
Market management - evaluating and assessing content suitability to select the strongest deals for the market.
Team management - managing 8 direct reports to ensure continuous improvement and ensuring team and individual KPI's are met.
Competitor analysis - analysing competitors deals and structures ensuring LS has the stronger deal and offers to ensure our position in the Daily Deal market.
Consumer behaviour - generating and analysing the performance metrics for deals to better understand the buying habits of our subscribers. From June 2011 to March 2014 (2 years 10 months) Paralegal - temporary contract @ Assisting the Enforcement team with the largest ever FSA insider trading investigation with initial classification of documentation for disclosure purposes.
Drafting information requests and reviewing responses in preparation for interviews with suspects.
Conducting market research using relevant sources including Reuters and Bloomberg. From December 2010 to June 2011 (7 months) London, United KingdomLawyer - temporary contract @ Liaising with offices in the USA, Australia and New Zealand and advised on content to be made available to UK customers.
Building indices and taxonomies for the UK website.
Carrying out legal research on various areas of law.
Updating relevant legislation for the UK website. From August 2010 to December 2010 (5 months) Trainee Solicitor @ Providing client advice on data-supply, licensing, confidentiality and data protection issues and conducted negotiations with the parties.
Assisting in the share purchase of an AIM-listed company, amended Articles of Association and the Chairman’s Statement and attended an AGM to approve the sale.
Drafting disclosure letters, board minutes and powers of attorney.
Assisting with organising the raid of a factory in China producing counterfeit goods.
Advising on UK competition law matters and vertical agreements.
Drafting franchise agreements, registered trade marks and domain names and reviewed general commercial agreements for a high profile fashion client.
Drafting articles and marketing materials on intellectual property rights in the fashion industry.
Prepared the opposition action of a Mexican and Moroccan trade mark and liaised with foreign attorneys.
Drafting and advising clients on witness statements, statements of case and applications to court including summary judgments, costs orders and notices of withholding and enforcement.
Advising clients on disciplinary, dismissal, grievance and Tribunal procedures for individuals and companies. From September 2007 to September 2009 (2 years 1 month) Paralegal @ Working as a paralegal on a high value data traded product legal project.
Reviewing legal documentation (including ISDAs, GMSLAs, GMRAs) and assisted with the implementation of a new document management and record system after contract execution. From September 2006 to August 2007 (1 year)
Legal Practice Course, Distinction @ BPP Law School From 2005 to 2006 Graduate Diploma in Law, Commendation @ BPP Law School From 2004 to 2005 BA Hons, 2.1 Management Studies @ University of Leeds From 2001 to 2004 A levels, English, Geography, Business Studies @ Mander Portman Woodward From 1999 to 2001 Lara Pitt is skilled in: Social Media, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property, Legal Research, Corporate Law, Litigation, Time Management, Business Analysis
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