Operations and General Manager
Are you an experienced Operations Manager with an interest in working for an ethical and dynamic organisation?
Supporting charities and social enterprises, we are delighted to be working with Bates Wells, a professional services law firm, which combines legal practice with consultancy services. They are the only firm who regularly supports national and international charities, further and higher education providers, as well as chartered institutes and membership bodies The firm is the first UK law firm to become a certified 'B Corp', demonstrating its passion for ethical business practices and diversity, committed to creating a positive impact.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Operations and General Manager will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations and general management function ensuring a smooth operational service. Day to day duties will consist of managing the daily operations of the firm, solving administrative problems, overseeing and managing the operations budget and expenditure as well as managing three staff members in the operations team. You will also be responsible for managing the Head Receptionist and Facilities Manager. You will have oversight of their premises and facilities function, acting as an ambassador for positive environmental and socially responsible behaviours and practises. This will include acting as their B Corp champion and ensuring their carbon footprint is monitored on a regular basis. You will have the opportunity to build and manage relationships with operational suppliers, undertaking supplier reviews and site visits.
To be considered for this role, it is essential to have previous experience within an operational management role with the ability to build, maintain and nurture excellent relationships across the firm. Exceptional written and verbal skills are required for this role, along with line management experience. The successful candidate will have strong strategic skills accompanied with budget management and in interest in environmental responsibilities. This role is ideally suited to someone who values team work with a collaborative and ethical approach, who can contribute to making a positive impact.
A full job description will be provided to candidates short-listed by Prospectus.
Please apply with a Word Document version of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage.