Operations Manager

Harris Hill
£37k - 40k per year
Closing date
2 Feb 2021

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A youth grant-making charity based in Central London are looking for an Operations Manager. The successful candidate will need to manage and maintain the operations for association to an effective and efficient high standard, which is in line with best practice and complies with current legislation. The candidate will work closely with the Chair of Trustees and Head of Youth Services to contribute to the development and implementation of organisational strategies, policies, and practices. Please note this role is a FTC for 18 months.
Key responsibilities
Lead, develop and maintain the strategic operational business plan to improve and maintain a high level of administration across the organisation.
Manage the budget in liaison with the Chair of Trustees.
Develop and maintain a buildings business plan for developing the community centre, the hiring of the building to maximise income and efficient use of the building.
Oversee the smooth running of the building, front of house, facilities, ensure administration is completed to a high standard.
Manage all aspects of HR operations ensuring the HR system is kept up to date and to a high standard.
Work with the Head of Youth Services in hiring staff, advertising, receiving applications, assist with shortlisting, organise, and support interview process and paperwork, issue employee contracts and offer pack.
Prepare monthly payroll, calculate holiday allowances, input sickness, and ensure that the HR system is accurate and up to date.
Attend Board meetings to take minutes and ensure all actions are completed

Person specification
Knowledge and experience in operations management implementing best practices
Demonstrate management and vision and managing major projects or initiatives
Successful track record of leading the development and maintenance of administrative processes
Experience of interacting and liaising with a variety of people in a multi-racial environment
Experience of writing reports, letters, and emails
Experience of organising an event
Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety awareness

Closing Date: 22nd January 2021


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