We are seeking an accomplished operations manager to support the Junior Bursar (Chief Operating Officer) in managing and co-ordinating the delivery of the College’s operations. The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the Office of the Junior Bursar through extensive involvement in operations management and project management and financial planning.
The post holder will undertake the day-to-day co-ordination of the ten departments that work to the Junior Bursar and other functional areas that are integral to operations. Therefore, candidates must have a proven ability to create an environment where people are motivated to achieve the objectives of the College and to enhance their own performance. The role will include identifying opportunities to increase organisational capability and capacity through people, securing the involvement and engagement of others both within and external to the College.
The post holder will be responsible for a portfolio of projects and will support the Junior Bursar in operations planning. Excellent organisational skills, experience of project management and an innovative approach to problem solving are essential particularly when prioritising workload to meet multiple competing deadlines.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the College Accountant and Head of Bursary on forward financial planning for the department as well as assessing and reviewing financial performance to include making recommendations or projections. Candidates will be able, therefore, to demonstrate experience in budget management and financial modelling as well as the ability to draft reports, documents and correspondence for a variety of audiences and at a senior level.
Applicants must be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and be a member of a relevant professional body and have a proven track record of relationship building, proactive delivery and development of a high quality, customer-focused service in a complex and multi-stakeholder environment. Equally important is the ability to react to frequent changes in duties and priorities and being able to be effective immediately when new situations or projects arise.
Salary £60,000 – £65,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Applicants should submit a completed application form, curriculum vitae and Equal Opportunities form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday 27th April 2018.
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