Operations Manager

  • Job Reference: SWR4100
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: £42,025 to £48,175
  • Sector: Management and Executive Positions, Charity
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Operations Manager – Are you a motivated Operations Manager eager to make an impact to people’s lives? If so, this could be the role for you!

Spider is supporting a charity who help to ensure that people who find themselves homeless are supported. To help maintain and grow, they are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to oversee daily activities based in Chelmsford, Essex.

Fantastic company benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary£42,025 - £48,175 per annum
  • Holiday: 33 days annual leave (including bank and public holidays)
  • Parking: Free on-site parking provided
  • Pension: Workplace Pension
  • Employee extras such as: Employee Assisted Programme, discounts on retail, holidays, entertainment and much more

About the role:

As the Operations Manager you will have a sharp business mind and proven success in managing multiple departments for maximum productivity. You will be skilled in Human Resources, Finance, and IT Management, and be able to develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within the team.

Other duties include:

  • Lead and manage teams to achieve the charity's mission and deliver high-quality services to all those it supports.
  • Oversee annual budgets in collaboration with the CEO, ensuring effective resource allocation and financial sustainability.
  • Contribute to strategic decision-making and shaping the charity's future direction and financial strategy.
  • Research external trends and developments that impact the charity's work and mission.
  • Drive initiatives to transform the lives of homeless individuals, empowering them to achieve a positive lifestyle and contribute to their community.
  • Maintain high standards of service delivery, ensuring compliance with external requirements and expectations.

About You:

You will need at least 4 years’ experience within an Operations Management role, along with a strong background in budget development and oversight. You will need to have the ability to delegate effectively while maintaining control and client service. Be a collaborative and dynamic individual with excellent conflict management and negotiation skills. You will be proficient in business productivity software and able to learn new applications quickly. With a strong focus on achieving results, you will be self-motivated and self-disciplined, with a passion for the charity’s mission and values. Experience of working in the third sector would be advantageous, as would strong IT skills including Microsoft Office and Inform. A leadership or degree level qualification would be desirable. You must have a UK driving licence.

It is anticipated the role will start in September 2024.  The onboarding process is likely to include a two-stage interview with a presentation or pitch, DISC profiling and a chance to meet the team.

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