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Operations Manager

Employer: WES
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £35,000-£38,000 pro rata
Term: Permanent
Job advertised until: 12 May 2017

Job description

We are seeking an Operations Manager for The Women's Engineering Society (WES), a small charity with an important role. WES has been working to support women in engineering for nearly a century and its agenda of diversity and inclusion is still relevant today as women remain underrepresented in STEM based professions.

WES is currently embarking on an exciting new growth phase and is seeking an experienced and confident Operations Manager to take responsibility for the day-to-day operations at WES, including financial management, operations management, recruitment and staff development, risk management, IT management and liaising with legal.

The Operations Manager will work closely in an integrated way with all stakeholders to ensure we build success based on effective and efficient resource management, measurable impact and continuous improvement.

You’ll have a solid background in general management across several domains – finance, HR and business administration. You will have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, a good understanding of the Data Protection Act and a thorough knowledge of charity governance requirements and the ability to ensure compliance with statutory and legal obligations.

ROLE TITLE:                 Operations Manager  

RESPONSIBLE TO:       Chief Executive Officer

LOCATION:                 Michael Faraday House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 2AY

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

  • To hold responsibility for the day-to-day operations within the Women’s Engineering Society for:
    • Financial Management
    • Operations Management
    • Successful recruitment and staff development
    • Risk Management
    • IT Management
    • Liaising with legal
    • To work closely in an integrated way with all stakeholders to ensure we build success based on effective and efficient resource management, measurable impact and continuous improvement
    • To provide company secretary duties

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Recruitment Process 

The closing date for applications is 12 May, a short-listing process will then take place and applicants will be invited to interview. 

To apply for this role, please email Cath Heslop at info@wes.org.uk with an up-to-date CV and covering letter (max. 2 sides of A4).  Please ensure you receive email acknowledgement of receipt of your application.  Enquiries should be directed to Kirsten Bodley at ceo@wes.org.uk

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

 

 

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