Operations Manager

University of Oxford

The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages is seeking to appoint a proactive and pragmatic  Operations Manager to support the smooth running of operational functions and services within the Faculty, including line management of the office and premises roles (three posts); and day to day liaison with HR, Estates and IT functions. 

They will have particular responsibility for managing the processes and platforms that ensure effective coordination of information across the Faculty. This will include coordinating content for SharePoint and the website; oversight of Faculty membership records and onboarding processes; and leading on internal communication and committee servicing processes – ensuring decisions and information are communicated effectively across the Faculty’s disparate membership.

This is a pivotal role in a time of transition for the Faculty’s professional services team.  It creates an exciting opportunity for a resilient and energetic individual to play a key role in the ongoing success of the Faculty’s academic mission.

Applicants should have significant administrative/operational experience in a large/complex institution with strong line management skills and experience.  They should have experience of improving systems, developing processes and identifying more efficient ways of working.

What we offer 

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days annual leave
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

Applications must be made online by 12:00 noon on Monday 27th November 2023.  You will be asked to upload a CV and supporting statement explaining your suitability for the post.  Please ensure all documents are uploaded as PDF files. 

Interviews are anticipated to be held during the week commencing Monday 11th December 2023.

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