Operations Manager

University of Leicester - Student and Academic Services

Ref: CSE02127

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are one of the top universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

If you are looking for a role which exposes you to strategic decision-making alongside operational management in a university-setting, then this is the opportunity for you. As Operations Manager you will be responsible for all internal operational business processes in the Division of Student & Academic Services, ensuring their smooth running and managing a team. You will also be responsible for the Division’s strategic planning and budgeting processing, and internal communications with the rest of the University. This is a critical role with significant strategic influence, providing guidance and advice to senior decision-makers in the University, and from time-to-time leading and managing key strategic projects. The successful applicant will have experience of strategic planning, operational management, excellent communications skills, and the adaptability to work flexibly and under pressure across a broad portfolio of activity. It is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with the career ambition to become a future senior leader in higher education. Come and join us at the University of Leicester: you won’t regret it.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Geoff Green, Academic Registrar on geoff.green@leicester.ac.uk or 0116 252 2289.

The closing date for this post is midnight on 29th January 2018.

We anticipate that assessments will take place on 16th February 2018.

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