Business Operations Manager

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Education - Bursar/Business Manager
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 52424 - £ 60623 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Are you an experienced Business Operations Manager within the Education Sector?

Our client is offering competitive salary, fantastic benefits, and the chance to be part of a great team!!

The role's responsibility is to the Executive Principal for the management and effective running of the Academy's extracurricular activities.

JOB TITLE: Business Operations Manager

COMPANY: Education

CONTRACT: Permanent


LOCATION: Southeast London

SALARY: £52,500- £60,500

CULTURE: A growing and changing company, passionate and innovative with excellent team morale


  • To strategically oversee all Academy non-academic responsibilities, including HR, facilities, administration, finance, IT, and health and safety, become a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

  • Drive changes in the school in accordance with the school development plan.

  • Assist in budget creation and ensure that the agreed budget is delivered.

  • Ensure that all financial policies are followed and to obtain the best resources and services for the school.

  • Follow procurement procedures to ensure value for money.

  • Oversee HR and line manage the HR Administrator to ensure that all records are accurate, including checking payroll.

  • Ensure the Single central point of accountability.

  • Control the Immigration Sponsor Licences procedure for the Academy.

  • Manage and oversee the whole administrative function of the school.

  • Oversee the training and personal growth of all non-educational support employees.

  • To administer and review the assigned policies and the Academy's risk and business continuity

  • Line manages the facilities manager to make sure the team is adhering to all legal regulations.

  • Making sure the location and facilities, within the available budget and in accordance with Health and Safety rules, offer the greatest possible learning and working environment.

  • Oversee construction projects to ensure that they are finished on time, within budget, and in accordance with health and safety regulations.

  • control and administration of site upkeep, security, and insurances.

  • Ensuring systems are in place for efficient monitoring, measuring, and reporting of Health and Safety issues to the principal and, where appropriate, the Trust Director of Estates.

  • Ensuring the Health and Safety Policy and Risk Assessment are always implemented and are subject to review and assessment at regular intervals or as situations change.

  • Overseeing facility rentals to boost income Manage outside contracts, such as catering and cleaning services, to ensure SLAs are satisfied.

  • Ensure that the Academy's asset register is properly managed. oversee and direct the Academy's IT department; collaborate with the director of IT to assess the technology used throughout the Academy and introduce new technology or enhance existing technology for various uses; serve as the data for the Academy

  • To work within the Academy framework about Health and Safety

  • To promote equal opportunities in the Academy

  • To promote the ethos of the Trust and Academy

  • Be aware of and assume the appropriate level of responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

  • To support the Academy's commitment to the continued professional development of all staff

  • Report any safeguarding concerns in accordance with the Trust's safeguarding policies

  • To undertake any additional duties as may reasonably require by the CEO or Executive Principal

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of the operational aspects of organisational management and business planning

  • Experience working in an office or classroom setting is advantageous

  • Can show significant leadership and management experience in interdisciplinary teams

  • Budgeting and financial management expertise

  • Capable of producing office work using Word and Excel; proficient (or better) users of the Microsoft Office suite; and knowledgeable about utilising Microsoft Office packages.

  • Use your initiative on a continuous basis to communicate confidently and effectively with all stakeholders

  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and handle a diverse workload

  • Knowledge of facilities and premises management including health and safety requirements and legislation

  • Ability to create reports to monitor KPIs

  • Skilled in the presentation of documents for professional audiences

  • Excellent Numeracy / Literacy skills

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