Operations Manager

The Role:

We are working with an independent, leading architecture school in London who are seeking a talented Operations Manager with experience working in higher education to be the central figure in the administration function for the school.

The ideal candidate will be highly organised and have a proven track record of managing projects within a studio space. You will know of effective methods to manage processes and be able to implement project management systems. You will ensure efficient operational performance while delivering core programmes and helping to action strategic objectives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Devise and deliver a process and project management method
  • Ensure all core processes and projects are conducted to the highest standards
  • Support the Chief Executive/Head of School in delivering projects
  • Manage relationships with all external suppliers, including catering, printing and office supplies
  • Coordinate internal events
  • Manage the virtual studio alongside the physical studio space and student hub
  • Arrange appropriate insurance for the school
  • Maintain compliance with Health & Safety, risk assessments, and GDPR
  • Act as the first point of contact, handling telephone, email, and face-to-face enquiries
  • Manage students’ onboarding while ensuring the school’s timetables are up-to-date
  • Provide secretarial support to team members

Key Skills:

  • Experience in project management and knowledge of design practice/education, digital products, and services
  • Experience working in a higher or further education setting
  • Experience in practice/studio management, team building and knowledge of institutional governance
  • Clear and confident verbal and written communication skills
  • Developed digital skills and business transformation
  • Appreciation of architecture, design, or other creative disciplines and professions.

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Creative Support
Ref: 00741
£37-40K pa Depending on Experience

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Tess Ryan

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