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Operations Manager

Applications are invited for the position of Operations Manager to lead the administration team in the Research Office. The Research Office employs over 100 staff split over three sites and has annual budget of approximately £2.8m. This is a key role which plays a leading role in the day to day and strategic management of the department's staff and financial resources.

The ideal candidate should be educated to degree level or equivalent, with experience of successful team management, financial management and HR. You will possess excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, the ability to prioritise a busy and varied workload and to remain calm under pressure. A flexible approach is essential, as is the ability to interpret, adapt and implement detailed and complex policies. Knowledge of detailed financial management procedures and HR policy is essential.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is 5 April and interviews will be held in the week commencing 17 April 2017. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact

Please quote reference EW11594 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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