School Operations Manager
School/Department School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday or part time (minimum of 30 hours per week). Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Salary level 5 – range £33,809 to £37,684 per annum with potential progression to £47,105 per annum, pro rata for less than 37 hours per week
Apply by 19/07/2022
About the Role
In this position you will bring experience and expertise to deliver operational projects, the provision of management information, the effective use of space and the optimisation of service levels in the School. You will support the Chief Operating Officer for the School with delivery of operational projects, the provision of management information and the effective use of space, liaising, influencing and engaging with a wide range of people across the University.
You will have relevant experience and expertise, ideally in the higher education sector and/or engineering environment. With excellent communication skills, a passion and interest in people, flare for numbers and data, tenacity for getting the job done accurately and to meet deadlines, you will be a self starter who can work autonomously for most of the time. Excellent organisation and planning skills are also needed for this position as you will be involved in the delivery and where appropriate, leading, of discrete projects that may be a number of months in duration.
As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.
The School has a turnover of approximately £55 million across the three thematic areas (comprising 18 Centres) with approximately 410 academic, research, technical and secretarial staff with 1200+ masters students (excludes mastership, pre-masters), 430 research students, 340 research and development contracts.
Our Values and Commitments
Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.
We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme.We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.
Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.
How to apply
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Andrew Jones, Chief Operating Officer, on (E): email@example.com