A leading laboratory and innovation centre in the heart of London's vibrant City are recruiting for an Operations Manager to cover a maternity leave.
This is a 9 month fixed term contract role, working full time hours - salary up to £43k pro rata. This role is based in the City of London.
The Operations Manager plays a pivotal role in managing team members, maintaining consistent, effective operational support of the commercial laboratories and meeting rooms. Taking the lead in ensuring a safe, high quality environment you will manage two front desk staff and work closely with tenants at various levels. You will oversee energy use and optimisation, laboratory and office refits, general maintenance budgets, as well as training and health and safety processes. You will ensure the team are well-supplied and that all individuals are receiving ongoing training, especially to fulfill any H&S audit requirements.
Knowledge of health and safety and procurement contracts is essential. A relevant commercial background is desirable, as are a flexible attitude, excellent communication and problem solving skills. Some scientific experience would be ideal too. You will have access to training and mentoring support to help you in this job.
Excellent organisational skills, complete reliability and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively are essential, as is attention to detail and working to tight deadlines. Comprehensive IT skills for administration are essential. A high standard of numeracy and literacy is expected. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a proven ability to summarise information and provide advice. Experience of acting as a Safety Officer or Biological Safety Officer and possessing a recognised Health and Safety qualification would be advantageous.
This is an urgent role and interviews will take place asap. They are looking for an immediate start thereafter.
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