Operations Manager - Digital Media

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP50000/annum
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
28 May 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Operations Manager keenly sought for this successful and expanding digital media company.

Core Responsibilities
• Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of our organisations mission. Specifically support better management reporting, information flow and management, business processes and organisation planning.
• Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of support services (HR, IT and Finance), through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions.
• Play a significant role in long term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence.
• Oversee overall finance management, planning, systems and controls.
• Management of agency budget in coordination with the CEO.
• Development of individual program budgets.
• Regular reporting, planning and business strategy meetings with the CEO.
• Ensuring that communication between departments is ongoing and utilised to maintain an environment of continuous improvement.
• Identifying any skills gaps in the organisation and undertaking a recruitment programme to support this.
• Training of staff and managers to ensure that everyone is performing adequately in their role.
• Providing a leadership support function to teams and motivating staff to achieve production goals.
• Managing budgets and costs effectively in respect of the planning process.
• Acting as a liaison to senior management to keep them up to date with business matters.
• Ensuring key performance indicators are in place and production targets are met.
• Introducing and managing in-house IT systems ensuring that they are fit for purpose.
• Contribute towards the achievement of company's strategic and operational objectives.
• Recruit, train, supervise and appraise human resources.
• Cater to clients' or personnel's concerns.
• Manage the growth and success of the team.
• Plan, schedule, and review workload and manpower to make sure targets are being met on a cost-effective basis.

Financial Management
• Develop and manage annual budget with the CEO
• Oversee monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of organisation's financial performance against budget, financial and operational goals. Oversee short and long-term financial and managerial reporting.
• Assisting Executive Director and Board in creating annual organisational budget and monitoring cash flow.
• Maintaining Intersection's archival and administrative files.
• Ensure that Accounting Department requests are resolved and communicated in a timely manner to internal and external parties.
• Develop long-range forecasts and maintain long-range financial plans.

Organisational Effectiveness
• Manage functions.
• Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services through improvements to each function (HR, IT, Finance) as well as coordination and communication between functions.
• Drive initiatives in the management team and organisationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence.
• Providing consulting services on matters related to fundraising, tax and insurance questions, and business structure and growth.

Risk Management
• Serve as primary liaison to legal counsel in addressing legal issues e.g. copyright, antitrust, governing instruments, partnerships, licensing etc.
• Oversee organisational insurance policies.

Requirements/ Qualifications
• At least 3 years' experience in a similar role.
• Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects or initiatives.
• Budget development and oversight experience.
• Experience in Financial Management.
• A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
• Excels at operating in a fast pace, community environment.
• Excellent people manager, open to direction and Collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done.
• Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organisation.
• Ability to look at situations from several points of view.
• Persuasive with details and facts.
• Delegate responsibilities effectively.
• High comfort level working in a diverse environment.
• Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, outlook, and access.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written