Business Operations Manager - Contract

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Business Processes Financial Management Recruitment Accounts Receivable Confluence Business Planning Spreadsheets Flowcharts Human Resources Information Management Lookup Table Procurement Management Purchasing Process Time Management Central Government Wikis


I am actively recruiting for a Business Operations Manager on a 6 month contract for a large Central Government Organisation. The role is Inside IR35 paying up to £250/day and remotely based with travel once per week to Bristol.

The Business Operations team supports the organisation by facilitating:

  • Recruitment and Workforce Planning
  • Financial Management and Business Planning
  • Commercials and Procurement
  • IT and Information Management

The Role:

  • Support business as usual financial processes such as receipting invoices and maintaining trackers;
  • Support business as usual recruitment processes such as civil servant and contingent labour recruitment through supporting teams to complete required templates and documentation and maintain trackers;
  • Process requests such as approvals for travel and requests for software licences;
  • Support the compilation of data from teams and generation of reports, by for example creating templates and sharing with teams;
  • Maintain our process and knowledge documentation;
  • Track and manage approvals for recruitment and purchasing
  • Provide general support as directed by the Head of Operations
  • Represent the Operations Team professionally when engaging with teams or our business partners.

Key Skills:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of using spreadsheets and functionality such as: Conditional formatting - VLOOKUP - Sumif and countif
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organisation and time management skills with an attention to detail;
  • Good working knowledge of standard office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc).
  • We use Google Workspace, which is functionally very similar to Microsoft 365.
  • The ability to produce clear and concise reports for review
  • The ability to multi-task across on distinct tasks, and to learn ways of working and tools quickly
  • The aptitude to document ways of working on a wiki such as confluence or google-sites and to document processes (eg flow charts) as you learn them;
  • The ability to self organise and proactive attitude to problem-solving;
  • To be able to work individually as well as part of a team

Please contact myself on the below details for further information.

Start date
Early June
6 months
Allen Lane Ltd.
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