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Operations & Systems Manager (Internal Only)

Careers+Placements

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £37,099 to £44,263 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Permanent
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 20 June 2024
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0266-24
Release Date:  Tuesday 11 June 2024

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our fun, friendly, and hardworking Careers and Placements team at an exciting time. We play an important role in Aston’s recently launched 2030 strategy with plenty of opportunity for growth and innovation.  Well known for being pioneers of placement programmes and currently runner-up for University of the Year for Graduate Prospects (Sunday Times, 2023), our work centres around the delivery of outstanding graduate outcomes and equipping businesses and communities with the skills for the future. You will collaborate with like-minded colleagues, develop new skills, and be a part of a supportive work environment that values diversity and inclusivity. 

 We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to lead our daily operations, ensuring that every aspect runs smoothly and efficiently. From team management to systems optimisation, and data analysis to health and safety compliance, your role will encompass a diverse array of responsibilities. Reporting directly to the Head of Student and Employer Engagement, you will provide project management for existing and new projects, streamlining processes and fostering collaboration to deliver exceptional results.

You will need to be a strong team manager with a proactive and flexible approach. With proven experience of managing operations and systems within a complex organisational structure and have excellent project management skills. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to think creatively and find efficiencies in operational activity. A collaborative approach with the ability to manage unpredictability will be essential. 

What we offer: 

  • Aston University is a dynamic and vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.  
  • The role is offered as 'dynamic working', which means working both on campus and from home dependent on the activity. Further information on dynamic working can be found here. 
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.  
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 30 days bookable leave and a further 13 days bank holiday and University Closure days. 
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers. 
  • Great family-friendly policies. 
  • On-site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available 
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here. 

 

Further details:    Job Details     University Information    
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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

We recognise the value of flexible working.  Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk

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