Head of Operations

Loughborough University
February 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£57696 to £64914
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Head of Operations

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Management and Specialist grade 8 from £57696 to £64914 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

Full time and open ended

Loughborough University is the world's best University for sport, and Loughborough Sport is one of the leading sporting hubs and ecosystems in the world.

This is a rare opportunity to work as an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) of Loughborough Sport. The Head of Operations has a key role as a member of the Loughborough Sport Senior Leadership team (SLT) with overall responsibility for the effective co-ordination and integration of administrative, financial, personnel and other central functions for Sport.

The post requires a highly motivated individual with excellent communication and leadership skills and significant experience in managing people, diverse projects assisting in the development of strategy, preparing management information and monitoring performance against financial, business targets and key performance indicators.

There will be opportunities to work dynamically but it is anticipated that the post-holder will be on campus for the majority of the working week.

For informal enquiries please contact Caroline Smith, Support Services Manager via email on [email protected]

The University benefits package includes:

- generous annual leave allowance up to 44 days (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days) - competitive pension schemes - a range of childcare support initiatives and benefits including childcare vouchers; on-site university nursery (with salary sacrifice scheme); and holiday play schemes - a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies - BUPA Cash Plan (100 scheme) - Employee Assistance Programme - season ticket loan scheme - on campus parking with charging points for electric vehicles fantastic range of sports facilities and preferential membership packages available - fantastic CPD, Linkedin learning and inclusive resources for development.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 21 February 2024.

There will be an interview and assessment day during March – exact date TBC with shortlisted candidates.

Further details available here.

Loughborough University is committed to achieving equity and valuing diversity in all aspects of employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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