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Operations Manager (Fixed term)

Deadline: Tue 18 Jun 2024 00:00:00 UTC
  • Deadline: Tue 18 Jun 2024 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: Romsey, SO51 5SY.
  • Personal Best Education
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Short Term/Summer job
  • Applicant must have right to work in United Kingdom.

Job Summary

Details of Position

Position: Operations Manager (Temporary) Junior Activity Camps
Hours & Days: 42.5hrs per week, Mon-Fri
Dates & Duration 1st July to 23rd August 2024, 8 weeks (6 weeks from Mon 15th July or
an earlier start date would be considered for the right candidate, with additional hours available in final week of Aug)
Location: Personal Best Education HQ, Romsey, Hampshire, UK
Salary: £862 per week including holiday pay

The Company
Personal Best Education has been providing expert educational, sports and activities services since 2012. Our aim is to give individuals of all age-groups and backgrounds the opportunity to achieve the best they can and make a positive impact on themselves, their community and the wider world.

Person Specification
E Essential D - Desirable
Qualifications, Education and Work Rights
Hold a minimum of 5 x GCSEs (or equiv.) at grade A-C (4-9), inc. Math & English - E
Be educated to degree level (or hold a minimum of 3 years experience in leading a comparable operational/project role in junior progs. With multiple sites such as International Summer Schools, Adventure Holidays, HAF/School Holiday Activity Camps or similar - E
Possess Right to work in UK approval - E

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Strong experience in managing seasonal operations for junior programmes such as International/Adventure/School Holiday Activity Camps or similar camps with an excellent understanding of best practices in operations to deliver successful outcomes to all key stakeholders - E
Good knowledge and understanding of the UK Gov. funded Holiday & Activity Food Programme (HAF) D
Excellent organisational, problem-solving and decision-making skills - E
Solid understanding of quality assurance and experience of working to frameworks e.g. contractual/regulatory/legislative/accreditation reqs. - E
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - E
Strong knowledge and experience of Safeguarding best practices - E
Competency in using IT systems (Microsoft Office, Google Suite etc.) - E

Strong leader who can inspire others, continually striving to improve and unafraid to challenge the norm - E
Dynamic, proactive and results-oriented - E
Resilient with an ability to work under pressure with challenging targets and tight timeframes - E
Open-minded, culturally aware and values aligned with Personal Best Education - E

Salary and Benefits

Salary: £862 per week including holiday pay

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Job Summary

For more than a decade, Personal Best Education has been successful in delivering a range of junior programmes such as the National Citizen Service (NCS), Commercial Activity Camps and the Holiday Activities & Food Programme (HAF) to thousands of young people across the South of England.

The temporary Operations Manager will play a key role in providing main oversight to the final stages of planning and act as operational lead throughout delivery of all Personal Bests Holiday Activity Camps.

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