*FTC – 01/09/2020 – 27/05/2021 - National Census Support Operations Manager

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  • Sector:

    Sales , Business Support , Charity

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  • Salary:

    £27,000 - £32,000

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Morris

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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The Dream Career:

*FTC – 01/09/2020 – 27/05/2021 - National Census Support Operations Manager

The Location:

Home/Field based. Applicants can be based anywhere within the UK

The Benefits:
28 days holiday

Employer pension

Laptop, Tablet and Mobile phone (for work purposes)

The Hours:

Full time 37.5 hours per week

The Salary:

£27,000  to  £32,000 DOE

The Job Role:

Working as part of the Census support team, the successful candidate for this role will support the delivery and service of Census 2021.

Our client is looking for an experienced people and project manager who is organised and has exceptional attention to detail.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of 12 staff who will be based across England and Wales.

Key objectives and duties:

As National Census Support Operations Manager, the successful candidate will analyse performance within the centre based on MI and will manage the flow of information from ONS to the regional team. Reports will be collated weekly to summarise activity and meetings will be attended regularly with the regional and project teams.

Managing a team of 12, the successful candidate will have daily contact and provide support when required.

The role will include liaising with local media and answering any questions they may have.

This position will involve working to strict processes and tight deadlines.

Experience required:

The ideal candidate for this role will be an experienced Operations manager, who is a strategic thinking and strong people manager. Our client is looking for a candidate who has had experience managing a remote team.

Applicants will ideally be process driven and thrive working to tight deadlines and delivering results under pressure.

Our client is seeking a candidate who has had exposure to risk management/incident management.

Applicants who have worked for charity/third sector/government will be at an advantage but this is not an essential requirement for this role. 

Requirements for the position:

Applicants must hold a full UK Driving Licence and own a vehicle. Applicants must have no more than 6 penalty points for business insurance purposes.

The successful candidate will be required to sign a Census Confidentiality Undertaking.

The successful candidate will also be required to complete and pass a BPSS check

For further information about this role please contact rebecca@benchmarkrecruit.co.uk