Operations Manager

Emergent & Co

Newly created role supporting a busy Director with Operations expertise for a highly successful service based New Zealand business.

  • Operations Manager
  • Contract - Newly created role
  • 20 hours per week - Flexible working week
An opportunity has arisen for a strong Operational and Commerical Manager on a part-time basis for a successful small privately-owned Consulting business.

This role is to assist the Director from an Operational and Commercial perspective. We are looking for someone to assist the Director in running a hugely successful business in an incredibly fast-paced environment. You will be working with a close-knit team of passionate individuals who manage a huge portfolio of work, often with high volumes.

We are looking for someone to compliment the skills of the Director and offer support in managing some of the day-to-day operations and allowing the Director to focus on relationship management and running a busy team.

Duties will include:
  • Responding to and writing professional proposals and tenders
  • Assisting with reporting and analysis
  • Managing supplier agreements
  • Business negotiations
  • Process improvement and implementation of new IT systems (when required)
  • Daily operations support
You will need to have exceptional numerical skills and have very strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly for assisting with written proposals and tenders. You will need to be able to work at pace, have great attention to detail and be able to think on your feet.

This is a small hands on team who need someone that is able to handle the pace of a very fast moving business. You will need a multi-skill base, a strong operational background and be able to hit the ground running.