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Business and Operations Manager
PHG Foundation
  • Salary Range £37,000 - £48,000 per year depending on experience
  • Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
  • Category Admin , Management
  • Sectors Health, Medical
  • Job Reference : PJHFjref046

Job Description

Summary

We are looking for an experienced manager to lead and operate our corporate services including finance, facilities, HR and governance. PHG Foundation is a well-respected policy think tank, advocating for and providing leadership on the translation of modern and emerging biomedical technologies to improve healthcare. 

You will be educated to degree-level with relevant continuing professional development and have a good record of successfully managing people and corporate services. You will be able to demonstrate strong financial literacy, excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a very professional team. A clear thinker, planner and practical problem solver, you will be pro-active, adaptable and resilient. Knowledge of the company secretary role and/or charity governance requirements would be highly desirable.

The Foundation is a linked exempt charity of the University of Cambridge.

Experience needed:

A good track record of working in general management  across several domains; e.g. finance, facilities, business administration

Significant financial experience, including budget preparation and management

Managing and decision making on HR issues such as pay and benefits, handling grievances, dispute resolution and disciplinary matters.

Writing and implementing business plans

Providing secretariat services for Boards, committees or working groups

Writing grant applications, tenders and bids for commissioned work

Knowlegde and skills:

Excellent people management and team working skills

Problem anticipation and solving

Good financial acumen, ability to analyse financial reports and write effective financial reports for management purposes

Assessing performance and identify areas for improvement

Working effectively with trustees and professional staff

Excellent oral and written communications skills

Ability to plan, prioritise and manage deadlines.

Personal qualities

High standards of business ethics and professional probity

Good judgement / making decisions based on evidence

Ability to enthuse, motivate and engage staff and colleagues

Self-motivation and ability to take the initiative

Strategic thinker with the ability to take the corporate view

Ability to respond effectively to unforeseen events

Ability to work at all levels in the organisation from strategic to operational

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.