Senior Operations Coordinator

Hamlin Knight - Recruitment Specialists in Human Resources, Office Support and Sales & Marketing
Leamington Spa
22000.00 GBP Annual
14 Mar 2018
29 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Want to work for an Educational Organisation who work in partnership with schools?

Hamlin Knight are currently recruiting for a Senior Operations Coordinator to join this team in Leamington.

Normal office hours are 8.30am - 4.30pm with an hour for lunch
Some additional hours, including at the weekends may be needed, by mutual agreement. Occasional overnight stays will be required as will some travel across the UK.

The main purpose of the role is to manage relations with secondary schools and sixth form colleges and ensure that the annual student selection process is run effectively and efficiently.
*Act as the delegated authority for the Projects Manager: Operations and Events when they are absent, and as necessary at external events.

*Act as point of contact for the Liaison Officers and offer guidance where necessary, working in a partnership.

*Provide statistical analysis to the team of Liaison Officers as required.

*Work with the Chair of the Teachers Working Group to ensure its effective operation through submission of exam scripts, etc.
*Follow up schools who have not submitted applications in a timely manner.

*Prepare for the annual selection meeting, which includes allocating script marking to Teachers Working Group.

*Assist the Project Manager: Operations and Events in dealing with appeals and complaints related to the annual selection process.

*Act as an Ambassador at external events, ie, interviews, award ceremonies.

*Plan and deliver the annual Edinburgh Award ceremony.

*Assist the Projects Manager: Operations and Events, in delivering the annual London Awards ceremonies.

*Perform any other tasks that, from time-to-time may be reasonably required.

The successful candidate will be able to build effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, will have previous event management experience and have willingness to learn and develop with the role. Experience of internet research and using social media within the workplace are essential for the role. The successful candidate will act as an ambassador at public events.