What is an Operations Manager?

Are you a born leader who has experience managing multiple teams? Do you encourage productivity and hit quality targets while communicating effectively and regularly with colleagues?

Maybe you’re a rising star who aspires to work in a role where you will actively drive the performance of teams, feeding back to key management along the way?

If so, a job in operations management may be for you. Whether you are skilled in a similar role or have experience managing large teams, operations management is a diverse and fast-paced role where colleague relations are key.

Strong management experience

Day-to-day activities for an operations manager are unique – no working day is the same. In the role you will be driving forward the performance of the teams you are responsible for and overseeing decision making for the full operation and ensuring it is on the road to success.

Strong experience in a management position is desirable, with a background of Past Business Review and strong numerical and decision making skills.

Understanding MI reports, skills in Microsoft office systems such as Excel and ensuring you have the confidence to escalate any operational issues to the leadership team are all qualities a great operations manager should possess.

What does an operations manager do?

Operations managers can be the glue that holds a company or organisation together. The role involves responsibility for everything from project delivery and budgets to people and strategy. A good operations manager can make the delivery of a product or service a huge success.

The role regularly involves managing stock control, keeping an eye on any budget changes, communicating all changes to relevant staff and departments and ensuring health and safety regulations are followed robustly.

Operations managers are also involved in creating specific projects and monitoring their success. They support the executive team and ensure the colleagues they manage are happy and working at their most efficient.

Desirable income reflective of responsibility

As a market leading financial services resourcing business, Momenta have opportunities available to enhance your experiences within this industry. The operations manager job description highlights standard business working hours, which are flexible for those with a varying day to day life. The income for a job such as an operations manager is desirable and reflective of the responsibility the role holds.

To find out more about the operations manager roles we have available, please visit our vacancies page.