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Job Opportunity – Operations & Reporting Manager

Posted: 12 September 2022

We are looking for a highly organised, proactive, and dedicated individual, who can work with us to underpin our operations and our relationships with funders and partners. The Operations & Reporting Manager will be a pivotal role, enabling the whole organisation to flourish, supporting the effective running of the organisation following the recent growth of our team and programmes.

Salary: £26,000 FT

Hours: This role could be 4 or 5 days a week depending on preference (salary for 4 days would be pro rata)

Deadline: Monday 10 October, 12pm

Interview Date: Monday 17 or Tuesday 18 October

The Operations & Reporting Manager is a new and important role at NewBridge, which will support the effective running of the organisation following the recent growth of our team and programmes. We’re looking for someone to provide key support to the Director and the wider team, in a pivotal role that will be a part of the backbone of NewBridge, enabling the whole organisation to flourish.

The Operations & Reporting Manager will oversee areas of organisation and project operations, monitoring and evaluation, reporting to funders and partners, and will work closely with the Director and staff team on policy development, company administration, HR and line management.

We are looking for a highly organised, proactive, and dedicated individual, who can work with us to underpin our operations and our relationships with funders and partners. You’ll have direct or transferable experience across operations management, reporting, evaluation, policy development and implementation, and budget management, with an understanding of managing and supporting groups or individuals.

We are keen to meet candidates who share NewBridge’s values and commitments to working in solidarity with and supporting the artists and communities around us, and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply who have experience and skills that would support you to do this role.

This role is part supported by North of Tyne.

Please download the job pack for full details about the role

Diversity Monitoring

We encourage applicants to complete our Equal Opportunities Form which helps us monitor the diversity of our organisation and our work. Your responses will be treated with full confidentiality, if there are any questions you would rather not answer, please just tick ‘prefer not to say’ or skip to the next question.

How to Apply

The deadline for applications is Monday 10 October, 12pm

All applications must be sent to applications@thenewbridgeproject.com with the subject heading Operations & Reporting Manager Application

We have a number of different ways to apply for this role. You can do this through:

  • A single PDF document containing the information outlined below
  • A video or audio file containing the information outlined below
  • A mixture of written and video or audio application (e.g. an audio application but written Equal Opportunities Form)

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, please contact us directly so we can discuss how to support you in your application.

Please read this job pack (download above) carefully before applying – the job description and skills outlined should help you to make a strong application.

Selection process

Applications will be assessed by at least two members of the NewBridge team and a Board member, and we assess applications using a matrix based on the answers given in your statement or audio/video application. Please note this scoring matrix is based on the skills and experience outlined in section 3, and how well you demonstrate your ability to carry out the responsibilities in section 2.

We will primarily use your statement for our assessment so please ensure any information you want us to see is in your statement rather than your CV.

Equal Opportunities monitoring information may be taken into account at final shortlisting stage to help us achieve our diversity and inclusion goals. This is part of our commitment to taking positive action to achieve equality of opportunity throughout our recruitment process.

Interview

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 18 October or Thursday 19 October. Please indicate in your application if you cannot make either of these dates.

If you are shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via telephone or email, giving full details of the time, date and who you will be meeting at interview. We will also provide you with the main questions you will be asked in advance, though we may ask some follow up questions during the interview.

Getting in touch

If you’re thinking of applying for the role but still have some questions, we are holding an Online OPEN DAY on Monday 26 September, where you can sign up to have a chat with Rebecca (Director) about the role. Please sign up for a slot HERE.

Once your appointment is confirmed we will email you a zoom link, or we will request a phone number to reach you by telephone if you’d prefer.

We are also happy to meet in person if you prefer, or to arrange a time on another day if the 26th doesn’t work for you.
We can also answer written questions via email, please send your query to applications@thenewbridgeproject.com with the subject heading Operations & Reporting Manager Query. Please don’t leave it too late with any questions though, so we can make sure we have time to get back to you.

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