Recruitment news: seeking an Operations Manager for the BH Consulting team

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Due to the ongoing expansion of our operations team and the continued growth of BH Consulting, we are now seeking to recruit an Operations Manager to lead and manage our team of cybersecurity consultants.

The candidate is passionate about information security and is keen to demonstrate this. The candidate has at least 10 years’ experience in Operations Management of medium-sized teams and organisations, and is likely to be currently serving in a similar position. Ideally, they should have a technical background, which underpins their extensive knowledge and experience. The chosen candidate should have a good understanding of cyber risk and a grounded understanding of business models and operations management strategy. They will have demonstrable resource management skills, scheduling and accounting for HR resources and financial resources.

Role and responsibilities

The Operations Manager will work collaboratively with top management and accounts to ensure that the proposal-to-invoice cycle is effective and streamlined. As Operations Manager, their key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a diverse team of people
  • Scheduling resources within the team
  • Oversight and governance of internal and external projects
  • Project planning and management
  • Performance management
  • Team engagement
  • Time management for the team
  • Contributing to budgeting and forecasting
  • Ensuring smooth operations of the expanding BH Consulting office environment.

Skills required

We are seeking an excellent team leader and project manager, who can act on their own initiative. This person should work well and flexibly, with an ability to meet deadlines and budgets. Other selection criteria include:

  • Qualification to a degree standard in a management or HR discipline
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent project management and people management skills
  • Certified cybersecurity knowledge e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA etc. is a distinct advantage.

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