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Operations Associate - Global Research Organisation, Southwark

Vacancy Description:

Our client, a global non-profit research organisation, is looking for an Operations Associate to join their growing team. You will be responsible for ensuring smooth delivery of day-to-day operations as well as providing IT, administration and recruitment support. 

We are looking for a personable and efficient problem solver who is a strong communicator and possesses a can-do attitude. Working both as part of a team and autonomously will be vital for this role hence you must be able to juggle multiple tasks at once whilst delivering tasks to a meticulous standard. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • First point of contact for all calls 
  • Manage general inbox and redirect emails where required
  • Manage office supplies, equipment and maintenance, including ordering supplies
  • Support the Operations Manager in developing new operations policies and procedures 
  • Support the planning and coordination of office events 
  • Provide general admin support to the COO and MD and Operations team including diary management of organisation-wide meetings
  • Assist the UK team with any travel bookings
  • Troubleshoot basic IT issues 
  • Support the onboarding process of new employees 
  • Update and maintain the HR system as required
  • Support with recruitment, including placing adverts, arranging interviews
  • Support the Operations team to ensure institutional policies, training resources and information are up to date
  • Assist with onboarding of new employees
  • Assist with ad hoc administrative HR requests 

What we are looking for:

  • Similar experience in an operations or admin role 
  • Impeccable organisational and communication skills both in an oral and written capacity 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and hands-on environment
  • Confident to work independently and make decisions quickly
  • Strong ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Exercise excellent teamwork
  • Friendly and approachable with the ability to develop great working relationships
  • Pay meticulous attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office including: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint 





£25,000 - £30,000 pa