Operations Manager (UK)

UK University

China operations management role

  • Leading UK University
  • Operations and Office management role
  • Job located in Beijing

About Our Client

Our Client is a UK university and a global leader in Transnational Education, with a long history of cooperation with university partners throughout Asia.

About the Role

The Operations Manager – China will report to Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (UK based) and support the China Leadership Team across a wide range of functions including administration, HR, sales and marketing.

As part of this role, the successful candidate will:

  1. Provides a high level of administrative support to the Leadership team of the China Hub and wider team, ensuring effective diary management, travel arrangements and preparation for meetings.
  2. Acts as the first point of contact for queries into the office either face to face or via email/telephone.
  3. Responsible for the smooth running of office operations, liaising with both service providers internally and externally to resolve office operational issues.
  4. Provides an HR administration service as required to the China Hub including preparation and checking of the monthly payroll.
  5. Administers and contributes to the organisation of events, conferences, seminars, staff away days and formal meetings relating to identified activities.
  6. Provides a financial administrative support as appropriate/required.
  7. Develops marketing material, working closely with the Marketing and External Affairs Team as required/appropriate.
  8. Creates and maintains office procedures, gathers and tracks relevant data, and ensures that office records are accurately maintained in a secure and compliant manner.

Key Requirements

  • 3-10 years of experience in office management, HR or sales/marketing.
  • Strong attention to detail and process oriented.
  • Skilled user of Microsoft Office and other workplace productivity software.
  • Collaborative working style; team player.
  • Good understanding of local Chinese labor law.
  • Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.
  • Work or study abroad experience in the United Kingdom is a plus.

The ideal candidate will be a highly process and detail oriented individual, with a wide range of experience across administration, HR and sales/marketing, as well experience working or studying with a UK university.

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