Operational Excellence Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary
  • Location
  • Reference: VN5272

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Operational Excellence Manager to join SThree's new offices in Glasgow. This Operational Excellence Manager will join SThree's Operational Excellence Delivery team where you will manage key client projects. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarise progress of project.

Who are SThree?

SThree are an industry leading recruitment organisation who provide permanent and contract staff to STEM sectors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). We operate across 10 specialist brands (including Huxley, Progressive, Real Staffing, and Computer Futures) and employ over 2,800 people in 16 countries globally.

SThree are currently embarking on an exciting venture and have set up a new Shared Services Centre of Excellence in Glasgow City Centre. As a result, we have a high volume of new vacancies across our Finance, IT, Legal, and HR teams, providing a fantastic opportunity for you to get involved in something new at a fun, rewarding company.

What will you be doing?

* Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
* Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
* Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
* Ensure resource availability and allocation
* Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
* Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
* Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
* Report and escalate to management as needed
* Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
* Perform risk management to minimise project risks

What skills/experience should you have?

* Proven working experience in project management
* Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
* Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
* Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

Why work for SThree?

We pride ourselves on being a true meritocracy, where our employee's hard work is valued and rewarded. We provide fantastic opportunities for growth and like to promote from within - a high proportion of our senior staff originally joined the company in entry-level positions. If that isn't enough, you'll also enjoy:

* Competitive holiday allowance with the opportunity to buy extra days
* Company share scheme
* Variety of high street discounts and season ticket loans

Next Steps

If you have the above experience and you are keen to join SThree in our new Centre of Excellence, then please apply now!

SThree are committed to ensuring equal opportunities, fairness of treatment, dignity, work-life balance and the elimination of all forms of discrimination in the workplace for all staff and job applicants.