Deputy Operations Manager at Greensprings School

Greensprings School is an international co-educational establishment comprising of Pre-school, Elementary, Secondary and Sixth Form located within the Anthony and Lekki environs of Lagos State.We are currently recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Deputy Operations ManagerLocation: LagosJob BriefThe candidate will ensure that service requests and repairs are made correctly and in a timely manner. Consistently maintains a positive relationship with all members of staff, parents and students to ensure excellent customer service.She/he will spend the majority of the time supervising the work of other operations staff and outside contractors and vendors while performing general management functions as assigned by the Operations Manager.She/he will assist the overall team effort in any way possible.ResponsibilitiesAssist the operations manager in the planning and management of the organizations central services such as maintenance, purchasing, environmental and catering implementing best practice processes to increase efficiencyAssist operations manager in supervising multi-disciplinary teams of staff including maintenance, purchasing, environmental and catering workersAssist operations manager with staff development through continuous motivation and training; assist with counseling sessions to ensure the team is effectivePrepare staffing schedules consistent with organizations needs under supervision of operations managerAssist operations manager with regular staff evaluationsAssist operations manager in overseeing facilities refurbishment and renovationsAssist operations manager with department budgeting and reforecasting as requiredWork with operations manager to adhere to budget guidelines and obtain competitive bids on major expensesPurchase supplies as necessary using standard purchase order system and proper bidding procedures under supervision of operations managerAssist operations manager with recording and monitoring inventory of parts and supplies and appropriate levelsParticipate in departmental meetingsObtain quotes and tenders from vendors and suppliersCalculate and compare costs for goods and services to maximize cost-effectivenessCoordinate and monitor activities of contract suppliersCheck that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and following up on any deficienciesEnsure delivery schedules, quantity and quality criteria are metAssist operations manager in collating weekly reports for the various sectionsWork with operations manager to ensure physical condition of school premises and properties are maintained according to company operating and safety standardsAssist operations manager with organizing and prioritizing service requests; ensure all service requests and repairs are made correctly and in a timely mannerHelp operations manager oversee completion of service requests in optimum timeInspect grounds, buildings, equipment and other property features as required to minimize liability concernsCommunicate professionally and delegate effectively with staff membersCoordinate and lead one or more teams to cover various areas of responsibilityAssist the operations manager in implementing an operations management program including preventative maintenance and life-cycle requirementsMaintain an organized, clean and safe environment conducive for learning and teachingRespond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and dealing with the consequences.Conduct and document regular facilities/equipment inspectionsEnsure compliance with health and safety standards and industry codesMonitor maintenance and repair of facilities and equipmentOther tasks as assigned by the operations manager

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