Operations Manager - Maternity Cover - Fixed Term Contract - 20 hours/week

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    Jeannette Ter Heide

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    Operations Manager

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    over 2 years ago

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We are looking for an exceptional Operations Manager to help maintain ongoing operational excellence across the business. You will be exposed to all areas of our company, giving you extensive opportunity to grow your skills within our organization.   


SIMUL8 Corporation is an established, fast growing, software house, selling globally to multinationals such as Ford, NASA, HP and the NHS. Life at SIMUL8 is fast paced and invigorating, everyone’s opinion counts, and everyone has the power to drive change. This is a great opportunity to work in the exciting world of technology and enhance your career.

Who we’re looking for:

You will be keen to take your passion for tight processes and systems and apply that to drive operational excellence and efficiency through ownership of a range of functions. You will relish getting involved broadly in the business and flourish with the freedom and influence that comes from this critical role. You will be able to manage, motivate, and influence work and team behaviors to also deliver on the above.

You are, to put it simply, great at getting things done and thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

You will:

  • Have an insatiable drive to make things better with extremely high levels of motivation and initiative
  • Be eager to get the details right
  • Have a quality comes first attitude and a track-record of running a “tight ship”
  • Be someone who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in regardless of the task
  • Be comfortable using KPIs to analyse performance and use an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills
  • Have experience in process improvement and change management as well as a solid understanding of the key role stakeholder engagement plays
  • Experience in writing and reviewing HR policies and procedures would be desirable


What will you do:

Reporting to our CEO, you will be responsible for the quality delivery of the workflow and operational processes of:

  • HR Custodian of and first port of call for questions on HR policies and procedures
  • Cyber Security ensuring we are adhering to all legal and ethical responsibilities on information security and data protection
  • Finance
    • managing and developing our accounts team
    • support the accounts team dealing with queries and ensuring processes are being followed
    • applying your commercial skills and experience to support finance decisions
  • Customer Service
    • manage and develop our admin team
    • ensuring our admin team continue with high quality service and order fulfilment to our customers
  • Business Operations
    • ensure compliance with all regulations and insurance requirements (within both UK and US);
    • work closely with senior managers and team leaders on executing processes and procedures so that the business stays focused and gets things done
    • be the custodian of our operational testing suite, ensuring the business runs as expected

What we offer:

At SIMUL8 we put people first as we know they are at the core of everything we do. We do everything we can to help make work a pleasure, from lunchtime yoga, to free snacks, to social afternoons and making sure we get you out of the office to  attend conferences and meetups whenever you can  to grow your mind. In addition we also offer:


  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Autonomous work environment
  • Company pension scheme
  • Family friendly environment including child care voucher scheme
  • 33 days holiday a year (pro-rata)
  • A high tech culture and a central Glasgow location


How to Apply:

Please send your CV and covering letter detailing your current circumstances, potential starting date and current salary to Jeannette ter Heide