Dublin City Council Culture Company is seeking a Head of Operations & Administration to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the organisation, to help achieve our ambitious aims to connect the citizens of Dublin through culture and conversation.
About the role
Working closely with the CEO as part of the senior management team, the Head of the Operations and Administration Department is responsible for the running of the administrative, finance, legal, IT, HR, health & safety and governance functions of the company, as well as overseeing the facilities management of two heritage buildings (14 Henrietta Street and Richmond Barracks).
The role is that of the Head of a department which combines the work of a General Manager, with management of administration teams and the operations and facilities activities of the company. The candidate will lead the Operations and Administration Department and work closely with the other departments across the organisation. The role is supported by a team including contractors, employees and specialist suppliers. The role carries the designated responsibility of Accessibility Officer, Health and Safety Officer and Child Protection Officer within the company.
The role requires responsibilities in the following areas:
– HR management
– Universal design and accessibility
– Administration management
– Facilities management
– Health and safety management
– Finance and governance
The ideal person for this role will have:
- Minimum of 5 years of administrative and project management experience at a senior level is essential
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in a role with a remit that included HR and/or H&S is essential, and an understanding of the governance of a CLG is desirable
- An understanding of the work of Dublin City Council Culture Company and its ambitions is required
- Proficiency in GSuite is essential
- Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
- A desire to work collaboratively to further the work of the company across a number of buildings and programmes
- Ability to plan, organise and lead a project, to work independently, and to work to deadlines, with flexibility around working hours
- An interest in, and understanding of, working in heritage sites or multiple site cultural programmes is an advantage
- An instinctive ability to think creatively – to try, fail, learn, and try again
Deadline: Sunday 22 August 2021