Operations Manager


This post will be responsible for all the key operational elements of the church. You will have two members of team to support you a finance manager and a buildings and operations manager. Role descriptions for these roles are available upon request. You will be part of the Fountains Management Team. This role will encompass the following: - 

Spiritual leader: Alongside the clergy and other members of the team you will be part of the Fountains Management Team; so will be expected to participate in and to lead team worship and prayer. As a key member of the team, you would also be expected to lead others in prayer when appropriate and to be encouraging your team and when you have touch points with the congregation in their discipleship journeys. 

Communication. We believe improved communication is the key to releasing FCB as a functioning community where every member plays their part. As part of our Communications Group working with our Worship and Creative Director ensure regular and effective communication internally and externally promoting the church, our buildings and other activities 

HR: Administration of various HR processes including employee contracts, ensuring holiday and sickness recording and assisting with HR documentation and readiness for new employees. Ensure regular performance management for the Fountains staff team and team of volunteers. Maintaining key holder agreements, internal and external venue and facility bookings, utility meter reading and submissions, ordering of stock, the collation and preparation of KPI and the administration associated with bookings, events, and HR. 

Volunteer Management: Working alongside the Social Enterprise Kitchen and Volunteer Manager to develop within the church congregation teams of people to run the church and social enterprises. Ensure safer recruitment policies are followed and proper induction and volunteer management is in place. 

The Operations Manager is responsible in conjunction with the clergy for the mobilisation of FCB members into a functional community of every-member-ministry within the teams of welcome, hospitality, tech, worship, pastoral/prayer, and food 

Management of Systems: Own Fountains Sharepoint ensuring the proper storage of our data and enabling easy access. Own the Fountains Churchsuite database ensuring full use of the system for storage of personal data, church rotas, support of our children’s activities and management of lettings. Own the use of Charlie HR our personnel system. 

Building Maintenance and Cleaning: Working through others to ensure that the building is maintained and cleaned to a high standard highlighting any issues and ensuring that required servicing, maintenance of equipment is carried out.

Stock Control: Ensure stock management and control sourcing cost effective and environmentally friendly good are purchased and that appropriate quantities are held. 

Room Rental and Event Management: Develop our rental pipeline working with the team on promoting the rental of the space within the building. Ensure that appropriate event management is in place for room rentals, events, conferences, weddings etc. and that these operate within budgets agreed. 

Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Security: Take the lead in ensuring that health and safety, safeguarding and data control procedures are embedded in the culture of the organisation and are monitored regularly with any issues reported to the appropriate authorities. Maintain the Parish Safeguarding Dashboard 

Governance and Risk Management: Working with your Finance Manager ensure that the Fountains Management Team and the Board of Trustees have all the information they need for their regular meetings and to enable them to govern the charity securely. The Operations Manager is responsible for the compliance of FCB with H&S, Safeguarding, and Governance legislation and guidance. The Finance Manager is provided to assist in the completion of relevant tasks

Job Description

Closing date: 3rd July 2022 6:00pm
Hours: 37.5
Salary: £up to £30000
Salary Frequency: Per annum
Further details available at: https://fountainsbradford.org
This job is connected with: Fountains Church Bradford