Business Manager

Posted 24/04/2024 by Tate

Hitchin, Hertfordshire

I am currently working for an engaging and creative business based in Hitchin who are looking for a Business Manager to join their small and dynamic team. The organisation is committed to values of respect, kindness, and honesty and are dedicated to doing the right thing by their people, clients, suppliers and consumers.

As Business Manager, you will have experience in building strong and happy teams. Ideally having worked within the retail sector or within a role with HR management responsibilities. You will be responsible for implementing new processes and practices to enhance the efficiency of business operations. This role aims to support key functions and employees within the organisation, facilitating stable and organic growth.

The business manager will be ultimately responsible for overseeing day-to-day business operations, driving productivity, process and employee wellbeing and engagement, and the management of office logistics and resources.

As Business Manager your key responsibilities will include:

  • The management of all business processes, including.
    • Evaluating and enhancing operational efficiency.
    • Streamlining the decision-making processes.
    • Coordinating activities and communication across departments.
    • Ensuring smooth operations along various critical paths within the business.
  • Employee engagement, wellbeing and management
    • Establishing clear job roles and accountability structures.
    • Standardising HR processes, policies and procedure
    • Leading the recruitment and on-boarding process (this would include working with freelancers and agencies
    • Employee relationship management
    • Promoting staff wellbeing policies and activities
  • Overseeing and delivery of special projects.
    • Undertaking ad hoc projects to improve business operations and profitability.

So, what experience and personal attributes will the Business Manager need to possess?

  • Personality Traits:
    • Shared values of respect, kindness, and honesty.
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication and problem-solving abilities.
    • Organised and meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience:
    • Proven managerial, people management and leadership experience.
    • Proven track record in managing the HR function
    • Proficiency in office management software.
    • Ability to work autonomously and make sound decisions.

Benefits package:

  • Salary competitive depending upon experience.
  • Working Monday to Friday from 9 to 5 (finishing at 4.30pm on Fridays)
  • Full-time position.
  • Office-based role.
  • Pension contribution scheme.
  • Annual bonus scheme.

This role offers an exciting opportunity for a personable and self-motivated leader to contribute to the growth and success of the business. If you're passionate about driving efficiency while upholding values of respect and honesty, I want to hear from you!

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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