Operations Coordinator, Manchester
Hydrock
Manchester
3d ago

We have an exciting opportunity for an Operations Coordinator to join the expanding Fire Safety Division in our Manchester office (M2 4DN).

Hydrock is an independently owned multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of circa 550 staff, operating out of 18 offices in the UK.

We are one of The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For and a champion of wellbeing (latest winner of the Health and Wellbeing Leader of the Year award at the NCE100).

We believe part of our success is looking after our people and our values help create a unique, dynamic, working environment.

Feedback from our client listening programme and employee surveys indicates we are great to work with, whether providing a service to a client or rewarding employment to an employee!

Our central office on Albert Square is close to our clients, open plan and up high, with plenty of natural light and views of the city - a good spot to work from.

It has just been fully refurbished and provides facilities to support you cycling to work as well as plenty of free onsite carparking.

At the time of writing, we are working from home but there is an appetite to return to the collaborative and social environment that is a Hydrock Office when it is safe to do so.

This role plays a pivotal part in supporting a range of Engineers with all operational aspects of team management. You need to be brilliantly organised and thrive on delivering great support to your colleagues and the business to make a significant difference to those colleagues and our clients.

You will be working with a highly motivated group of professionals, within an outstanding team and in a fun environment to deliver a very tangible service.

So, just to recap :

  • Great employer, whose values include having fun, giving something back and our families coming first- check out all 10 here (and don’t miss the Challenge Day video on the same page!).
  • New role, within a successful growing team, where your skills can make a huge difference read more about the Fire team’s work here.
  • Your role will include :

    The main purpose of the role, reporting to the Operations Manager, is to provide administration support to our Fire Engineering and Fire Risk Management teams across the UK, for our multiple award-winning engineering consultancy.

    You can expect a professional, fast-paced office environment where everyone pulls together to achieve shared goals. Tasks will include :

  • Production of purchase orders and sales invoices, ensuring timely and accurate invoicing
  • Promptly dealing with internal and external queries and redirecting any calls to members of staff within the Fire Engineering teams
  • Providing administrative support to our Fire Risk Management team, in connection with the management of large, multi-site contracts
  • The attributes we expect you to bring to the role and company :

  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms to staff at all levels within the company and with external organisations, maintaining confidentiality of information
  • Some working knowledge of reviewing legal documents would be advantageous
  • Administrative experience gained within either the construction or fire industry would be advantageous
  • Accurate administrative skills and strong organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines
  • Fully competent in the use of Microsoft Office and other associated software (training given)
  • Good sense of humour, well-mannered and self-motivated with a proactive approach
  • Ability to work as part of a team and cooperate effectively but also be confident when working independently
  • What you can expect in general

    Inspired and motivated colleagues. A great team, office and employer. A genuine opportunity to create and to be recognised and rewarded.

    The remuneration package will include a competitive salary, bonus, family PMI, generous employer pension contribution, 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy / sell up to five days and accrue 1 day for each 2 years of service), well-being bonus and a wide variety of flexible benefits.

    There are also little things like a paid day off for good causes and free fresh fruit in every office.

    Check out our 2020 wrap up video here.

    There are also little things like a paid day off for good causes and free fresh fruit in every office.

    We have several team, office, regional and divisional events but Challenge Day’s when the whole company comes together for a paid day of fun! You can check out our most recent Challenge Day here!

    A career with Hydrock offers you the chance to achieve your potential in a strongly people-focused and values-led business that provides great opportunities for professional and personal development.

    A place where we can all thrive

    At Hydrock we value our diversity and place wellbeing and inclusion for all at the heart of our culture. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving these aims, so we encourage you to talk to us about the working arrangement that best enables you to balance your personal commitments with your responsibilities at work.

    Please let us know your current and / or desired flexible working arrangements in your covering letter, so we can discuss how this could work for you in this role.

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