Creative Access
Operations manager

Operations manager

locationGreater London, UK
ExpiresExpires: 30/08/2022
Operations / Facilities / Admin
Permanent position
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Salary: £29,000 pro rata

Type: permanent, part-time


UP Projects are seeking a highly organised and dynamic operations manager to join our team.

A vital role within a small organisation, the operations manager works closely with the organisation's busy team to manage effective and efficient systems across the organisation. This role has scope to shape the way the organisation works and help its growth enabling new systems and cultures to be put into place.

We are looking for a team player who can contribute to the development of a professional and inclusive working and learning environment within the organisation.


Knowledge, skills, experience


  • Demonstrable experience of previous operations or office management
  • Demonstrable experience of dealing with HR issues and recruitment processes
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent at working as part of a team
  • Extremely organised, efficient and self-motivated
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, multitask and manage deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent attention to detail and meticulous record keeping
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent people management skills - ability to confidently interact with all types of stakeholders
  • Strong IT skills, including Office based packages Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet and databases


  • An interest in contemporary art
  • Previous experience of working with a Board of Trustees
  • Knowledge of contemporary artistic practice
  • Knowledge of sustainable practice
  • Knowledge of GDPR protocol
  • Knowledge of Arts Council reporting

To find out more please download the full Job Description and Competency Framework.


Our commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

We want to create and sustain a productive, diverse and inclusive working environment. We expect everyone who works with us to champion this ambition and embed it in their day-to-day work. UP Projects recognises that diversity and inclusion is critical to the success of our organisation and that it is essential that the organisation’s team is representative of the diverse communities that we serve. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds and communities and are particularly interested in receiving applications from people with backgrounds currently underrepresented within our organisation.


Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Fields of study

  • Visual arts / Design

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year