Commercial Operations Manager - Learning Technologies

Blue Eskimo
£55000 - £60000/annum
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Superb career opportunity for an ambitious and commercially astute Operations Manager with experience within the learning technologies sector. You will be running the virtual operation of a small but growing digital learning provider, which will include working closely with the Managing Director, a Lead Instructional Designer and other members of the team.

Why is it so good?
* You'll be joining a quality driven digital learning provider, going through an exciting period of growth
* A highly varied role, incorporating operations management and business development
* Company share ownership potential

About the role
* Managing both strategic and day-to-day operations of the business
* Implement robust process focused on operational management
* Varied role which could include administrative tasks such as payroll, IT upgrades one day and strategic operations the next
* Make decisions on commercial pricing for clients and prospects
* Ensuring smooth upgrades and changes to the company website
* Collaborating with the Managing Director and other key members of a small team
* Helping to project manage e-learning design contracts
* Responding to daily team queries regarding IT, sales, marketing, project management etc.
* Making key decision on operational activity e.g. procurement of a new
Learning Management System
* Implement and co-ordinate sales and marketing campaigns
* Act as the escalation point for projects and highlight relevant risks
* Liaising with clients regarding digital learning related queries and building relationships
* Manage activities that affect operational decisions and business requirements
* Respond to telephone enquiries, queries and implement HR functions

About you
* Minimum of three years of experience in an operations management role
* Experience within the digital learning, learning technologies arena
* Excellent communication and management credentials
* Happy to conduct both daily, mundane tasks and strategic, longer term operations
* Strong commercial acumen
* Project management experience, ideally including the e-learning design life cycle
* Good understanding of IT e.g. websites, learning management systems
* Ability to work in a small business and 'roll sleeves up' when required

Blue Eskimo is the leading provider of specialist recruitment for the Learning and Development, e-learning and Training sectors. We provide interim, fixed term contract and permanent roles for multiple disciplines. These include Learning and Development Managers, e-learning Business Development Managers, E-learning Instructional Designers, Elearning Project Managers, Learning Technology Managers, Training Operations Managers, Training and e-learning Consultants, IT Trainers & Soft Skills Trainers