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Operations Co-ordinator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

This role helps to co-ordinate the daily running of the Operation and Operational Team within BBC News.  The role is responsible for scheduling staff and technical facilities, helping manage the day-to-day running of the office, providing management information and support, and operating to the appropriate degree of competency across a range of IT tools and systems, including scheduling systems.

Operations Co-ordinators form part of a larger office based admin team, ensuring a smooth flow of information and best practise across the department.

Role Responsibility

Working alongside the Admin and Operations Management team, you'll primarily be responsible for allocating staff contributing to TV and Radio broadcast operations both internationally and domestically.  You'll ensure all activities and information are up to date and accurate in all systems. You'll be an Allocate, ScheduALL or relevant database superuser across the operational community and act as a key user in planning system developments. You'll also support the Operations Manager in the planning and allocation of Operational staff and resources.

The Ideal Candidate

Candidates need to have previously scheduled a rota of more than 20 people.  You'll need to demonstrate a good knowledge of the Working Time Directive and our own core conditions of service.  Experience of working within a team is essential along with experience of having built a rota, adding leave and adhoc requirements.  You must have experience of managing and building relationships with stakeholders.

Package Description

Grade 5D

12 Month Attachment / Fixed Term Contract

 

About the Company

We don't focus simply on what we do - we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you've read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You'll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC.

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