Operations Manager

Posted By: The Life Foundation


Not Specified

Program Development & Management

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

The job will be overall operational responsibility of the entire operations of The LIFE Foundation. The LIFE Foundation is a 22 year old Nor-For-Profit organization working for the upliftment of the marginalized society through innovative education and health care schemes and for the welfare of tribal in Raigad. We are looking for an extremely passionate, self driven and motivated individual who will manage the day to day operations of the foundation and manage around 175 people.

The operations include developing, running, managing and measuring various programmes and overseeing the associated support functions like operations, human resources, finance, audit, marketing & communications, sourcing & relationship with donors and other stakeholders.

• Recruit, select, train, assign, schedule, coach, counsel, and discipline employees.

• Communicate job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions.

• Plan and review compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.

• Contribute operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepare and complete action plans; implement production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolve problems; complete audits; identify trends.

• Forecast requirements; prepare an annual budget; schedule expenditures; analyze variances; initiating corrective actions.

• Develop operations systems by determining product handling and storage requirements; develop, implement, enforce, and evaluate policies and procedures; develop processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management, and shipping.

• Analyze and improve organizational process and workflow, employee and space requirements, and equipment layout; implement changes.

• Maintain safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.

• Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Eligibility Criteria

• Accomplish operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

• Meet or exceed operations labor budget expectations.

• Manage staff levels, wages, hours, contract labor to revenues.

• Responsible for all department managers and supervisors, with review/approval responsibility for all operations employees. Run a safe, injury/accident free workplace.

• Responsible for all aspects of vehicle and heavy equipment rentals.

• Establish contracts and pricing and ensuring proper maintenance and serving as primary liaison with utilities and local government agencies, such as fire, police, health, and safety agencies.

• Manage relationships with key operations vendors.

• Track vendor pricing, rebates, and service levels.

• Review and approve all operational invoices and ensure they are submitted for payment.

• Serve as primary point of contact when there are customer issues.

• Communicate customer issues with team and devise ways of improving the customer experience, including resolving problems and complaints

• Work closely with management team to set and/or implement policies, procedures, and systems and to follow through with implementation.

• Communicate all operating policies and/or issues at department meetings.

• Work closely with the inventory manager and team to perform analysis of our inventory and ensure we are utilizing our inventory effectively, purchasing the right equipment, maintaining solid inventory data, and reduce sub-rental expenses.

• Communicate with legal counsel and safety department to ensure all processes remain compliant with health and safety regulations and other governmental regulations.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MBA/PGDM

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:The Life Foundation
  • About Organization:The Life Foundation is a registered Non-Government organization based in Jeypore, Odisha, India, purposed towards sharing abundant life. The Life Foundation is fulfilling this purpose by imparting love, nurture, education, training, resources and life skills to children from birth through to adulthood.

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