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Assistant Centre Manager

Oxford Innovation Space
Bradshaw, Bolton, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
We are pleased to announce that a new opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Centre Manager to join our new business and innovation centre in Bolton, The Wellsprings. Located in the heart of Bolton, as part of our growing Greater Manchester cluster, The Wellsprings will be a contemporary environment with a mix of both flexible and conventional office space and coworking, and is specifically designed to meet the needs of the modern business and entrepreneur. We will provide a great space for our customers, fledgling and small businesses, who will be supported in their growth plans in a centrally located, flexible and inspirational environment. This is an exciting opportunity to join us in a varied and involving role with lots of support available.

This full-time post is a key role in mobilising the new centre, enhancing the sales, community engagement, operational and ultimate financial performance of the centre. Oxford Innovation Space operates a network of innovation centres that provide flexible workspace including offices and workshop facilities and business support services to companies throughout the UK. Our customers start-ups and high growth SMEs.

The successful candidate will report to the Centre Manager and be responsible for the delivery of a market leading service to the centre community in facilities, support and collaborative connections.

  • Experience in the operational running of an asset of the size, character and quality of an Innovation Centre
  • Previous experience in an office environment preferred
  • Clearly identifiable leadership skills in order to manage a team within a service environment, ensuring overall performance is maximised
  • Evidence of excellent negotiation skills within previous roles
  • Able to communicate effectively and engaging with relevant stakeholders and high-level contacts

Personal Competences:
  • Attention to detail/completer finisher
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Good communication skills, tactful and persuasive
  • Highly self-motivated and proactive with a desire to contribute to the company more widely
  • Client and customer services focussed
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask
  • Motivate, lead and delegate tasks to team
  • Team player and team leader
  • IT literate with good Microsoft Office skills

What's in it for you?
  • Salary of £27-£29,000 p.a., depending on experience
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Permanent health and life insurances
  • Flexible benefits package comprising:
    • Contributory pension of up to 5%
    • Ability to increase or decrease amount of annual leave
    • Ability to increase or decrease amount of life assurance cover
    • Private medical and dental insurance and health screening
    • Bicycle purchase
    • Charitable Giving
    • Electric vehicle scheme
  • Friendly, informal and flexible working environment - so you can make the most of your home and your work life
  • We've also got access to a whole load of discounts, so you can save money on high street favourites and holiday providers.

If you think you could be a great member of the team and would like an exciting opportunity in return, then this is the role you have been looking for - click ‘apply' today to become our new Assistant Centre Manager or to find out more information about the role. We would love to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we would advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.


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