Operations Manager

Reporting to: Head of Operations
Salary: £27,000 p/a
Position: Full time — weekend and evening work will be required as part of this post

Techniquest is a leading science discovery centre with a world-wide reputation for excellence and innovation. Our vision is to transform Techniquest into an exciting contemporary hub for audiences to engage with STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths). The Operations Manager role will manage our front of house and outreach activities dealing with both public and school audiences.

This exciting position will manage our Exhibition Managers, Customer Services team and Programme Officers and be responsible for the day to day running of our attraction reporting into the Head of Operations.

You should have a background in people management, budget management, training and policy development and have a strong customer excellence ethic. Experience of working with the general public is essential.

For job description, application and equal opportunities forms please see below. Please send your completed application forms to Sue Davies, PA to CEO via the link below.

Closing date: 12pm on Tuesday 6 March 2018
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 12 March 2018
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Find us

  Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  029 2047 5475

Opening hours

  During local school holidays
10.00am–5.00pm Bank Holidays, seven days a week.

  School term
9.30am–4.30pm Tuesday–Friday;
10.00am–5.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Charity & company

  Registered charity no. 517722
  Registered in Wales no. 01955696

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  •   What is Techniquest?

    Techniquest is an educational charity, with a science centre in Cardiff Bay. Our mission is to embed science in Welsh culture through interactive engagement. We provide a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and work extensively with public audiences.

  •   Where can I park?

    We are pleased to be able to offer all of our visitors discounted parking with Q-Park, our preferred parking partner.

    The Q-Park operates the Cardiff Bay car park in Pierhead Street which is around 8 minutes walk from Techniquest.

    We have agreed a special discount rate for our customers of 15% off all pre-bookings.
    Pre-book and guarantee your space here using the code techniquest.

    There are also nearby pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

  •   Who is it for?

    Techniquest is suitable for all ages! We do have special events for certain groups, however — see Toddler Days, After Hours and Home Educator days.

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