Operations & Development Assistant

Operations & Development Assistant

Job Department: Human Resources Managers
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Barbados
Career Level: Experienced Professional

Your role: The role of Operations & Development Assistant (ODA)is to aid the Chief Operations Officer (COO) with the overall development and delivery of people and business management initiatives aimed at achieving strategic objectives and organizational goals. The ODA will provide direct support to the COO in assisting the senior and middle management of all client groups with strategic planning; strategic management; organizational goal setting; operations management; and business development activities. The ODA will provide these key services amongst others:

  • Performing various research, feasibility studies and cost-benefit analyses to aid management’s decision-making
  • Developing business plans, proposals & related documents
  • Assisting with business development activities involving financial, regulatory, and other institutions
  • Assisting with the formulation and annual updating of business strategy plans
  • Analysing business performance indicators via review of financial information e.g. cost modelling, sales sensitivities, etc. to aid in strategic planning activities
  • Assisting with review of operational processes to guide managers towards improvement
  • Working with managers and other team members to identify, assess and develop solutions to operational inefficiencies observed

Skills, qualifications, and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management
  • Strong understanding of fundamental business functions (accounting, marketing, etc.)
  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word
  • Minimum of two (2) consecutive years’ experience in a service or business support role
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, collaboration and critical thinking abilities.
  • Ability to self-manage amidst conflicting deadlines
  • Meticulousness and highly analytical thinking
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

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