Manager, Business Operations

  • Kansas City Current
  • Riverside, MO, USA
  • 12 May, 2024
Full time Business & Commercial Leadership & Management

Job Description

Join the Team.
Kansas City Current is home to the best-in-class training facility and the first stadium built for a women’s sport team. Our organization is committed to seeing the fullest potential of our athletes and of our city. 
To foster our vision, we prioritize hiring and retaining world-class talent.

We’re looking for talented individuals with diverse perspectives, skill sets, and backgrounds to provide our guests an unforgettable experience. As leaders in women’s sports, we are excited to offer a variety of positions within our front office, stadium, and event settings. We provide opportunities for professional growth and development and invest in our employees through competitive pay, robust health care and wellness benefits, and employee resources and networking.

Who are we hiring?
As the Manager, Business Operations, your role is critical in ensuring the smooth and efficient functioning of the Kansas City Current. As support to the President, you will play a key role in driving growth, improving processes, and optimizing resources to achieve organizational goals. This role requires strong organizational skills, excellent communication abilities, and a high degree of professionalism. The ability to multitask and work well in a fast-paced environment is also essential.
 
What will you do?
  • Administration: Coordinate and manage calendar for President to optimize and prioritize schedule
  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with senior management to develop and implement business strategies and goals. Identify areas for improvement and recommend solutions to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Budgeting and Financial Management: Partner with CFO in assisting department leads with budgeting process and ensure that financial resources are allocated effectively. Monitor expenses and identify cost-saving opportunities. 
  • Process Improvement: Analyze existing business processes and identify opportunities for optimization. Develop and implement new procedures and systems to enhance productivity and streamline operations. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of implemented changes.
  • Performance Tracking: Assist the President and executive team with establishment of objectives and key results (OKRs) to measure the success of operational activities. Monitor OKRs and develop reports to track progress. Identify areas of improvement and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Foster effective communication and collaboration across departments and teams. Coordinate with other stakeholders to ensure alignment and smooth execution of business operations. 
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay updated on industry trends and best practices. Seek opportunities to implement and drive continuous improvement initiatives that enhance operational effectiveness.
  • Other duties as assigned by the President
 
What do you need to succeed?
Required Skills/Abilities
  • Demonstrated experience managing a wide range of tasks and projects
  • Excellent time management, prioritization, and multitasking abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with colleagues
  • Effective communication, including speaking, writing and active listening
  • Able to give and receive feedback and constructive criticism from a variety of channels
  • Excellent strategic planning and problem-solving skills
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
  • Three to five years of experience in project management or strategic planning, with a preferred background in sports
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
Special requirements of the Job:
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, inclusive of weekends, nights (event evenings & overnight operation shifts), and holidays
  • Ability to monitor company communications and respond to time-sensitive matters with senior executives
  • Travel may be required 
 
We value diversity and seek world-class employees of all backgrounds.
 The Kansas City Current values diversity and is looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, we comply with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required.

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