Scheduling System Officer

2-year fixed-term contract

40 hours per week

£31,500 per annum

Based in: Covent Garden

Who we are:

The Royal Opera House continues to lead the way in opera, ballet, music and dance both live on stage and through multiple digital platforms, from live streaming to worldwide cinema screenings. The Royal Opera House wants to share these life-changing artforms with as many people as we can, working to enrich the cultural life of the nation by growing the public enjoyment and appreciation of exceptional ballet and opera.

The role:

We are now seeking to recruit a Scheduling System Officer based within the Operations Department. You will work with the Head of Planning to facilitate the continual improvement of the scheduling system and coordinate the planning of organisation wide maintenance and capital projects.

What you`ll bring:

This role will suit a candidate who has strong organisational skills and project management experience. You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of managing projects that have a wide range of stakeholders, and proficiency or familiarity with project management methodologies (e.g. PRINCE2)
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and determination to find a solution to a challenge.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey project information to stakeholders.
  • Exceptional organisational skills with a systematic approach and high standards of general accuracy with data entry and attention to detail.
  • Consistent high level of responsiveness and customer care, coupled with tact and diplomacy, and the ability to deal effectively with a wide range of people at all levels in the organisation.
  • Some knowledge of the working practices of a theatre, and awareness of the working practices in relation to artists, musicians and artistic staff.

We value the diversity new hires can bring to our workforce. A working knowledge of our repertoire is not essential, but the ability to learn quickly is.

How to apply:

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, then we`d love to hear from you. A full job description is attached below, along with the ROH information pack which includes details on what benefits we offer. If you have any access requirements for your application, please contact the ROH Recruitment Team on

The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from those who are from a global majority background and/or those who are disabled, as they are under-represented within our organisation. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Closing date for applications: 8am, Friday 12th July 2024.

Interviews to be held the week of 15th July 2024.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK. No agencies.

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