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Gemma McAlpine

Business Operations Manager


Gemma McAlpine is the Business Operations Manager in the Department of Informatics at King's College London. Gemma manages HR, Finance, Budgets, Procurement, Space and H&S matters for the department (the non-educational side of departmental operations). Gemma line manages the Business Operations Team and works with the Academic staff to ensure the smooth running of the Business Support functions:

  • HR: First point of contact for HR matters, Payroll & contractual issues, FTC consultation, Recruitment (including visas, relocations etc), Staff Induction, KTB, Temp Recruitment, Probations, Promotions, Escalations
  • Finance: Annual Budget Setting and Forecasting (in conjunction with HoD, DM and allocated budget holder), Financial escalations, Authorisation of purchases and expenses
  • Space: Oversee Space with direct responsibility for keeping space allocation plan up to date for staff, Working with DM on management of larger scale space projects
  • Health & Safety: Oversee Health & Safety with direct responsibility represent Informatics on NMES H&S Committee, Report major issues through Airsweb, Ensure all staff complete relevant training related to H&S
  • Communication: Manage the monthly ‘Operations’ Sway