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My favourite part of working in Ortus is actually being part of an amazing team. The camaraderie and friends within the team make going to work so much easier.
I love to scuba dive and have dived all across the world.
“Lions do not lose sleep over the opinions of sheep.”
Property and Facilities Manager. Managing a team of property professionals to develop the commercial property and assist in the socio economic benefits of creating opportunities of business growth, development and employment.
Ortus is a dynamic company commercially driven with charitable purpose. It is the commercially driven company with a social objective which makes it a great place to work.
Work hard Play hard
“Don’t work harder work smarter.”
Finance Manager. I enjoy spending someone else’s money. I work with figures of all shapes and sizes.
“Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs”
Business Services Manager
Being able to help our clients reach their entrepreneurial dreams …. And of course being apart of the amazing family that is ‘team Ortus’
As well as managing the business services department I also run my own business and have 3 ‘crazy’ sons under the age of 6.
“The secret to success? Stop wishing, start doing!”
Manager of FLEX Language Services. Working hard to make FLEX Language Services the most successful Language Agency in the world!
Working with Ortus allows me to have full operational control for FLEX. This means I am free to explore new procedures, ideas and markets without limitations, but also knowing that Ortus will support the FLEX team when it is required.
“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” — Steve Jobs
Key Role – Centre Manager for the Dairy Farm Shopping Centre. I look after the day to day management of the centre. Responsibilities include, tenant management, debt management, contract & maintenance management, personnel management, marketing, promotion & event management.
There’s never a dull moment, I could be up a ladder one minute or dancing with customers in the mall the next minute!
Variety of Work
At times can be referred to as a bossy and a perfectionist but always with a big smile!
“If it doesn’t challenge you it won’t change you”
Day-to-day running of the company properties, lettings, repairs & maintenance, health & safety.
No two days are ever the same. It offers good variety and keeps things interesting.
Recently retired from one of the most successful Malone junior rugby teams for many years.
“Often the simplest of ideas produces the greatest of results”
I’m the best golfer in Ortus
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
I’m the Marketing and Communications Manager for The Ortus Group. Its great fun and very diverse managing all 7 of our brands. I also run the City Business Hub and my aim is to bring the most up to date workshops possible from some of the best businesses across Belfast and beyond! Interested? Just get in touch!
I love how it’s just non-stop in Ortus! Everyday there is something new going on and although it’s hard work it’s a fun, creative and supportive environment where you feel you’re making a difference!
I sing with Belfast Community Gospel Choir and do their marketing for them too – so when I’m not in work I’m usually at a gig (or on social media)!!
“When everything goes right – turn left!”
“Success is in a can, not in a can’t.”
My favourite part of working with Ortus is to be part of a very professional and friendly environment, where the term Team work definitely stands out.
My family calls me butter hands, I think I’ve lost every single keys I’ve had!
“In order to succeed we must first believe that we can.”
Finance Manager – I look after the finance for FLEX and get to speak to people from a lot of different companies plus our Interpreters and Translators on a daily basis.
I enjoy being part of an amazing team! We work together to ensure that Flex provide an excellent service to our customers and Interpreters. Ortus are always giving back to the local community. We organise a number of events each year to raise money for charity. We provide sponsorship for community groups and organise fun days for local children.
“If you can dream it, you can do it!”
Bookings Manager – On a daily basis we get to talk to so many different people. Contracted clients, private clients, interpreters and translators from all over Northern Ireland. It is great dealing with such a variety of people, requests and queries. There is never a dull moment!
I am delighted to be part of Ortus; as a Social Enterprise we reinvest our profits back into the local community and so when we profit it is great to know the community will also benefit.
“Do something today that your future self will thank you for”
The Ortus team were very welcoming when I joined. Everyone is always willing to help each other out. They taught me how a friendly office environment and a strong team spirit make a great deal of difference.
When I was 6, my mum and I got stuck in a lift during a tornado. I now prefer to take the stairs.
“A very small man can cast a very large shadow” Varys, Game of Thrones
I love working across the many brands within the Ortus network and learning from a diverse range of business people.
I’m a massive sports fan and play Gaelic football for Lamh Dhearg
“Never be too big to do the small things that need to be done “
April 2018, but I previously worked at Ortus in 2014 – 2016 before heading to Australia for 2 years.
Business Services Executive
I love working in such an amazing team and helping our clients build their business from an idea to operation.
I have my own business teaching children’s dance
“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you never stop”
Front of House Receptionist, face everyone sees first, the friendly voice on the telephone.
My favourite part of working with Team Ortus is the team. Coming into the office with a smile on my face and leaving the office with a smile on my face is one of the reasons I love working at Ortus.
I got a personal birthday video from Daniel O’Donnell
“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try”
Dealing with lots of different situations day to day – and always with a smile!
I’m the best golfer in Ortus (Don’t believe Noel!!)
Go forward as a team or be left behind as an individual
Team Ortus are very hard-working and generous, always looking for ways to give back to the local communities. Through investment, business development services, affordable premises and its support for local charities Ortus empowers the communities to flourish and build a better future for everyone.
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu.”