Job title: Head of Operations
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Not for Profit and Charities
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £40,000.00
Location: Belfast, UK
Job published: 10/08/2022
Job ID: 32528

Job Description

We're looking for Head of Operations to work for our client.
 
Happy Jobs NI is working alongside Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful to recruit an effective, driven and motivated Head of Operations to join this passionate team at a time of exciting growth.
 
They are an independent charity dedicated to creating a cleaner, greener and more sustainable Northern Ireland by delivering on improving environmental education in every school in Northern Ireland, increasing public engagement for communities in need and raising environmental standards for the places where people spend time: where they live, work and relax.
 
If you can demonstrate experience within a similar role, supporting both the operational, financial and the administrative function of an organisation then you could be perfect for our client and we'd love to see your CV.
 
Please note: Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful offer a remote/hybrid working arrangement on a 4-day working week basis.
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The Role:
Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Operations will be responsible for managing the staff within their remit, ensuring external and internal targets are delivered on-time and within budget. The successful candidate will manage the effective delivery of all administrative, budgetary, information and monitoring functions for the programmes and therefore will be required act with agility and be able to react to the changing requirements of the organisation and its stakeholders.
 
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Responsibilities:
- Preparing annual operational plans and budget accordingly
- Meeting or exceeding all operational targets, deliverables and outcomes within budget and on time
- Fostering effective internal relationships and manage staff within the sphere of responsibility
- Setting, refining and managing effective and efficient operational processes
- Working with it providers to ensure ongoing effective ongoing organisational support and delivery of new IT projects
- Attending conferences and meetings
- Managing programme delivery via contractors or any other third party
 
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Requirements:
- Educated to degree level or relevant experience at a senior level
- Experience of 2+ years experience of staff and operations management
- Relevant experience of successful programme delivery
 
- Budgetary management would be highly advantageous
- Ideally experience of working in the voluntary sector
- Ideally an understanding of and interest in environment/sustainable development
 
- Excellent interpersonal skills both written and oral
- High level of commitment to the organisation alongside drive, dependability and reliability to meet and exceed expectations
- Good depth of character and leadership skills
- Excellent IT skills including the Microsoft office suite
- Able and willing to travel across Northern Ireland as required and, on occasion, to travel internationally
 
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The Package:
- Basic salary:  £38,000 - £40,000 per annum
 
- IT equipment and support is provided for all staff to enable them to be efficient and effective in their work
 
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Think that this Head of Operation role is the perfect job for you? Then we'd love to hear from you.
 
Click the 'Apply Now' button, send us your CV and we'll consider you for the first round of interviews.
 
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You could be right for this Head of Operation position if you've previously worked as any of the following: Operations Manager, Department Manager or as a Head of Business Development.