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Director of Operations

Director of Operations

Director of Operations


£60,000 - £65,000 per annum

Do you want to be a part of a life changing, pioneering charity?

About the charity

Safer London is an award-winning charity with the vision for young people in London to feel safe and achieve their potential. Safer London delivers a number of services that improve the safety and wellbeing of young people in London affected by violence and crime.  It’s an exciting time to join Safer London – demand for the charity’s high quality, innovative programmes are high, there is an excellent and highly motivated staff team in place, and there are real opportunities for the charity to continue to extend its reach.

About the role

As the Director of Operations, you will be responsible for leading the operational delivery of Safer London’s projects which focus on violence against women and girls and gang and serious youth violence. Their current portfolio of projects focuses on child sexual exploitation, harmful sexual behavior, domestic violence, mentoring and gang exit.

Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be responsible for the strategic and effective leadership for the organisation, currently standing at 68 staff, reporting on project activity and performance against target to the Board of Trustees. You will be able to maximize your experience, insight of the sector and creativity to shape the present and future of the organisation. Acting as an ambassador of safer London you will demonstrate their values in your actions and the quality of your work.

Through safer London’s strong partnerships with central and regional government, public sector, voluntary and community sectors you will be able to influence and be at the forefront of the changing landscape of social care.

About you

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity you will need to demonstrate a strong understanding of commissioning and funding with experience of working with commissioners and business development teams. You will be required to demonstrate a career within the social care sector specialising within gangs, domestic violence or young people. Due to the nature of the projects you will be have exceptional knowledge of safeguarding practices and procedures. A background in managing and developing community projects is also required along with budget management.

How do I apply

For more information about this role and details on applying, please visit the Safer London microsite at

Express your interest by sending your CV to quoting reference J56114 and we will be in touch. Alternatively, please give Penny Antoniou a call on 02071986070.

Closing date: 9am Friday 24th June

Interviews: 1st stage interview week commencing 27th June. Final stage interviews 11th July