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Director of Operations

Director of Operations

  • Location:

    Watford, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Office & Specialist Support, Operations

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £70000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chloe Hill

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

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We are recruiting for a Director of Operations for a large housing and community services charity based in Watford. This is a new and exciting position that oversees the development of the charity's services. Working closely with the Trustees, CEO and Heads of Department you will drive forward the quality, culture and future aspirations of this growing charity.

Main duties for the Director of Operations:
Lead and design the development and delivery of housing and enterprise strategies
Oversee a large portfolio of operational services including housing and enterprise
Lead and motivate Heads of Department and managers
Oversee quality of service is provided
Develop and maintain sustainable business models across all areas
Drafting and negotiating tenders, contracts and bid submissions
Act as a member of the executive management team
Ensure that all management strategies are in line with the overall structure and strategy for the charity
Develop and maintain an asset-management strategy
Prepare information for audits and inspections

Essential criteria for the Director of Operations:
Extensive knowledge and understanding of commercial delivery and business modelling
Previous experience of working at senior level
Procurement experience with the ability to develop bids for commissioned services
Previous experience of developing partnerships with agencies in statutory and non-profit environments
Governance and experience of reporting to a board of trustees
Excellent leadership and motivational skills
Ability to work within an environment that has a Christian ethos

To apply for this Director of Operations role, please email your CV to our Office & Specialist Support Team quoting the reference 68602CH. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.