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Interim Head of Operations

Harris Hill
£40k per year
Closing date
15 Jan 2021

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A mental health charity based in Buckinghamshire is looking for an Interim Head of Operations. The Interim Head of Operations will be responsible for the overall strategic operational management of all service delivery and for ensuring organisation wide quality and effectiveness. The postholder will lead, manage, develop and monitor operational processes, staffing structures and robust continuous quality improvement procedures, underpinning the charity’s continued sustainability and growth.

The postholder will also work with the Chief Executive to generate income through trust fundraising and responding to tender opportunities, to meet the charity’s goal of ensuring the long-term sustainability of services. The post holder will also support the Chief Executive in the planning and development of new business areas please note this role is a FTC for 6 months.

Person specification

  • Proven experience in a senior operational management role
  • Significant experience of managing/leading, motivating, developing and training staff.
  • Creative, with an excellent track record of securing funding for a charitable organisation from a variety of funding streams
  • Experience of compiling and interpreting performance data and reporting against fundraising and KPI targets.
  • Experience of Bid writing and presentations

We encourage applicants who are from underrepresented groups with protected characteristics, as we value having a diverse pool of applicants to find the best candidate.

Closing date for applications 9:00 am Monday 11th January 2021


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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