Operations Manager

Harris Hill
£40k per year
Closing date
5 Jul 2021

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A charity based in London are looking for an Operations Manager. The successful candidate will be overseeing the day-to-day administrative operation of the organisation, managing and streamlining internal processes, overseeing contract developments, communicating information across the organisation, monitoring expenditure and collecting data to support (and track) reporting obligations.

Key responsibilities

  • Own, iterate and improve administrative systems across the organisation, to ensure smooth running and excellent communication.
  • Support relationships with external partners and networks including providing administrative support towards developing contracts, Memoranda of Understanding and partnership agreements as well as organising key meetings.
  • Own financial and budgetary processes within the organisation and facilitate auditing and reporting functions, including budget planning and reporting, and grant, invoice and expense processing.
  • Organise, attend and minute quarterly Board meetings, ensuring actions are communicated and followed up.
  • Oversee the recruitment and induction of new Board members.

Person specification

  • Significant operations and information management experience, ideally in a not-for-profit organisation
  • Understanding of finance and budget management, including income and expenditure, balance sheet and cashflow management
  • Knowledge and experience of developing, maintaining and updating an intranet / wiki / website content management system (eg WordPress)
  • Project management experience
  • Event management experience


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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