Operations Manager vacancy


Post title: Operations Manager

Salary: £32,000- £36,000 (pro rata if part time)

Hours: Available full time (35 hours per week) or part-time (21 hours per week) depending on the preference of the candidate – the role will be modified accordingly

The role:

High Trees Community Development Trust is a community anchor charity based in Tulse Hill in Lambeth. We deliver a range of services focussed in 4 key areas – Community Action, Children, Young People and Family Services, Community Education and Training and Employment and Careers. All our work is focused on improving the social and economic welfare of the local community.

Our Operations Manager plays an integral role in ensuring the smooth running of our organisation and ensuring all we do is an example of best practice – taking the lead on our back office functions to enable us to deliver high quality services to the communities in which we work. Our Operations Manager is supported by a dedicated team, making sure the day to day running of our four busy community buildings and offices are taken care of and as an organisation we are running as a model of best practice- compliant with all current legislation, satisfying legislative requirements for health and safety, the charities commission, GDPR and as an employer. 

High Trees needs a highly skilled, passionate, proactive and dynamic individual who will be capable of balancing the fast paced operational requirements with a strategic approach to ensuring the organisation and the service teams have all they need to operate effectively.  You will manage a team of 4 staff, taking the lead within the organisation on facilities management, policy and procedure, impact and communications, along with income generation related to venue hire and meaningful CSR engagement. 

This role will give an excellent oversight of how charities, and organisations, operate and what is needed to allow them to function – it combines managing community facilities, staff management, embedding policies and procedures, supporting governance and growing the CSR activity of the charity.  As part of the management team you will be expecting to contribute to the strategic growth and oversight of the organisation and help us implement best practice across the organisation.

This is a varied and fast paced role which lies at the heart of the work High Trees does and allows the organisation to function at its best.

Further details can be found in the Job Profile, which can be downloaded below.

How to apply:

Please send a CV, covering letter (no more than 2 pages), the applicant monitoring form and the additional information form to anna.coffey@high-trees.org with ‘’Operations Manager’ in the subject line.

All applications must be received by 11.30pm on Monday 13th January

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