Job vacancy : Director of Operations

Position: Director of Operations
Reporting to: Executive Director
Based in: UK, London Office (hybrid working negotiable)
Starting date: Q4 2023
Salary: £70,000 – £75,000 (depending on skills and experience)
Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Application closing date: Midnight, 8 October 2023

First interviews: Tuesday 17 October 2023
Second interviews: Week commencing 23 October 2023

About the role

EIA UK investigates and campaigns against environmental crime and abuse.

This is an exciting time to join EIA UK. The Director of Operations is a new post and the appointment is part of a phased approach to transition to a working model that will future-proof the organisation. Working with Departmental Heads and other colleagues, the successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to the delivery of EIA UK’s overall strategy as well as facilitating and encouraging effective collaboration across all functions.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the successful candidate will work closely with the Executive Director and Campaigns Director to ensure the effective and efficient use of financial resources, management of operating risks, and oversight of the human resources, communications, fundraising, operational and administrative functions in the organisation.

The ideal Director of Operations will have significant experience overseeing finance and operations with demonstrated leadership skills. They will have demonstrated expertise in empowering, developing, and retaining high performing and dedicated teams. As we are going through long term structural changes so would ideally like someone who has led a team through this and can build effective working relationships across departments and teams.

Crucially, the successful candidate will bring a deep personal commitment to the vision and strategic direction of EIA UK.

How to apply

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which includes full details on how to apply. 

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EIA UK is a welcoming and inclusive organisation. We actively promote equality, diversity, and inclusion in the work place and  through our Campaigns’ partnerships. In recruitment, we are committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated equally, irrespective of race, gender, religion or belief, age, disability, or sexual orientation.