Operations Director  davedigitalthomson@gmail.com April 26, 2024

Operations Director

About the role 

We are on an exciting period of growth and over the next few years we want to increase our reach, connectivity, and impact at a local, district and regional level. At the heart of our work is our vision to ‘#WeThinkActive – Everyone in Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire to benefit from movement and enjoy sport and physical activity in safe and thriving communities’ and our mission, ‘We will use the power and potential of sport and physical activity to enable future generations to have healthier and more prosperous lives’.                                        . 

Our ambition and aspirations mean that we need to formalise and evolve the systems, process and procedures employed in all aspects of running the charity and Active Partnership. 

To help lead and manage this transition and growth we are looking to recruit an Operations Director. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive you will lead the development and implementation of operational systems and plans that are integral to the successful delivery of our strategy and implementation of our business plan. 

You will have the opportunity to further enhance the resources available to you by satisfying existing funders, identifying and securing additional funding and recruiting, training and developing further team members. 

You will be an active member of the Executive team and will lead and support the design, evolution and implementation of our systems that ensures high quality and fit for purpose finance systems, financial reporting, organisational disciplines, reporting systems and processes and procedures so that they are well established and will enable the organisation and the people to operate effectively, efficiently, safely and sustainably as we continue to grow, innovate and thrive. 

Base Location: The main headquarters of the Charity is in Leamington Spa although some of the work involves being located across Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire. We have a blended approach of home-based working, office-based working and travelling to and attending meetings as required. The post holder is expected to adopt a flexible approach to their work. 

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 + travel expenses + pension. 

Working Pattern: 37 hours per week 

Contract type: Permanent (subject to successfully passing probation) 

Annual Leave: entitlement is 27 days (FT) plus public holidays 

Closing Date: Midnight 10 May 2024

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact vicky.joel@thinkactive.org

For more information about the job click here. For the person specification click here. 

To apply for the role please complete the Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form at the links below. 

In addition, please also send a cover letter statement telling us how you meet the person specification and role criteria and what you would bring to Think Active along with your CV including 2 professional references to vicky.joel@thinkactive.org. 

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