A New Direction is looking for a Planning and Operations Manager

Hours: 40 hours per week, permanent contract, reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive, £33,000 -£36,000 depending on experience.

Deadline 5pm, Monday 29 July 2019

A New Direction is a London-based non-profit generating opportunities for children and young people to unlock their creativity - find out more.

We’re a small tight-knit organisation, based in a third-floor office near Old Street station, soon to be moving to the City.

The Planning and Operations Manager is a highly autonomous role which will help bring our organisational strategy to life by executing change programmes, strengthening governance, and improving how we operate.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about helping all children and young people develop their creativity who will help us grow and improve as as an organisation. We want to examine the way we do things (particularly our IT, HR, CRM and event management systems) and build a strong internal culture of learning where there is a deep and quantifiable commitment to our values of creativity, equity and trust.

About the role

Reporting directly to the Deputy CEO, this role sits at the heart of A New Direction, with a view of the entire organisation and a mandate to really make an impact. It also includes line management of our Office and Events Coordinator.

The post will play a key role in organisational change; helping to improve and embed new systems which will help us grow and develop. A New Direction has an ambitious goal to ensure the highest standards of inclusivity and transparency in everything we do, and this role will lead on designing and working towards achieving this goal.

We are looking for an organised and driven individual to work closely with the senior managers of the organisation and our board to improve and enhance our systems - including platforms such as Salesforce, Eventbrite, and SharePoint - manage key elements of our governance including administrating the Board and Director meetings, as well as leading internal programmes on diversity, accessibility, and our environmental impact.

How to apply

Please download the forms from here, and return an application form and a diversity & equality form to recruitment@anewdirection.org.uk by Monday 29 July, 5pm with the subject header 'Planning and Operations Manager Application'.

19/07/2019 - 29/07/2019
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