London, Greater London
£65,000 - £75,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Director of Operations is a key leadership position, critical to our engagement with the UK Government, the humanitarian and nutrition sectors, as well as the global Action Against Hunger network on advocacy and programme funding, quality and delivery.

Action Against Hunger UK is a humanitarian organisation committed to ending child hunger. For 40 years we have worked to save the lives of malnourished children while providing families with sustainable access to safe water and good nutrition.

The Director of Operations leads on the effective positioning of the organisation respected in the UK as the NGO of choice for the prevention and treatment of hunger and undernutrition worldwide, engaging with stakeholders on humanitarian/development policy and practice, and maintaining a programming model that leverages its competitive advantages and ensures its relevance for the future in an evolving humanitarian and development landscape.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective oversight and management of the UK Operations Department, setting the strategic vision, culture and business model for a number of teams covering institutional donor funding, advocacy and campaigns, technical and research capacities with a particular focus on MEAL and Nutrition, and legal/risk/compliance.  The Department has grown significantly over the last 5 years and has significant ambition for future growth and development in increasing the contribution the UK organisation makes to the humanitarian and nutrition sectors.

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The post will be based in Action Against Hunger-UK’s London office (although working from home arrangements currently apply), candidates must therefore demonstrate their right to work in the UK.

Action Against Hunger UK is an equal opportunities employer. We recognise and appreciate that diversity within our workforce greatly enriches our organisation. We therefore actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.


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Posted on: 13 July 2020
Closed date: 04 August 2020
Tags: Intl Development, Senior Management