Leeds, West Yorkshire
£36,000 - £40,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Here at Charity Horizons we are delighted to be partnering with a National Education Charity whose primary aim is to advance the education of young people in mathematics. They do this by working with hundreds of volunteers across the UK to organise maths competitions promoting problem solving and teamwork and other mathematical enrichment activities. As a charity, they are just about to embark on an exciting new period of strategic growth and are looking for talented, committed, ambitious and innovative individuals to help them on their journey - could this be you? 

We are looking for an Operations Manager to lead and support the charity's operations, working closely with staff and volunteers to ensure delivery of a consistently high-quality service which provides excellent customer support. As well as leading and motivating a team of staff, you will work as part of the senior leadership team to translate strategic plans into action plans and objectives, and will also be responsible for forecasting, monitoring and controlling activities against budgets, as well as producing financial reports. The charity’s key objectives for the next 3-5 years are focussing on Digital Transformation, Impact Assessment, People and Workforce planning and Inclusivity and Diversity so is a really great opportunity to work on some exciting projects, as well as business-as-usual objectives. 

To be considered for this role you should come to us with a passion for our charitable aim of advancing the education of young people in mathematics, alongside significant experience of effectively managing, leading and motivating teams to create an environment where staff feel supported to achieve organisational goals. You will have excellent strategic and organisational skills, with an ability to prioritise, plan and organise your own and others’ workloads effectively and work under pressure to meet strict deadlines. A proven track record of leading, communicating, implementing and managing change is essential, as is the ability to solve complex problems and resolve difficult situations.

The role is largely home-based, but will involve working from the charity’s offices in Thorpe Park 1-2 days a week. This really is a hugely exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, supportive and innovative team at a hugely exciting time as the charity looks to grow and progress and enter an exciting new phase of it’s journey. 

Please note: If you would like to submit an application or express your interest in an alternative format, such as audio or video upload, please contact either Charlie or Leanne who will be happy to advise on this. 

Charity Horizons is an equal opportunities employer and as such actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable candidates irrespective of age, disability, hidden disability, race or national origin, religion or belief, gender, gender expression, political view, sexual orientation, medical condition and pregnancy.


Posted on: 12 October 2021
Closed date: 11 November 2021
Tags: Operations