Civitas Recruitment are partnering with a fantastic college based in Cambridge to help assist in securing their next Director of Operations. This is a great non-profit organisation offering leading accredited qualifications and degrees in traditional Islamic subjects and courses. The organisation has been established for over a decade and collaborates effectively with the older University of Cambridge. An opportunity exists for a talented and experienced Operations Director to join the team and help oversee broad functions including HR, Finance, Facilities, and IT. The Director of Operations also plays a key role in ensuring effective partnership working with the Development department to manage the delivery of a campus growth strategy. You will ensure that the organisation creates a culture of success and collaboration as its scales up its operations. This is a Senior level post for the College and will report to the principle of the college.
Who are we looking for?
Ideal candidates will possess extensive experience in managing broad operational functions especially in people management and development and be able to demonstrate business acumen and leadership skills. You will possess excellent communication skills and be passionate about the education sector. You will also possess strong financial acumen as the post holder will be responsible for developing financial strategies and managing costs. Previous experience of estate management would be an advantage as will a background in Higher/Further Education although this is not essential. Please apply immediately or enquire with Syed at Civitas Recruitment for a full JD and detailed discussion. Please note that we are considering applications on a rolling basis therefore we encourage early submissions.