Itad is a leading international development consultancy providing technical advice to governments, foundations, multilateral agencies and non-profits on how to maximise the impact of their investments. We have a 30-year track record of providing our clients with the information and insight they need to make development work smarter, produce better results and improve people’s lives.
Our knowledge and expertise are grouped around Practice areas including Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings (FCAS), Human Development, Inclusive Growth, Social Protection, Climate Change and Livelihoods, and Governance and Institutional Strengthening. We continue to grow in size, commercial performance and professional reputation and we are increasingly recognised as a global leader with a diverse client base including international development agencies and philanthropic foundations.
We are looking for a Business Operations Coordinator to join our Ops Hub to provide Maternity Leave cover for up to a year.
You will be responsible for ensuring the office is effectively managed on a day to day basis and initiating longer-term improvements as we continue to grow. With a headcount of over 100, you will proactively manage the needs of the business and as part of this, you will be required to manage our supplier contracts ensuring they reflect our values, meet our compliance requirements, and are commercially viable.
You will work closely with the Operations Manager to coordinate and minute company management meetings and supporting the coordination of wider company initiatives from business improvements, knowledge-sharing events and company wide events.
Other responsibilities include managing our central communication channels to ensure we disseminate information across the business and keep everyone up to date and supporting the rest of the Business Operations Team as required.
You will have a proven track record in managing a busy and growing office, ensuring it runs smoothly on a daily basis. You will also have experience in supporting senior management in diary management, taking minutes at meetings and ensuring that actions are followed up. You will be adept at managing a highly variable workload, pragmatically problem solve, can multi-task like no one else and deliver exceptional customer service.
We are passionate about our work, with all members of our team working in a way that reflects our core values in all aspects of their role. Understanding the vital part that this role plays in ensuring we are able to continue delivering high value and quality M&E expertise to our clients is essential
We would like you to be able to start at 8am for the majority of the week but we can be flexible to support different working patterns where needed
About the team
Business Operations is the core team including Information and Systems, Global Safety & Security, Central Services, Compliance and we work closely with HR, Project Management Unit, Finance and Business Development
The deadline for applications is 28th October and we would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible. Please note that we will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis up to the closing date.
The salary for this role is up to £29K depending on your experience. We also offer 24 days holiday plus additional time off over Christmas, matched company pension up to 5%, and a discretionary bonus. Other benefits include Flexible Working, Cycle to Work scheme, eyecare vouchers, weekly fruit, and subsidised yoga classes in our offices.
For non-EU applicants: If you are a non-EU National then please refer to the UK Border Agency website for information regarding your eligibility to work in the UK.
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