London, Greater London
£35,000 - £38,000 per year + NI + 4% pension contribution (£40,103-£43,637 inclusive)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Head of Operations (35 hours a week)

Salary: £35k - £38k, (depending on experience), + NI + 4% pension contribution

(£40,103-£43,637 inclusive)

LRMN is a thriving organisation and one of the most established refugees and migrants’ organisations providing services in London but focusing in south and southeast London boroughs. Our services include provision of specialist legal advice and information on immigration, housing and welfare, therapeutic and practical support to women who survived gender based violence, helping our service users access employment, training and volunteering opportunities, prevention of mental health problems, and helping our clients integrate and engage in their community. We have grown over the years both in terms of staffing and range of services and to help manage our growth and support our CEO, we are recruiting for an experienced and highly skilled person to successfully manage our operations.

As Head of Operations, you will provide operational and organisational leadership as a key member of the senior management team and implement the necessary changes required to meet the needs of LRMN moving forward. You will deputise for the CEO and support her in setting the strategic direction of LRMN to create a sustainable future.  To be   successful, you should be a strong people manager with solid knowledge and experience in; service management and delivery, compliance on Health and Safety and GDPR, monitoring and evaluation, service user engagement and volunteer management. Knowledge and experience of working for a legal and welfare advice organisation is desirable as well as awareness of issues and barriers faced by refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in accessing appropriate services.  You should be highly motivated, decisive about business activities that will deliver benefits, initiating action and managing resources efficiently.

We are based in Deptford, Lewisham and due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are currently working from home. But moving forward, we are keen to develop and implement a successful mixture of home and office working.

LRMN is an equal opportunity employer and committed to safeguarding and fulfilling its duty of care to people working and volunteering in the organisation and to those we come into contact with.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter explaining how you meet the person specification. We are going to interview as applications come in, so please apply early.

If you do not hear from us within 6 weeks after the closing date, please assume that we are not taking your application any further.


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Posted on: 14 July 2020
Closed date: 07 August 2020
Tags: Management, Operations