Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives.
The Global Operations Manager is responsible for providing specialist operational leadership and management in support of Saferworld’s values and mission through the following broad areas:
- Strengthen the development, oversight and uptake of Saferworld’s operations’ policies, systems and compliance commitments
- Provide operational guidance, coordination and support for personnel across Saferworld offices and affiliates
- Partner with cross-functional support teams and contribute to effective cross-organisational collaboration and working to help maintain and grow efficiency across organisational processes.
Working alongside other core support functions, the position will lead and engage in a range of assignments such as systems’ development projects; policy updates and uptake tracking. They will also be responsible for overseeing quality and cost-effectiveness in operational procurements, the coordination of teams supporting operational plans for scale ups; opening of new offices or exits and the mentoring of key operational managers and point persons. Finally, they will have oversight of compliance performance around operations systems and the development of new projects to improve the effectiveness of operations.
The post-holder is expected to show good stewardship, coordination and innovation in order to contribute to the achievement of Saferworld’s strategic objectives. S/he will have proven significant experience of operations management and planning, including working with financial, human resources and administrative functions and of working in a programme office in a conflict-affected and/or developmental context, and specifically of the operational requirements of an office in these environments. You will have the ability to communicating sensitively and effectively with a wide range of people, including across cultures and with those at a distance
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