W6, London

£28000.00 - £33000.00 per year

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

OUR VISION

Our vision as a church is to see a ‘great awakening of faith in Jesus, transforming Fulham and beyo... Read more

Job Description

A team from Holy Trinity Brompton reopened a closed St Alban's Fulham 8 years ago. We are now a thriving, dynamic, local church in West London, embedded in the local community.

The Vision: to see a great awakening of faith in Jesus transforming Fulham and beyond.
The Mission: everyone following Jesus and helping others follow Jesus.
Our identity: we are loved, we have a purpose, we are not alone

Our particular areas of focus are students, youth, older people, families and professionals. Over time we have built strong local partnerships and currently work in collaboration with the council, police, local schools and charities and the Youth Offending Team. Every month we reach out to hundreds of people serving them in the most appropriate way for their particular life stage both on our site and in venues around the area.

The buildings and campus are an essential part of our work. The buildings provide not only a flexible space for much of our activity but are also a source of income for us which, combined with our congregational giving and fundraising, enables us to run projects, courses and events.

The Director of Operations is part of the leadership team of St Alban’s Fulham. Working closely with the Vicar, PCC, and staff team, the Director of Operations ensures the smooth and efficient day to day running of the organisation, but also helps shape the vision and strategic needs of the church. This includes, site management, governance, HR, finances and annual budgeting. They are also responsible for maximising income by achieving the optimum balance of rates and rentals for tenants, regular and one-off bookings.

As a rapidly growing organisation there is plenty of opportunity and appetite for innovation and efficiency in this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES OVERVIEW

Financial Management

  • Coding and reconciling all financial transactions including sales and revenue invoices and expenses.

  • Issuing regular and one-off invoices for site rentals and other church activities

  • Running reports for all aspects of church life

  • Manage gift aid claim

Managing the site

  • Co-ordinate the use of the site including long-term tenant management, regular & one-off bookings.
  • Identify opportunities to increase income from the site through negotiating current bookings & seeking new opportunities.

  • Manage all contracts for service providers e.g. cleaners, utilities

  • Manage small maintenance repairs to the site

  • Ensure legal site requirements are met such as health & safety checks, site policies etc.

Office administration

  • Manage office administration and HR for staff team.

  • Support the development of staff and leadership teams encouraging cohesion & fun.

  • Proactively implement and refine day-to-day organisational processes.

Events

  • Manage key church events and provide organisational support for on-going community events.Fundraising
     
  • Provide documentation as required by the Fundraising Manager.

KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • A passion to serve and release the vision of St Alban’s Church.

  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks and projects.

  • Ability to streamline processes to increase efficiency of day-to-day operations.

  • A natural planner with initiative to anticipate and implement for future needs.

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent administrative skills.

  • A self-starter who is able to work independently.

  • A ‘can do’, gracious attitude.

  • Tidy, methodical approach with good attention to detail.

  • Ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure, and to cope with the unexpected.

BENEFITS

Role Title Director of Operations

Salary Between £28 to £33k depending on previous experience + pension

Hours 37.5 hours per week

Contract 5 days per week (flexible on hours)

Location St Alban’s Fulham, W6 8HJ

Annual Leave 25 Days

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Candidate requirements: It is a genuine occupational requirement for the role holder to be a Christian.

How to apply

Please apply online by attaching CV and short covering letter explaining what you can bring to this role.  

Closing date for applications is 31st July,2019.

If you’d like to discuss the role or have any questions we’d love to hear from you. Please see our website for contact details.