London, Greater London
£50,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Centre for Transforming Access and Student Outcomes in Higher Education (TASO) is looking to recruit a Head of Operations to embed and run their new processes.

The Head of Operations will be part of the leadership team to take TASO forward as it establishes as a new organisation and independent charity. The key functions they will have responsibility for are finance, HR, IT, legal and data protection. They will have the opportunity to build many of the charity’s systems, processes and controls from the ground-up and establish a strong brand and presence in the higher education sector. The Head of Operations will be responsible for the smooth and successful operation of TASO, including establishing processes and procedures across all facets of operations, ensuring compliance with regulations and managing finance, HR and other processes including procurement and oversight for bought in services.

This is a varied role: the ideal candidate will be an effective leader with a strong personal accountability for results, commitment to teamwork in support of the organisation’s success, a service ethos and commitment to ethical business practices, the capacity to manage ambiguity in a ‘start-up’ environment, and an ability to prioritise and drive actions to closure.


  • Circa £50k pa dependent on experience, plus TASO benefits package.

Time Commitment

  • This is a full-time role (35 hours per week)


  • Central London. Occasional travel around England is a requirement of the post. At present working from home due to the pandemic.


  • Permanent role


  • This role reports to the Director of TASO.
  • This role is not a public appointment.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 21 March 2021 (23:59 hours).

Interviews will take place on the Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 March 2021.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.


Refreshed on: 13 March 2021
Closed date: 21 March 2021
Job ref: Head of Operations
Tags: Finance, Operations