How to apply
For any further information and to apply for this position please send your CV with a covering letter by email to [email protected] Closing Date for Applications is at Noon on Monday 2 September 2019 Interviews will take place at the International Office, week beginning 9 September 2019 Second Interviews will take place week beginning 17 September 2019.
Head of Operations
In a senior leadership role the Head of Operations will work with a committed team to fulfil the global vision of the WCCM. In this role you will be able to use your operational experience to run our organization as we respond to the exciting opportunities for expanding our service to a broad spectrum of individuals and institutions.
General Operational Management in the WCCM
London Office Operations
Ensure all HR contracts (both Employees and Contractors) are standardised with roles clearly defined and complied with.
The ideal candidates will sincerely share the vision and the mission of the Community.
They will also balance the spiritual nature of the community with its organisational needs and financial sustainability.
Their leadership style will be firm, confident and adjust between the different types of collaborators in the WCCM mission, e.g. between employees and volunteers.
They will have proven management and team-building skills and enjoy the challenge of working with a unique organisation that is now expanding its infrastructure and outreach on a foundation of 40 years of world-wide service. Skilled at motivating people across different locations and creating a sense of unity and common purpose among teams and groups around the world.
Experience and understanding of financial planning, reports and budgetary control. Mastery of detail and capacity to implement efficient administrative processes.
Experience in the Charity Sector
Experience working with a board or trustees
Proficiency in French
Terms and Conditions
The Head of Operations will report to the Director of WCCM.
They will work from WCCM International Office, St Mark’s, Myddelton Square, London EC1R 1XX
Full time employment – 9.30 am to 5.30 pm, 5 days a week.
Salary £60,000 per annum
Holidays 21 days plus public holidays and contributory pension.
The World Community for Christian Meditation is an international organisation and charity registered in England and Wales.
With a wide network of volunteers, we are present in a hundred countries with our organisational headquarters in London and a new retreat and conference centre in France. In an inclusive spirit in the Christian tradition, the community teaches meditation as a way of peace for personal and social transformation.
With the opening of our new international retreat centre and other new initiatives, the WCCM is at an important point of growth. We are looking to recruit for a major new position to lead the operations of our growing organisation