Operations and Finance Manager, part time 22.5-30 hours per week

Nine Elms, London
£38,964 to £43,019 (to be pro-rated based on agreed hours)
25 Jul 2022
25 Aug 2022
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About Us

Able Child Africa is a small, dynamic charity. We are values led, passionate about our partner approach and driven by the beneficiaries of our work. We strive to be the best at what we do, and use our strengths as a small organisation to innovate and showcase ideas for change. We work hard for what we believe in, but create an enjoyable, flexible and accessible working environment to ensure you enjoy what you do and have a good work-life balance. 

This is an exciting time to join Able Child Africa as we begin a new strategic period and an exciting direction. We are looking to bring in an experienced individual to manage the internal operations of the organisation and support the team as it grows.

The Role

Leading our operations and finance function, you will manage the finance, operational and administrative functions of the organisation. Reporting to the CEO, you will lead the day-to-day management of organisational finances, ensuring financial policies and procedures are robust and effective, and taking responsibility for operational financial risks.

You will oversee our governance and IT functions, while taking a proactive approach in HR management, creating a positive and healthy working culture across the team. You will also lead the implementation of our operational systems, implementing new developments that support the organisation become more efficient in how it works.

About You

We are looking for an experienced, hard-working individual, with excellent organisational skills to lead our operations and finance function. You will bring your experience from one or more of operations, facilities, finance or HR to support the CEO in the running of the organisation. You will thrive in an independent role, with an ability to solve problems and think strategically. You will have strong interpersonal and management skills to lead the team and support their needs while managing competing priorities.

As we are a small organisation, you will be required to complete the administrative functions as well as the more strategic work with the CEO. We are looking for someone who is task orientated, able to prioritise work from multiple activities, and apply the same quality to the smallest task as the biggest. You will have the experience of working within a small team and the skills to build and maintain the necessary policies, procedures and systems to allow the effective running of the team.

If you think this is you then we would love to hear from you.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Lead Able Child Africa’s operational support, fostering a culture of learning, collaboration and excellence.
  2. Support the management of the organisation’s finances, ensuring robust financial procedures and managing operational financial risks.
  3. Manage the operational and IT systems, ensuring professional and efficient systems that enable to team to function at a high level.
  4. Lead the office administration and governance functions within the team, ensuring high levels of administration and governance support.
  5. Lead the HR function within the team, providing structure and support to all staff through their life cycle with the organisation.

Contractual Terms

Location: Nine Elms, Vauxhall, London 

Hours: Flexible - The role is offered between 22.5 and 30 hours per week. We are open to flexibility in terms of hours and skills or expertise. If you think you are right for us, we want to hear from you.

Term: Permanent

Reporting to: CEO

Salary: £38,964 to £43,019 (to be pro-rated based on agreed hours)

Pension: Matching contribution to your private pension up to 5% of gross salary

We will be conducting rolling interviews from the week of the 8 August. Please submit your CV and cover letter.

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