Operations Director

Changeworks

Edinburgh
£53,642 - £61,587 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

changeworks.org.uk recruitment@changeworks.org.uk

Reference: OpDir

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 1st October 2018  


£53,642–61,587 + 8% employer pension contribution, 35 hours per week, Edinburgh

Changeworks will shortly launch a new strategic plan and as part of that plan a new post of Operations Director has been created to help achieve our ambitions, secure future growth and successfully achieve our strategic goals and objectives. Exciting times in Changeworks’ development, one of Scotland’s largest environmental charities with over 30 years’ experience in sustainability.

We are looking for an outstanding individual with a passion for the environment and a strong track record of management and delivery of contracted services in both third and private sectors.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will have proven experience in leading successful teams, building strong partnerships, managing people and cross departmental working, demonstrating excellent communication skills at senior management, stakeholder and employee levels.

The Operations Director will oversee the delivery of the Scottish Government funded Home Energy Scotland  advice centres in the South East of Scotland and Highlands and Islands on behalf of Energy Saving Trust and a range of customer facing fuel poverty, energy efficiency, renewable technology and waste prevention programmes. Responsible for directing senior managers the Operations Director will ensure all targets, KPIs and reporting requirements for contracts and funders are met.

The Operations Director will also have an important role in leading the development of new and existing services and growing the range of funders. Working closely with colleagues in our Technical and Strategy Directorates, you will help drive a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring innovation is central to the delivery of all services and optimising the use of digital technology to improve service delivery.

This is a unique opportunity to establish a new role at an exciting time in the growth of Changeworks. In addition to career development, we offer an excellent employee benefits package and pension. The Operations Director will lead teams delivering services across Scotland and therefore will be required to travel regularly with overnight stays.

If you have the skills and experience for this challenging new role, apply by downloading the application form, emailing recruitment@changeworks.org.uk or contacting reception on 0131 555 4010 to request an application pack quoting the reference OpDir.

Closing date for applications: 11am Monday 1 October 2018

Interview date: Friday 5 October 2018

Changeworks – inspiring change for people and the environment.

Passion, integrity, innovation, collaboration and empowerment are the values which drive us. We aim to inspire and enable people to live and work more sustainably, inspiring change for people and the environment


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