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Operations Manager

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Action Appointments
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Friday, 11 June 2021
Open

About the Organisation

Our client is a new, independent, non-partisan, advocacy organisation whose role will be to defend the principle of free expression for all.

About the Job

The Operations Manager will be responsible for the set-up of the organisation as well as day to day office, logistics and personnel management, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and productively.

Key Responsibilities

  • Finding and setting up the physical office when it is possible to move from remote to office-based work

  • Setting up meetings, organising travel, managing IT and other service providers, assisting with staff performance assessments and recruitment

  • Management of the general office and other operational functions

  • Setting up an annual gala event

  • Management of the HR requirements including setting up the necessary systems, policies, procedures etc.

  • Working closely with a financial manager on cost control, budgeting, reporting, consultant contracts etc.

Requirements

  • Strong, tough, self-driven manager with at least 5 years at a senior operations level

  • Ability to focus on detail and implement effectively

  • Experience setting up and running an organisation at an operational level

  • Must share the vision of the organisation i.e. believe in free expression for all

  • Be comfortable in a non-partisan ethos

To apply

Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Friday 11th June 2021 to lisa@actionappointments.co.za

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About the Organisation

Our client is a new, independent, non-partisan, advocacy organisation whose role will be to defend the principle of free expression for all.

About the Job

The Operations Manager will be responsible for the set-up of the organisation as well as day to day office, logistics and personnel management, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and productively.

Key Responsibilities

  • Finding and setting up the physical office when it is possible to move from remote to office-based work

  • Setting up meetings, organising travel, managing IT and other service providers, assisting with staff performance assessments and recruitment

  • Management of the general office and other operational functions

  • Setting up an annual gala event

  • Management of the HR requirements including setting up the necessary systems, policies, procedures etc.

  • Working closely with a financial manager on cost control, budgeting, reporting, consultant contracts etc.

Requirements

  • Strong, tough, self-driven manager with at least 5 years at a senior operations level

  • Ability to focus on detail and implement effectively

  • Experience setting up and running an organisation at an operational level

  • Must share the vision of the organisation i.e. believe in free expression for all

  • Be comfortable in a non-partisan ethos

To apply

Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Friday 11th June 2021 to lisa@actionappointments.co.za