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Head of Operations

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    Multi Sector

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    Salary DOE

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    3D Personnel

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Head of Operations
Ref: VAC-12686
Full time position
County Donegal
Competitive Salary - DOE
This employer works to improve the opportunities for people and communities in Co .Donegal to bring about positive changes in the community.
A company that exists to address the social, economic and cultural development needs of Donegal where the focus is on equality for all.
Reporting to and working along with the CEO to ensure this organisation delivers on its objectives this is a key role for the organisation and an exciting opportunity.

Main Purpose
This role will manage the operations of the organisation and will hold accountability for the management of all funded programmes, ensuring collaboration across the functional units to deliver a wraparound service to our community.
This role will lead a management team with responsibility for co-ordinating and promoting funded programmes throughout the County of Donegal.
This role also holds responsibility for Health & Safety within the organisation.

Summary of main Duties/Responsibilities
 Planning, manage operations, delivery and Implementation to key metrics.
 Management and Supervision of Staff
 Delivery of Operational Policies and Procedures
 Financial Management
 Report Writing, Monitoring and Evaluation
 Reporting to the Board
 Working with external stakeholders
 Management of Health & Safety, Admin and Communication Functions
This list is not exhaustive and may be amended in order that all role requirements are fulfilled.
A full detailed job description and list of duties available for those deemed potentially suitable.

 You will have current, relevant experience as a senior manager, with a minimum of at least 3 years Management experience, reporting to a senior leader.
 You will have managed a team of minimum size of 5, setting defined key performance indicators (KPIs), as a key decision maker.
 Can demonstrate management behaviours that accord with dignity and respect in the workplace.
 You will have/had responsibility for a Health & Safety function, within the last 2 years.
 You must clearly demonstrate a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience of working with funded programmes or operations that are overseen by/ with external stakeholders or budgets
 You must clearly demonstrate experience of liaising effectively and efficiently with internal/external stakeholders.
 You will have work experience liaising with funders.
 You will have experience in leading teams to deliver timely and relevant reports of both an activity and financial nature for Evaluation Committees, Boards and other groups.
 You must demonstrate clearly your work experience in project management.
 A good working knowledge of the standard family of business related software and IT packages is essential.
 You will be required to be a flexible, motivated, self-starter who can communicate effectively and have good financial and administration skills.
 You will demonstrate the highest integrity in delivering all programmes and your remit, working alongside your team.
 You will be a strong, open, transparent communicator, having demonstrable experience of forming good working relationships with organisations and communities.
 You will be confidential by nature with excellent verbal and written abilities.
 You must have developed financial/commercial acumen skills in a working environment.
 Experience of team/group facilitation.
 Experience of PR/marketing a brand/programme.
 Experience of inter-agency liaison.
 You must hold a clean, current driving license.

Preference will be given to those who along with the above have
o Work experience in Donegal and/or cross border.
o Work experience and/or qualification in the areas of HR and other remit areas.
o External experience on community based committees/boards.

How to Apply:
Applications in writing only please, send your full and up to date CV along with a cover note our Multi-Sector team in order to apply for this role.
Please note at this time, applications can only be accepted from those who already hold legal right to work in Ireland.

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