Solace Women’s Aid is one of London’s leading providers of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) services, working with over 10,000 survivors each year. We are looking to recruit a Director of Operations to lead our excellent and innovative services across London. If you are interested in this position and would like to speak with our CEO, Mary Mason, to find out more you are invited to contact her at email@example.com
Job Reference Number : SWA25111
We are seeking a Director with expertise in domestic and sexual violence services and a sophisticated approach to working with multiple stakeholders. As Director of Operations you will lead a large team of over 120 staff and around 80 volunteers delivering and developing services including advice, advocacy, refuge, therapeutic and children and young people’s services. The Director of Operations is a significant role, managing 3 Senior Managers and reporting directly to the Chief Executive. The role includes a range of development and support work, quality assurance, data analysis, service development, project management and staff support and training.
We are seeking a high calibre individual who can work strategically, drawing upon wide-ranging business operations awareness and a very strong track record of high quality service delivery. Providing leadership to a large, geographically dispersed team, you will need to demonstrate excellent influencing and networking skills in a multi-stakeholder environment.
We are very proud that our current Director is leaving us to take up the position of Chief Executive in a similar organisation in the Midlands. We welcome applications from senior leaders already working at a Director level and from senior managers looking to step up to a Director role. Support and development opportunities are available for candidates ready to make this career move.
Solace Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation which values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.
Closing date: Tuesday 31 May 9am
Interviews: There will be two assessments and interviews for this role: Thursday 2 June and Monday 6 June/Wednesday 8 June (TBC)
Equality Monitoring Form
Job Description & Person Specification
To apply please complete an application form and equality monitoring form; quoting the reference number SWA25111 and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org Late Applications and CV will NOT be accepted.
If you are having problems downloading the application documents please email email@example.com and we will send you the relevant application pack. Please note, the application forms need to be completed and returned to us by 31st May (9am)
Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
Posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)
No agencies please.