Job Vacancy – Head of Operations

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This is an exciting time to join Berkshire Vision, as we set to deliver and achieve our new and ambitious 5 year strategy. This is a new and exciting role which has been developed to deliver our operational strategic objectives.

The Head of Operations is a key member of the charity’s leadership team with responsibility for developing and implementing our operational services strategy. You will provide leadership and strategic direction to the charities operational services, supporting the development and integration of a quality member engagement model, which enables our members to live independently, with support.

The role holder will have experience of working at a senior strategic level within the health, public or charitable (or similar) environment combined with the knowledge and understanding of current issues, policy and priorities within the health sector, is preferred.

This is a diverse and challenging role responsible for the planning, implementation, delivery, day-to-day management and on-going development of the organisations member services and campaigns.

The successful candidate will be an exceptional leader with the vision and ability to inspire, manage and develop teams. You will have outstanding communication skills, be able to develop strong and positive relationships, work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, and represent and advocate at the highest levels and with key decision makers.

As this is a Senior Management Team position reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will also be experienced in working as part of a successful and progressive leadership team and have the ability to build and maintain relationships and trust quickly and effectively.

We are looking for someone with a passion for supporting our members to live enriched lives, and therefore you should be someone who is able to work innovatively and be an advocate for our services. The role has an element of reporting, budget management and administration, the ability to use Microsoft packages is essential.

To apply you must be able to travel within the Thames Valley area, with some driving outside of the area and have a flexible approach to the hours worked. This role includes some evening and weekend work, approximately 8 occasions per annum.

The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS disclosure with barred list checks.

The closing date for applications is 25th November 2018.

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