Senior Operations Manager (Maternity Cover)

About the Operations Stemette role


You’ll be Maternity cover for our Operations Director who returns July 2023. This role oversees our Operational, HR and Governance processes in accordance with our Trustee Board, Charity Commission and UK law. We are a team of almost 20 located across the UK, plus freelancers and admin who ensure the smooth running of Stemette Futures interventions and outreach work. We’re currently participating in the UK’s Four Day Work Week trial, are about to enter a year of 10th anniversary celebrations of Stemettes and are working on Regional expansion. You will have no direct reports. You will bring expertise and prior experience to support our organisation at this inflexion. We are committed to intersectionality and inclusivity so welcome candidates of all backgrounds and genders.


Support Charity Director and CFO to ensure smooth running of operations
Ensure Operational Policies and Procedures are followed and maintained
Oversee HR processes - onboarding, reviews, learning & development, wellbeing and interviews
Support Governance work across statutory requirements, Safeguarding and Data Protection
Participate in Board meetings and support subcommittees where necessary
Support work on our 10 year anniversary celebrations
Support work on our Regional Expansion plans
Lead on our involvement in the Four Day Work Week trial
Support in Management Reporting and new Thought Leadership work
Participate in organisational ideation and process improvement
Support facilitation of Stemettes interventions
Desired Qualities
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to influence across levels of an organisation
Excellent spoken and written communication skills
Fast learner, adaptable to new environments
Fantastic attention to detail
Experience in a similar role in the third sector
Working understanding of Charity Governance
Committed to promoting equality and diversity
Ability to show initiative, proactive, self-starter
Problem solver who is able to think creatively and create new processes

You’ll report directly to our Charity Director.

This is a full-time position, based in the UK (no remote applicants, please), fixed contract for 12 months with a possible extension thereafter.

Contract starts July/August 2022.

After 3 months you’ll be able to opt into our Four Day Work pilot at full pay.

More about working for Stemettes.

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