Our client is a new, independent, non-partisan, advocacy organisation whose role will be to defend the principle of free expression for all. Action Appointments has been retained to identify suitable candidates for the exciting and challenging role of
Based in Johannesburg, 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 include and are not limited to:
o finding and setting up the physical office when it is possible to move from remote to office-based work
o setting up meetings, organising travel, managing IT and other service providers, assisting with staff performance assessments and recruitment
o management of the general office and other operational functions
o setting up an annual gala event
o management of the HR requirements including setting up the necessary systems, policies, procedures etc.
o working closely with a financial manager on cost control, budgeting, reporting, consultant contracts etc.
o Strong, tough, self-driven manager with at least 5 years at a senior operations level
o Ability to focus on detail and implement effectively
o Experience setting up and running an organisation at an operational level
o Must share the vision of the organisation i.e. believe in free expression for all
o Be comfortable in a non-partisan ethos
View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by 11th June 2021