Job Title: Operations Manager
Salary: £30,000 – £37,500
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Duration of post: Permanent
Location: River Stewardship Company office & tool store and the region’s waterways waterways
Annual Leave: 34 days, including bank holidays.
Pension: 7% of gross income contribution by the company
Other benefits: Use of company car/van, mobile phone and laptop.
River Stewardship Company
River Stewardship Company is a social enterprise with a rapidly growing portfolio of commercial waterway maintenance projects with the Environment Agency, local authorities, riparian landowners and others. Through commercial or grant-funded projects, we also deliver programmes of community engagement (sessional work in schools, volunteer days, festivals, events and other activities) designed to connect, inspire and empower local people to improve themselves, their community and their local patch of waterway.
The Operations Manager will develop and manage a portfolio of commercial projects within the Yorkshire area (and elsewhere, as required), as well as working with the Chief Executive to assist with overseeing operations. This will include having responsibility for the management of the depot, equipment, vehicles and other assets.
The Operations Manager will be responsible to the Chief Executive and have line management responsibilities for a small number of staff from the delivery team, as required. The Operations Manager will also work closely with volunteers and other community interest organisations as well as with clients and sub-contractors. They will comprise a key part of the executive Leadership Team, and report in to the non-executive Board as and when required.
The Operations Manager will have a proven track record of developing and managing multiple commercial projects, in the fields of conservation, landscaping or construction. They will have a good knowledge of health and safety, and preferably have undergone NEBOSH or IOSH Managing Safely training. They will have experience of managing staff and subcontractors, have excellent interpersonal skills and can communicate at all levels through various media. They will also have experience in managing equipment, vehicles and other assets. Further details can be found in the Job Description.
Please read the above attachments, complete and send your application form to Julia.Foster@the-rsc.co.uk.
Please note that CV applications will not be accepted.
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We passionately believe in the value of well-maintained waterways
River Stewardship Company is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England.
Company registration number: 6759419. VAT registration number: 975669843