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We are seeking an Operations Director to oversee the activities of The Upper Room (TUR) which is a charity helping the socially disadvantaged.   We work with homeless people, economic migrants and ex-offenders to improve their lives and conditions.   We provide meals 5 days a week, specialist employment support services and a driving school for ex-offenders.   This is a charity with a Christian ethos, helping people to improve their lives and conditions by building self-esteem, giving assistance with paperwork, language difficulties etc in an effort to create opportunities and help our guests to become economically independent.

The Operations Director will have responsibility for working with the Board to chart the strategic direction of TUR and provide day to day operational leadership.

Initially TUR is undergoing a building project which will increase the capacity of what we can offer to our clients.   We will require the new Operations Director to oversee this project, we have a project manager in place who has been involved with this project from the beginning.   The Operations Director will also be responsible for maintaining the meals service and the driving school which will be in different locations for the present.

We are looking for someone with some experience of the charity sector and working with vulnerable people.  We also need experience in running a business and managing a small team of staff.  It would be helpful to have some knowledge of or involvement in a building project.   This position will be available in July.  it will be a part time job for four days a week but some flexibility will be required.   There will be some evenings and occasional days during a weekend.  The salary will be £46,000 pro rata.

To apply, please download an application from from our website www.theupperroom.org.uk/jobs and return it by email to: applications@theupperroom.org.uk or post it to the address below to arrive NO LATER than 31st May 2018.   Any queries please call 020 8740 5688

 The Administrator
 The Upper Room
 St Saviour Wendell Park Church
 Cobbold Road
 London  W12 9LN