IAC Operations Manager (Maternity Cover)

We are currently looking to recruit a IAC Operations Manager (Maternity Cover)

Location: Negotiable – reliable internet required and an access to a major international airport

Reports To: Senior Operations Manager, Operations

Duration: Fixed term (9-12 months)

Salary: negotiable - based on local market conditions

Closing date for applications: 9 November 2018 (5:00pm BST)

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (the Award) is the world’s leading youth achievement award, equipping young people for life and work. Annually, more than one million young people take part in the Award in over 130 countries and territories. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation (the Foundation) drives and supports the Award’s global growth, so more young people can take part.

The role of the Operations Manager is to support the delivery and growth of the Award through provision of guidance and support to our existing and new Independent Award Centres (IACs) – a network of individual schools/youth organisations around the world, licensed directly by the Foundation to deliver the Award programme to their youth membership.

The focus of the role is to manage and ensure compliance with licence requirements by new and existing IACs, provide support around the principles and requirements of the Award programme and help to support the development of the Award globally by testing new ways of managing Award units.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for someone with strong communication, leadership and IT skills. As well, cultural awareness and sensitivity will be key to the success of this role. The successful candidate will be able work on their own initiative, have effective time management skill, prioritise workloads, working under competing pressures and to deadlines.

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a cover letter to recruit@intaward.org. The cover letter should be no more than two pages, and should address how you meet the essential criteria contained in the person specification. 

Please note that the Foundation will not sponsor those requiring visas to fulfil this role.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a cover letter stating how you’d be great in this role to recruit@intaward.org. Please state your current salary within your cover letter.

Download the full job description here

The closing date for applications is 9 November 2018.

Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date and we are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.