Director of Operations

Lucy Faithfull Foundation
Bromsgrove, UK
27 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We require a Director of Operations to work across our two offices based ideally in Bromsgrove although we will consider applicants based at our Epsom office.

Applicants must have a recognised relevant qualification and a comprehensive knowledge of child protection procedures and child sexual abuse. Experience of working with offenders against children would be highly valued.

Main duties and responsibilities:


Outcome: The successful candidate will make a substantive contribution to creating and delivering the Foundation's strategic plan
  • Setting the strategic direction of LFF with the CEO and other members of the senior executive team; according to the decisions of the Trustees
  • Contributing to the Foundation's objectives to influence policy nationally and internationally
  • Sustaining and / or creating partnerships and networks to support the work of the Foundation
  • Collecting and evaluating outcomes so as to evidence the impact of our services for trustees and external partners
  • Providing ideas for new and innovative approaches to the prevention of child sexual abuse

Budget Responsibilities

Outcome: The successful candidate will deliver services within budget, and maintain intelligent budget discipline across all activities
  • Agreeing aims and objectives for the forthcoming year across all services
  • Working with the Finance Director to set budgeted costs and income targets for staff
  • Identifying risks of under or over achieving budget
  • Working with the Finance Director to monitor projects and services to ensure that the budget is delivered and opportunities and risk are managed in consultation with CEO and Trustees.


Outcome: The successful candidate will deliver impact-oriented management across the Foundation
  • Overseeing the day to day running of LFF teams, projects and services
  • Ensuring that LFF activities are focused on delivering the best outcomes for our beneficiaries - the charity is looking to expand its impact and to keep children safe from harm in all we do
  • Ensuring LFF's compliance with health and safety and data protection (GDPR) policies and procedures. The Director of Operations will lead compliance with GDPR requirements across LFF.

Supervision of Staff

Outcome: The successful candidate will use supervision to ensure best practice across the Foundation
  • Providing regular supervision to senior managers and other front line staff
  • Undertaking appraisals and reviews against agreed goals
  • Liaising with HR to make sure policies and procedures are embedded to ensure staff wellbeing and statutory obligations are fairly applied - particularly in respect of diversity, recruitment, absence management and performance.

Evaluation and Stakeholder Management

Outcome: The successful candidate will provide accurate and timely data to support external stakeholder / donor management
  • Ensuring that measurable outcomes and impact are central to the evaluation of interventions
  • Providing relevant and organised information on projects and services as needed to ensure that stakeholder receive timely and accurate reports.

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