See the latest information and resources from Elrha in relation to coronavirus (Covid-19)

We are Elrha, a force for change in the humanitarian community. The research and innovation we support equips the humanitarian community with the knowledge of what works, so people affected by crises get the right help when they need it most.
Our purpose is clear: to empower the humanitarian community to improve humanitarian response. We make this happen by supporting and championing the outcomes of robust research and proven innovations.
We empower the humanitarian community. Find out how we can support you...

Contract duration: Fixed-term to March 2023 (extension subject to funding)

Are you an exceptional operations manager, who’s experienced in humanitarian start-ups? Are you passionate about helping people impacted by humanitarian crises? Are you interested in joining an exciting new initiative, which will promote collaboration between the humanitarian sector and UK leaders in science, technology, and innovation?

We are looking to recruit an Operations Manager for the UK Humanitarian Innovation Hub, with a focus on managing finance, HR, work plans, grants and administration.

Launching in 2021, the Hub will bring together the Humanitarian sector and the UK’s expertise in technology, science and innovation to support people impacted by crises. The Operations Manager will play a central role, supporting the set-up and day to day running of the Hub.

You will have considerable experience in operational delivery roles, ideally from the humanitarian sector or membership organisations. You will have an excellent working knowledge of operational systems and be adept at building constructive working relationships. The UK Humanitarian Innovation Hub is a new initiative, so we are looking for someone who is experienced in start-ups and feels comfortable in an evolving environment, as the work of the Hub continues to grow and develop. We are also interested in hearing from candidates with a background in research and grants, as the Operations Manager will be involved in delivering a funding programme for humanitarian innovation work.

Role Description

View full Job Description

The Hub is hosted by Elrha and is funded by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

If you are passionate about using your operations skills to support the humanitarian community and those affected by crises, and you want to be part of a new initiative that creates positive change in the humanitarian sector, then join us and we’ll give you every opportunity to succeed.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 we are all currently working remotely, so this role will initially be home-based. When deemed safe and appropriate to do so, the role will be based in our London office and there will be some UK travel involved in this role.

Closing date: 29 November 2020

Interview date: 10 December 2020

Please note that you will be directed to Save the Children UK’s job portal upon clicking ‘apply’

We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable people in our work. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promote equality, and are committed to improving employment opportunities for minority groups. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled candidates, as BAME and people with disabilities are currently under-represented throughout our work. We also welcome applications from LGB and Trans, and non-binary candidates.

The role will be appointed at the start of the salary band advertised, unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Subscribe to our newsletters....

Subscribe
 
Elrha © 2018 - 2020 Elrha is a registered charity in England and Wales (1177110). KEEP IN TOUCH Want to stay up to date with our latest updates? Sign up to our newsletters
Elrha
Elrha Please upgrade your browser

You are seeing this because you are using a browser that is not supported. The Elrha website is built using modern technology and standards. We recommend upgrading your browser with one of the following to properly view our website:

Windows Mac

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of browsers. We also do not intend to recommend a particular manufacturer's browser over another's; only to suggest upgrading to a browser version that is compliant with current standards to give you the best and most secure browsing experience.