Operations Manager (EDINBURGH) – World Care Foundation

Operations Manager (EDINBURGH) – World Care Foundation

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a humanitarian aid charity and help make a difference to those who need it the most, both in the UK and abroad. Due to growth and the continuous expansion of our projects, we are looking for an experienced General Manager to lead and implement our operational plans.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with exceptional project management skills to join our team. You will have a can-do attitude with the drive and self-motivation to deliver strong results, embrace challenges and seize opportunities for organisational growth. 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • To identify and lead on new development opportunities in the UK and abroad
  • Leading and implementing projects in the UK and abroad
  • Setting up systems to facilitate the charity to meet its objectives and legal responsibilities


Person Specification

Essential Experience:

  • Previous management experience in the third sector
  • Extensive project management experience, including experience of managing overseas projects
  • Fundraising experience at personal, group and public level for projects in the UK and abroad
  • Experienced in setting up projects from scratch
  • Experience of setting up systems from scratch
  • Event management experience
  • HR and team management experience
  • Experience of dealing with charity accounts and bookkeeping systems, including gift aid work


Essential Skills/Knowledge

  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to lead multiple projects and teams
  • Aware of financial systems and general account management related processes
  • Excellent presentation skills and demonstrable public speaking experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office programs such as excel, word and email systems
  • Experienced user of Facebook and other social media tools

Desirable Experience:

  • Ability to speak Urdu (minimum general conversational level)



Salary £25,000 per annum

We also require the post holder to have a full, valid UK driving licence and access to their own vehicle.


Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter to kate@worldcarefoundation.org