Operations Manager

Children of the Nation

NGO

Upper Banta Mokelleh, Ngolala Junction

Job Type

Full-time

Closing date:

29 April 2022

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Interested applicants should apply by sending in a letter of application with a most recent copy of Curriculum Vitae (CV) plus two letters of recommendation (one of which should be from your current Pastor) to: The Country Director, Children of the Nations Sierra Leone Ngolala, Upper Banta Chiefdom Or # 2 Tumoe Drive, Marjay Town, Freetown

About

Children of the Nation

Children of the Nations Sierra Leone (COTN-SL) is a National Christian Non-Governmental Organization operating in the Upper Banta Chiefdom, Moyamba district with its headquarter office in Marjay town, Freetown. The vision of COTN-SL is to raise children that will transform nations. The Management of COTN-SL is seeking to recruit an Operation Manager who is a committed Christian and has a continuous passion and calling to work with orphaned and destitute children in the following capacity: POSITION/TITLE: Operations Manager LOCATION: Upper Banta Mokelleh, Ngolala Junction IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Country Director WORKING DAYS: Monday to Friday

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION Minimum qualification of Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Project Management or Community Development or other Social Sciences with at least 5 years work experience with the humanitarian section. Experience in working in Child Development is essential to this role. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent skills in the use of Microsoft office packages especially word, excel and power point. Experience in providing training/facilitation is desirable. Experience in providing training/facilitation, project design, proposal writing, and project cycle management competencies are desirable. High level of professionalism, innovation, energy, creativity, and flexibility. MANNER OF APPLICATION: Interested applicants should apply by sending in a letter of application with a most recent copy of Curriculum Vitae (CV) plus two letters of recommendation (one of which should be from your current Pastor) to: The Country Director, Children of the Nations Sierra Leone Ngolala, Upper Banta Chiefdom Or # 2 Tumoe Drive, Marjay Town, Freetown DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: All applications should reach any of the above addresses on or before Friday 29th April, 2022 at 5 pm prompt. Only short listed candidates will be invited for both written and oral interviews. FEMALES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

About the Role

KEY RESPONSIBILITY: Under the supervision of the Country Director, the Operation Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the operations of the various departments for achieving organizational goals. RESPONSIBILITIES  Supervises Coordinators on their day-to-day activities.  Ensure that planned programs are implemented accordingly.  Monitor program activities of COTN-SL  Ensure quarterly meetings of Coordinators are held.  Do quarterly evaluations with Coordinators.  Work with the management team on the development and implementation of organizational strategies  Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the organization’s mission.  Compile and submit departmental monthly and quarterly reports.  Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services (HR, and IT), as well as coordinate communication between Country Director and the Community stakeholders.  Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence.  Oversee management, planning, systems and controls.  Assist to search for like-minded organization for partnership and attend assigned partnership meetings  Assist in the development of annual departmental goals and budgets.  Require to perform any other official duty assigned by the Country Director