AVision for Empowerment is a growing social enterprise that is the driving force for the empowerment and development of individuals towards personal and professional achievement. Our mission is to ignite self-belief, provide the tools for self-awareness and inspire people to achieve their career success whether it’s starting their own enterprise, employment, training, or furthering their education. We support people in realising their visions/goals and turning them into rewarding careers.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate operations manager who is willing to support our purposeful movement that brings about a positive sustainable change in people’s lives. The ideal candidate will have experience within the third sector and public sector and will have a vibrant motivational nature that has a passion to make a difference to those that need it.

The successful candidate will work with the CEO to streamline operational systems and processes, coordinate our services, manage contracts and liaise with our stakeholders and inspiring facilitators.

Role and Responsibilities:

● Project Management
● Organising/coordinating team and services
● Managing databases and systems
● Compiling and preparing reports
● Maintain progressive working relationships with key stakeholders,
● Researching information, gathering updates on projects, and liaising with others extensively to ensure progress.
● Completing corporate governance reporting (to ensure that the business is complying with legislation and regulations).

Skills and experience:

● Project Management (preferably)
● Contracts Management (preferably)
● NVQ level 2/3 or higher in Business Qualification (preferably)
● Report Writing
● Experience of working in senior administration in third and public sector
● Ability to manage own time and to use own initiative to complete tasks.
● Experience of creating and developing reports, documents and systems
● Sound working knowledge of appropriate CMS software including Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint) & Email.
● Good communication skills (written and verbal)
● Excellent organisational skills

Desirables:

● Working knowledge and understanding of corporate governance preferably
● Equal Opportunities, Safeguarding, Data Protection, Health & Safety, SEN and Child Protection.
● Recent, relevant experience in CJS, the third or public sector.
● An understanding of service users especially people with convictions, including their needs and challenges
● Sound knowledge of self-empowerment and personal development

Qualities:

● Discretion and trustworthiness: you will be the party of confidential information
● Organisation and Time Management
● Excellent Written and Communication Skills
● Accuracy and Attention to Detail
● Positive can-do attitude
● Creative
● Proactive
● Resilient
● Tact and Discretion
● Passion for helping those who are disengaged understands the connection between self-empowerment and a better life.

- This role is part-time: 25 hours per week

To apply for this role, please send your CV via email to Lorraine Lewis: [email protected]