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Operational Excellence Manager / CreditNature

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Sectors Business, Support & Other
Location England (South East) - UK
Town/City Hybrid working- Harwell (Oxford) with home-based working allowed - travel will be required when requested
Salary Additional Information £30,000-40,000
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 31/01/2023
Company Name Ecosulis
Contact Name Ecosulis
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Our business aims to advocate sustainability and positivity for people, businesses and nature. We want to reflect these ambitions in how we work, leading by example, not just words.
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Operational Excellence Manager

CreditNature specialise in technology-empowered nature restoration for people, planet and progress. We have significant experience working at the intersection of nature recovery, technology and finance and aim to make rewilding commercially viable and accelerate the vision of a recoverable earth within our lifetime.

Our innovation team has developed and tested a suite of new products and services that enable the emergence of markets, we are looking for an energetic, proactive, highly organised, tenacious and commercially minded individual, to help develop our business operations to ensure maximum efficiency.

Whilst the successful candidate will be working to deliver a component of a broader business strategy, they will need to be self-motivated and have the drive, energy and flexibility to develop practical solutions to the day-to-day business operations. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate clear examples of where they have implemented creative, agile, operational practice successfully in previous employment. As CreditNature is a start-up business, you will need bags of energy and a hands-on approach!

The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge and interest in the emerging green finance and fintech sector and knowledge of the rewilding sector, although this is not essential.  


You will be responsible for ensuring and delivering operational excellence within CreditNature. This role will have varying day to day tasks and duties, so well-rounded business acumen and attention to detail is essential.

Key Accountabilities & Deliverables

Working with members of the innovation team to:

  • Support general efforts to improve, develop and implement organisational and operational and project management systems. 
  • Explore and deliver new ways to improve efficiencies, promote continuous improvement, reduce waste, and ensure exceptional customer service.

You will be able to apply your previous experience and create excellent operational standards within the business by:

  • Creating streamlined and agile working practice, including tech sprints
  • Deliver adaptable ways of working/ SOPs
  • Creating and maintaining a streamlined working environment across multiple platforms and information/data types.
  • Coordinate teamwork and milestone delivery by teams involving directly employed colleagues, external consultants and sub-contractors and pro-bono inputs
  • Create general operational structure and process relating to HR, Business Support, IT, Finance etc
  • Support the CreditNature Team with event planning, logistical support, practical planning and implementation.
  • Organise and co-ordinate large scale events, conference presentations and smaller scale presentations to investors.
  • Be the first point of call for general office/operational communications.
  • Work closely with our Innovation, HR and Support teams to deliver the day to day running of the company.
  • Be able to set and work within operational budgets.
  • Undertake general operational duties as directed by Credit Nature SLT members.



  • You will be preferably qualified to degree level (or equivalent level) within a technology/business management-based subject.
  • Demonstrate applied experience in the above areas from previous employment in a similar role.
  • Be an enthusiastic, tenacious, highly organised individual.
  • Good commercial acumen with a working knowledge of budgets and business-planning. 


  • Enthusiasm for rewilding and data science and experience of conservation policy, sustainable finance, and changes in the land economy. 



  • Relevant degree level qualification
  • Full UK driving licence and use of own vehicle.


  • Experience of working within an innovation team.

Skills and Behaviours

  • Creative problem-solving aptitude.
  • Aptitude for systems thinking
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good IT and technical skills
  • Excellent work and time management skills
  • Committed and hard working
  • Forward thinking and flexible


Salary:  £30,000-40,000

Job Type: Full time

Location: hybrid working- Harwell (Oxford) with home-based working allowed - travel will be required when requested

Full UK driving licence will be required.

To apply for this role please send your up-to-date CV with covering letter to josh.plaister@ecosulis.co.uk

CreditNature is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Here at CreditNature, we particularly encourage applications from women, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are underrepresented throughout our industry. Appointment will always, however, be made on merit and judged against the job description and person specification.

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