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Operations Director for Garden Organic

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Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 04/07/2012
Company Name Garden Organic
Contact Name
Telephone 02476217747
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Garden Organic, the UK's leading organic growing charity, has been at the forefront of the organic horticulture movement for 50 years and is dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food.
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Garden Organic is seeking an Operations Director to lead, develop and deliver all operational activities in order to achieve our ambition of using sustainable gardening and horticulture as a catalyst for sustainable development.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, this role is a unique opportunity to join a well respected organisation with an exciting future.

As part of the charity's Senior Management Team and Director for one of the three strategic organisational teams (Operations; Development; Resources) the post-holder will use his/her expertise and experience to ensure the charity drives our operational activity forward, growing our work successfully. You will be responsible for a £2m budget and c. 30 staff, delivering a complex range of different operational programmes, from Research and Innovation through to contracted commissions with Local Authorities.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years experience at senior management team level, with proven examples of managing significant and complex operational functions. He/she will be able to demonstrate how they have created innovative operational programmes and turned them into successful, sustainable activities.

Any questions please contact Trish Henderson on phenderson@gardenorganic.org.uk or call 024 7630 8207

Applications by CV and covering letter
Closing date for applications - Wednesday July 4th
Initial Phone Interview - week commencing July 9th
First Interview for successful applicants - week commencing July 23rd
Final Interview for successful candidates - week commencing July 30th

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