Operations Manager

  • Part time
  • from £31,413.2 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Perth
  • Closing 24th July 2024

  • Advertised from 9th July 2024
  • 22 hours per week, Monday-Friday


This is an exciting opportunity to lead a small team of very dedicated staff, working for a charity based in Perth.

Perth & Kinross Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Association has a wonderful story to tell. The Association has helped around 1,000 young people and their families create a better life for themselves.

Established over 30 years ago, the Perth & Kinross Duke of Edinburgh Awards Association provides young people aged 14-25 in Perth & Kinross with unique opportunities, helping them build the confidence and skills they need to succeed in life. We do this by offering bespoke activities and awards.

We are looking for someone who is an enthusiastic team leader with clear communication skills and the ability to motivate and give direction to a team.

Responsibilities of the role

  • Development and delivery of an annual operational plan
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and reporting operational performance and targets
  • Day-to-day management of development, bookkeeping/administrative and marketing functions
  • Leadership and development of employees
  • External promotion and partnership working

If you have the following experience, then we’d like to hear from you.

Skills and experience

Proven and recent background in operational management within the third sector and/or public sector environment, preferably with a background in community/youth development.

  • Experience of performance monitoring and working towards targets.
  • Experience of managing a budget.
  • Experience of human resource management and day-to-day people management and development.
  • A good understanding of procurement processes and spend management.
  • Basic knowledge of fundraising and partnership working.

Further information about the role can be found in the job description.

Application notes

You should submit your CV and a cover letter via email to our Association Chair, Robin Illsley by 5pm on Wednesday 24th July.

Please email Robin@pkdofe.com