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Operations Coordinator

Operations

Location:  Hybrid working in London
Salary:  £28,950 per annum
Permanent, Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 30 January 2022
Reference:  X079-22

Independent Age works to ensure that as we grow older, we all have the opportunity to live well with dignity, choice and purpose.  To achieve this we provide information, advice and connection services for older people; campaign on the issues that matter most to them around health and care, poverty and loneliness and provide capacity building support to others working in the sector.

This is an exciting time to join Independent Age as we work on our new ambitious strategy for 2021 – 2023 and increase our profile, impact and reach so more people can live a happy, connected and purposeful later life.  We want to find talented individuals from diverse backgrounds, to join us on this journey.

The Operations team are a key function within the Corporate Services directorate whose ethos is to help colleagues across the organisation achieve their objectives by providing excellent support services.

Working closely with the Operations Manager and collaborating with colleagues from across the organisation, you will lead on projects to embed best practice in the key disciplines of facilities, reception, procurement, annuitants’ support and central administration.

Your experience will include coordinating office services including developing new administrative systems and processes; Procurement and maintenance of good supplier relationships; Health and safety in the workplace, including undertaking risk assessments and work-station assessments; Overseeing and co-ordinating business continuity plans and experience in recording and analysing complex data.

At Independent Age we live by our values. We are Purpose-driven; compassionate; expert; collaborative; accountable; inclusive.

We champion inclusion and celebrate diversity within and outside our charity to create a culture where everyone knows that they belong and can bring their whole self to work.  We hire from a variety of backgrounds as we know this makes our charity stronger.

If you are passionate about our cause, share our values and believe you have the skills for this role, then we’d love to meet you. 

We offer two incremental salary increases for everyone joining us, one at successful completion of probation and the second on the first anniversary of starting with us.

We know that a good work life balance helps us perform at our best, so we provide support to attain this with flexible working hours and regular remote working opportunities’.  We also offer great benefits including 28 days annual leave plus public holidays, a generous pension scheme with life assurance and fantastic learning and development opportunities.

Independent Age is committed to safeguarding and follow Safer Recruitment practices to ensure we are safeguarding those we work with. We therefore ask that you supply your full work history with explanations for any gaps in the application documents you submit and if offered the post, we will require two employment references including your current or most recent employer.  

To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the criteria within the Job Description and Person Specification, along with your CV, by clicking the Apply Online button below.

Interviews will be held on Monday 31 January 2022 and Tuesday 1 February 2022

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