Director of Operations

Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)

EIA UK quite simply, investigates and campaigns against environmental crime and abuse.

This is an exciting time to join EIA UK. The Director of Operations is a new post and the
appointment is part of a phased approach to transition to a working model that will future
proof the organisation. Working with Departmental Heads and other colleagues, the successful
candidate will play a key role in contributing to the delivery of EIA UK’s overall strategy as
well as facilitating and encouraging effective collaboration across all functions.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the successful candidate will work closely with the
Executive Director and Campaigns Director to ensure the effective and efficient use of
financial resources, management of operating risks, and oversight of the human resources,
communications, fundraising, operational and administrative functions in the organisation.

The ideal Director of Operations will have significant experience overseeing finance and
operations with demonstrated leadership skills. They will have demonstrated expertise in
empowering, developing, and retaining high performing and dedicated teams. As we are going
through long term structural changes so would ideally like someone who has led a team through
this and can build effective working relationships across departments and teams.

Crucially, the successful candidate will bring a deep personal commitment to the vision and
strategic direction of EIA UK.

How to apply

Application is by way of CV and a Supporting Statement, which should outline your motivations
for wanting to be our next Director of Operations and set out your credentials.

Closing date: Midnight 8th October 2023

First interviews: Tuesday 17th October 2023

Second interviews: Week commencing 23rd October 2023

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