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Operations Manager

  • Part time
  • £30,000 – £35,000 pro-rata
  • 2 Almondbank, The Mall, Craigshill, Livingston EH54 5EJ
  • Closing 8th February 2022

  • Advertised from 18th January 2022
  • 28 hours per week. 1 Year Fixed Term


Our Purpose

We are Spark (Formally Craigshill Good Neighbour Network) and we are a community-based charity that provides practical support, a range of social group and volunteering opportunities with the aim of reducing social isolation and loneliness. We have recently relaunched and have exciting plans to expand our community offerings.

The Role

The role of the Operations Manager is to support the CEO to deliver the strategic and operational priorities of the organisation by providing strong leadership, direction and motivation for staff and key volunteers involved in the day today delivery of services and community engagement. They will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating programs of activities, developing corporate relationships, and creating new opportunities for service development to support the work and vision of the charity.

The Applicant

We are looking for someone with:

● Strong leadership skills

● A demonstrative record of leading a small team

● Excellent planning and organisation skills

● Experience in developing Corporate Partnerships

● Project Management experience, as there is a number of opportunities that have arisen since the relaunch

● A passion for diversity and inclusion, to enable us to incorporate this in everything we do

It is not essential that you have 3rd Sector experience but must have the skills listed above.

We are an equal opportunity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

Application notes

To apply for this role, please send your CV with a covering letter to

In your covering letter please explain how your work experience and skills meet the job requirements and why you want to work with Spark.

Closing date for applications is midnight, 8th February 2022

If you would like to discuss the role further, contact Jane Deary, CEO on 07473102669