Life Church is recruiting an Operations Lead to support and develop our gatherings and ministry teams. As well as coordinating gatherings, developing and managing teams, the role will also include administration, communication, and oversight of the safeguarding across the breadth of the work we do.
This role is diverse and its primary purpose is to manage the operations of the church by supporting the Lead Pastor. It exists to recruit, lead and develop the spiritual and practical life of the church through its various gatherings, ministries and outworkings in cooperation with and accountability to its senior leadership. The role embodies our desire to ‘express the heart of God in the city’ and to mobilise that vision into our various ministries.
In addition, the role is designed to increase efficiency in the life of the church by organising, developing and initiating current and / or new systems to bring order to the ongoing work of Life Church.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Lead Pastor
Ministry Leads, Safeguarding, Servers
As the role is both spiritual and operational and the work is heavily connected to the pastoral role of the Lead Pastor the character of the person is vital. It would be important that the person, in addition to being a committed Christian, carries spiritual maturity, discretion and care for others whilst also having experience of leading teams. Sharing in our desire to continue the work of Jesus by expressing the heart of God in the city.
The jobholder should:
The role ‘Operations Lead’ will bring with it relevant training and support, which will upskill the jobholder.
The jobholder should have knowledge of:
The jobholder should have experience of:
OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Holidays: 28 working days per annum (including public holidays)
PVG: This appointment is subject to the candidate obtaining an Enhanced Disclosure.
*The reason for the wide range in hours is so that we can be as agile as possible in the recruitment process. The minimum time required for the key elements of the role is 15 hours p/w. The hours can be spread over the course of a week and include evenings and weekends.
**Salary of up to 30k is dependent on experience.
Please send a CV, including pastoral and professional reference details, and a covering email (a few sentences) about why you’d be a good fit for the role to Jacob Crolla (email@example.com). Feel free to include any questions in your email.
Successful applicants will be invited to an initial interview and then further selection testing will follow.
We are hoping for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.
Please get in touch with Jacob if you require further information. Thank you for considering joining the work of Life Church in Edinburgh.