Head of Ramblers Operations

Job Title: Head of Ramblers Operations
Based at: Central Office, London
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £48,000 to £53,000 p.a. (depending on experience)

Closing date: Sunday 14 April 2019, midnight
Interviews: 1-3 May 2019    TBC

Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking.  

The Head of Ramblers Operations will develop and deliver a strategic plan which grows organisational capacity and capability.  The post holder will work in co-production with the volunteer leadership to improve the way Ramblers operates and gets more people involved with walking, mapping, path maintenance, groups and projects.  

A focus is to ensure the Ramblers provides a consistently great service to all our groups/units and work; working with colleagues and the Senior Leadership Team, across Scotland, Wales and England.  We are a member-led organisation with 20,000 volunteer and 100 staff.  We want a future focused person to evolve and diversify the operating model to enable more people to get out of doors and enjoy nature.  This role is part of the Operations and Volunteering Department.
This is an exciting time to join the Ramblers team and a great opportunity to make a lasting and tangible impact on the future success of the charity.

Essential Requirements include
Experience of operating at a senior level with a proven track record in delivering a range of operational services and support (ideally through volunteers)
Substantial experience of working with volunteers, providing volunteer management and across a variety of situations 
Experience of leading culture change and delivering effective change management including overseeing new processes and systems (ideally with volunteers)
Technical walking knowledge/skills or experience of delivering a physical activity programme or a wider outdoor qualification/skills
Experience of leading and managing teams and programmes
The Ramblers are an equal opportunities employer.  We warmly welcome applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community and aim to promote diversity.  

The role profile (job description and person specification) can be found here: Job Pack – Head of Ramblers Operations
Application is by CV and covering letter
The Ramblers are an equal opportunities employer, the equal opps form can be found here – Equal Opps Monitoring Form
Completed forms or applications should be sent by email to recruitment@ramblers.org.uk

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role please call Rachael Bayley on 07969 479589