The Donkey Sanctuary is the largest equine charity working internationally. We support projects to alleviate the suffering of donkeys in 35 countries providing campaigns and community based interventions to donkeys and mules.
We support major projects in Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Kenya and Mexico, where donkey welfare is improved through community education and veterinary work. With an estimated 50 million donkeys and mules worldwide The Donkey Sanctuary is looking to make its work a truly global presence, helping some of the most marginalised communities in the world.
As Head of Operational Support you will provide leadership to the Operational Support team to support our operations by guiding the provision of technical expertise to projects globally. In addition, you will work with a team of technical experts to disseminate information and develop skills and expertise in others leading to sustainable donkey welfare improvements globally.
You will be an excellent communicator with experience in support delivery, logistics and workshop organisation. You will act as a mentor, supporting staff within the team to achieve performance which delivers agreed outcomes, in a positive and proactive way. With proven success in contributing to international development projects, and with knowledge and experience of the international animal welfare sector and its role in development you will lead and develop a team of technical experts to contribute to our global operations.
Responsible for maintaining the strategic overview of The Donkey Sanctuary, you will also ensure your team carry out support programmes effectively, providing maximum value for money and time.
This appointment would suit someone who is able to demonstrate strong leadership, with excellent people management skills as well as NGO experience ideally in animal welfare.
For more information about this role please download our Application Pack or to apply please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Friday 28 July 2017.