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- Director of Operations, UK

Director of Operations

The IARS International Institute

Location: London

Salary: £40,000-£55,000

Job Details

The Director of Operations (DO) will work with the Board and the Founder, Professor Gavrielides, to ensure that the Institute delivers its charitable objects, and continues to pursue its stated vision and mission.

The DO's role is split into two key areas (a) Academic leadership (b) Chief Operating Officer. The DO will work with the Founder, who will be covering the third key area of fundraising. The Director will be line managed by the collective body of the Board and be a member of the Finance committee and the HR committee.

The Academic Leadership role

Historically, IARS has covered three areas of work (a) human rights and equality (b) young people (c) criminal justice. The Director will be responsible in overseeing the quality and research direction of IARS’ current programmes, while driving new ideas and projects.

Chief Operating Officer role

The DO will act as IARS' Chief Operating Officer: (a) Company Secretary and governance (b) Human Resources (c) Financial & Funding Management.


Permanent contract (6-month probation)
2-3 days per week for the first three months, and 4 days per week thereafter
24 days annual leave plus the Bank Holiday (pro rated)
5.5% pension contribution

Closing Date: 12 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

The application deadline is 13:00 on the closing date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed 19th August and be asked to participate in a remote exercise.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview during the week 2nd September.


Application Details

Send: (a) your CV (b) a covering letter addressing the Person Specification and (c) the IARS Diversity Form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Job posted on 4th July 2019
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