Assistant Director of Operations | Altum Consulting

Assistant Director of Operations

location: City of London, London

practice area: charity-and-public-sector

job type: Interim

salary: £500 - £550 per day Inside IR35

сonsultant: Imogen Brown

date posted: 21/02/2024

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Interim Assistant Director of Operations | 9-12 month Contract | £500-550pd Inside IR35 | Membership Body | Hybrid - 1 day a week in Central London


This is a fantastic role joining a medium sized membership body that is going through a business transformation project. This interim role will have oversight of the Operations team, whilst driving forward some key change projects across procurement and membership processes.
Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage his direct areas and teams and overarching operations responsibilities - including memberships, data and digital, facilities and operations, health and safety
  • Deliver some time-critical projects across the organisation
  • Support the organisation around some exciting business transformation pieces
  • Oversee and develop long-term team budgets, risk registers, continuity and work plans and team objectives in line with their long-term strategy
  • Supporting the scaling of resource capability and capacity by leading on the procurement engagement, tendering and recruitment
  • Conduct analysis and reviews of operational processes, policies and documentation across the corporate services function and implement an improvement plan


Person Specification

  • An experienced Head of/Director of Operations with experience in change management
  • A strong leader with a proactive mindset to drive change
  • Ideally have a background of working in a membership body, however not essential
  • An inquisitive candidate with a curious mind to analyse and review existing processes
  • A strong communicator who can work with people at various levels across an organisation
  • Available at short notice (3-4 weeks maximum)

This role could be considered on a part-time basis (4 days a week), offers a lot of flexibility around working hours, excellent culture across the organisation and an opportunity to make exciting changes to a positive environment. Please apply now as applications are being reviewed over the next week with a view to interview the following week.


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