[MARMAM] Operations Manager

Internship Coordinator intern at sealrescueireland.org
Tue Nov 30 05:47:25 PST 2021


Seal Rescue Ireland (SRI) is a Registered Charity (RCN 20108519) that works
around the clock to rescue, rehabilitate and release seal pups found sick,
injured or orphaned across the coast of Ireland. Based in Courtown, Co
Wexford, as the only seal rescue centre in the Republic of Ireland, they
respond to reports nationwide and aim to rehabilitate the seal pups to full
health so they can be returned to the wild. SRI promotes ocean conservation
and sustainability through research, education, community outreach and
habitat restoration programmes, in order to protect our marine environment
and all life within.


SRI is currently accepting applications for the full-time role of
Operations Manager, with immediate start. This is a salary position with
accommodation in staff/volunteer housing available.

The Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations
at SRI’s visitor centre and hospital. The candidate must have strong
leadership skills and be versatile with the ability to delegate and
multitask. The successful candidate will supervise managers, interns, &
volunteers and will work closely with the Executive Director and the senior
management team to help the organisation continue to grow and improve
through continuous review, problem solving, streamlining and improvement of
key processes, policies and procedures.

Reporting Relationship This position reports to the Executive Director Full
Time Position: 40 hrs/week



   ●  General Management

      -  Ensure smooth running of daily operations at the education centre,
      seal hospital, and staff/volunteer housing.

      -  Utilise and develop SRI’s custom-built CRM for programme
      management and animal database

      -  Lead and delegate a vast array of duties to staff and volunteers

      -  Carry out administration tasks as needed

   ●  Human Resources

      ○  Oversee scheduling, timesheets and annual leave requests

      ○  Implement and develop Company Handbook and employee/volunteer

      ○  Liaise with HR Consultancy as required to ensure compliance with

      employment legislation


   ○  Schedule and facilitate team meetings and check ins

   ○  Intern/Volunteer recruitment, training, evaluations and management

● Health & Safety


   ○  Oversee, review and ensure compliance with existing policies and
   procedures to ensure safety of staff, volunteers, visitors and animals in

   ○  Serve as COVID-19 Health & Safety Officer ● Finances


   ○  Manage day to day finances i.e. invoicing, bill payment, and cash

   ○  Liaise with SRI’s bookkeeper, accountant and auditor to ensure
   accurate and

   up to date accounts

   The above is not an exhaustive list and the candidate must be willing to
   perform various tasks as they arise within a dynamic, fast-paced work

   Experience and Qualities required: Essential


   ●  Minimum of 2 years management experience; proven track record of
   effectively managing volunteers is preferred.

   ●  Degree/Qualification or equivalent experience in Business
   Administration, Operation Management, Project Management, Communication
   Management, HR or related field

   ●  Professional experience within the non-profit/charity sector

   ●  Driven to work under own initiative with the ability to problem solve
   complex issues and find workable solutions

   ●  Must be proficient in computer programs such as Excel, Word and
   Powerpoint etc.

   ●  Excellence in organisational management with a strong leadership
   ability to coach staff, manage and develop high-performance teams, set and
   achieve strategic objectives.

   ●  The ability to multitask and handle multiple projects simultaneously
   is required.

   ●  Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive
   communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work
   effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people. Fluency in
   English is required.

   ●  Must be eligible to work within Ireland/EU and must be physically
   based in Ireland at the time of hiring due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

   ●  The Operations Manager must be thoroughly committed to SRI’s mission
   of promoting animal welfare and environmental conservation.



   ●  Interest/experience in the field of conservation, environmental
   protection and/or animal care

   ●  Full, clean driving license.



   ●  Advanced Degree in Business Administration, Operations Management,
   Project Management, Communication Management, HR or similar

   Role details

   The Operations Manager position is full-time, 40-hours per week, and
   requires the ability to work on site. The position is based in Courtown,
   Co. Wexford. The successful candidate has the option to avail of
   accommodation within volunteer & staff housing at no cost (utilities and
   basic food are also provided). Salary is €22,500 - €24,000 based on
   experience. Garda vetting is required.

   Application deadline : 5th December 2021

   To apply

   For more information and to download an application form, visit our
   website here: www.sealrescueireland.org/careers/

*Gabriella Kohler*
Intern Coordinator
On Behalf of Seal Rescue Ireland
Phone:  053 942 4980
Rescue hotline:  087 195 5393
Site:  www.sealrescueireland.org
Email: intern at sealrescueireland.org
Registered Charity Number (RCN): 20108519
Address:  Courtown Harbour, Co. Wexford, Ireland
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