Operations Officer

Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) strives for a fairer and more sustainable world by working with frontline Indigenous Peoples and other communities in the fight against tropical deforestation, biodiversity loss and climate change.

We are seeking an Operations Officer with a diverse skill set to effectively manage RFUK’s premises, IT infrastructure, HR coordination and overall administrative functions. This role plays a pivotal role in supporting senior management and all staff in advancing our critical mission.

While this position is mid-level, we encourage candidates of varying experience levels to apply, particularly those with a proactive mindset, a “can-do” attitude, and a knack for problem-solving. This role offers an opportunity for growth and development, making it ideal for someone who is eager to learn and contribute to our organisation’s success.

Person specifications

We seek a dynamic individual who is adaptable and proactive, with a strong problem-solving ability. Exceptional organisational and time management skills are essential, enabling autonomy and proficient handling of multiple deadlines. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are crucial for cultivating excellent relationships within our international team and external stakeholders.

We encourage all interested candidates to apply, even if they believe they may not fully meet all the requirements. Applicants are encouraged to elaborate on their suitability for the role in their cover letter. 

If you have any specific questions about the role itself, please email our Recruitment Team (Jobs@rainforestuk.org) 

Application process

To submit your application, kindly complete the application form (https://www.cognitoforms.com/RainforestFoundationUK1/ApplicationFormOperationsOfficer) by Tuesday 4 June at 10 am. Please be aware that the form will be anonymised for review by the panel.

Please note:

  • CVs will not be considered.
  • The first round of interviews are expected to take place on w/c 10 June.

For further details regarding the role and specific qualifications required, please consult the Job Description.

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Location:
London (Bethnal Green), with the possibility to work one day a week from home

Salary:
£32,534. Please be informed that RFUK operates on a fixed salary grid, and as such, salaries are non-negotiable.

Closing date:
Tuesday 4 June at 10 am

Job type:
Permanent