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Operations Director

Website Avaaz


  • 💲Competitive Salary and Perks💲
  • 🇺🇸 Anywhere in the U.S. 🇺🇸

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the oversight of Avaaz’s Operations department, including planning, development and implementation of procedures and systems across the organization.
  • Helping lead financial planning and organizational budgeting processes, including overseeing budget implementation, long-term planning, financial reporting, expense tracking, and invoice approval.
  • Overseeing financial and legal vendor selection and decisions.
  • Managing a team member’s full life cycle, including staff orientation, contracts and renewals, leaves of absence, benefits, salary reviews, and team exits.
  • Leadership in planning, visioning, and implementing the nimble growth of key infrastructural systems of the organization.
  • Developing team-wide policies.
  • Providing logistical support to the organisation as needed.
  • Managing, training, and coaching staff to ensure individual growth.
  • Keeping up-to-date on information and technology related to Avaaz’s global operations to ensure compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:

This is a demanding role that requires remarkable talent in a wide range of areas. The main skills you will display are:

  • 3-5 years of finance and/or accounting experience (Quickbooks preferred).
  • Strong strategic, creative, and innovative thinking.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Passion and commitment to global justice, citizen empowerment, and social change.
  • High professionalism, self-motivation, efficiency and results-oriented delivery on short timelines.
  • Strong teamwork skills, comfortable in a highly collaborative team culture and a hierarchical team structure.
  • Strong project and staff management skills.
  • Experience working in a global organization, including managing finances in a number of currencies and ensuring compliance in multiple regulatory environments.
  • Experience with business operations, preferably in the non-profit sector.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions and requirements.

Fluency in English is a requirement. Additional languages are an asset.