Operations Executive Volunteer Committees Westminster, London Do you have experience of organising and managing committees and a proactive approach to support and admin? Want to support the success of initiatives that enable engineers to share their ideas, innovate and pass on their expertise to others? If so, you may be the Volunteer Operations Executive our client is looking for. About the Organisation With over 120,000 members in 140 countries, our client has been at the heart of mechanical engineering profession since 1847. They strive to improve the world through engineering by developing engineers, promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation. They are now looking for an Operations Executive to support the successful running of their volunteer committees, where engineers give up their time to share their knowledge and enhance the engineering industry. The Benefits - Salary of circa £28,000 per annum - Stakeholder pension scheme and BUPA private medical insurance - Life assurance worth three times your annual salary - Annual Learning at Work Day - Vibrant, supportive and exciting work environment - A range of benefits to encourage a healthy work-life balance - Flexible working - Discounted meals at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) - Above statutory sick pay, maternity and paternity leave - Free membership of the Institution and professional membership subscription for employees - A minimum of 26 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays This is a brilliant opportunity to build on your existing skill-set and support volunteer members, who are integral to our client’s vision of making the world a better place through engineering. Our client believes that their employees are key to their ongoing success, which is why they reward their efforts and achievements and are committed to making their working life a fulfilling and enjoyable one. As well as the above list of benefits, our client offers exceptional learning and development opportunities to help you realise your full potential and achieve your professional ambitions. The Role As an Operations Executive, you will support the smooth running of our client’s volunteer committees. Working on a portfolio of committees, you will: - Proactively work alongside committees - Undertake a range of projects - Ensure committee commitments are completed - Play a vital role in committee activities, presenting information and influencing discussions - Supporting members who volunteer their time for our client - Facilitate projects that harness the power of volunteers, improve the volunteering experience and recognise and reward volunteers’ contributions - Manage budgets - Provide admin support and take minutes at meetings - Occasionally travel to sites throughout the UK and stay away overnight About You To be considered as an Operations Executive, you’ll need: - Experience of organising and managing committees, including the ability to take minutes - Strong administration skills - A high level of IT literacy, including using software such as MS Office to acquire, manipulate and disseminate information - Great communication and relationship-management skills Ideally, you’ll have a degree level qualification, but this isn’t essential. Experience of working in a membership organisation or the volunteer sector would also be beneficial. Our client would like to hear from you if you’ve worked as an Administrator, Office Administrator, Volunteer Support Administrator, Administrative Assistant, EA, Executive Assistant, PA or Personal Assistant. Interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis as suitable applicants apply. An immediate start is available for the right candidate. Thank you for your interest in this post. Our client looks forward to receiving your application. Our client regrets that they are unable to reply to each applicant; therefore, if you do not hear from them within 28 days of your application for this post you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Webrecruit and our clients are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. So, if you’re seeking your next step as an Operations Executive, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.