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Resources and Logistics Co-ordinator

Apply by 10.00am Tuesday 11 October 2022

Do you have a strong track record of project management experience with the ability to initiate, monitor and complete projects?

Are you looking to use your knowledge, skills and experience in a role within the ministry of Compassion and seeing children released from poverty in Jesus’ name?

Compassion UK is recruiting a Resources & Logistics Co-ordinator. The successful candidate will foster and ensure efficient coordination and administration support to the Partnerships Department.

At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

Location:
Office-based

Hours:
Full-Time: 35 hours (5 days) per week from
Monday – Friday

Salary:
£29,400 (within the grade £29,400 - £35,500)
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About the role

As a Resources and Logistics Co-ordinator, you’ll work to ensure the event and regional partnership teams are appropriately resourced to succeed in using opportunities effectively to see children sponsored.

Your key purpose will be to make sure that delivery expectations are kept to and key processes are working efficiently and effectively to service the teams we support. You’ll also help your colleagues to be confident in the tools and systems they use for requesting resources and ensure they have the necessary resources to effectively engage with those that partner with us. By doing this well, you’ll equip our team to release even more children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

Responsibilities

  • Actively maintain and promote Compassion UK's ethos and values  
  • Foster and lead an agile team with great culture and development at the core
  • Strategic direction of development of resourcing
  • Ensure efficient coordination and administration support to Partnerships Department
  • Oversee efficient operation of the Resource Order system and carry out stock management

 

About you

To flourish in this role, you'll need:

  • Customer service experience with the ability to work well with internal and external customers. 
  • High level of attention to detail with the ability to work to agreed deadlines, standards and targets. 
  • Education to A-Level standard and/or be able to show relevant work-based experience. 
  • Experience in project management. You must be a well-organised person, able to show your ability to initiate, monitor, and complete projects.  
  • Experience of forecasting and making data led decisions whilst creating appropriate SLA’s to meet relevant outcomes. 
  • Experience of problem-solving and incremental innovation. Demonstrating an ability to pre-empt issues and find creative ways of resolving complications, including process improvement and systems administration.
  • Core office/administrative skills. You must be fluent in English and competent in written and numerical work, with experience of basic office systems such as Microsoft Office. 

It would help (but isn’t essential) to have:  

  • Experience in a logistical role  
  • Experience of using a CRM solution 
  • Experience of resourcing and order fulfilment  
  • Experience in line management  
  • Experience in a results-driven organisation 

 

We need you to be:

  • Personally committed to the Christian faith. (You can read more about this in our Policy on Posts to be Held by Christians.)
  • Deeply connected to Compassion’s ministry to children
  • Aligned to Compassion UK’s cultural attributes
  • A gifted leader
  • A ‘people person’
  • Highly collaborative
  • A great listener and communicator
  • Open to peer feedback
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to work to deadlines and work extended/flexible hours if required

Location & Benefits

This is an office-based role in our modern, ‘agile’ office with free parking, just a 15-minute walk from Fleet station - with great flexibility for home working. Benefits include enhanced pension scheme with 10% employer contribution, equivalent of 5 normal working weeks' annual leave a year, plus normal bank holidays, Income Protection & Group Life cover on appointment and Private Medical & Dental cover on successful completion of probation.

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Closing date: 10.00am Tuesday 11 October 2022

The closing date for completed applications is 10.00am on Tuesday 11 October 2022.

Interviews will be week commencing 17 October 2022.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies. Late applications may be considered.

Please note that we can only consider applicants who presently have the right to work in the UK.

Questions?

If you have questions about the role or experience problems submitting your application online you can call our friendly HR team anytime Monday to Friday, 9:30am - 5pm.

01932 836490

Our commitment to safeguarding

Compassion UK is committed to ensure everyone who comes into contact with us or our work is protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, and exploitation. As such, Compassion UK expects all staff to share this commitment and uphold the highest standards of safeguarding.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which will include Disclosure and Baring Service checks. Compassion UK also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we'll request from the job applicant's previous employers information about any findings of sexual misconduct - such as sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment - during employment. We'll also request information of incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. When someone submits a job application with us, they'll be confirming that they understand these recruitment procedures.

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Please submit your application as early as possible as Compassion UK reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for this role. Do you have experience in developing people and culture strategies? Do you have a desire to see children released from poverty in Jesus’ name? Does the opportunity to combine your skills and passion sound like the dream job for you? Compassion UK is recruiting for a Director of People & Culture who will continue to transform our People & Culture function. At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

Compassion UK Christian Child Development, registered charity in England and Wales (1077216) and Scotland (SC045059). A company limited by guarantee, Registered in England and Wales company number 03719092. Registered address: Compassion House, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 2UT.

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