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Are you a dedicated Director of Operations with a heart for health care? A visionary as well as a hands-on, responsible leader, who understands non-profit business models? And do you enjoy building highly effective teams and departments and bringing professionalism and innovation in the operations department to the next level? In that case, you might be the perfect candidate for EHA, a non-profit organization that serves clinicians and researchers with an active interest in hematology. In this role you are responsible for all operational functions (Finance, HR, IT, Office Management, Legal) which provide high-quality support to EHA program departments and associated projects. You are part of the Management Team and report to the Managing Director.
About the job
As Director of Operations you develop, maintain and implement a department vision, strategy, budget, and annual work plan in line with the overall EHA Strategy. You ensure the various operations departments each have their own department vision, strategy, budget and work plan in place with a strong focus on the needs of the organization. You create high-quality teams (Finance, HR, Legal, IT, Office Management). You manage staff under line management with a strong focus on the quality of their output and foster their professional and personal development in line with the team’s strategic goals. You act as the CFO of the organization and, in that role, preserve its assets by minimizing risk, getting the books right and running a tight finance operation that is efficient and effective. You help the MD plot the overall strategy and direction and instill a financial approach and mindset throughout the organization to help other parts of the business perform better.
About the company
EHA is a non-profit organization located in The Hague, the Netherlands, which serves clinicians and researchers with an active interest in hematology. EHA is the largest Europe-based organization connecting hematologists worldwide to support career development and research, harmonize hematology education, and advocate for hematologists and hematology. EHA is governed by the EHA Board and supported in its activities by various committees. EHA’s international team of 45 staff members work in a dynamic, results-driven, and open environment (Executive Office).
EHA offers you a challenging job in a dynamic international environment. You will have the possibility to follow courses that contribute to your personal development. Rewards include:
- An attractive initial salary (depending on knowledge and experience)
- 8% vacation pay
- A non-contributory group pension plan
- 30 vacation days/year
- Commuting allowance
- Flexible home working arrangements
You are a highly skilled professional and not afraid to roll up your sleeves. You have a BSc/BA or MSc/MA in Business, Finance, or related field and proven experience as Finance & Operations Manager, Operations Manager, COO or CFO for a small organization or in a similar leadership role, preferably in a non-profit environment. You are familiar with various business support functions including HR, Finance, Legal and IT. You are a decisive person, know how to lead by example and have a problem-solving attitude. You have experience in implementing IT systems for various business support functions and know your way around analytics and data reporting. Your communication and negotiation skills are outstanding, and you have an excellent command of Dutch and English. You are living in the Netherlands.