Operations Lead - Permaculture Association

Type of job
part time
Closing date for applications
Sunday, 14 November, 2021
About the Job: 

Are you an experienced organiser, looking to bring your skills to a passionate network committed to positive change? Do you want to work with an ambitious, creative and dynamic team? Are you comfortable working online? Are you confident in coordinating a variety of systems and projects and working with the full life-cycle of recruitment and staff support? Are you looking for a flexible working pattern in an organisation committed to good People Care? If so, read on!

The Operations Lead will maintain and develop the Permaculture Association’s operations via the online working environment. The post-holder will lead on compliance and internal policy, identify opportunities to become more efficient and help the Charity to achieve its aims. The Operations Lead will also coordinate the Association’s ‘People Care’ function (HR). This strategic role will be exciting, challenging and rewarding.

As an inclusive employer and membership organisation, we want our staff team to better reflect the communities in which we live and work. Therefore we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to creating an organisation that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.


  • Job description and person specification, including Background information about the Permaculture Association, our structure and the post
  • Application form
  • Equal opportunities monitoring form

Key details about the Operations Lead role (permanent)


Salary: £26,000 pro-rata (£10,540 gross per annum)

Hours: 15hrs per week (40% fraction of 37 hour week) to be worked on a flexible basis.

Duration: Permanent, after an initial trial period.

Holiday entitlement: 32 days including Bank Holidays pro rata.

Sickness provision: Association Sick Pay Scheme in addition to statutory requirements. 

Pension provision: According to statutory provision. The Permaculture Association uses the government’s NEST pension scheme.


Place of work: This post is suitable for home working. We have an office in Leeds which can be available for working as needed.


The full person specification and job application form is attached, along with an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form. Please read the application form carefully and answer all sections fully. CVs will not be accepted.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm, 14th November 2021.

Remote working: 
Home based
PDF icon operations_lead_job_description_and_person_specification_2021.pdfFile operations_lead_application_form.docxFile equal_opportunities_monitoring_form.docx

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