Vacancy Announcement

Job Position:  Director of Operations

Organization: Initiative Africa

Address: Bole Medhanialem, behind Edna mall, Lucky Building-5th floor, AA

Application Closing Date:  February 28, 2024

IA, an NGO closely working with the private sector, is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a qualified and dynamic professional to join our team as the Director of Operations. As a leading player in good governance, human rights, peacebuilding, green practices, and social advancement, IA seeks an individual with a proven track record in strategic operational management to drive efficiency, inclusivity, and engagement across our organization.


  • Collaborate with senior managers to develop performance goals and long-term operational plans.
  • Maximize efficiency and productivity through comprehensive process analysis and interdepartmental collaboration.
  • Set strategic goals for operational efficiency and increased productivity.
  • Work with project managers to develop financial and budgetary plans.
  • Analyze current operational processes and performance, recommending improvement solutions where necessary.
  • Manage and lead a diverse team, providing guidance, coaching, and mentorship to foster a collaborative work environment.
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration with other departments, ensuring alignment in achieving organizational objectives.


  • A bachelor’s or advanced degree in Business, Operations Management, or a related field.                                                                                                      
  • Proven experience in operations management, demonstrating a track record of resource mobilization.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with relevant industry regulations and compliance standards.

In summary, the Director of Operations is a strategic leader responsible for steering the operational facets of an organization toward success. This multifaceted role demands strategic thinking, effective leadership, and a keen focus on optimizing processes to ensure sustained growth and prosperity.

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