Work With Us, Central Operations Manager Vacancy

Wheels for Wellbeing is proud to have been described as “small but mighty”. We are thought leaders in the field of mobility justice for Disabled people, focusing specifically on how Active Travel can transform our health, wellbeing, and life chances, as well as our transport choices.

This is a new senior management position within our organisation, being created to support our Board of Trustees, our Director/CEO and the rest of the Senior Management Team as we finalise and implement our new strategic plan. We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Have strong Human Resources and Finance knowledge and experience
  • Enjoy reviewing and implementing operational policies and systems to increase efficiency and support good governance
  • Have experience of supporting organisational change as part of a senior team

The successful candidate will ensure the effective running of Wheels for Wellbeing’s central operations – HR, Finance & IT/telephony (in liaison with our external specialist providers); keep all key policies updated; provide head-office support our two main existing departments (Wheels for Life and Wheels for Change) and lead on establishing new systems and structures for a new department (Wheels for Learning).

To be successful in this role you will have experience of working at senior management level, of providing leadership and of supporting organizational change; excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, with the ability to work on your own initiative and exercise sound judgement.

Our success comes from the dedicated work of our skilled staff, many of whom are Disabled people. You will be valued for who you are in our supportive and friendly team.

This post can be worked in hybrid pattern to be discussed with the successful candidate (part home-based, part in the office in Brixton, South London).

To apply, please email your CV to with a cover letter (no more than two pages, ensuring you address the points in the person specification). The closing date for this role is Thursday 1st February 2024. We will consider applications as they reach us, so we encourage you to apply as soon as you are able to. Interviews are likely to be held on Thursday 22nd or Friday 23rd February 2024.

For more information please read through the job pack below to learn more about the role and how to apply (closing date: February 1st 2024).

Central Operations Manager Application Pack – January 2024

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