World Centre Manager - India


Contract type: Permanent 
Salary: £39,500
Location: Sangam World Centre, Pune, Maharashtra, 411 006 INDIA
Closing date: 12 December 2018 (12:00 GMT)
Interviews: 17 December 2018

About Us

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) operates five international World Centres (UK, India, Switzerland & Mexico) and a "pop up" Centre operating in the Africa Region. 

The Centres are open all year round for members and families of WAGGGS and non-members, delivering programme and providing opportunities for global friendships. 

About the World Centre - Sangam:

Sangam, located in Pune, India is one of the World Centres of WAGGGS. It is an international gathering place for members and families, providing opportunities to meet, share experiences and learn together.  

About the Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to support, promote and deliver strategic and operational management of Sangam World Centre in accordance with the mission, vision, values and business plans of WAGGGS. 

The primary purpose of this role is ensuring that the mission and vision of WAGGGS is delivered through programmes and activities undertaken at Sangam World Centre.

The role will be responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring & evaluation of a business plan, annual budget and day-to-day finances for the World Centre, ensuring that projects/programmes are achieved and within the budget. To achieve this management of a dynamic international team is required.

About You:

As a confident manager - you will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day management of the World Centre and the leadership of a team of international staff and volunteers.  

You will work to ensure the highest standards of customer service to all visitors and support constant improvements to service delivery.  

You will need to be an energetic team manager with residential, hotel, hostel, catering or conference sectors experience. You will have excellent communication skills and will enjoy taking on a varied, challenging role. 

The ideal candidate will have a great track record of building & maintaining relationships, developing cross-functional working relationships with the team and wider organisation.

Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, however Hindi and Marathi would be desirable.

Applications are encouraged from Indian residents and throughout the international community and assistance with relocation will be provided.  Work permit/visa restrictions may also apply. Residential lodging can be provided onsite. 

This is a permanent position. The flexibility to cover days, evenings and weekends is essential.  

What you can expect from us:

  • 26 Days Annual Leave
  • 5% Generous Pension Contribution (after 3 months in service)
  • Relocation Package
  • Employee Assisted Programme (EAP)
We have accommodation available on-site, subject to £6,000 per annum (paid monthly) as board and lodging payment. 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please download the recruitment pack and submit your cover letter & CV online via our recruitment portal

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

A Note for Recruitment Agencies:

We prefer to hire people directly and have a preferred supplier list in place. We will be in touch if we need you. 

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