The Operations Partnership (OP) is proud to announce its support to the ‘Frontline Collaboration Against COVID-19’ project that is designed to provide humanitarian analysis, guidance and support for NHS practitioners responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. OP is supporting this initiative with management, data analysis capacity and technical humanitarian advice. OP's lead on this is our Associate Director, Paula Sansom, who, a nurse by training, was awarded an MBE for her work during the West Africa Ebola response. The materials produced from this project will be available on the website with regular updates via Twitter

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Consultancy Opportunity: Interim Emergency Operations Manager (August – September 2019)

A short term consultancy whilst recruitment of full time position is ongoing. See opportunity below for details and click here for Terms of Reference.

 Full time position: Emergency Operations Manager

The Operations Partnership has been working with DAI in the design and delivery of the inception phase of the DAI-led component of the DFID Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa (TDDAP) program. We are now seeking an Emergency Operations Manager to provide oversight to the ERM operational activities with partners. They will be responsible for the provision of operational and emergency preparedness input, which includes the review of proposals and their associated budgets and the identification of any operational risks and collating information to inform decision making throughout the ERM funding process.  Ensure processes and protocols are followed by partners and advise when revisions are required.  Ensure the appropriate input into developing grant activity recommendations and the validation of the decision making and reporting requirements. 

They will manage multiple streams of work that are being implemented by the ERM team within six priority countries, as well as other countries that are identified within the WHO-AFRO region, who meet the agreed ERM criteria.  Guide and support partners with understanding and mitigating operational challenges in the implementation of response activities to mitigate against the potential escalation of an identified outbreak from a pre-crisis to a crisis scenario.   In addition, the Emergency Operations Manager will play a leading role in assessing and building the local emergency response capacity of identified partners, both national and international, in areas related to the ERM response.  This will include the facilitation of the direct delivery of emergency preparedness and response trainings in country and the coordination of any external trainings when required and in agreement with each of the country coordinators of the six priority countries. 

The role is based in London. For the full job description, please click here. Applications should be made by 30th July by emailing a CV and covering letter FAO Andrew Moore to .   Interviews will take place in London during the week of the 5th August.


Administration Co-ordinator (part-time)

Supporting the Managing Director with the day-to-day running of the company, this is an interesting and varied role. The Administration Co-ordinator will also work with lead consultants on current and future projects. The role is primarily home-based in Bath, Bristol or London for 20 hours a week. For more information, please click here. Applications should be made by 10th July 2019 by emailing your CV  FAO Andrew Moore to .