Founded in 2015 on Lesvos Island, Greece as a response to the unfolding European refugee crisis we have since then been able to have a positive impact on the lives of many. At present MOTG executes transformative missions in Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, Lebanon and recently in North West Syria and Turkey.
At the core of our mission stands our Camp to CampUs approach. Following that approach, we transform deprived habitats together with forcible displaced people and their host communities into inclusive, self-sustainable and durable communities.
It’s all about the people! Unlocking potential, co-creating perspective and an enabling environment for newcomers to kick start a future is what we envision as a global movement. A movement for and with the people and where organizations and governing bodies join forces with to turn this vision into the global standard.
This position is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual who wants to be part of an innovative global NGO, accelerate MOTG’s mission and expand its impact. As the Head of Operations of MOTG, you will lead and manage our ground operation teams, oversee all aspects of our projects and ensure that we continue to expand our reach with the Camp to CampUs philosophy and programs. To be successful in this role we are looking for candidates who have:
We work with lean and mean core teams that are enriched with community volunteers (residents from the camps) and visiting volunteers (international volunteers). Currently we are active in 6 countries. Every country has its own field operating officer you will work closely with. The management team in Amsterdam consists of the Head of Change, the Head of Office and the Head of Operations. As a team we strongly believe in the value of working independently, with lots of autonomy to take initiative, a can do mentality and an entrepreneurial culture.
The Head of Operations leads and manages our ground operation teams, oversees all aspects of our ground movements and carries the following responsibilities:
Are you ready to join? Do you have that sparkle in your eyes when you read this vacancy? We love to meet you personally. Please send us your resume and motivation letter as soon as possible but at least before June the 23rd.
firstname.lastname@example.org at the attention of Jolien den Hartog
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