Location: Boston (MA) ideal, but flexible
Position Type: Full-time, Exempt, Salaried
Reporting to: Director of Operations
Direct Reports: 1 part-time
Salary Grade: C- 10 to C-22 ($49,440-$58,710)
The Operations Manager oversees business operations and supports the decision-making required to maximize sales, revenue, and customer satisfaction; reduces organizational costs; and improves efficiency through:
• project management of inventory (e.g. research projects) optimization and development timeline
• identifying and implementing systems for continuous improvement
As the ideal candidate, you excel at balancing competing priorities and facilitating business decisions that take into account a variety of variables and stakeholders, while pulling from substantive emotional intelligence to build and maintain strong relationships. You are adept at overcoming obstacles, enjoy identifying and removing sources of friction, and feel driven to improve staff day-to-day work experience. You seek opportunities to increase organizational efficiency, increase revenue, and reduce cost. Working alongside cross-departmental teams or working independently, you are ready to lead the research and implementation of policy updates, improved workflows, and new technology. You’re skilled in project management and have the ability to develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within your team and among your colleagues.
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For almost 50 years, Earthwatch has connected people from around the planet with world-class scientists to help change environmental policies, achieve critical conservation goals, and produce groundbreaking findings. We support real objective scientific fieldwork while connecting people to the environment in a personal and often profound way. Our participants contribute directly to urgent global environmental issues and have the adventure of a lifetime in the process. Each and every staff member genuinely believes in our mission. The work we do isn’t just a job; it’s about ensuring a brighter future for our planet. We are passionate, committed to excellence, and supportive of one another - and we love science! Plus, we occasionally get to go out into the field to collect data and be a part of cutting edge hands-on field science.