Operation Christmas Child Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager for International Children’s Shoebox Project based at our West Midlands Processing Centre (Oldbury)

Six-month temporary position –September 2020 to end of February 2021

For this year in the run up to Christmas join our logistics team and thousands of volunteers in gathering in half a million boxes from across the UK, processing and then sending them to children all around the world.

Become part of the world’s largest shoebox appeal where Samaritan’s Purse, together with local churches here and overseas, distributes gift-filled shoeboxes to children in need overseas and in so doing demonstrates God’s love in a tangible way whilst sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.

We are seeking a facilities manager to set up and manage the temporary and permanent warehouse facilities utilised for OCC during the 2020 processing season.  This role will ensure the facilities and equipment are operationally effective and fully compliant with Health & Safety, and Covid-19 Secure workplace best practices. 

 You will need to:

  • be quick to learn
  • be a good planner and project manager who is good with details
  • be happy to work independently
  • be comfortable working in a very busy environment
  • have a positive, ‘can do’ attitude
  • be flexible regarding the tasks you may be given
  • have experience of working in an operations, warehouse or logistics environment

All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations. All applicants should be in sympathy with the evangelical Christian beliefs held by the organisation.