Operational Manager

Who We Are

We’re a family church; made up of men, women and children of all ages. Our congregation is diverse; from many backgrounds, countries and different experiences of life. We have all, at one time or another, discovered that Jesus Christ is real: He is our Saviour, our Lord and our only hope. We are all passionate about loving our community of Toxteth & Dingle in Liverpool, and serving it well.

Job Purpose

To oversee and ensure the smooth running of Toxteth Tabernacle Baptist Church, including building management; ensuring key policies and procedures are in place; overseeing administration and co-ordinating a team of volunteers.

This is a new role that is being trialled, to work alongside existing committed volunteers, and we anticipate that the postholder and church leaders will need to work together to develop the role throughout the contract period.

Key Responsibilities

Building Management

  • Oversee all aspects of Health & Safety and fire safety
  • Oversee all building and appliance repairs and updates - Oversee all building works
  • Oversee kitchen hygiene
  • Oversee all insurance issues
  • Oversee key service contracts eg. Electricity, WiFi etc. - Develop and maintain an assets register
  • Manage all facilities
  • Manage cleaners

Administration & HR

  • Co-ordinate the church diary
  • Oversee the coordination of church communications including notices and information to members
  • Ensure the co-ordination of rotas for Sunday services
  • Oversee safer recruitment of volunteers, processing of DBS forms
  • Oversee IT and Technology for staff members and to allow appropriate access to leaders and volunteers
  • Develop and maintain a centralised document storage system
  • Oversee church room hire
  • Oversee church storage

Policies & Procedures

  • Ensure clear policies and procedures are in place including but not limited to: Health and Safety, Data protection, Safeguarding, Emergency Evacuation, Contractors on site

Co-ordinating Volunteers

  • Recruit, train and co-ordinate existing team of administration and building volunteers, providing training as needed

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge

  • Understanding of health and Safety requirements around management of building
  • Understanding of GDPR requirements
  • Understanding of Safeguarding


  • Experience of leading small teams or groups of people Experience of writing, implementing and communicating policies and procedures Experience of managing volunteers
  • Experience of planning strategically for short, medium and long term


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to complete tasks on time Ability to manage multiple demands
  • Health and Safety Qualifications
  • Experience of managing health and safety of building
  • Experience managing budgets Experience in administration Experience of managing change
  • Management, organisational and negotiating skills
  • Able to recruit, lead and encourage volunteers and teams

Genuine Occupational Requirement
It is a genuine Occupational Requirement that the employee in this role is a committed Christian


  • This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure
  • The post will require a willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends, with prior notice to attend some leaders’ and church meetings

To Apply:

Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the person specification to: toxtethtaboffice@gmail.com


United Kingdom

£11500.00 to £12500.00
Part Time
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