Job Opportunity: Operations Manager in Romania


NEW DEADLINE: 22.06.2016 !


Why Romania?

Having gathered enough resources and confidence in United Kingdom for the past 3 years, we are ready to expand with our mission abroad. Our first target market is Romania. We feel the progressive attitude shared by many people in this country is both inspiring and encouraging for business with social values to succeed.

In order to approach and be successful in Romania we need to take on board an entrepreneurial individual who will support our enterprise locally with their excellent organisation skills and motivation to create a positive change. If you feel organisation and connecting people together is your thing then come and join Equal Education as our Operations Lead for Romanian Market.

About the Role:

The role involves overseeing Equal Education’s operations and recruitment in Romania and liaising with the UK management team, to make sure everything runs smoothly and that we can carry on delivering our services to work against the education gap.

Your daily to-do list will feature all of the following:

  • Being main point of contact for new accounts,
  • Choosing and allocating tutors to placements,
  • Overseeing placements by periodically checking with Parents and Tutors,
  • Carrying out tutor interviews,
  • Overseeing recruitment consultants,
  • Ensuring compliance with placements,
  • Reporting issues with placements,
  • Reporting service issues or improvements suggestions to the Director


You’ll need to be comfortable balancing hands-on day to day operational management with making senior-level decisions. Acting as the link between our Romanian operations and the senior management, you need to be a good communicator. The following are also must-haves:

  • Native-level Romanian speaker (preferred)
  • Lots of energy and motivation in working on the social problem
  • Multitasking skills
  • Good understanding of business and financial issues
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines

As a rapidly growing organisation with ambitious plans for 2016 with operations being expanded to Canada, Australia and Romania. Our core management team has expanded from 3 to 7 in the space of a couple months with more hires planned for this year.  You will be excellently placed to help keep the business on track. The role comes with plenty of responsibility, along with the opportunity to progress.

One of our biggest criteria aside from relevant qualifications and experience is the understanding and strong desire work on the social problem. We will be assessing this from our interviews.


  • Previous experience working in the education/social policy sector
  • Previous experience working in non-governmental organization dealing with educational cause

Please apply with your CV and a cover letter stating your motivation for the role to by 5pm (Bucharest time) on WEDNESDAY  22 June 2016.

We will aim to contact the shortlisted candidates within 10 working days after submitting the application.

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