Chief Operating Officer

HR and OperationsPart TimeLondon, United Kingdom

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Pilgrim’s vision is for every Muslim to respond to the call of Prophet Ibrahim, peace be upon him. Pilgrim is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to join the leadership team, supporting the CEO help Pilgrim reach it's mission.


The COO role is a key member of the senior management team, reporting only to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). You’ll have to maintain control of diverse business operations, so we expect you to be an experienced and efficient leader. If you also have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics, we’d like to meet you. The goal of the COO position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.

Expectations and Responsibilities

  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth,
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision,
  • Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (IT, Marketing, Sales, Finance etc.),
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication,
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics,
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance,
  • Assist CEO in fundraising ventures,
  • Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.),
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors,

Essential skills:

  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc,
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development,
  • Experience in fundraising will be a plus,
  • Strong organizational and leadership abilities,
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills,
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • Strong self-motivator with ability to support and motivate others,
  • Demonstrate diplomacy and ability to work in confidence,
  • Accuracy and attention to detail,
  • Demonstrate creativity and time management skills and ability to work to multiple deadlines,

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Approx. Interview & Role Commencement Date(s):

Interviews: 29th September 2020

Start: ASAP thereafter

Hours: 20 Hours per month

Salary: £13.50 - £16.50 per hour


Note: Unfortunately, we will only be able to contact successful candidates so if you have not heard from us by the closure date, unfortunately, your application will have been unsuccessful.