The Nature Conservancy

San Francisco, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Competitive
Deadline Feb 23, 2020

About Us

Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 74 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

Position Summary

The Operations Manager is responsible for operations functions supporting one or more programs or departments in the California Business Unit. The Operations Manager may also be responsible for Finance, Human Resources, Facilities, Information Systems, Office Management and/or Safety.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience or equivalent combination;
  • Finance / Accounting experience;
  • Experience coordinating projects;
  • Experience generating financial reports and analyzing and interpreting data;
  • Experience developing and administering departmental budget or equivalent;
  • Experience managing multiple central administrative processes; and
  • Experience working across departments.

Desired Experience

  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross cultural experiences are appreciated;
  • Ability to implement complex processes;
  • Demonstrated experience handling confidential information;
  • Demonstrated experience using diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate staff;
  • Experience working with government awards;
  • Experience interpreting guidelines to achieve desired results;
  • Experience supervising staff, interns and/or volunteers;
  • Strong organization and negotiating skills, accuracy, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks; and/or
  • Non-profit GAAP accounting experience.
  • Experience in supporting Human Resources Process

For more information and to apply, please visit and search for job ID# 48450 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST Sunday, February 23, 2020. 

Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally. New opportunities are posted daily!

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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