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Professional Services Manager

Transport | Facilities | IT (local) | Small Building Projects

CWGC | Ypres | Permanent, Full-time

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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) honours the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, and ensures they will never be forgotten. Our work commemorates the war dead, from building and maintaining our cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations in more than 150 countries to preservation of our extensive records and archives. Our values and aims, laid out in 1917, are as relevant now as they were 100 years ago.

Professional Services Manager

Job description

Your responsibilities:
  • Manage and deliver all Agency/ External Partners' activities in the Area in coorperation with Head Office.
  • Manage and deliver purchase management and the provision of general administration services, contracts and procurement to Horticulture and Works Departments.
  • Responsible for the transport fleet.
  • Regularly review appropriate systems, processes, procedures and reports to ensure the Area is operating as an efficient model.
  • Manage and deliver utilities and all soft facilities in the Area. 
  • Responsible for providing support to accessibility and sustainability projects.
  • Act as a Area representative on corporate CWGC committees where applicable.
  • Assist with the delivery of management information necessary to demonstrate that the Professional Services department is delivering effectively.
  • Contribute to the strategic management of the Area across specialist fields.
  • Organise the work of the team, prepare and compile the annuale performance appriasals and review the personal development plans.


Complex administrative/ financial management experience.
Administrative and organisational skills with a methodical approach to work.
Personal effectiveness e.g. in planning, developing, contributing to and delivering projects.
Good communicator with cultural sensitiveness


We offer a challenging international work environment in which competence and quality play an important role.  Enhancing personal growth and a real opportunity to invest in your future through on the job development and training. 

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If interested, please send your CV and motivation letter to
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    • Function type: Operations
    • Sector: Government and Social Profit
    • Ypres
    • All jobs at CWGC


    • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
    • At least 5 years experience
    • Dutch, English, French


    • Permanent
    • Full-time

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