Location Singapore
Job-type Permanent
Salary $65,000 - $75,000 Depending on Experience
Reference 16898
Category USA EUR

Why are you here?

There are a couple of reasons that will work well for us both:

  • You're an experienced operations professional and you're ready for a new opportunity - perhaps somewhere with a clear purpose, or operating in an interesting sector.

  • You're an organisational wizard with an attention to detail that is second to none. You manage the inner workings of your business to run as efficiently as it possibly can, and your keen eye for improvement allows you to implement changes that make a true difference to the way your team operates.

​If you're nodding along, it sounds like you're in the right place.

We'll tell you why we're here.

​We're experiencing incredible levels of internal growth at Acre. As you'd expect in those circumstances, we're working hard to ensure that each of our global offices are well equipped to keep up. In the Asia-Pacific region, in particular, we have a small but mighty team that's growing fast and we need someone to take charge of their processes to make things run as smoothly as possible.

Does this sound like you? Let's tell you more about it.

Firstly, we're a global recruitment business operating in the sustainability and climate change sectors. I'm sure this explains a little about why we're so busy - everyone is looking to tackle these problems head-on right now, but also need a recruitment partner that's well versed in these markets.

Fortunately, we've been doing this a long time - 18 years to be exact.

Now if you were to join us as an Operations Manager, what might the role look like on the day to day?

This role will require you to work with a range of colleagues globally, from our finance and marketing functions to our consultancy team. Your remit will be very broad, and you will offer support across HR, internal communications, executive support, office management and beyond. This will include.

Making sure Acre is a great place to work

  • Coordinating operational projects; for example, ergonomics and office set-ups and moves

  • Working alongside our operations and marketing teams to plan excellent events and socials

  • Contributing to relevant projects, such as wellbeing strategy, incentives, and team engagement

  • Partnering with our HR and central functions to oversee the onboarding process for new team members - including the Acre welcome experience and office/home-working set-ups

Office support

  • Overseeing office management and day-to-day upkeep - relationship management with our local office supplier

  • Procuring new sustainable suppliers as and when necessary that adhere to B Corp certification standards and aligns with our company values

  • Understanding of basic IT troubleshooting from a physical hardware perspective and software troubleshooting

  • Updating Acre policies and procedures in line with local regulations and changes

  • Meet and greet clients and candidates as and when required

Supporting colleagues

  • Providing administrative support as required across central and operational teams - scheduling meetings, coordinating diaries, procuring reports

  • Booking travel, reviewing travel partners, and seeking the most sustainable travel options where possible, off-setting where necessary

  • Logistical input and support on team relocations

What skills will you need?

  • Initiative and problem solving - The ability to overcome a range of challenges through a pragmatic but innovative approach. You will be highly adaptable.

  • Detail-oriented - You will need to have strong attention to detail working in a small but rapidly growing team in a fast-paced environment.

  • Leadership and determination - You will have a strong sense of purpose and a strong resolve to overcome obstacles and challenges until the job is done!

  • Great Communications - You will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Incorporating the use of IT to ensure that communications are efficient and effective. You will be a good negotiator.

What can you expect from Acre in return?

You're a valued partner here.

As the only search firm in the world with the depth of experience to tackle some of the planet's biggest issues, we operate as a trusted advisor to our clients, not just a recruiter. The value you'll add to our clients runs much deeper than getting a person in a seat. You'll be supporting meaningful change being made in the world by asking your clients 'What impact do you need us to support you with making?' Our team is built on passion and integrity, not KPIs, and the value you'll add goes far beyond numbers.


You'll grow with us.

There's never been a more exciting time to be here. We're seeing exponential growth, which means new offices across the globe, and rapid headcount and commercial expansion year on year. This means that the potential to be successful at Acre is significant. We need great people to be part of the business and offer share options to those who can help us succeed - in fact 20% of Acre's equity is in the hands of our team.


You'll be set up for success.

We set you up for success and invest in mechanisms, be those in-house support functions or technology solutions, which have the same goal: to support you to be more efficient, leaving you more time to do what you do best. Some of the ways we'll support you include:

  • Virtual Assistant (VA) Access
    Our trusted VAs relieve the admin burden of the recruitment process and streamline everyday tasks like booking interviews, scheduling pre and post interview calls, and coordinating diaries with your clients and candidates.

  • Extensive Marketing Support
    Our marketing team are on hand to support you to produce best in class proposals, credible and eye-catching search documents and partner with you to build your brand. Our investments in marketing and brand building also takes the pain out of business development, making sure our clients know who you are and how to find you when they need you.

  • Operations, Technology & Finance
    We have a strong and ever-growing focus on technological and operational excellence and invest in the best solutions to create efficiencies so you can focus on what you do best.

  • Research Support
    Our experienced team of global research consultants take the stress out of tricky searches, armed with the tools, knowledge and expertise to find the candidates you need.

  • Global Opportunities
    We are an international business operating in London, New York, Amsterdam, and Asia Pacific. Our ambition is to achieve a "One-Acre" culture which capitalises on the spirit of collaboration between all our regions. This means that we encourage international relocation and secondments where it is beneficial to the business and our team members.

Sound good to you? Please apply directly, or contact Bex Wilson at bex.wilson@acre.com if you have any questions.