Operations Specialist

This is not just a job opportunity, this is an opportunity to transform lives!


The purpose of the Operations Specialist is to assist with the stewardship and accountability discipline of the ministry partners throughout the EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa ministry) unit, which would promote effective stewardship of all resources in attaining its ministry objectives. The Operations Specialist will primarily assist with the implementation of the procurement and logistics strategy for the EMEA unit and in the execution of Stewardship Reviews (compliance audits) for all ministry partners to achieve the objective of operational efficiency and cost effectiveness. In the event of absence of the EMEA Accountant & Regional Assistant, the Operations Specialist ensures the responsibilities as stated in point 9 of the duties.

Bible League International serves the under-resourced Church with Bibles and training to transform lives worldwide through God’s Word! Our team is excited about God’s calling on our ministry and serves Him in His mission for the world, with commitment and joy. We hope you will consider His leading in using your God-given gifts and abilities to help fulfill the Great Commission in serving at Bible League International! For more information, visit https://www.bibleleague.org/. Also take a moment and view our careers video to learn more about our culture through our staff at Bible League.


  1. Coordinate with Bible League International (BLI) Global Operations on procurement and logistic matters.
  2. Coordinate with BLI EMEA unit ministry partners and printers on the procurement and shipment of Scripture materials.
  3. Process operational and Scripture grants to BLI EMEA unit’s ministry partners.
  4. Assist in the preparation of BLI EMEA unit’s yearly and quarterly budget print plan, and enter these details in the Project to Implementation Management System (P2I).
  5. Assist in the preparation of month end inventory reports from BLI EMEA unit’s ministry partners from the Project to Implementation Management System (P2I) which would provide a review of the utilization of BLI’s granted scriptures in their ministry.
  6. Organize and, as required, provide training on the Project to Implementation Management System (P2I) for existing or new BLI EMEA unit partners when deemed necessary.
  7. Monitor progress of new BLI products by liaising with BLI’s Translation, Publishing and Operations teams. This will also involve active participation in BLI’s Global Procurement Group.
  8. Under the direction of the Operations director EMEA, undertake Stewardship Reviews (compliance audits) of all ministry partners. In accordance with BLI’s Global Stewardship Review Guidelines, undertake such reviews on at least a once in two-year cycle for all ministry partners.
  9. Provide administrative assistance as and when required, like:
    • Verify, allocate and post details of business transactions to BLI’s Accounting system- Business Central.
    • Accounts Payable, review and pay suppliers, contractor invoices in a timely manner.
    • Prepare monthly financial statements.
    • Conduct monthly reconciliation of all bank accounts.
    • Reconcile monthly grant payments against Purchase Orders.
    • Perform monthly reconciliation of General Ledger.
  10. Attend unit meetings as and when required.
  11. Undertake international travel as required to fulfill the duties referred to above.
  12. Undertake all other tasks as directed by the Operations Director EMEA.

Organizational Relationships

Responsible to: Operations Director EMEA
Collaborates with: members of the unit team, BLI ministry partners, printers, and BLI staff in the USA and other units


  1. Must be a Christian, having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Must also agree with our statement of faith and conduct his/herself in a Christ-like manner.
  2. Should have at least 5 years administrative experience in a business or non-profit setting.
  3. Must understand budgeting processes and possess the ability to assist the Operations Director with finance matters.
  4. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office and have recent experience in the operation of Excel spreadsheets, databases, Word and Powerpoint. Medium to advanced Excel skills are required. Excellent keyboard skills are essential.
  5. Passionately committed to serving indigenous churches and demonstrate an appreciation of other cultures.
  6. Should be a confident and effective communicator and possess high level English literacy and numerical skills. Accuracy in both areas is vital for this position.
  7. Be knowledgeable and aware of the present political, social and economic situations within the unit.
  8. Demonstrated experience in coordinating events and making travel arrangements.
  9. Should be a goal-orientated self-starter who is comfortable working with minimal supervision, and who naturally takes a high degree of responsibility for the effective administrative management of the unit.
  10. A willingness and availability to undertake overseas travel as required.
  11. Formal administrative or accounting qualifications will be highly regarded.

Standards of Performance

  1. Comply with standard organizational rules and policies.
  2. Perform duties efficiently and responsibly.
  3. Utilize time for maximum effectiveness and productivity.
  4. Demonstrate consistent attitude of cooperation and cultural sensitivity.

In day-to-day responsibilities, this position will carry out Bible League International’s core values which are:

  • Prayer – Our relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Calling – God’s call into His work.
  • Service – Serving God and others.
  • Unity – Working together in unity.
  • Integrity – In line with God’s Word in word and deed.
  • Vision – A Christ-centered hope and perspective.

Performance Evaluations

You will meet with your manager in alignment with our fiscal year to discuss accomplishments and priorities four times per fiscal year.

As a part of our Statement of Faith BLI champions the training and professional development of our employees. If you want to learn more about this exciting role or if you would like to apply, please visit our application site here.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion because we feel it enriches us as an organization and reflects God’s love. Bible League International is a nonprofit, non-denominational, faith-based organization. Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act Section 702, the Bible League has the right to hire only candidates who agree with Bible League’s Statement of Faith and profess Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.