14th December 2018

Chief Operating Officer – Newham College London

Chief Operating Officer Newham College London Salary: c£110k Newham College London is the lead partner in a progressive group of training organisations transforming the economic prosperity of our local communities. Situated in the heart of the East End, the borough of Newham is a young, vibrant, diverse and thriving part of the capital and the apex of radical transformation over the coming years. Undistracted by merger, we have an exceptional opportunity to position the College at the heart of the skills and employment agendas in east London. We are looking for a Board-appointed financial strategist to lead our financial planning and develop robust finances to support the College’s ambitions. Working closely with the Principal, you will have two key initial goals: to leverage our restored financial health to support and catalyse a step change in the impact we have; and to provide financial leadership in the implementation of our comprehensive estates modernisation programme. This role will also take lead strategic responsibility for Estates & Facilities, ICT, Systems and Data Management. Using your financial background, commercial and strategic skills you will develop a commercial plan to expand the business – exploring opportunities for growth and developing the landscape to work with […]
12th December 2018

Director of Membership and Member Mobilisation – The Labour Party

Director of Membership and Member Mobilisation The Labour Party Location: Victoria, London SW1 (with occasional travel to Newcastle) Salary: £65,880, plus Fixed Sum Allowance of £2,453, plus benefits Established in 1900, The Labour Party was created to get working class voices represented in British Parliament. In government, Labour has changed the lives of millions; responsible for creating institutions such as the National Health Service, introducing the minimum wage, legislating for equality, ground breaking environmental safeguards and ending fox hunting. Today, under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, the Party has tripled in size with new members inspired to join a mass movement for change and deliver a Labour Government. There has never been a more exciting time to join Labour as our new Director of Membership and Member Mobilisation. You will have the experience and vision to improve our communications with our members. You will be responsible for leading a division of 18 dedicated staff, who are based across our London and Newcastle offices. The department is split into two different teams. The first is Membership Services in Newcastle, who run our membership call centre, membership renewals and lead the management of third partner operational support. The second is the Member […]
10th December 2018

The Children’s Trust – Trustee – Special Education Needs

Trustee – Special Education Needs Tadworth, Surrey Unremunerated – reasonable expenses paid Time Commitment – 2 days a month The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury and neurodisability. We deliver rehabilitation, education and community services through our national specialist centre, based in Tadworth. We also offer support more widely through our community services for children and young people across the UK and via our online Brain Injury Hub. Established for over 30 years, we have a team comprising 520 staff and over 1,000 volunteers who together are dedicated to providing children with brain injury and neurodisability to have the opportunity to live the best life possible. The Children’s Trust School is a non-maintained special school supporting children and young people aged 2-19. There are three residential houses supporting the Day School with registration for 44 young people. You join us at an exciting time, as we are midway through our three-year strategy ‘Creating Futures Together’, which focuses on a number of key objectives including; to be the best at what we do, respond to the needs of children and young people, ensure our services are there for the long term and to scale up. To enable […]
10th December 2018

Non-Executive Board Members, Finance and Audit – The Disabilities Trust

Non-Executive Board Members The Disabilities Trust Role Type: Voluntary role with expenses (1-2 days per month) Location: Meetings are held in Central London The Disabilities Trust is a significant UK charity with income in excess of £55m per annum, assets of over £100m, and 1,800 staff supporting 1,000 people with assessment and rehabilitation for brain injury, complex autism, learning disabilities and physical disability, through residential centres and our day school in Berkshire. Services, tailored for each individual’s needs, include purpose-built residential accommodation, community-based housing, respite care, special education and community enabling services to maximise each individual’s independence. The Disabilities Trust is going through a period of change and transformation to ensure that the charity is positioned well for growth and to meet the increasing levels of competition from private healthcare providers. The opportunity is to create an organisation that has the commercial efficiency of a private provider with the values and person-centred focus of a charity. The Chief Executive, Irene Sobowale, has a vision for the charity to grow and expand, while putting people with disabilities first and their needs at the heart of what the Trust do. The Chair, Steve Howell, shares this ambition and wants to create a board environment […]
5th December 2018

Head of Principal Gifts, Faculty of Medicine – Imperial College London

Head of Principal Gifts, Faculty of Medicine Imperial College London Salary:£56,526 – £64,869 p.a. Location: South Kensington Campus, London UK Role type: Fixed term contract / Maternity cover (13mths) Imperial College London has a reputation for excellence in teaching and research in engineering, medicine, science and business. Consistently ranked within the top three universities in Europe, and the top ten worldwide, Imperial attracts the very best students, researchers and partners from across the globe. The Faculty of Medicine Development Team was established in 2014 and is responsible for raising £20M+ in philanthropic funds annually. The team works closely with the Dean of the Faculty and other senior academics and clinicians, and many colleagues across the (90 staff) Advancement Team to raise funds from alumni, friends and grateful patients. As a senior member of the Development team and under the leadership of the Director of Development for the Faculty of Medicine, you will be responsible for expanding the ambitious fundraising strategy for Imperial College London’s Principal-level (£1m+) prospects. Funding will be sought for Capital Projects, Endowed Positions, Scholarships, Academic Institutes and Centres. You will articulate the case for support in compelling language and will work with colleagues to develop appropriate marketing materials […]
5th December 2018

Chair of the Corporation Board – West Nottinghamshire College

Chair of the Corporation Board West Nottinghamshire College  Remuneration: £12k per annum (subject to Charity Commission approval) Time commitment: Up to 2 days per week (to be reviewed after 12 months) Term of office: 2 years, in the first instance West Nottinghamshire College is a huge asset to the communities it serves and the 26,000 students it educates, trains and develops. The facilities of the College are some of the best in the country, following £50m of capital projects – including a University Centre for Mansfield with a purpose to raise aspirations in the local area.  Having enjoyed over a decade of growth, improvement and development across its quality of provision, scale of delivery and estate, the College is now experiencing a period of financial challenge and is being supported through regulatory intervention and ongoing review. Following recent changes to the leadership of the College, the Corporation Board now seek a new Chair following the planned retirement of the incumbent in December 2018.  The Corporation Board is the College’s governing body and meets monthly to consider strategic developments and monitor College and management performance. It is made up of highly experienced people drawn from the private sector, public bodies, community groups, educational establishments, staff and […]
4th December 2018

Academic Registrar – University of Derby

Academic Registrar University of Derby Salary: between £70k-75k An applied university of today and tomorrow which is shaped around our purpose, our place, our promise, our people, our principles and our pillars. With the launch of a new strategic framework through 2018-30 which sets out the University of Derby’s ambition for our staff and students, as well as how we intend to contribute to the regional economy, there has never been a better time to be a part of the University’s senior leadership. Due to our recent Academic Registrar’s move to become Director of Student & Academic Affairs at the University of South Australia we now look to appoint his successor at our University; taking an institutional lead on services which develop, support and enhance the student experience. Improved ratings around student experience and teaching excellence, along with enhanced university league table positioning are just some of the recent achievements under Professor Kathryn Mitchell’s leadership as Vice-Chancellor. The focus on ensuring that the University delivers an exceptional student journey and promotes genuine social mobility through academic achievement and raising aspirations has never been greater. Reporting to the University Secretary and Registrar and acting as her deputy you will take day […]
3rd December 2018

Director of Finance – MND Association

Location: Northampton, UK (with potential future office move within commutable distance) Salary:  £80,000 to £85,000, depending on experience, plus benefits The MND Association was founded in 1979. Our mission is to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We also fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND. The Association also campaigns and raises awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised and addressed by wider society. The MND Association is looking to appoint an outstanding Director of Finance who will help to steer us through the exciting and challenging times ahead. You must be a proven leader, with exceptional financial and commercial acumen and experience. You will also have a crucial role in the corporate leadership of the Association and ensuring that we sustainably deliver our five year strategic plan. Reporting to the CEO, this is a critical role that will lead our Finance, Facilities and ICT teams. You will lead on the direction, management and reporting of all of the Association’s financial activities. You will also lead the Facilities and ICT functions to […]
3rd December 2018

Member of the Corporation Board – Governor – Newham College of Further Education

Member of the Corporation Board – Governor Newham College of Further Education  Remuneration: Unpaid, voluntary role with reasonable expenses Time commitment: Circa 1-2 evenings per month, plus 1 day per year for attendance at the annual conference Term of office: 3 years This is an exciting time to join Newham College as a Member of our Governing Body and be part of our continued journey to build and sustain the preferred vocational teaching and learning environment for the communities we serve. The Corporation Board is the non-executive decision-making body of the College.  It is responsible for ensuring the strategy, the finances and risk of the business are monitored through having oversight of corporate governance and compliance. The role of Governor is to be party to approving the College’s strategic plan and ensuring funds are carefully utilised in promoting Further Education. Independently and as part of the Board, candidates must have the legitimate experience to provide constructive challenge and scrutiny to ensure the quality of provision continually improves through the recruitment and appraisal of senior staff members. The benefits of being part of the Newham College Corporation Board are countless in terms of influence on the education and future of the students and our local community.  We are one of the largest and most successful colleges […]
19th November 2018

Director – Autism Education Trust

Director, Autism Education Trust Salary: c£70k Location: London Our vision is that all children and young people with autism receive an education that enables them to fulfil their aspirations – is yours? One in 100 people are autistic. Education is key to enabling children and young people on the autism spectrum and their families to thrive.  The Autism Education Trust (AET) helps children and young people with autism to receive a good education, enabling them to reach their potential. Our mission is to provide professional development resources and opportunities that support education services and staff in securing positive experiences and outcomes for autistic children and young people.  We are a not for profit programme led by two national autism charities – the National Autistic Society and Ambitious about Autism. Established 10 years ago and supported and accredited by the Department for Education, the AET promotes and supports partnerships throughout the education system to improve educational access, experience and outcomes for children and young people with autism. Underpinned by current research into good education practice, the AET programme is structured around the three education phases – early years, school and post 16. We currently work with more than 60 local authorities […]
13th November 2018

Chief Executive – St Leonard’s Hospice

St Leonard’s Hospice Chief Executive York Salary – Competitive + benefits, including relocation St Leonard’s Hospice is an independent charity which has been providing care and support for the local community in York and the surrounding area from Ryedale in the north to Selby in the south, for over 30 years. With an overall rating of ‘Outstanding’ from the Care Quality Commission and a strong reputation within its community, the Hospice constantly strives to deliver the highest quality care and does this through a tireless focus on patients and their families and carers’ needs. The Hospice has a 20 bed in-patient unit, provides a range of day services at its Sunflower Centre and a Hospice@Home service offering specialist palliative nursing care and support to patients and their families in the last few weeks of life. As it looks ahead to its next strategy, the Hospice is now seeking to appoint an outstanding and values-led  individual to lead and collaborate with a highly capable team of staff and volunteers and work with an experienced Board, whilst continuing to develop St Leonard’s Hospice’s excellent reputation and capability for providing outstanding patient care. As our next Chief Executive you will join a confident […]
12th November 2018

Head of Corporate Governance & Policy – Sunderland College

Head of Corporate Governance & Policy Sunderland College £50,000 plus 35 days annual leave and Local Government Pension Scheme An exceptional opportunity to help shape the governance, assurance and policy work of the largest multi-campus further education provider in the North East. Sunderland College is a further and higher education college with campuses currently located across the Sunderland and Hartlepool. We deliver education and training to around 13,500 students ranging in age from 14-19 years and above. Our curriculum spans all education routes including GCSE’s and ‘A’ levels, professional and technical education, apprenticeships, higher education and commercial training. As the College gears up to deliver our ambition to provide an aspirational learning and skills offer to people of the North East we need to ensure our governance structures, systems and support are in place and ready to become sector-leading.  What we already do is excellent, but we know there’s more we could be doing, and our Head of Corporate Governance & Policy will be instrumental in helping us achieve this. We aren’t looking for a typical Clerk to the Corporation Board/Board Secretary, though recognise it’s an important part of the job, which is why we are offering an outstanding person […]
12th November 2018

Members of the University Governing Council – University of Derby

Members of the University Governing Council University of Derby Remuneration: Unpaid, voluntary role with reasonable expenses Time commitment: 12 to 20 days per year (if appointed to a committee), plus attendance at important events and graduation ceremonies. Term of office: Initially, up to 3 years This is an exciting time for the University, as they have recently launched their 2018-2030 strategic framework and are subsequently looking to source independent governors to join their main board, the Governing Council. This is a great opportunity for individuals with relevant experience, credentials and interests to contribute to fulfilling the new vision ‘An applied university of today and for tomorrow’. They need people with a passion for contributing to the development of educational opportunities, the senior leadership experience and insight to steer the University through its future goals and the commitment to contribute to the success and future potential of the students. In particular, they are keen to hear from people who have senior leadership experience in one or more of the following areas: – Cultural change, people, reward and driving organisational change – Estates and property – Higher Education – Digital transformation and cyber security – Financial strategy and audit control Ideally you will: – Be familiar with working in […]
12th November 2018

Board Member and Governor – Nottingham College

Role: Board Member and Governor Location: Nottingham Remuneration: Unpaid, voluntary with reasonable expenses Time expectation: A minimum of four hours per month Nottingham College is one of the largest colleges in the UK with 34,000 students, 1,300 dedicated employees and ten campuses across Nottingham. We want to ensure that our focus is always on developing employment opportunities for our students through creative and inspirational teaching.  We plan to do this through overhauling our curriculum offer to make sure the qualifications we deliver are most appropriate for the aspirations of our students. We’ll also be heavily investing in our digital and IT infrastructure as well as continuing to review the quality of our estate. To support our ambition we are looking to appoint several new Board Members (Governors) to our Corporation Board – the governing body of our College.  We are specifically looking for talented people who can add value to the discussions which take place at the Board and its committees through providing support and challenge to our leadership. You’ll be part of a Board which does this through the appraisal of reports, plans and strategies.  Based on our plans for Nottingham College we welcome interest from those with substantial […]
7th November 2018

Head of Fundraising, Bournemouth University

Head of Fundraising Bournemouth University Starting salary from £40,792 – £48,677 per annum (pro rata) with further progression opportunities to £53,174 A rare three day per week permanent fundraising role at a progressive university Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of people who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community. The University’s fundraising team is now expanding, and we need an inspirational person to become our Head of Fundraising, managing a small established team. This is a new post, and could be an ideal position for someone with a strong track record who is now ready to step up into a leadership position, or perhaps an established fundraiser who is searching for a role that offers real flexibility. Previous management experience is not essential as we believe in developing talent, and the person will be given full support to realise their potential. This will include mentoring, support from the Director of Fundraising & Alumni Relations, and entry into our leadership development programmes. […]
2nd November 2018

Special Events & Committees Manager, The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Special Events & Committees Manager The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity Salary: Competitive + benefits Location: Chelsea, with occasional travel to Sutton, Surrey  Reports to: Head of Trusts & High Value Committees   The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre.  We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world. From funding state-of-the-art equipment and ground-breaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, we will never stop looking for ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. Be inspired The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity is six months into its ambitious three year  strategy that aims to significantly grow our income. Along with funding an existing world-class programme of research, treatment and care, we have also launched a £70 million capital appeal to build the Oak Cancer Centre that will provide radical new solutions for the research and treatment of cancer. Be challenged At The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, we are incredibly fortunate to benefit from the fundraising efforts of a range of high value committees. These supporters deliver events that raise substantial six […]
2nd November 2018

Senior New Business Manager, The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Senior New Business Manager – Corporate Partnerships The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity Salary: Competitive + benefits Location: Chelsea, with occasional travel to Sutton, Surrey  Reports to: Head of Individual & Corporate Philanthropy  The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre.  We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world. From funding state-of-the-art equipment and ground-breaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, we will never stop looking for ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. Be inspired The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity is six months into its ambitious three-year strategy that aims to significantly grow our income. Along with funding an existing world-class programme of research, treatment and care, we have also launched a £70 million capital appeal to build the Oak Cancer Centre that will provide radical new solutions for the research and treatment of cancer. Be challenged We are a high performing team, and this role presents an exciting opportunity to play a vital role in helping us to realise our ambition. Corporate fundraising is a growing entity […]
12th October 2018

Senior Philanthropy Manager (Trusts), Alzheimer’s Society

Senior Philanthropy Manager (Trusts) Alzheimer’s Society     Salary: £48,732 per annum Responsible to: Head of Philanthropy Responsible for: Philanthropy Manager Hours: 35 per week Office location: 43-44 Crutched Friars, London, EC3N 2AE (Tower Hill) Contract type: Permanent Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won’t win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer’s Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia – wherever they are, whatever they’re going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them. We are the UK’s leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice. About the role The Senior Philanthropy Manager (Trusts) is a crucial role within our team. Line managing a Philanthropy Manager (Trusts), the role focuses on managing and growing our income from trusts and foundations. You will engage and steward a range of warm as well as cold prospects, utilising senior volunteers and other stakeholders where appropriate to grow our trusts […]
12th October 2018

Senior Philanthropy Manager (HNWI), Alzheimer’s Society

Senior Philanthropy Manager (HNWI) Alzheimer’s Society     Salary: £48,732 per annum Responsible to: Head of Philanthropy Responsible for: Philanthropy Manager Hours: 35 per week Office location: 43-44 Crutched Friars, London, EC3N 2AE (Tower Hill) Contract type: Permanent Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won’t win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer’s Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia – wherever they are, whatever they’re going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them. We are the UK’s leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice. About the role The Senior Philanthropy Manager is a crucial role within our team. Line managing a Philanthropy Manager, the role focuses on our income from high net worth individuals and private foundations. You will engage and steward a range of warm as well as cold prospects, utilising senior volunteers and other stakeholders to grow our philanthropy income. There is […]