14th August 2018

Head of Advocacy & Policy, Orchid Project

Head of Advocacy & Policy Orchid Project Vauxhall, London £45,000 – £50,000 Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Orchid Project has a vision of a world free from female genital cutting (FGC) – something we believe is entirely possible. The Head of Advocacy & Policy will use their considerable expertise and experience to make the case at the highest levels to support an end to the practice of FGC.  Whether it’s influencing, engaging with policy, persuading others, collaborating with stakeholders – you will bring to our team knowledge, excitement and a proven track record to achieving change. This new position provides a fantastic opportunity for an advocacy and policy specialist to lead our work on how we support change globally. Working closely with our senior leadership, you will take ownership of driving forwards our successful advocacy and policy outputs, to ensure FGC is prioritised and to ensure more commitment and resources for the issue. You’ll be able to forge relationships and garner political leadership and commitment, and work persuasively with multi-lateral agencies, regional bodies, and governments as well as collaborate with others in our field. You will be devising and delivering a new advocacy strategy to complement our new three year organisational strategy. […]
13th August 2018

Board Members – Finance and Audit, New College Stamford

Members of the Corporation Board 1 x Governor (Vice Chair of the Audit Committee) 1 x Governor (Member of the Finance Committee) Remuneration: Unpaid, voluntary role with reasonable expenses Time commitment: Circa 1-2 evenings per month, plus 1 Saturday per year Term of office: Up to 6 years New College Stamford is a fundamental asset to the local area and is highly valued within the town, by its community and local stakeholders alike.  The College Executive Team and Corporation Board are commitment to building on their recent achievements with a strong upward financial trajectory, increased student numbers, improved reputation and significant investment in digital technology – supported by the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership with a £1million investment scheme. All in all, this is an exciting time to join New College Stamford as a Governor and be part of their continued journey in building and sustaining a preferred teaching and learning environment now and for the future. The Corporation Board is the non-executive decision-making body of the College. It is responsible for ensuring the strategy, finances and risk areas of the business are monitored and developed whilst having oversight of corporate governance and compliance. The role of Governor is to be party to approving the […]
8th August 2018

Non-Executive Board Members, The Disabilities Trust

Non-Executive Board Members (1-2 days per month) The Disabilities Trust 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 where the board members are […]
2nd August 2018

Senior Development Executive, University of Oxford

Senior Development Executive – Museum of the History of Science University of Oxford Grade 8: £39,992 – £47,722 per annum with possible extension to £52,132 Permanent The Museum of the History of Science’s unique collections tell the story of scientific discovery from early Islam to the discovery of Penicillin in Oxford. The Museum is preparing to launch Vision 2024, an ambitious strategy for the six years ahead in the run-up to its centenary. This strategy will enable the transformation of the Museum’s galleries, endowment of key posts, and support for educational activities. The Museum seeks a dynamic and experienced major gifts fundraiser to initiate and develop high value, long-lasting relationships with individual supporters and philanthropists. The role presents an opportunity to contribute to the Museum’s individual giving strategy and play a leading role in delivering its transformational plans. You will have proven experience of securing five and six figure donations, an understanding of the principles of successful major gift fundraising, and an innovative approach to involving and engaging supporters. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, influencing and networking skills to write compelling proposals, and to operate comfortably in a large, complex institution with multiple stakeholders. A graduate or […]
30th July 2018

External Trustee, University of Sunderland Students’ Union

External Trustee | University of Sunderland Students’ Union | Un-remunerated (reasonable expenses paid) Can you enable more students to have positive life changing experiences in Sunderland? University of Sunderland Students’ Union (USSU) is a £1.2m independent charity dedicated to empowering the students of the University of Sunderland. USSU does this by giving students a voice within the university and wider community. We also deliver advisory services, create a welcoming community of students on campus, and enable more students to feel at home in Sunderland. It’s an exciting time to join us as we have recently developed a new strategic plan and are about to launch our new brand. Our new plan sees us target 3 core streams: – “Your voice”, We want to ensure that we articulate the voice of students to the University and other key stakeholders in the city and wider student movement in the most effective way possible. – “Your course and you”, We will be providing a range of supportive services that can support students. This includes Peer mentoring and buddying programmes as well as campaigning on major issues such as Mental Health and Wellbeing as well as local such as the accessibility of our campus […]
25th July 2018

Philanthropy Manager, Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Philanthropy Manager 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 delivering an ambitious 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 To help us achieve our goals, we are now looking for a new Philanthropy Manager to join our high performing team. The role will contribute to both our ongoing hospital priority projects and the capital appeal. As Philanthropy Manager you […]
25th July 2018

Chair, GS1 UK

Chair GS1 UK Remunerated – £65,000 per annum London, circa 2 days a month (One Annual Overseas meeting) GS1 is a global organisation, which transforms the way we work and live through the power of open, global standards and innovative services. A not for profit organisation we are one of 112 GS1 Member organisations around the world and we are best known for the barcode; named by the BBC as ‘one of the 50 things that made the world economy’. This still plays a vital part of our work, but we do so much more. The GS1 System of standards improves the efficiency, safety and visibility of supply chains across physical and digital channels in 25 sectors and our scale and reach is vast. Globally, over two million companies use our standards every day for over six billion transactions. In the UK alone, we have over 36,000 members. As we embark on our next 3-year strategy which will see us continue to innovate, evolve and deliver new services, and grow in current & new sectors, we seek a new Chair of our Supervisory Board who will drive and embed this strategy and work alongside a capable board made up of […]
23rd July 2018

Head of Training and Education, Business Continuity Institute (BCI)

Head of Training and Education Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Salary: c£50,000 per annum, depending on proven experience Location: Caversham, Reading, UK Global reach, expert knowledge, and 100% member focused. Since 1994 the BCI has been the world’s leading institute for business continuity and resilience professionals. The BCI has around 9,000 members in more than 100 countries worldwide, supported by a dedicated team of 30 staff, predominately based at our offices in Reading. As part of the senior management team, reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Head of Training and Education will manage and develop the BCI Training and Education business, including current and future stakeholder relationships, supported by a team of two. You will lead the existing and new Training and Education partners globally, including the quality control and annual pricing lists.  Also, a key part will be the development and management of existing and new relationships with higher education, academia and resilience related management discipline professional bodies, including managing the delivery of the Certificate of the BCI (CBCI) examination programme and third party suppliers involved in examinations and marking. The development of new training products and services will also be an important aspect of the role and an […]
23rd July 2018

External Trustees (x2) & Expert Committee Member (x1), Anglia Ruskin Students’ Union

External Trustees (x2) Expert Committee Member (x1) Anglia Ruskin Students’ Union Un-remunerated (reasonable expenses paid) Everything we do is led by students, for students. ARU Students’ Union exists to represent the students of Anglia Ruskin University. We are supported by a professional management team and a Board of Trustees, with £2 million turnover and 30+ career staff spread across campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough and London. ARU Students’ Union has undertaken a significant transformation within recent years, delivering increased financial sustainability, developing several new spaces for students as well as adding a more robust governance structure to our organisation. The next piece of the jigsaw is to recruit two new External Trustees and a new Expert Committee Member. The new Board and Committee Members will join us at an exciting time as we enter the final stages of our current strategic plan and begin looking ahead to the future. There will be a significant opportunity for you to help build on our recent success and contribute towards our vision for the future. Joining us will provide you with a rewarding opportunity to support students who are developing as leaders within their communities and help empower them to make long-term and […]
20th July 2018

Director of Commercial Services, Northumbria Students’ Union

Director of Commercial Services, Northumbria Students’ Union Salary: £41,027 – £47,210  (2% pay award from August pending) The Union Northumbria Students’ Union (NSU) is a leading charity in the North-East with a £4m+ turnover and one clear goal, to have a positive impact on the lives of the 30,000 students who study at Northumbria University. We have 55+ members of staff who are dedicated to this goal and support our work by delivering modern, first-class services to benefit our students. The Role Gone are the days of Unions having sticky, grungy floors and students being second-rate citizens! The Director of Commercial services will lead an exciting and diverse team with a £1.7 commercial portfolio, including a 1000 capacity bar/club, a 2000 capacity live music & club venue, a 750 capacity café/bar, as well as a theatre called Stage 2. The Union currently makes good use of its facilities and offers an extensive range of live entertainment and conferencing facilities. Open to the local community it aims to be a leading entertainment and conferencing provider in the North East. In addition to those services NSU also operates a subsidiary limited company NU:Lets providing student lettings with a guarantee of ‘no admin […]
16th July 2018

Chair of the Board, ACEVO

Chair of the Board of ACEVO Meetings are held in Central London Unremunerated, although reasonable expenses will be paid Time Commitment: 2-3 days per month ACEVO, the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, has been supporting, championing and connecting civil society leaders for over 30 years. With our new CEO, Vicky Browning, a new three-year strategy, and a newly engaged membership of over 1,100 individuals, it is an exciting time to join us on our journey. In fact, this is our moment. You can take a leading role in driving social change through adding value to the more influential role of ACEVO in promoting increased competence and growing confidence in our civil society. Our diverse membership currently benefits from exclusive personal development opportunities, mentoring tailored to senior leadership roles, networking & learning events, discounted professional services and a range of advice & support. Our new strategy will further develop the skills and competence of civil society leaders; showcase good leadership; better support and connect more leaders; enable more peer-to-peer support, and amplify the voices of our members and represent their interests civil society leaders. Improving member engagement in our policy and development work is key to ensuring that our members’ […]
3rd July 2018

Chief Executive, Mosaic Clubhouse

Chief Executive Mosaic Clubhouse £55-60k per annum plus pension contribution South London We are looking for an exceptional leader with a passion for working alongside people with mental health issues to lead Mosaic Clubhouse, an established award winning mental health charity providing services to the residents of inner city South London, into its next phase. Mosaic Clubhouse has been funded by Lambeth Council and NHS Lambeth since it was founded in 1994. We aim to promote positive mental health for those aged 16 and over, living with severe and often enduring mental health problems, enabling individuals to regain the confidence and skills necessary to lead productive and satisfying lives. The two central tenets of Mosaic are the concept of membership of the Clubhouse Community and working side by side with staff to co-deliver clubhouse activities as a key means of regaining confidence and self-esteem. Members are involved in every aspect of community life: they work on reception, run our café, maintain our gardens, deliver our administration and finance activities and deliver workshops for the benefit of their peers. Members are the key stakeholders within our organisation and participate in all our work, decision-making and governance opportunities. After six successful years, […]
25th June 2018

Head of Fundraising & Communications, Leuka

Salary: £55,000 – £60, 000 per annum (depending on experience) Accountable to: Chief Executive Full-time: 37.5 hours per week Location: 52 Portland Place, London, W1B 1NH Benefits: 25 days holiday, 8 bank holidays, up to 7.5% pension Leuka is a specialist, entrepreneurial medical research charity – focussed on funding leukaemia and related blood cancer research. As a leading leukaemia research charity, we are determined to discover the best treatments and ultimately a cure. Our goal is a world free from leukaemia. This is a bold statement, but it is what we believe. We need to grow our income to fund our plans for the next three years (2018-20) and beyond – to continue to support the latest, most promising blood cancer research and clinical trials to ensure the best, most effective treatments are available to patients. As Head of Fundraising & Communications you will be expected to consolidate our success, strengthen our supporter relationships and secure the means to fund our plans. You will be expected to lead on all aspects of creating and delivering a fundraising strategy so we can realise our ambitions. You will need to raise our Brand awareness and public engagement through all means possible: digital marketing, social media and other […]
25th June 2018

Deputy Chief Executive, Finance & Enterprise, Staffordshire University Students’ Union

Location: Stoke-on-Trent (relocation package available)  Salary: £40,029 – £43,420 + generous pension & benefits Staffordshire University Students’ Union is the representative body for the 16,500 students of Staffordshire University and provides a wide range of membership and enterprising services for students. We are a Charitable Incorporated Organisation with an annual turnover of almost £4 Million and 250+ staff. We run a range of services including ‘Best Bar None Gold’ accredited venues, a growing student lettings agency and successful coffee and retail shops. We also provide an advice centre, volunteering opportunities and a wide range of student activities. We exist to ensure every Staffordshire University student has a reason to be proud to be a part of Staffs; as a University, a Union and a community. The Deputy Chief Executive, Finance & Enterprise is a new role and will be joining us at an exciting time as we enter the final year of our strategic plan and start to plan ahead for the future. The Deputy Chief Executive, Finance & Enterprise, will be a key member of our senior leadership team and will work closely with the Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive- Services and our four elected […]
19th June 2018

Corporate Partnership Development Manager (New Business), International Rescue Committee UK (IRC-UK)

Employer: International Rescue Committee UK (IRC-UK) Position: Corporate Partnership Development Manager (New Business) Reports to: Head of Corporate Partnership Location: London, UK Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum Contract: Permanent The International Rescue Committee UK is part of the IRC global network, which has its headquarters in New York and London. The IRC is on the ground in more than 40 countries, providing emergency relief, relocating refugees and rebuilding lives in the wake of disaster. Through 22 regional offices in cities across the United States, the IRC also helps refugees resettle in the US and become self-sufficient. Our European headquarters, IRC-UK, were established in London in 1997 to support the organisation’s global activities and particularly to diversify its donor base and be able to better advocate with European policy-makers on behalf of the people we serve. Since its establishment IRC-UK has grown rapidly and is now acknowledged for its high quality project management, technical expertise in governance and rights and economic recovery, and innovative thinking on early recovery and gender based violence. FUNDRAISING DEPARTMENT IRC-UK’s fundraising capability and income has grown significantly over the past 3 years.  There are ambitious plans to continue this trend and significantly increase income over the next 3 years. The Corporate Partnership Development […]
15th June 2018

Development Manager – Faculty of Engineering, Imperial College London

Development Manager, Faculty of Engineering Salary: £45,400- £54,880 per annum Location: South Kensington, London A community of problem-solvers dedicated to finding innovative solutions to the world’s biggest challenges, Imperial College London is one of the world’s leading science-focused universities, committed to making advances in research and education and lasting contributions to society. A global institution in outlook and reach, Imperial has four faculties, Engineering, Medicine, Natural Sciences and Business, an annual income of circa £970 million and considerable ambition for its future. Advancement is an agile and ambitious team, striving to generate philanthropic income for College and Faculty fundraising priorities. The team has been expanded considerably over the last few years and now comprises approximately 85 staff. The Advancement Division is seeking a Development Manager with the expertise and collaborative interpersonal skills to join their ambitious team and to develop the robust pool of individual major gift prospects to support strategic funding initiatives. Duties will include managing strategic projects and high priority donor relationships, with the aim of attracting major gifts (£25k+) in support of the Faculty of Engineering, as well as the wider College’s fundraising objectives. You will articulate the case for support in compelling language and develop appropriate […]
14th June 2018

Senior Relationships Manager, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Title: Senior Relationships Manager Reports to: Head of Major Giving Salary: £45,000 – £48,000 Location: London, SW1V 1RB The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award. Our ambition is for every young person aged 14 to 24 to have the opportunity to participate in the Award. Through participating in the Gold, Silver or Bronze Award, young people develop the skills, confidence and life experience needed to face the challenges of adulthood. The Award is accessible to young people from all walks of life, including those with disabilities or from underprivileged backgrounds, and we work closely with schools, colleges, youth groups and young offender institutions, involving a network of over 50,000 volunteers, to deliver The Award. The DofE’s national fundraising team is responsible for securing over £4.5m a year, with the ambition to increase this to £6m by 2021.  We had a hugely successful year in 2016 celebrating our 60th, Diamond Anniversary with a wide range of fundraising initiatives and high end events raising £5m of additional income for the Charity. We now need to keep the momentum to build on this success over the next five years. The Major Giving team will play an integral part […]
12th June 2018

Medical Adviser, The Children’s Trust

Medical Adviser Tadworth, Surrey Unremunerated – reasonable expenses paid As an independent provider of healthcare and education, 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 and The Children’s Trust School, 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 522 staff and over 500 volunteers who together are dedicated to providing children with brain injury and neurodisability to have the opportunity to live the best life possible. You join us at an exciting time, recently embarking on our next 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. As our Medical Adviser you will operate in a senior advisory role, in particular sitting on our Clinical Governance & Safeguarding Committee to ensure there is independent scrutiny of […]
7th June 2018

Trusts and Foundations Manager, Epilepsy Society

Trusts and Foundations Manager Epilepsy Society Salary: c£40,000 Location: Buckinghamshire / London Reports to: Director of Fundraising, Marketing and External Affairs Epilepsy Society’s current mission is to enhance the quality of life for people affected by epilepsy through promoting public awareness and education, undertaking research and delivering specialist medical care and support services. Our centre of medical excellence at the Chalfont Centre provides the latest diagnostic tests, assessments and medical treatment. We are the UK’s largest specialist provider of epilepsy services, offering a unique blend of integrated health and social care services for people with epilepsy and a range of complex needs. We do this through registered care homes, supported living, community outreach and specialist therapy and clinical services. Our vision A full life for everyone affected by epilepsy. We want everyone affected by epilepsy to have the best opportunity for a full life – as free from seizures as possible. We set out to make a difference to every person affected by epilepsy whatever their background, however seriously it affects them, and whether they have the condition themselves or are close to someone with epilepsy. Be challenged This is a pivotal role in the development of Epilepsy Society and […]
29th May 2018

Chair of Trustees, The Breck Foundation

The Breck Foundation Chair of Trustees Un-remunerated London Established in 2014 The Breck Foundation strives to educate the digital generation to keep safe online.  Founded in memory of Breck Bednar, a 14 year old boy, from Caterham, Surrey, who loved technology and online gaming and was groomed and tragically murdered by someone he met online, The Breck Foundation provides speakers to schools who raise awareness of the issues surrounding the dangers of social network sites, online grooming and other forms of exploitation. It also works with the police and other agencies to promote the education and understanding of safeguarding and online safety for all; ultimately its aim is to ensure young people are more aware so that they can enjoy the benefits of the internet safely. Building on the momentum achieved so far and in response to a growing demand for its work, The Breck Foundation is now looking for a Chair of Trustees to help lead the organisation’s next stage of strategic growth and realise our aspiration to become a national charity. With ambitions to expand its network of speakers across the UK and to take its key messages to more schools and young people, the Foundation is also […]
25th May 2018

Independent Trustee, Board of The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Independent Trustee – Board of The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Unremunerated (Reasonable expenses will be paid) Location: Wigston, Leicestershire IOSH is the world’s largest membership organisation for safety and health professionals, and the only one with Chartered status, with over 47,000 members around the world. IOSH, and its members, have a significant and positive impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of working people, providing a powerful voice for change and improvement. We are going through a period of great change and launched our ambitious five-year strategy, WORK 2022, in April 2017, providing greater focus for IOSH which has seen significant growth in both our membership numbers and the success of our commercial activities. We also have a new Senior Leadership Team in place, so this is a very exciting time to join the Board of Trustees. Achieving WORK 2022 requires transformational change in our organisation and it will be important for our Trustees to understand the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship; be able to personally deliver against agreed actions and have the capability to contribute constructively and regularly at meetings, whilst maintaining total integrity whilst in post. To help us in this regard we are seeking an […]
14th May 2018

Commercial Director, Pharm@Sea

Commercial Director Pharm@Sea Limited Flexible base with regular travel to Brighton and nationally £60-£70K + 20% PRP With turnover grown from £13.6m to £18.9m we’re now looking to expand our operation further and are about to open our second site. This is the first step in an ambitious 5 year strategic plan to win contracts for other services and locations within NHS Trusts and elsewhere. To help us do this we’re now looking for a Commercial Director who will lead on driving this expansion, developing a strong pipeline of opportunities and working collaboratively and creatively with the Clinical Operations Director, Pharm@Sea’s capable team and our Board. Our operating model is underpinned by a relentless focus on patient benefit and 92% of dispensing activity is delivered in less than 15 minutes, with an average time of 9 minutes. This service level drastically reduces waiting times and offers significant improvements to patient experience. This is a key differentiator which, alongside combining the best of the NHS and the commercial sector, means we are receiving strong demand from the market. You will be joining Pharm@Sea at an exciting time where there is huge potential and scope to act as a catalyst for change […]
14th May 2018

Trustees, The Jane Goodall Institute

Trustees: Finance, Governance, Fundraising & Commercial The Jane Goodall Institute Meetings are held in Central London in the evening In 1960, Jane Goodall travelled from England to Tanzania to get close to wild chimpanzees, document their behaviour, and shed light on our own evolutionary past. She won their trust and very quickly made the first observations of chimps making and using tools. She shone a light on the complexity and richness of chimpanzee communities, their human-like communications such as pats on the back, and much more. In the 1980s, rampant deforestation and its effects on the chimpanzees in Africa compelled Jane to broaden her research focus to include conservation. JGI UK was set up with a mission to make a difference for all living things through conservation, research and education, and it does this through programmes involving: Community Centred Conservation: Contributing to the preservation of chimpanzees and their habitats by combining conservation with education and promotion of sustainable livelihoods in local communities. Primate Care and Research: through study of primates in the wild, and sanctuaries for orphans of the entertainment and bushmeat trades. Environmental and Humanitarian Education: through Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots international youth education programme which aims to […]
21st February 2018

Trustees x2, Active Prospects

Trustees x2 (Health & Social Care – Learning Disabilities and / or Mental Health) Active Prospects Surrey At Active Prospects we passionately believe that everyone should have the opportunity for a full and aspiring life, and people with learning disabilities, autism, acquired brain injury, and mental health needs should equally have these chances and be offered choice and control in their lives. We were established in 1989 specifically to support people moving out of long-stay NHS institutions into the community and enable people with learning disabilities, mental and physical health needs to live full and aspiring lives. We are a Community Benefit Society with charitable status, and a Social Enterprise with a strong portfolio of properties, largely owned but also rented in partnership with housing associations and private landlords. Our aim to become a leading organisation known for delivering innovative, flexible and responsive care, achieving excellent outcomes for our people and communities. We will achieve this through maintaining profitable growth, further developing a mixed portfolio of business, and extending our property and service offers for people with complex need and behaviours. Innovation in person centred thinking, increasing use of assistive technology, and reshaping our mental health services to focus on […]