1st February 2018

Community Fundraising Events Manager, Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Community Fundraising Events Manager Royal Marsden Cancer Charity Salary: Competitive Location: Chelsea and some travel to Sutton Reports to: Senior Community Fundraising Events Manager 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 beginning its second year of an 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 new £50 million capital appeal to build The Clinical Care and Research Centre that will provide radical new solutions for the research and treatment of cancer. Be challenged Our biggest challenge event is the Marsden March, one of the UK’s largest challenge events, which has raised over £10m in the last seven years. We have also recently introduced a number of […]
1st February 2018

Director of Community Shop

Director of Community Shop Location: Tankersley, South Yorkshire Competitive salary and generous benefits package Community Shop is the UK’s first social supermarket, and with turnover now in excess of £1m we are placed in the top 15% of social enterprises in the UK. By using the knowledge and infrastructure of Company Shop – the UK’s largest redistributor of surplus food – and through working with our partners in the food industry, we have built an innovative social enterprise that is already serving four communities in South Yorkshire and London and is keen to expand across the UK. Not only do we offer great food at deeply discounted prices to those who need it most, we use the revenue from food sales to help people gain confidence in their lives and create more cohesive and connected communities. We do this by providing access to professional and personal development programmes, to kick-start positive change in our member’s lives. Each Community Shop has three interdependent spaces; a store, a development hub and a kitchen and social eating space. Each one serves to engage, inspire, build up and connect every member who comes through our doors. Since opening our pilot store in December 2013, our successes […]
31st January 2018

Director of Governance & Head of Redbridge Campus, NCC London

Role: Director of Governance & Head of Redbridge Campus Contract: Full-time and permanent Salary: Starting salary of circa £50k plus pension and benefits Responsible to: Chair of the Corporation (Director of Governance) & Group Principal & CEO (Head of Redbridge Campus) New City College is on a strategic journey and making good progress, with a strong leadership team in place as well as a skilful and experienced Corporation.  Under a relatively new group structure, a focus for us is to ensure that we provide consistency in the planning and delivery of an excellent curriculum which meets the needs of students and employers, quality assurance and data management, the improvement of finances and outcomes for students across our three Colleges. The role of Director of Governance at New City College involves far more than the average Clerk to the Governors role.  As a senior post-holder and officer of the Corporation, the role has additional responsibilities for safeguarding, campus leadership and the administration at our Redbridge site.  Alongside this the post-holder will also work closely with our Group HR Director on ensuring GDPR compliance.  As such, it’s important to us that candidates have equal measures of leadership ambition and Board secretariat experience. You’ll understand the legal frameworks within which FE Boards […]
29th January 2018

Chief Executive, NDTi

Chief Executive NDTi circa £85,000 Head office Bath, with weekly national travel (especially London) We believe that all people should have choice and control over their own lives, and we work towards a vision of society where age and disability would make no difference to how individuals were valued.  As our new Chief Executive how would you support us to deliver this vision? NDTi is a pioneering not for profit organisation, which has been working with disabled people and older people, communities, government and professionals for 25 years to help make this vision a reality.  We challenge the status quo, influence policy makers, generate evidence, support local change makers and show what it is possible to achieve – even in these difficult financial times. Our work always focuses on wider life outcomes and people’s roles as equal citizens. We want older people and disabled children and adults to enjoy the same opportunities as everyone else – education, paid work, a place of their own, fulfilling personal relationships and a chance to contribute to their communities. We have a strong reputation. Although relatively small we ‘punch above our weight’ and are at the forefront of social policy thinking and practice, being […]
23rd January 2018

Head of Grants, The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Head of Grants The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity Salary: c£55k per annum, depending on experience + benefits Location: Chelsea, London, with occasional travel to Sutton, Surrey. Our organisation… The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity is one of the leading cancer centres in the world, with a track record of developing new and better ways of diagnosing and treating cancer. We play a vital role in supporting the latest clinical research and funding new facilities and equipment so that patients receive the best possible treatment and care. The Charity must rise to the challenge of channelling more funds to the hospital to help it maintain its position at the forefront of cancer treatment and care across the world. The Charity provides funding for the Hospital through a series of grants, awarded by Trustees, for both capital and on-going projects that are in line with the hospital’s ambitious vision and strategy, and which will enhance the provision of care to patients, both at The Royal Marsden and beyond. The opportunity… This newly created role presents an exciting opportunity to be a key member of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity senior team, working alongside the Hospital’s world leading clinical teams, to manage, develop and […]
22nd January 2018

Prospect Development Manager, Imperial College London

Prospect Development Manager Imperial College London Salary: £45,400 – £54,880 per annum Campus: South Kensington Imperial has more than 185,000 alumni forming an international community of outstanding scientists, engineers, medical professionals and business leaders. A key objective of Advancement is to build a more vibrant, engaged alumni community which is motivated to contribute to and participate in Imperial’s continuing success. As a team, Advancement raises funds for scholarships, academic positions, research centres and capital projects, securing private financial support from those who are committed to our academic mission and building Imperial’s global reputation. The Division has expanded significantly during the past few years, and is now moving towards a capital campaign. We are seeking an outstanding Prospect Development Manager, Principal Gifts to work closely with fundraising colleagues to strengthen and expand, track, and report upon this key pool of individuals and organisations capable of making gifts to the College in excess of £1 million. This career opportunity promises to be varied and will utilise to the maximum your experience gained in roles such as a Prospect Development Manager, Prospect Research Manager, Fundraising Researcher, Head of Prospect Research or similar. You will be a creative thinker, discovering prospects from outside our […]
22nd January 2018

Board Member / Governor, Birmingham Metropolitan College

Board Member / Governor Birmingham Metropolitan College Remuneration: Unpaid, voluntary role with reasonable expenses Term of office: Four years BMet is one of the UK’s largest colleges and delivers education and training to almost 25,000 students each year.  , The Corporation is focussed on ensuring the rapid improvement of teaching and learning so that it is recognised as a ‘good’ provider across all areas of delivery. To this end, the College Corporation intends to appoint an education/skills expert to its Board to support the improvement of quality teaching, learning and assessment. You will have been, or continue to be, employed as a senior post holder in a Further Education College, Sixth Form College, Multi-Academy Trust or Independent Training Provider and have risen through the ranks, having led significant improvements in student experience and outcomes for, and progress of, students.  If you have experience of being an Ofsted Inspector, that would be ideal, though we would be happy for you to have had direct experience of leading an inspection within your own organisation. With a keen-eye for data and management information reports, you will be skilled at analysing information at a strategic level and have the natural ability to constructively challenge […]
22nd January 2018

Chief Executive, Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB)

Job title: Chief Executive Reports to: Chair of the Board of Directors Status: Full time and permanent Salary: Circa £100k + Pension Location: Flexible, though based in London office regularly There’s never been a better time to become Chief Executive of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB). With record membership levels and exceptional membership satisfaction rates, FAB is strengthening its role as the legitimate voice of awarding in the UK, and the Board are ambitious about its strategy for future membership engagement, income generation and sector-based impact. The Challenge FAB needs someone to raise the profile of the organisation at a time of key policy changes in areas of post-16 skills, apprenticeships and functional skills reform. The membership, their customers and learners need a voice, clarity and certainty, and the Chief Executive will play a key part in delivering this for the awarding sector through enhancing relationships with UK Government, Institutes, regulators and other key stakeholders.  As major reforms take shape, the Chief Executive will, through FAB, support our members to be aware of the risks ahead and to take the opportunities presented by change. For FAB you will ensure our growth and enhance our impact. The Role The Chief […]