13th September 2016

Independent Trustees, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Unremunerated (Reasonable expenses will be paid) Location: Wigston, Leicestershire The Board of Trustees is appointed by the Council and is responsible for overseeing the management of IOSH affairs. The Board has legal accountability for all activities and results and consists of six IOSH members, four independents (non IOSH members) and the Chair (who may be a member or an independent). Being a Trustee of IOSH is a responsible position requiring an active role in the governance of the organisation. You will be involved in making decisions about the future of the organisation, supporting the Chief Executive and ensuring the legal obligations and charitable objectives are met. We are looking for two new Independent Trustees who can bring experience to the Board and in particular seek individuals with a commercial background in accounting and financial management and another in communications and public relations. Both Trustees will need to hold an appropriate professional qualification and will have experience in senior strategic management positions. We are keen to encourage people from a wide range of backgrounds to have a diverse and inclusive Board. Trustees are normally appointed for a three-year term of office and can be eligible for a second three-year term.  The time commitment […]
5th September 2016

Director of Finance and Corporate Services, VoiceAbility 

London or Cambridge £56, 500 – £65,000 per annum + £3299 inner London weighting if applicable VoiceAbility’s mission is to strengthen voices, support rights and change lives. We enable people who face the greatest disadvantage and discrimination to have a real say in, and genuine control over, their lives. We provide independent support to people with learning disabilities, mental health issues, physical and sensory impairments or autism and to children, young people and people with dementia. We put the people we work with at the heart of our organisation and have developed excellent services.  As a result, we have become one of the largest providers of advocacy and user participation services in the UK. Last year we supported over 30,000 people. We have a turnover of c£8.5m, employing 320 staff across the UK. In view of the increasingly challenging environment for people who use social care and long term health services, we want to achieve more. To achieve this our new strategy sets our direction to improve what we do, achieve greater social impact and operate more productively and effectively. Our focus is on driving sustainability and on developing new service directions. We now need a progressive and commercially oriented […]
5th September 2016

Chief Executive, University of Salford Students’ Union

Salary: £55-60k Salford, Manchester Our vision is to be the outstanding organisation in the UK for delivering a positive student experience. We exist to represent the 18,000 students of Salford University; and are a student-led charity, supported by a professional management team, with c£3m turnover. Among our diverse activities we support over 110 clubs and societies; operate a Student Advice Centre; train and develop over 500 student representatives; and operate a food-led licensed venue. Over the past two years we have made great progress in developing USSU, and we are half-way through a strategy which focuses on creating a union with a culture based on strong values – one that is student-centred and collaborative. Our election turnout has significantly increased, and student satisfaction ratings have also improved. Though we are independent from the University of Salford, we have built a strong relationship with the university based on partnership and co-production. The union has its building blocks in place, and there is an appetite for innovation. But there is still much to do to ensure that we are effectively engaging with all students at the University – so that they understand who we are, the diversity of our services, and that […]
5th September 2016

Director of Fundraising and Grants, Carers Trust

Salary: £70k per annum (including London weighting allowance £3k per annum).  Contract: Permanent 35 hours a week Location:  London, SE1 0EH (with potential for flexible location) Reports to: CEO Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. Our vision is that unpaid carers count and can access the help they need to live their lives.  Our mission is to identify, support and involve the UK’s unpaid carers through the provision of action, help and advice. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. We do this with a UK wide network of quality assured independent partners, through our unique online services and through the provision of grants to help carers get the extra help they need to live their own lives. With locally based Network Partners we are able to support carers in their homes through the provision of replacement care, and in the community with information, advice, emotional support, hands on practical help and access to much needed breaks. The last year has seen significant change throughout our charity and […]
5th September 2016

Director for Scotland and Northern Ireland, Carers Trust

Salary: £58,293 per annum Contract: Permanent 35 hours a week Location:  Glasgow, with regular travel to Belfast (with potential for flexible location) Reports to: CEO Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. Our vision is that unpaid carers count and can access the help they need to live their lives. Our mission is to identify, support and involve the UK’s unpaid carers through the provision of action, help and advice. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. We do this with a UK wide network of quality assured independent partners, through our unique online services and through the provision of grants to help carers get the extra help they need to live their own lives. With locally based Network Partners we are able to support carers in the community with information, advice, emotional support, hands on practical help and access to much needed breaks. The last year has seen significant change throughout our charity and the sector as a whole. We have responded to this by developing a co-created […]
9th August 2016

Development Director, The Ulysses Trust

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 Location: London or Home Based The Ulysses Trust was established in 1992 and supports individual and organisational development by providing financial assistance and advice to adventurous expeditions carried out by members of the United Kingdom’s Volunteer Reserve and Cadet Forces. Our work invests in the development of young people, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds, and we are the only charity dedicated to supporting the development of reservists and cadets through both challenge and adventure. We are keen to reach more young people at crucial stages of their lives. To achieve this aim, we are seeking to appoint a new full time Development Director to increase our level of voluntary income and therefore broaden our reach. Be challenged We are seeking to recruit an experienced professional fundraiser with a track record of securing donations from trusts, major donors and, if possible, corporate partnerships. We are not a military charity, but we will need someone comfortable with stakeholder engagement, including working closely with high profile figures who may have served in various armed forces. You will lead and deliver our ambitious strategy to increase engagement with our supporters, and will have the full support of an engaged and […]
1st August 2016

Chief Operating Officer, Orchid Project

Vauxhall, London £44,000 – £48,000 Reports to: Chief Executive Officer & Founder Line reports: 4 direct Orchid Project has a vision of a world free from female genital cutting – something we believe is entirely possible. To achieve this we advocate to ensure stakeholders resource and prioritise an end to FGC, communicate the potential to end FGC within a generation and partner with organisations that deliver a sustainable, proven end to FGC. Our funding comes from a range of different sources including trusts & foundations, major donors and international supporter groups. We are looking to increase this income, as well as our impact Be inspired To continue our growth, we need to recruit a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to take responsibility for delivering our strategic plan. Reporting to our Chief Executive Officer, the role leads our fundraising, finance and HR functions, and has an overview of our programmes and communications. This role is a fantastic opportunity for an existing COO, or indeed someone looking to step up into a role of this nature for the first time. To perform this role you will need experience of finance and income generation. This is a broad role, and we’re aware that there […]
1st August 2016

Head of Major Gifts, UnLtd

Location: Clerkenwell, London Reports to: CEO Salary: £46,591 – £55,260 + pension contribution We are UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs. We identify and support driven, talented and passionate individuals who are addressing key issues facing our society. These issues range from creating livelihoods for people with autism to health and wellbeing classes for residents of care homes. Since its inception in 2002, UnLtd has made over 13,000 awards providing our social entrepreneurs with funding, advice, training and networks. Be challenged We develop and maintain excellent relationships with our donors, and already benefit from a number of very successful income streams.  However, we do not currently have a major gifts function and are now looking for an experienced and driven fundraising leader to set this up with the CEO, building on excellent foundations with a message that is compelling for a high net worth audience. Our connections in this space are very strong, and this is a fantastic opportunity to build another highly successful income stream for UnLtd. The role This high profile role has responsibility for creating and implementing our major gifts strategy, focusing on securing gifts at five and six figure level. Reporting to the CEO, and working […]