24th March 2015

Principal, City College Brighton and Hove

Brighton £100K + benefits Bold and transformative leader required. Shape our future – realise our full potential. Situated in the heart of Brighton & Hove, City College provides an outstanding educational experience that changes the lives of our 7,000 students every year. Student satisfaction levels are consistently high at 97%, and achievement rates have been steadily increasing in the past few years, reaching their highest ever level of 95% in 2013/14. Brighton & Hove is in the top 5 cities in the UK for private sector job creation, we occupy a pre-eminent place in the digital and creative sectors and have a growing young people demographic.  These fantastic advantages are recognised by our key partners across the city and we are strategically critical to the development of the community we serve. Opportunities for development are clear but there are undoubtedly challenges in the sector as funding either decreases or demands more output for the same, and policy drivers from government are narrowing into key areas of importance. We want to seize these opportunities but be better equipped to navigate/mitigate the challenges. To do this we are now looking to appoint a new executive team and need bold and transformative leaders […]
24th March 2015

Chief Operating Officer, City College Brighton and Hove

Brighton £100K + benefits Bold and transformative leader required. Shape our future – realise our full potential. Situated in the heart of Brighton & Hove, City College provides an outstanding educational experience that changes the lives of our 7,000 students every year.  Student satisfaction levels are consistently high at 97%, and achievement rates have been steadily increasing in the past few years, reaching their highest ever level of 95% in 2013/14. Brighton & Hove is in the top 5 cities in the UK for private sector job creation, we occupy a pre-eminent place in the digital and creative sectors and have a growing young people demographic.  These fantastic advantages are recognised by our key partners across the city and we are strategically critical to the development of the community we serve. Opportunities for development are clear but there are undoubtedly challenges in the sector as funding either decreases or demands more output for the same, and policy drivers from government are narrowing into key areas of importance. We want to seize these opportunities but be better equipped to navigate/mitigate the challenges. To do this we are now looking to appoint a new executive team and need bold and transformative leaders […]
24th March 2015

Chief Executive Officer, City College Brighton and Hove

Brighton Up to £150K + benefits Bold and transformative leader required. Shape our future – realise our full potential. Situated in the heart of Brighton & Hove, City College provides an outstanding educational experience that changes the lives of our 7,000 students every year.  Student satisfaction levels are consistently high at 97%, and achievement rates have been steadily increasing in the past few years, reaching their highest ever level of 95% in 2013/14. Brighton & Hove is in the top 5 cities in the UK for private sector job creation, we occupy a pre-eminent place in the digital and creative sectors and have a growing young people demographic.  These fantastic advantages are recognised by our key partners across the city and we are strategically critical to the development of the community we serve. Opportunities for development are clear but there are undoubtedly challenges in the sector as funding either decreases or demands more output for the same, and policy drivers from government are narrowing into key areas of importance. We want to seize these opportunites but be better equipped to navigate/mitigate the challenges. To do this we are now looking to appoint a new executive team and need bold and […]
12th March 2015

Head of Governance and Leadership Support, Kent Union

Location: Canterbury Salary:  circa £30k depending on experience   Kent Union is the representative body for students of the University of Kent and provides wide-ranging services for its members at campuses across Kent and on the Continent. We are a registered Charity, with annual revenues in excess of £11 million, 600 staff and services including a nightclub and a nursery, employment agency and retail outlets, a welfare advice centre, volunteering opportunities and a wide range of student activities. Included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For on six occasions including in 2015, we believe we are one of the best students’ unions in the UK and one of the best UK charities to work for. Our governance is comprehensive, but also dynamic with five Boards, including our main Board of Trustees, seven committees, a trading company, a jointly owned not-for-profit company and a partnership project with another charity; we also have lots of students and young people on our Board, Committees and in leadership roles, including the Chair of our main Board who is elected each year by and from our student members. We’re looking for somebody who is able the plan proactively for the cycles […]
9th March 2015

Chief Executive, Students’ Union Royal Holloway University of London

Salary circa £60k Location: Egham, Surrey The Students’ Union at Royal Holloway, University of London (SURHUL) is a student-led organisation representing over 8,700 students (our members) from over 100 countries. A registered charity, we have a turnover in excess of £2.5 million each year and sit at the heart of student life providing representation, welfare, clubs and societies, as well as a nightclub, pub, cafe and a range of student media. We are seeking a dynamic, inspirational, collaborative and committed leader to support our on-going journey to becoming a more professional, transparent, and sustainable organisation fit to support the students of Royal Holloway, University of London.  We have transformed significantly as an organisation over the last 18 months and we haven’t finished yet.  We are looking to recruit a Chief Executive with proven experience leading a range of services and stakeholders, and with the skills necessary to deliver on a number of cross campus projects to realise the organisation’s vision of becoming one of the best Students’ Unions in London and nationwide. Our ideal candidate will have strategic leadership experience in a customer focused organisation with demonstrable experience of delivering effective services and of managing a variety of competing priorities […]
20th February 2015

Director of World Fellowship & Events, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Location:  Award House, near St James’s Park, London (With overseas travel) Reports To:  Director of Development Salary:  £50,000 – £55,000 + performance related bonus + pension The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is the world’s leading achievement award, equipping young people for life and work. In 2013 more than one million young people around the world took part in the Award, in over 140 countries and territories. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation drives and supports the Award’s global growth. Working through our network of Award Operators in over 140 countries and territories, we are creating new ways and places for young people to do the Award, using innovative online tools. We lead the Award’s entry into new countries, ensuring consistency around the world. Our long term ambition is that every young person in the world aged 14 to 24 should have the opportunity to participate in the Award. In 1987 HRH the Duke of Edinburgh created our World Fellowship; a prestigious global network that brings together philanthropically minded high/ultra high net worth individuals with an interest in the development of young people.  Members of the World Fellowship play an integral role in enabling more young people to reap […]
9th February 2015

Head of Client Services, Marriage Care

Circa £45,000 Full-time Location: Nottingham and London Marriage Care specialises in helping couples – married or not – build and sustain strong, fulfilling, healthy relationships, and in providing support in times of relationship difficulty. Because better relationships make for better lives, more stable families and a stronger society. We are the largest faith-based provider of relationship support services in the UK working through our 53 Centres and 800 professionally trained and accredited volunteers. We provide marriage and relationship information, education and counselling support to thousands of people each year and have been doing so for nearly 70 years, building up a wealth of experience of how relationships survive and thrive. During 2013/14 alone, over 71,500 people accessed information about marriage and relationships from Marriage Care. In the same period 7,600 clients took part in nearly 10,000 sessions of marriage preparation or relationship counselling across England and Wales, whilst over 60,000 people accessed our web and social media resources. We are known for the quality of our services, but we are determined to be even better. We have introduced stronger tools for evaluating our services, and we are currently reshaping our senior management team, both of which will enable us to […]
9th February 2015

Volunteer Mentors, Carers Trust

Mentors required for the largest charitable organisation within the UK that is specifically concerned with addressing the needs of carers – Carers Trust. Working with the network of 161 individual charities providing support, information advice and services for people caring for a family member or friend across the UK mentors will support local leaders and their teams to: Focus on building sustainable organisations, which generate surplus for charitable use; Develop and grow services that focus on the best outcomes for carers and those they care for; Encourage and support the development of partnership working between Network Partners Carers Trust is looking for senior leaders from the public, private or not for profit sectors who bring experience in the following areas: Proven leadership, management and / or consulting experience in supporting organisations and teams to develop and grow and have an impact in the sector that they serve; Ability to share skills and knowledge, relevant to a diverse situations and personal styles; Experience of working in a service environment with a strong customer service and quality ethos. This could be in the public, voluntary or private sectors; Strong relationship management skills to be able to inspire, support and challenge the people […]