30th September 2014

Chief Executive, ACROSS

Salary – £60-70K London based ACROSS is a charity providing transport and support to enable those with special care needs to go on pilgrimages to Lourdes. Our travellers whom are sick and disabled (whom we call VIPs) are taken to Lourdes, accompanied by a doctor, nurses, a priest and helpers by Jumbulance:  a unique vehicle adapted to provide specialist transport with care and comfort.  Priority is given to those in terminal illness, those with progressive diseases and those whose medical conditions make it impossible or impractical to use conventional means of transport. Our aim is to enable people to participate in a spiritual experience, while also enjoying holiday activities in the company of others. Our transport is unique and so is our service; our pilgrimage’s are open to anyone and the special shared experience people enjoy sets us apart. Looking ahead to the next stage of our development and having recently relocated our head office to East London we are now seeking our first Chief Executive who can help us professionalise our operations and  realise our future aims. We want to deliver an ambitious five year plan where we intend to double the number of people travelling with us, build […]
29th September 2014

Deputy Head of Data and Business Intelligence, University of Birmingham

Salary: £38,511 – £45,954 Are you a leading and recognised research professional with the ability to influence strategy? We’re looking for someone with a strong track record of managing prospect pipelines, corporate relationship portfolio management or similar to join our team.  With evidence of tailoring research procedures, knowledge of the political and business environment of the UK and overseas and an ability to work with senior management, you’ll be passionate about the role philanthropy and business engagement can play within Higher Education. The University is entering the final year of its £160m Circles of Influence Campaign and thanks to incredible support from alumni and friends, philanthropy has once again changed the face of our University. From the newly built Bramall Music Building which completed our Founder’s vision for our redbrick University campus, to life-changing Prostate Cancer trials, our Campaign has been diverse and impacted on all elements of University life. With just one year to go this is your chance to join us, make your mark on our University and help us garner support for more amazing projects. Alongside raising philanthropic funds, in 2012 we merged with the Business Engagement team who bring together academic and corporate partners to support […]
29th September 2014

Head of Data and Business Intelligence, University of Birmingham

Salary: £47,328k – £54,841 Are you a leading and recognised data analytics professional with the ability to influence strategy? We’re looking for someone to join us who is adept at working with senior management, who has a strong track record of data analysis and experience of informing strategy development in a complex organisation. The Head of Data and Business Intelligence is your opportunity to play a part in shaping our 5-year divisional strategy, focussing our future fundraising ambitions and helping the Business Engagement team hit their stretching targets. The University is entering the final year of its £160m Circles of Influence Campaign and thanks to incredible support from alumni and friends, philanthropy has once again changed the face of our University. From the newly built Bramall Music Building which completed our Founder’s vision for our redbrick University campus, to life-changing Prostate Cancer trials, our Campaign has been diverse and impacted on all elements of University life. With just one year to go this is your chance to make your mark on the University and help us garner support for more amazing projects. In 2012 the Development and Alumni Relations Office merged with the Business Engagement team who bring together academic […]
22nd September 2014

Director of Commercial Development, University of Leicester Students’ Union

Salary – £55K + benefits University of Leicester Students’ Union  is a modern and vibrant organisation supporting over 22,000 student members who study at one of the top 20 ranked universities in the UK. It employs 300 people,  has a turnover of £5m and provides a range of services and opportunities such as  events, clubs & societies, volunteering, RAG and welfare, to enable their students’ time at university to be  the best it can be; in fact they want their members’ experience to be exceptional. Following a restructuring of the senior management team, our client, has created this new strategic role to lead the development of the  union’s commercial services.  The commercial operations currently include: a live music venue, catering facilities, cafes, bars, retail outlets and a Starbucks concession, however, there is opportunity to do more. As the first strategic director looking at commercial services the focus will be to review the commercial operations, to develop a new strategy and operating plan for the next three years and drive a stronger focus on the student customer. This will include working closely with the marketing team to develop and embed customer relationship management to enhance our customer interaction. To be successful […]
16th September 2014

Chief Executive, Brightside

Competitive salary London   Brightside is a charity that seeks to raise disadvantaged young people’s aspirations and awareness about education and career pathways and enhance their capability to achieve those aspirations. We believe that it’s talent that should define opportunities for young people, not background. We do this through the provision of online mentoring and resources. We are recognised as the clear leader in online mentoring, working with over 100 different organisations and supporting over 45,000 disadvantaged young people since 2003.  We work with partners in higher education and employers in the private and public sectors, both delivering individual institutional projects, for example with individual universities, and leading on large scale national projects, such as with the NHS. We are well regarded by our partners, and deliver high quality mentoring and clear impacts for mentees. After more than five years at the helm, our Chief Executive, Dr Tessa Stone, is moving to the South West and we are seeking an inspirational leader as her successor. We are at a pivotal moment in our development, and need a Chief Executive who can deliver organisational growth: extending our reach, diversifying the partners we work with, growing the size of the projects we […]
1st September 2014

Executive Director of Operations, Hanover Housing Association

Location – St Neots, London or Staines Salary – £120K + benefits   Hanover is an innovative and pioneering organisation providing high quality housing for people over 55 across England.  Now in our 51st year, we have led in the provision of high quality housing for older people including pioneering Extra Care and, more recently, downsizer models. We are ambitious and in a strong position to deliver more for our current and future residents.  To help us deliver on our aims, we are building a new senior leadership team who will be in the vanguard of leading on a new strategy to extend the range of what we do to support independence, wellbeing and ageing ‘in place’.  As Executive Director of Operations you will play a key part in this new team, enabling us to sharpen our customer focus, ensure our operations are adaptable enough to meet current and future needs, and that we continue to improve performance and quality.  Your portfolio will include asset management, planned works and repairs. We are looking to deliver on a big agenda so our ideal candidate must bring strategic operations experience at scale; ideally in a national or multi-regional role.  This could be […]
1st September 2014

Chief Executive, Carers Trust

Salary: circa £85,000 Location: London, with extensive travel throughout the UK.   Carers Trust is the biggest UK charity for, with and about carers, formed from the merger of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care in 2012. Together with 173 network partners, we provide support, information, advice and services for the millions of people providing unpaid care for a family member or friend. This is the zeitgeist issue of the 21st Century. Three in five of us will be a carer at some point in our lives. Two years after our merger we have significantly grown our profile and reputation, and are seeking an exceptional and inspirational leader to cement our position and ensure our future sustainability. We want to extend our reach to support an even greater proportion of carers, and continue to drive our campaigning activity to enable carers to have greater voice and influence. As an organisation working with independent network partner charities across four nations, we have a complex structure, and require a Chief Executive who thrives on working collaboratively. The successful candidate will be an accomplished communicator, able to build and sustain effective relationships: with network partners, our dedicated staff team and […]
1st September 2014

External Trustee Role (Finance) – University of Bath Students’ Union

Would you like to be part of a vibrant and award winning student-led organisation, sharing your experience and expertise to work with and support our five elected student trustees, two further external trustees and the Chief Executive in running and ensuring the success of our membership organisation? The University of Bath is one of the top universities in the country and the SU is one of the most highly accredited students’ unions nationally.  The University of Bath Students’ Union, which represents over 15,500 students at the University, is a key player in providing the services and opportunities that enhance the learning and teaching experience. We are looking for someone with significant board level experience and with a substantial knowledge of financial strategy and financial management, strategic leadership and fundraising.  You will have principal responsibility on behalf of the Board for the SU’s financial matters (initially, alongside the current Treasurer whose term in office expires in May 2015).  You will need a genuine commitment to the aims, values and work of the SU as well as a highly collaborative style to coach and mentor the student members of the Board.  You will be expected to attend approximately 6 meetings in Bath […]