28th October 2013

Head of Learning and Development, Leonard Cheshire Disability

Salary £60K + benefits London with some UK travel Leonard Cheshire Disability is the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for disabled people. Our services include high-quality care and community support together with innovative projects supporting disabled people into education, employment and entrepreneurship. Each year our 7,500 staff support more than 20,000 disabled people in the UK, and we reach thousands more through our high-profile campaigning. Worldwide, our global alliance of Cheshire partners supports disabled people into education and employment, and works in more than 50 countries. We work for a society in which every person is equally valued. We believe that disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose – with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically, and to participate fully in society. As our first Head of Learning and Development you will shape and develop a new L&D function, from initial audit to then devising a coherent and integrated strategy for the future which will significantly expand the breadth and reach of our L&D. As well as introducing strong processes, systems, and robust evaluation mechanisms, you will work alongside Directors to create a clear set of values […]
10th October 2013

Commercial Services Director, Union of UEA Students

Salary – c £50k Location, Norwich The Union of UEA Students is an independent charity, whose primary goal is to represent the students of the University of East Anglia. We are No1 University in the UK for student satisfaction in the 2013 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, and ranked in the top 1% of HE institutions in the world. The Union of UEA Students is currently looking to appoint a Commercial Services Director, at an exciting time in the development of the organisation. You will be working closely with the newly appointed Chief Executive, driving through organisational change and raising the commercial performance of the organisation by developing and implementing a commercial strategy that responds to student needs and closely follows the Union’s aims and objectives. You will have proven leadership experience in a customer focused commercial role, ideally in the food, beverage or retail sectors and a track record of improving people, systems and overall financial performance.  You will also have strong financial management skills that will enable you to take responsibility for complex budgets across multiple service lines. The ability to effectively communicate and build trust with a range of stakeholders, particularly students and university representatives, will be critical […]
8th October 2013

Head of HR – Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

Location –   London Salary  –   £45,124 – £50,968 We want to change the world for blood cancer patients and this role is going to play a key part in helping us achieve our ambitious objectives. Working collaboratively with the Learning & Development consultant and the leadership team of Directors and Heads, you will deliver effective operational HR at Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research (LLR) that will support our people in living and breathing our principles and beliefs, and help us to develop as a progressive, contemporary organisation. You’ll lead the development of HR policies, practices and objectives that will support our evolution to a high performance culture. A culture where engagement, achievement, innovation and continuous learning and the recruitment, retention and development of a highly talented team are part of the way we do things. You will be a courageous and progressive HR professional with expertise in designing and implementing tailored recruitment, performance management and reward programmes. Importantly you’ll have a proven track record in working collaboratively and can demonstrate how your HR expertise has enabled an organisation to evolve and grow.  You will intuitively understand that it’s not just ‘what we do but the way we do it’ that really […]
3rd October 2013

2 x Development Managers – Impetus – PEF

Salary: Circa £35000 Impetus, The Private Equity Foundation (PEF) is the leading venture philanthropy trust in the UK.  Its aim is to enable other charities to help disadvantaged young people to unlock their potential through education, training and employment. They proactively look for ambitious grass roots charities and social enterprises in the UK with proven interventions that evidence disadvantaged children and young people’s potential being realised.  They then inject top talent and capital to grow the reach and impact each charity can make over a period of years. All the resources they give to other charities are completely free of charge to the charities, but a cost to us.  In turn, we successfully fundraise from individuals, grant making trusts, companies and social investment. They are in the process of recruiting two Development Manager posts to join their growing fundraising function and secure income from Corporate Partners, Individuals and Grant-Making Trusts. They are a respected and well connected organisation, so this role is a blend of both account management as well as new business from our existing networks. It will involve line managing a Fundraising Officer, account managing a portfolio of donors and liaising with appropriate Impetus – PEF staff to […]
20th September 2013

Head of Fundraising – Family Action

Salary: circa £44,462 to £49,975 Family Action has been a leading provider of services to disadvantaged and socially isolated families since its foundation in 1869. We work with over 45,000 children and families a year by providing practical, emotional and financial support through over 100 services based in communities across England. A further 50,000 people benefit from our educational grants search. We tackle some of the most complex and difficult issues facing families today – including domestic abuse, mental health problems, learning disabilities and severe financial hardship. This role forms a key part of our organisational Growth Strategy. The post holder will bring considerable expertise of fundraising across a broad portfolio of income streams. You will lead the Fundraising team, increasing income year on year through current and new donors and diversifying our income base to ensure sustainability. You will also have a ‘hands on’ fundraising role, leading on the strategic development of our Corporate, Trust, Lottery and Major Donor income streams, as well as overseeing direct marketing and legacies. Managing a team of 4, you will be highly motivated, a proven fundraiser, able to manage and work with staff and donors effectively, target driven and able to work under […]
18th September 2013

Assistant Grants Officer, The Dunhill Medical Trust

Salary: circa £27,000 – £29,000 The Dunhill Medical Trust is a UK-based grant making charitable company whose main focus for support is research into ageing and older people, and other activities which reflect the national demographic of an increasingly ageing population. The Trust awards grants of around £3m annually. As our Assistant Grants Officer, you will support the Grants & Research Manager and Administrative Director by participating fully in the efficient day to day administration of the DMT’s grant making programmes. You will be a first point of contact for grant applicants, grant holders, universities, national and local charities, and all other people and organisations with whom DMT interacts. You will be involved proactively in all aspects of DMT’s administration to assist in the smooth running and further development of the Trust’s grant-making and other activities. If you are able to work on your own initiative, demonstrating an aptitude for team working and excellent interpersonal skills, have a minimum of three years’ administrative experience (preferably within a research environment, university or charity setting) and would like to gain experience of all aspects of the administration of a thriving grant-making charitable company, we’d love to hear from you. For more information […]
18th September 2013

Administration & Governance Officer, The Dunhill Medical Trust

Salary: circa £38,000 – £40,000 The Dunhill Medical Trust (DMT) is a UK-based grant making charitable company whose main focus for support is research into ageing and older people, and other activities which reflect the national demographic of an increasingly ageing population. The Trust awards grants of around £3m annually. As our Administration and Governance Officer, you will have a key role in ensuring the seamless running of the Trust, providing support for the Administrative Director and the Trustees in fulfilling their responsibilities. You will have a key role in all aspects of DMT’s administration and governance, including providing secretarial support to the Board and sub-committees, from developing agendas to providing all paperwork and writing formal minutes. You will also have responsibility for day-to-day financial matters, from arranging payments for grant holders to liaising with DMT’s professional advisers and investment managers. You will have a degree (or equivalent professional qualification/experience) and at least 10 years’ administrative experience, ideally within a university, research, health service or charity setting. You will have a background in providing secretarial support to formal boards and committees and proven financial management experience. If you are able to work on your own initiative, demonstrating an aptitude for […]
16th September 2013

Director of Development and Communications – Foundation

Location – Leeds based but flexible, including home working by agreement Salary – £50,000 per annum Foundation is a charity based in Leeds and delivers a range of housing support and complementary services to meet the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged adults, young people and families experiencing or at risk of social exclusion. The organisation operates across the north of England delivering locally based projects brought together in area based groupings, serving approx 4000 customers per year. Foundation has an income of around £13m, with aspirations for further developing the range of services we deliver and the geographical reach of the organisation. Further to the recent appointment of our new Chief Executive we are now looking to expand our senior team to support our plans for growth.   The Director of Development and Communications will play a critical role in this next stage of development. You  will lead on a new development and communication strategy to help re-position Foundation as a leader in the field of social inclusion and to influence decision making at the highest levels, alongside building and diversifying our services to enable us to reach more customers. To be successful in this role your strength must be in […]