4th February 2013

Trustees x 3 – Leeds University Union

We are looking for 3 new trustees to join Leeds University Union (LUU), one of the leading Student’s Unions in the country. There is a specific requirement for each role as follows: • A trustee who has excellent leadership management experience and an understanding of human resources. This trustee is expected to chair the HR & Remuneration Committee. • A trustee who is both a qualified accountant and who has significant experience of working in a financial capacity at a senior level. This trustee is expected to chair the Audit & Risk Committee. • A trustee with significant experience in strategic development within an innovative environment, as well as some familiarity with marketing or fundraising. This trustee is expected to chair the Marketing & Development Committee. Trustees of LUU tell us that it is a great experience, volunteering on a diverse Board alongside students who are inspiring future leaders in society. Serving as a trustee with LUU requires a commitment to attend 5 Board meetings per year and support one of our subcommittees. To find out more about this opportunity and download the application pack go to: http://www.leedsuniversityunion.org.uk/governanceandtrustees. To get a feel for what the work of LUU looks like […]
14th January 2013

Interim Director of Fundraising – Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Immediate start Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is the only UK charity dedicated to beating blood cancer.  With over 50 years of experience investing in quality research, we have built unparalleled expertise in this field. We are undergoing transformational change and are now poised to make a profound impact with an over-arching objective to deliver a quantifiable increase in patient benefit. Our organisation is about people; our talented team of employees, our volunteers, our researchers and our supporters – united together to beat blood cancer. Our time is now. We are looking for an Interim Director of Fundraising who will be a brilliant strategist and who can work cohesively with our marketing team to identify new trends and opportunities. You will be an inspirational leader who can support and encourage teams to develop and implement new ideas to ensure an increasingly diverse group of income streams are being identified and cultivated. Digital fluency is vital to the success of this role.  While we will need your strategic ability to plan our comprehensive fundraising programme, we also need your hands-on help to deliver success.  Achieving our new fundraising strategy will require a strategic Fundraising Director who can also deliver at a practical […]
10th January 2013

University of Oxford – Head of Development-Student Support

Location: Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD    Salary:  Grade 10: £49,689 – £57,581 pa with possible extension to £62,907 pa Permanent, Full-Time This is an exceptional opportunity to build your career in one of Europe’s most successful fundraising teams. The Oxford Campaign has already raised nearly £1.5bn to date. We are seeking a talented and proven development professional to raise funds for an exciting range of projects across the student experience. Oxford has recently launched a £300m initiative, to support undergraduates from the most disadvantaged backgrounds, as well as a new £100m graduate scholarship matched funding scheme. As such, this is an unparalleled time to join Oxford, building on significant success to date and driving ahead these exciting new initiatives in the next phase of our Campaign. You will work closely with the Pro-Vice-Chancellors for Development and Education and with senior staff who manage areas of the student experience. To be successful in this role you will be an experienced fundraiser with an impressive track record in securing major gifts and a confident approach to achieving ambitious targets.  You will have a good level of education, including a degree or equivalent.  You possess diplomacy, creativity and outstanding communication and strategic planning […]
2nd January 2013

Adult Social Care Consultancy Project – Two days per week until March

Our client is a prominent City Council in the South of England looking to for a Project Manager to implement changes to the non residential care charging policy. Implementation will begin at the end of January, yet we need a project manager to start as soon as possible as changes will need to be made to systems prior to implementation being completed in April 2013. We are looking for someone at Service Manager level who has a good understanding of social care charging, and who is prepared to be hands on as well as capable of managing the project at a higher level.  The work will involve making  changes to the council’s care recording system, sending out letters to all customers with their new charges, setting up a helpline and revising the policy documents. We therefore, require someone who has the tenacity to drive through this change in a setting where staff capacity is limited at present and where there are competing demands. For a more detailed discussion please contact Dawar Hashmi at dawar@peridotpartners.co.uk
21st December 2012

Optalis Business Area Manager

Optalis launched in June 2011 and is one of the first Local Authority Trading Companies (LATco) in the country, providing Adult Social Care services. They exist to help inform, guide, manage and provide a diverse range of care and support services for older people and people with a disability. The Business Area Manager will provide inspirational leadership in the context of major organisational change across two main areas of responsibility; to provide sound operational oversight of statutory personalised adult social care services and to lead on the major transformation of services, through service improvement and successfully achieving business growth. This role leads the Brokerage and Support Team, which provides social care services for adults who have eligible needs. This is an exciting opportunity for a commercially minded qualified social work professional with management experience. You’ll have two main areas of responsibility; to provide sound operational oversight of statutory personalised adult social care services and to lead on the major transformation of services.  Optalis Business Area Manager Information Pack If you feel you have these skills and are excited by the opportunity to use them in an organisation that is ambitious, innovative and values driven please contact Emily@peridotpartners.co.uk to request an […]
4th December 2012

Relate – Head of Services

Location: London or Doncaster Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 + benefits   At Relate, we envision a future where healthy relationships are actively promoted as the heart of a thriving society. As the country’s largest provider of relationship support, we reach over a million people every year, and work directly with people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to support them with their relationships. We have a proud history beginning in 1938 as a response to wartime stress on relationships and from there, we’ve built a credible and extensive network which operates as a federated structure, providing Relate services around the country. Relate provides relationship counselling for couples and individuals, sex therapy, family counselling, children and young people’s counselling and education and learning services to help people at all stages of life. We’re proud of our past successes, but are looking firmly to the future to ensure our services reach more people in more ways and remain relevant and high quality. We’ve recently recruited Ruth Sutherland as our Chief Executive and a new Chair, Andrew Ketteringham, and are now building a forward thinking executive leadership team that will enable us to continue to grow in service and influence, embedding investing […]
4th December 2012

Relate – Director of Services

Location: London or Doncaster Salary: £70,000 + benefits At Relate we envision a future where healthy relationships are actively promoted as the heart of a thriving society. As the country’s largest provider of relationship support, we reach over a million people every year and work directly with people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to support them with their relationships. We have a proud history beginning in 1938 as a response to wartime stress on relationships and from there, we’ve built a credible and extensive network which operates as a federated structure, providing Relate services around the country. Relate provides relationship counselling for couples and individuals, sex therapy, family counselling, children and young people’s counselling and education and learning services to help people at all stages of life. We’re proud of our past successes, but are looking firmly to the future to ensure our services reach more people in more ways and remain relevant and high quality. We’ve recently recruited Ruth Sutherland as our Chief Executive and a new Chair, Andrew Ketteringham, and are now building a forward-thinking executive leadership team that will enable us to continue to grow in service and influence, embedding investing in relationships as the […]
4th December 2012

Relate – Head of Finance

Location: London or Doncaster Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 + benefits At Relate, we envision a future where healthy relationships are actively promoted as the heart of a thriving society. As the country’s largest provider of relationship support, we reach over a million people every year and work directly with people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to support them with their relationships. We have a proud history beginning in 1938 as a response to wartime stress on relationships and from there, we’ve built a credible and extensive network which operates as a federated structure, providing Relate services around the country. Relate provides relationship counselling for couples and individuals, sex therapy, family counselling, children and young people’s counselling and education and learning services to help people at all stages of life. We’re proud of our past successes, but are looking firmly to the future to ensure our services reach more people in more ways and remain relevant and high quality. We’ve recently recruited Ruth Sutherland as our Chief Executive and a new Chair, Andrew Ketteringham, and are now building a forward thinking executive leadership team that will enable us to continue to grow in service and influence, embedding investing in […]