8th November 2011

Corporate Development Manager (12 months)

      Corporate Development Manager (12 months) Up to £48,000 Overview Cass Business School at City University London is searching for a Corporate Development Manager to drive forward the Corporate Partnership Programme.  The role will implement the corporate development strategy, enable winning new accounts and looking to maximise existing relationships. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in corporate fundraising or commercial business-to-business sales experience.   Background City University London is an international University committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. The University is in the top 5% of world universities according to the times Higher EducationWorld University Rankings 2010 and attracts over 22,000 students from around 160 countries. As one of Europe’s leading business schools, Cass Business School is known as the intellectual resource of the City of London.   Responsibilities The main responsibility of this role is to manage and support a Senior Corporate Development Executive and a Corporate Development Executive and be responsible for the effective running of a Corporate Development function. To build and maintain existing business relations in order to continue to raise funds for Cass and to gain leads for […]
22nd September 2011

University of Nottingham Students’ Union – Four Executive Vacancies

The four roles we are currently recruiting are: Chief Executive (Starting salary £55-60k) – To lead and manage the Students’ Union by developing and implementing strategic planning, objective setting and review mechanisms, ensuring the effective delivery of all services, providing continued training and support to elected officers and safeguarding the financial stability and legal compliance of UoNSU. Director of Commercial Development (Starting salary £40-45k) – To lead and develop the commercial team and services on offer, assessing the commercial viability of our services and ensuring optimum results from UoNSU’s commercial services and physical resources. Director of Membership Services (Starting salary £40-45k) – To deliver new and existing projects through the development of fresh partnerships and fundraising activity and to develop more effective processes for ensuring Membership Services fulfils the needs of our members and engages the entire student body. Director of Central Services (Starting salary £40-45k) – To lead, develop and implement UoNSU’s operations strategy, ensuring that financial, administrative, space management, IT and Health and Safety requirements fulfil the needs of our members and any legal or audit requirements. For more information please see our recruitment microsite at:  www.manageSUnottingham.com
20th September 2011

Assistant Director, adult social care and health

Salary £72,743 – £84,843 Please visit www.sloughsocialcare.com for more details on this opportunity.  
10th September 2011

Chief Executive – Surrey Community Action (Guildford)

Salary up to £60,000 per annum for an exceptional candidate Surrey Community Action (Surrey CA) is a countywide charity offering advice, support and information to both voluntary and community groups. We enable sector development and provide relevant support services to local charities and voluntary groups in both urban and rural communities. We also run specific projects, often in partnership with others, as well as pilot and test new initiatives. We have 35 staff and circa £2.4 million turnover, comprising core activities and the management of grant funded projects.  Highly regarded by partners, funders and many of our members we have a clear vision to become a strategic leader in the County and therefore be experts on all aspects of the Voluntary, Community and Faith sector (VCFS) in Surrey. After seven years service that has greatly enhanced the reputation of Surrey CA the current Chief Executive is stepping down.  This creates the opportunity for a new Chief Executive with a fresh perspective to join the new Chair, Peter Gordon, in helping the organisation evolve to meet the challenges faced by VCFS organisations in the current financial/political climate and beyond. We are seeking a Chief Executive who has a deep understanding and […]
8th September 2011

Director of Marketing and Business Development – Kent Union

Circa £50K dependent upon experience + Final salary pension 37 days annual leave rising to 42 days Based in Canterbury, 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. The Union is a charity with annual revenues of £10 million and 650 staff. Our services range from a nightclub to a nursery, employment agency to retail outlets and a welfare advice centre to 250 sports clubs and societies. Included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Places to Work in the Public and Charity Sectors for the last three years, we believe we are one of the best students’ unions in the U.K. We recently finalised our new strategic plan for 2011-14 and we are now recruiting the top people we need to help us deliver the ambitious goals we have set ourselves. Our new Director of Marketing and Business Development will ensure our services meet the needs of our customers and oversee marketing communications. The portfolio also includes our award- winning student radio station and student newspaper, advertising sales and sponsorship and our democracy and representation department. It’s a big role […]
8th September 2011

Director of Operations – Kent Union

Circa £50K dependent upon experience + Final salary pension 37 days annual leave rising to 42 days Based in Canterbury, 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. The Union is a charity with annual revenues of £10 million and 650 staff. Our services range from a nightclub to a nursery, employment agency to retail outlets and a welfare advice centre to 250 sports clubs and societies. Included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Places to Work in the Public and Charity Sectors for the last three years, we believe we are one of the best students’ unions in the U.K. We are seeking a new Director of Operations to lead our major service departments, with a portfolio that includes late-night entertainment venues, bars, shops, coffee shops, a nursery and our welfare advice services. The Operations Directorate has an annual budget of over £7million and includes over 500 staff. It’s a big role and we are looking for someone who brings depth of experience, strong leadership and management skills and the ability to work in a highly commercial charity. The […]
5th September 2011

Interim Service Director – National Charity

We are looking for an Interim Service Director for a national charity, to start this month. This is a full time (5 days a week) position for an initial period of 3-6 months, but could well be extended. The charity provides support to disadvantaged families and in particular, children, and their HQ is based in London. We are particularly interested in hearing from people who may have been Directors or Assistant Directors of Children’s Services (in local government) with a background in social care, or who may have been chief executives or Service Directors of other social care charities in the past.   Please contact Dawar Hashmi at dawar@peridotpartners.co.uk if you would like to discuss this opportunity.
24th August 2011

Interim Chief Executive

Our client is a second tier charity, or ‘infrastructure’ organisation, with 35 staff and circa £2.4 million turnover, comprising core activities and the management of grant funded projects.  County centred in the south east of England they have a clear vision to become a strategic leader in the Voluntary, Community and Faith sector (VCFS)in their region. As strategic leaders they are experts on the VCFS in their region, and they enable and provide relevant services to support their network, which includes local charities and voluntary groups in both urban and rural communities.  They also run specific projects, often in partnership with others, as well as piloting and testing new initiatives. We are seeking an interim manager who has a deep understanding and empathy with the charity sector/ VCFS as well as:   Established commercial skills enabling -The development of more robust financial management and reporting in all areas of the organisation in particular relating to services and projects -Sound assessment of the viability of projects and the ability to oversee their delivery and performance -Experience of establishing a trading arm or comparable enterprise initiatives to develop new income sources and significant unrestricted funds -Clearer marketing and communications at all levels […]