8th August 2018

Non-Executive Board Members, The Disabilities Trust

Non-Executive Board Members (1-2 days per month) The Disabilities Trust Meetings are held in Central London The Disabilities Trust is a significant UK charity with income in excess of £55m per annum, assets of over £100m, and 1,800 staff supporting 1,000 people with assessment and rehabilitation for brain injury, complex autism, learning disabilities and physical disability, through residential centres and our day school in Berkshire. Services, tailored for each individual’s needs, include purpose-built residential accommodation, community-based housing, respite care, special education and community enabling services to maximise each individual’s independence. The Disabilities Trust is going through a period of change and transformation to ensure that the charity is positioned well for growth and to meet the increasing levels of competition from private healthcare providers. The opportunity is to create an organisation that has the commercial efficiency of a private provider with the values and person-centred focus of a charity. The Chief Executive, Irene Sobowale, has a vision for the charity to grow and expand, while putting people with disabilities first and their needs at the heart of what the Trust do. The Chair, Steve Howell, shares this ambition and wants to create a board environment where the board members are […]
2nd August 2018

Senior Development Executive, University of Oxford

Senior Development Executive – Museum of the History of Science University of Oxford Grade 8: £39,992 – £47,722 per annum with possible extension to £52,132 Permanent The Museum of the History of Science’s unique collections tell the story of scientific discovery from early Islam to the discovery of Penicillin in Oxford. The Museum is preparing to launch Vision 2024, an ambitious strategy for the six years ahead in the run-up to its centenary. This strategy will enable the transformation of the Museum’s galleries, endowment of key posts, and support for educational activities. The Museum seeks a dynamic and experienced major gifts fundraiser to initiate and develop high value, long-lasting relationships with individual supporters and philanthropists. The role presents an opportunity to contribute to the Museum’s individual giving strategy and play a leading role in delivering its transformational plans. You will have proven experience of securing five and six figure donations, an understanding of the principles of successful major gift fundraising, and an innovative approach to involving and engaging supporters. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, influencing and networking skills to write compelling proposals, and to operate comfortably in a large, complex institution with multiple stakeholders. A graduate or […]
30th July 2018

External Trustee, University of Sunderland Students’ Union

External Trustee | University of Sunderland Students’ Union | Un-remunerated (reasonable expenses paid) Can you enable more students to have positive life changing experiences in Sunderland? University of Sunderland Students’ Union (USSU) is a £1.2m independent charity dedicated to empowering the students of the University of Sunderland. USSU does this by giving students a voice within the university and wider community. We also deliver advisory services, create a welcoming community of students on campus, and enable more students to feel at home in Sunderland. It’s an exciting time to join us as we have recently developed a new strategic plan and are about to launch our new brand. Our new plan sees us target 3 core streams: – “Your voice”, We want to ensure that we articulate the voice of students to the University and other key stakeholders in the city and wider student movement in the most effective way possible. – “Your course and you”, We will be providing a range of supportive services that can support students. This includes Peer mentoring and buddying programmes as well as campaigning on major issues such as Mental Health and Wellbeing as well as local such as the accessibility of our campus […]
25th July 2018

Philanthropy Manager, Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Philanthropy Manager Royal Marsden Cancer Charity Salary: Competitive + benefits Location: Chelsea, with occasional travel to Sutton, Surrey Reports to: Head of Individual & Corporate Philanthropy The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre.  We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world. From funding state-of-the-art equipment and ground-breaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, we will never stop looking for ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. Be inspired The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity is delivering an ambitious strategy that aims to significantly grow our income. Along with funding an existing world-class programme of research, treatment and care, we have also launched a £70 million capital appeal to build The Oak Cancer Centre that will provide radical new solutions for the research and treatment of cancer. Be challenged To help us achieve our goals, we are now looking for a new Philanthropy Manager to join our high performing team. The role will contribute to both our ongoing hospital priority projects and the capital appeal. As Philanthropy Manager you […]
25th July 2018

Chair, GS1 UK

Chair GS1 UK Remunerated – £65,000 per annum London, circa 2 days a month (One Annual Overseas meeting) GS1 is a global organisation, which transforms the way we work and live through the power of open, global standards and innovative services. A not for profit organisation we are one of 112 GS1 Member organisations around the world and we are best known for the barcode; named by the BBC as ‘one of the 50 things that made the world economy’. This still plays a vital part of our work, but we do so much more. The GS1 System of standards improves the efficiency, safety and visibility of supply chains across physical and digital channels in 25 sectors and our scale and reach is vast. Globally, over two million companies use our standards every day for over six billion transactions. In the UK alone, we have over 36,000 members. As we embark on our next 3-year strategy which will see us continue to innovate, evolve and deliver new services, and grow in current & new sectors, we seek a new Chair of our Supervisory Board who will drive and embed this strategy and work alongside a capable board made up of […]
23rd July 2018

Head of Training and Education, Business Continuity Institute (BCI)

Head of Training and Education Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Salary: c£50,000 per annum, depending on proven experience Location: Caversham, Reading, UK Global reach, expert knowledge, and 100% member focused. Since 1994 the BCI has been the world’s leading institute for business continuity and resilience professionals. The BCI has around 9,000 members in more than 100 countries worldwide, supported by a dedicated team of 30 staff, predominately based at our offices in Reading. As part of the senior management team, reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Head of Training and Education will manage and develop the BCI Training and Education business, including current and future stakeholder relationships, supported by a team of two. You will lead the existing and new Training and Education partners globally, including the quality control and annual pricing lists.  Also, a key part will be the development and management of existing and new relationships with higher education, academia and resilience related management discipline professional bodies, including managing the delivery of the Certificate of the BCI (CBCI) examination programme and third party suppliers involved in examinations and marking. The development of new training products and services will also be an important aspect of the role and an […]
23rd July 2018

External Trustees (x2) & Expert Committee Member (x1), Anglia Ruskin Students’ Union

External Trustees (x2) Expert Committee Member (x1) Anglia Ruskin Students’ Union Un-remunerated (reasonable expenses paid) Everything we do is led by students, for students. ARU Students’ Union exists to represent the students of Anglia Ruskin University. We are supported by a professional management team and a Board of Trustees, with £2 million turnover and 30+ career staff spread across campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough and London. ARU Students’ Union has undertaken a significant transformation within recent years, delivering increased financial sustainability, developing several new spaces for students as well as adding a more robust governance structure to our organisation. The next piece of the jigsaw is to recruit two new External Trustees and a new Expert Committee Member. The new Board and Committee Members will join us at an exciting time as we enter the final stages of our current strategic plan and begin looking ahead to the future. There will be a significant opportunity for you to help build on our recent success and contribute towards our vision for the future. Joining us will provide you with a rewarding opportunity to support students who are developing as leaders within their communities and help empower them to make long-term and […]
20th July 2018

Director of Commercial Services, Northumbria Students’ Union

Director of Commercial Services, Northumbria Students’ Union Salary: £41,027 – £47,210  (2% pay award from August pending) The Union Northumbria Students’ Union (NSU) is a leading charity in the North-East with a £4m+ turnover and one clear goal, to have a positive impact on the lives of the 30,000 students who study at Northumbria University. We have 55+ members of staff who are dedicated to this goal and support our work by delivering modern, first-class services to benefit our students. The Role Gone are the days of Unions having sticky, grungy floors and students being second-rate citizens! The Director of Commercial services will lead an exciting and diverse team with a £1.7 commercial portfolio, including a 1000 capacity bar/club, a 2000 capacity live music & club venue, a 750 capacity café/bar, as well as a theatre called Stage 2. The Union currently makes good use of its facilities and offers an extensive range of live entertainment and conferencing facilities. Open to the local community it aims to be a leading entertainment and conferencing provider in the North East. In addition to those services NSU also operates a subsidiary limited company NU:Lets providing student lettings with a guarantee of ‘no admin […]