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PO4 £39,880 to PO5 £44,863
.BTM is a Bradford based well established charity and company limited by guarantee. Over 30 years it has gained a national reputation for providing accessible information in a wide range of formats; working closely with disadvantaged and disabled people, supporting their challenge, inclusion, choice and skills development through our workgroups.
To be successful in this role, you should be thoughtful, values driven leader and a confident decision-maker, supporting our teams to develop and enhance their skills and be productive. You will have business experience and be able to evidence your work in building a business through social enterprise. You will ensure our charity stays buoyant and play a key role in developing its programmes of work in line with our values.
CHIEF OFFICER: BTM
BTM is a Bradford based well established charity and company limited by guarantee. Over the last 30 years it has gained a national reputation for providing accessible information in a wide range of formats for many disadvantaged communities, working closely with members of those communities. Our long standing and well respected CO, Sue Crowe, is retiring in the summer 2022 and the Management Committee wishes to appoint a successor to start in the spring/summer of 2022.
Responsibilities will include:
As the face of the charity seeking out developing and maintaining effective working arrangements with local and national organisations in line with strategy and goals for growth developed with the Management Committee.
Managing the organisation and staff team day to day to fulfil all these contracts and social enterprise work, ensuring the charity complies with all legal requirements and promotes our values which are rooted in the social model of disability.
Reporting regularly to the Management Committee on operations and financial performance
- Being the face of the charity and its principal ambassador
- Promoting our values which are rooted in the social model of disability
- Work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure the smooth running of all our contracts and social enterprise work
- Supporting the Management Committee and acting as Company Secretary
- In consultation with the Management Committee designing strategy and setting goals for growth
- Controlling budgets and optimizing expenditure
- Liaising with the Finance Officer for reporting and banking
- Facilitating the implementation of our strategic objectives
- Seeking out, developing and maintaining effective working relationships with local and national organisations and individuals to promote the work of our charity
- Ensuring legal compliance in all aspects of the charities work
- Leading by example, instilling a culture of professionalism and inclusion, supported by coaching, training and development
- Ensuring employees are supported and efficient.
We are looking for a Chief Officer to oversee all staff, budgets and operations of the charity and company limited by guarantee BTM.
The CO’s responsibilities include working with the Management Committee and members to formulate overall strategy, managing people and implementing policies. To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful, values driven leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop, enhance their skills and be productive, while ensuring our charity stays buoyant and develops its programmes of work in line with our values.
Ultimately, you’ll actively support our charity and company to grow and thrive. You will maintain a comprehensive network of contacts and seek to work with the wider sector across our district both on disability and the wider accessible information needs market.
- Seek out and implement opportunities for innovation and ensure that BTM remains at the forefront of positive change in the delivery of accessible information and opportunities for disabled people
- Oversee day-to-day operations
- Design strategy and set goals for growth
- Maintain budgets and optimize expenses
- Set policies (with the Management Committee) and develop processes to ensure their implementation
- Ensure employees work efficiently, and develop professionally
- Oversee recruitment, support and training of new employees
- Be responsible for the development and delivery of the charity’s agreed business plan
- Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance
- Direct the employee assessment process
- Prepare regular reports for the voluntary Management Committee
- Ensure staff work in line with health and safety regulations and we are compliant with DBS and safeguarding
- Provide solutions to issues (e.g. Conflicts, margin decline, competition.)
Proven and demonstrable skills as a CO or similar executive role
Proven and demonstrable skills in planning and budgeting
Good understanding of local networks and relationships between statutory and voluntary sector.
Proven and demonstrable skills in business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.)
Knowledge of charity compliance and working with the VCS
Strong analytical ability
Excellent communication skills
Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
That candidates chosen for interview visit BTM (or meet via zoom or equivalent) and talk with the current Chief Officer; Sue Crowe
BSc/BA or equivalent in business other relevant field.
Good working knowledge of the Social Model of Disability
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Your main purpose is to build the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) community to increase our Charity’s reach. You will lead RLSS UK’s reform and drive of membership and community delivery models. You will focus on the optimisation of member engagement, enhancing member value, increasing existing member retention and new member acquisition.
Role and Responsibilities:
• To analyse, identify and develop plans to optimise our member and volunteer journeys
• Manage a strategy and work with key staff and volunteers to revolutionise the development of RLSS UK’s local community infrastructure to meet three clearly defined aims:
1. To raise the profile of RLSS UK
2. To raise the profile of clubs and members
3. To provide networking opportunities for ALL members, including clubs
• To build, through retention (renewals), acquisition and growth of all forms of members including individual memberships and clubs
• To cultivate strong relationships with members and volunteers - understanding their unique needs, to provide tailored experiences
• Support staff and volunteers to deliver the RLSS UK participation strategy, using sport as a vehicle in a young person’s journey with RLSS UK
• Monitor membership feedback, comments, and suggestions to ensure refined execution and improved customer service
• Work closely with the RLSS UK Research and Insight Manager to commission/carry out research and collect feedback from members to inform strategy and the membership offer
• Manage and maintain systems to report and evaluate membership retention and recruitment, including managing the annual membership budget
• Continuously review and lead the improvement of RLSS UK’s membership strategy and value proposition including developing and curating pathways and member benefits
• Evaluate the positioning and identity of RLSS UK members, volunteers, and branches so that contributions are impactful and valuable
• Develop an appropriate format for communicating with members and volunteers, and through your team, train/update all external facing teams appropriately
• Work with the Head of Finance to ensure membership subscription payments, and renewals are processed efficiently and effectively, and evaluate ease of access for members
• Develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies and plans, manage performance, develop, support, and appraise your teams
• Attend RLSS UK events as the face of membership for the Charity
• Keep up to date with best practice, relevant to the role
• In partnership with the Charity Director and Head of Charity Marketing, develop a strategic plan to turn members into practical activators
• Manage and motivate staff and external activators to hit targets, including but not limited to Ambassadors, Sport Action Group, Youth Leadership Team, branches, and the staff ‘Task Force’
• Manage external relationships with advisors or suppliers relative to the membership strategy
• To deputise for the Charity Director when required
• Broker and develop partnerships with other membership organisations where there are potential synergies that can add value
• Support the management of membership data through the CRM platform (tahdah), assisting with its development and quality improvement
• Ensure compliance with UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 by complying with internal information governance policies and maintaining up to date documentation as part of RLSS UK’s compliance programme.
This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of areas of activity and responsibility and will be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation.
Our ideal person:
• Has demonstrable experience of managing community voluntary infrastructure on a national scale
• Has experience of managing a membership strategy, including demonstrable experience of evolving a membership strategy
• Has proven knowledge and experience for working with volunteers
• Is reflective, constantly looking for innovations and improvements
• Is willing to be flexible with their time to ensure that engagement with stakeholders is at a time that meets their needs
• Has experience of change management
• Desirably has experience of working with partners to secure fulfilment of member benefits
• Flexibility – You remain adaptable and flexible in the face of unfamiliar or changing situations
• Creativity – You come up with new ideas and original solutions to move things forward
• Enthusiasm – You demonstrate passion and energy when communicating goals, beliefs, interests or ideas you feel strongly about
• Persuasiveness – You are able to win agreement and support for a position or desired outcome
• Initiative – You take independent action to make things happen and achieve goals
• Common Sense – You make pragmatic judgements based on practical thinking and previous experience
• Empathy – You readily identify with other people’s situations and can see things clearly from their perspectiv
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
As Assistant Director of Business Development for our Cymru (Wales) & South West region, you will be leading a team of Business Development Managers and a Business Development Executive to deliver better outcomes to more children through achieving and securing commercial growth. You will be working closely with the Children's Services Director for the region and their team, with Finance and HR colleagues also being key stakeholders.
Our Cymru (Wales) & South West region is highly successful in securing contracts to deliver services. You will be building on their successes, with a business pipeline of high value and sometimes complex contracts to win and re-secure. To do this successfully, you will have:
* A strong track record of securing commercial income growth based on developing winning bids and proposals
* Exacting attention to quality and detail and be highly organised
* An eye for spotting opportunities and risks
* Great people, presenting, persuasion and negotiation skills
You will be adept at building relationships across Barnardo's, Local Government, Health, other statutory agencies and with partners. This combination of skills and experience will see you thrive as a respected and valued Assistant Director of Business Development. Does this sound like an exciting challenge? If so, I look forward to meeting you.
Barnardo's is developing a Working from Anywhere policy. As such, the post holder may work from home and will also have access to an office in Cardiff, with an expectation to travel sometimes, as required.
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification and Job Description. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.
At Barnardo's we believe in children - no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.
Our basis and values
The RCR is a great place to work, with an ambitious agenda. At the forefront of the health agenda, our members diagnose and treat cancer, heart disease, stroke and more, while leading on innovations including AI, skills mix and community diagnostic hubs. As COVID-19 recedes and the cancer backlog rises up the agenda, our members’ work and views have never been more important.
This is an exciting part-time (5 half days Monday -Friday) opportunity for an assistant to contribute to a medical charity focussing on supporting doctors to deliver medical imaging and cancer services!
We are looking to recruit a Membership Operations Assistant to support the Membership teams work across the RCR. The successful applicant will support the day-to-day delivery of core membership functions. They will provide excellent administrative support through being the first point of contact for members and potential members through multiple communication channels. Working collaboratively with the Membership Operations Administrator to complete membership administration activities and respond to queries through the membership lifecycle.
This role will suit an organised individual who is a skilled multitasker who is able to deliver exceptional customer service ensuring that members are consistently receiving a memorable service. Furthermore, they will be responsible for ensuring the membership data integrity by completing data quality checks to deliver reliable and current data on our members as well as maintain and manager records in accordance with the RCR’s data protection policy and guidance.
You’ll be an enthusiastic team player, who understands the role of The College and the importance of the support you will provide, consistently delivering a brilliant service. Excellent interpersonal skills are necessary in the developing and building of effective working relationships with teams across The College.
We are looking for someone who is problem solving and solution focused to come and join us in the Membership Operations Assistant role. To be successful you will have a good understanding of the administrative process, systems, and procedures. You will be a clear and analytical thinking who maintains a high level of accuracy, with excellent writing and presentation skills.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Director of Finance
Part time (21 hours - can be worked flexibly)
Home or office based (offices in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, and Glasgow)
The Big Issue mission is to dismantle poverty by creating opportunity through self-help, social trading and business solutions – a “hand up, not a hand out” We provide an “access to all’ means for people to earn a legitimate source of income, to raise their self-esteem and to take control of their lives. One of the ways we do this is through supporting vendors to sell The Big Issue magazine.
Our vendors are traders, retailers on the High Street. Since The Big Issue was launched in 1991 and its Foundation in 1995, we’ve supported hundreds of thousands of people to work their way out of poverty. Over the past two decades the magazine has become synonymous with challenging, independent journalism. It currently circulates around 100,000 copies every week.
Vendors are allocated a pitch and issued with five free copies of the magazine to get them started. From that point, vendors invest in additional magazines at £1.50 and sell them on at £3.00 retaining the profit. Last year alone, we put more than £5million in the pockets of our vendors, releasing them from a dependence on hand-outs, building confidence, gaining respect, and providing a connection and in some cases a lifeline to their communities.
The Big Issue Foundation supports Vendors (and increasingly others) with “wrap around support`’ - (health, housing, debt, addiction, mental health and employability). We do this by connecting vendors with the vital support services, personal solutions, Big Issue programmes and employment pathways that enable them to rebuild their lives and determine their own routes to a better and more sustainable future.
Managing and shaping the business model, risk and financials of any business, is one of the most critical functions of an organisation. It is the engine that provides information from which all key business decisions are made.
Like many charities, 2020 was a challenging year. However, out of crisis often comes innovation, urgency and improvement. Being a small, agile organisation, we were able to pivot our income generation and our service provision to provide support to for whom we are exist, and to ensure we remain a growing, sustainable organisation of circa £2m income and with a healthy level of reserves.
It is a tremendously exciting time to join us as our new Director of Finance. With a new operating structure in place, we are developing our plans for investment and extending our growth across the UK.
You will be a strategic and commercially minded Director of Finance that welcomes a ‘hands-on ‘role with one direct report and a number of services delivered by third party organisations. You will work closely alongside the CEO to shape the business model, improve our effectiveness and will have significant opportunity to influence across the whole organisation, including at Board level.
You will have experience of and enjoy driving improvements and efficiencies, shaping and implementing new systems, processes and financial models. You will have a flair for and enjoy presenting information in numeric and visual formats, which are accessible for non-financial managers.
As Director of Finance you will be responsible for the management of the charity’s finance in compliance with regulation and will ensure that the organisation is meticulous in meeting its statutory duties. You will be responsible for leading on and delivering the annual return to the Charity Commission. You will ensure that our resources are utilised to best effect and that risk is sensibly managed in pursuit of our charitable objectives.
You’ll join us in promoting a culture of openness, collaboration, flexibility and ambition and ensure the Foundation remains true to its core values as we grow. Our culture is important to us. You’ll enjoy collaborating to develop and deliver strategies and plans that enhance both employee wellbeing and business performance.
The successful candidate is likely to be a qualified accountant who brings senior financial management experience within the charity sector, or acting as a charity finance trustee and/or as a Treasurer in a voluntary or non-executive capacity.
How to apply
Application is by way of a CV and a Supporting Statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 which highlights your motivations for applying and how your experience and knowledge fit the criteria of the Person Specification.
Closing date: 10.00am Thursday 27th January 2022
Selection and timescales:
There is a two-stage selection process.
First Interviews: Wednesday 2nd February 2022
Second interviews: Wednesday 9th February 2022
The format of the interviews will be determined by the COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions that apply at the time.
If you would like an informal and confidential discussion about the role before you formally apply, please contact our recruitment partner: Carroll Lloyd, Director, NFP Consulting
Job Title: Director FNF Global
Accountable to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Direct Reports:Head of Global Partnerships & FNF Global Assistant
Additional Support: Director FNF Academy, Deputy Director FNF Academy
Location: London with home working
Pension: National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)
Term: 2 years initially after a satisfactory 6-month probation period, to be reviewed after 2 years. Secondments will be considered.
FNF is looking for a Director FNF Global to join our innovative team.
The Director FNF Global will contribute to the organisation’s strategy, goals and plans, as well as drive both evolutionary and transformational change. The FNF Global Strategy has recently been approved by the FNF Global Committee and was ratified by the Board of Directors in December 2021
As part of the Florence Nightingale Foundation Executive team the Director will support the charity to achieve ambitious global growth to meet its strategic objectives.
The post holder will work collaboratively with Head of Global Partnerships and the FNF Academy team to ensure the successful delivery of global programmes and projects.
The post holder will work with the Director of Income Generation to provide a creative and dynamic external focus to identify and develop a range of income generation initiatives to support the FNF Global work. This will include project-specific information to support new funding bids and opportunities.
Keep up to date with developments in with relevant global issues for nurses and midwives, with special focus on current affairs and policy developments in target countries especially in relation to potential opportunities to develop or enhance FNF’s Global programmes and projects.
Oversee and provide assurance to the Board of Directors that all activities meet regulatory compliance and records are accurate.
As a member of the Executive Team the post holder will contribute at the highest corporate level influencing key discussions and decisions.
- Lead and deliver the FNF Global strategy providing stretching but achievable goals.
- Ensure all activities are aligned to the overall strategic direction of the Foundation.
- Serve as a fully active member of the FNF Executive Team, supporting the CEO indelivering theorganisational strategic objectives.
- Provide strategic leadership to drive innovation across the Foundation with the aim of securing long term sustainability of income, testing new concepts, and commercial viability in partnership with the Director of Income Generation
- Working as part of the Executive Team, develop, maintain, monitor, and report on financial performance,budgets and forecasts and KPIs.
- Encourage teams to embrace business intelligence and feedback to drive improvements.
- Ensure all risks are identified, communicated, and managed.
- Increase understanding and awareness across the Foundation regarding FNF Global activities.
- Produce reports, proposals, presentations, and associated documents for internaland external (national and global) audiences and Trustees.
- Manage external stakeholders, attend events, and give presentations to drive awareness andsupportfor the Foundation.
- Oversee the use of the CRM to record contacts and activity.
- Ensure all activities are carried out in a manner which meets statutory and regulatory requirements.
- As a director, chair or investigate employee relations cases.
- Ensure FNF commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded in all areas of responsibility.
- Act as a champion for equality, diversity and inclusion, challenging poor or inappropriate practice in all areas of FNF delivery of service.
- Lead and coach the teams in the areas of responsibility to achieve their personal targets andpersonaldevelopment objectives, empowering them to achieve their potential.
- Ensure all team members are appropriately trained to complete their roles, including legal compliance andall online mandatory training is complete.
- Ensure team members understand and adhere to FNF Policies and Procedures.
- The ability to recognise opportunities for new services and products and to act accordingly, taking measured risks into account.
- The ability to develop and maintain relations, alliances, and coalitions within and outside the organisation and to use them to obtain information, support and cooperation.
- The ability to step back from one’s daily routine, explore ideas for the future, regard the facts from a distance and see them in a broader context or in the longer term.
- The ability to change one’s behavioural style and/or views to attain a set goal.
- The ability and willingness to understand, accept and carry out decisions and measures from managers.
- The ambition to win over other people for one’s views and ideas and to generate support.
- The ability to determine goals and priorities and to assess the actions, time and resources needed to achieve those goals.
Required knowledge, skills, and experience
Education / Qualifications
- Post-graduate level academic or professional management qualification or evidence of equivalent experience.
- Evidence of continuing personal and professional development
Knowledge / Experience
- Experience in working with global nursing/midwifery partners
- Experience of fostering collaborative working relationships with multinational partners across the world
- Experience of managing multinational educational projects from inception to completion
- Track record of measuring and disseminating the impact of projects through a range of media including peer review publication
- Understanding of country specific healthcare systems, educational practices, and political influences
- Evidence of securing global funding for an organisation and/or individual projects and report writing
- Evidence of building strong internal and external (national and global) relationships
- Extensive proven Senior Management experience in a commercial or charity environment at multi-million-pound level
- Significant experience of successfully leading, motivating, and developing staff in high performing teams
- Evidence of strategic development
- Proven expertise in advocacy, and ability to develop relationships with decision-makers at the highest level
- A passion for, and understanding of, the value of leadership development in furthering global nursing development
- Experience of working in or with non-governmental organisations
- Proven ability to plan successfully and manage a range of competing pressures
- Experience of public outreach, such as speaking engagements and media engagements
- Experience of charity governance and financial management
Skills / personal attributes
- Excellent communicator
- Excellent networker
- Team player, willing to support wider Foundation operational requirements
- Committed to the work of the Foundation and driven to support service development
- Excellent numerate and analytical skills
- Able to be creative and identify income or business development opportunities
- Full driving licence and access to own vehicle for work
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location: London, UK (flexible working patterns and working from home available although this role will be expected to spend time in both the London & Bristol offices)
Closing date for applications: 13th February 2022 at midnight
First-round interviews: 21st - 25th February 2022
Final-round interviews: 28th Feb - 4th March 2022
Contract status: National
Start date: as soon as the candidate is available
Contract duration: Fixed-term contract of two years
Remuneration: £23,000 gross per annum
We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities
Blue Ventures is a marine conservation organisation that puts people first. We support coastal fishers in remote and rural communities to rebuild fisheries, restore ocean life and build lasting pathways to prosperity. Our work began two decades ago in Madagascar’s remote coastal communities and is growing globally. Across a dozen countries, we’re partnering with traditional fishers and community organisations to design, scale, strengthen and sustain fisheries management and conservation at the community-level. We bring partners together in networks to advocate for reform, and share tools and best practices to support fishing communities across the globe.
Summary job description
We are currently recruiting a Governance and Administrative Assistant to provide proactive administrative support to the Executive & Managing Directors and ad-hoc support for the wider Director team as well as undertake general office administration. You will thrive in environments that are collegiate and inspiring, and be able to demonstrate excellent administrative skills, assiduous attention to detail, strong communication skills both written and verbal as well as a well organised, flexible approach. The Governance and Administration Assistant will act as the key point of contact for the Executive & Managing Directors and will have responsibility for supporting the charity’s governance activities such as arranging and minuting management and subcommittee meetings and coordinating and proof-reading supporting papers. The position will also support the Executive & Managing Directors by managing diaries and organising meetings and appointments; booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation, making recommendations where appropriate, to ensure the best use of time for internal and external meetings. The position is privy to confidential information that requires the highest level of confidentiality and judgment. This is an excellent opportunity for an organised professional with excellent communications skills, who wants to be part of an exciting, growing and mission-driven organisation. Assessment of applications will include candidates’ alignment with BV’s core values and mission to support human rights-based approaches to marine conservation and fisheries management.
The position will report to the Managing Director.
Blue Ventures is a fast-growing and mission-driven social enterprise, offering excellent opportunities for further professional development.
We are seeking to appoint a Training, Conferences and Events Lead who has in-depth experience of managing and developing strategies for complex programmes of work. This is a new position that will be responsible for managing and developing our commissioned training offer. Excellent organisation and interpersonal skills, staying calm under pressure, and the ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines is essential.
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families supports distressed children and their families through innovative therapeutic practice and research, training and promoting awareness of mental health issues. In April 2019, the Centre opened its new Centre of Excellence located in King’s Cross.
The Centre has moved to a hybrid model of working. From January 2022, staff will work onsite for up to 40% of their working hours at the Anna Freud Centre in King’s Cross, London (4-8 Rodney Street, London N1 9JH). Staff will work onsite when it is considered safe to do so, following government guidance.
Please note all our posts require candidates to have the Right to Work in the UK at the time of applying and we do not hold a sponsorship licence.
The Centre values diversity and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Closing date for applications
Deadline for applications is Monday 24 January 2022.
Notification of interview
Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Wednesday 26 January 2022.
Please note: due to volume of applications expected, we will be unable to notify unsuccessful candidates.
Interviews will be held on Monday 31 January 2022.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Langworthy Cornerstone is looking for a Chief Officer to lead and manage our local charity in Salford. The Chief Officer will build on our passion to improve local health and wellbeing and our good reputation locally so that we can continue play an important part in promoting the health and wellbeing of the local community.
We are looking for an inspiring individual who can make things happen and deliver change, whilst also maintaining a welcoming environment for all local residents and supporting well established groups in the centre.
The opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives whilst gaining management experience and developing your skill set through working with local residents, public services and voluntary sector organisations on a range of key projects.
The role offers significant opportunities for innovation, development and growth of our programmes enhancing the Health and Wellbeing of the local community.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Based: For the first 12-18 months the postholder will need to be based in our office in Jinja Uganda. After this time the postholder can decide where they work from
Our mission is to get preschool children in rural Africa school-ready. At present over 250 million children worldwide fail to receive the education and care they need in their early years which means they are less likely to do well in school, find gainful employment, and are at greater risk of early marriage, early parenthood and even criminality. Current approaches to solving this crisis are not proving effective or scalable in lower middle income countries.
That’s where Lively Minds comes in. We have developed an award-winning Early Childhood Development programme that has been proven to get pre-schoolers in hard-to-reach communities school-ready, so they have a greater chance of succeeding in school and in life. The programme provides marginalised Mothers with a parenting course that empowers them to run educational Play Schemes for pre-schoolers and to provide better home-based care, using cheap local resources. The programme is delivered through government partners, is cheap and highly scalable.
Over the past few years the Lively Minds programme has been delivered in over 350 communities in rural Ghana and Uganda reaching over 50,000 children. During COVID we launched a radio programme for parents and this is now reaching over 2 million households each week. We are extremely proud that the Government of Ghana have now adopted the programme and we have a ground-breaking partnership with them to support them to institutionalise it, fund it and to scale it to 60 education districts, reaching over 4000 communities and 1 million children. We see this partnership as the test case that will provide the blueprint to take the programme to scale in Uganda and elsewhere within the next 5 years, so that we can have a transformative role in tackling the global ECD crisis.
About the role
The postholder will have the exciting role of leading the development and implementation of expansion strategies to capitalise on our global scale and sustainability potential.
Main duties and responsibilities
- Work with the CEO and Head of Finance to develop and implement strategies for successful expansion in to new geographic markets. This will involve conducting market and political analysis, developing funding strategies, monetising our technical assistant role and exploring ways to fund this sustainably (including donor funding and transitioning to a fee-based structure)
- Develop and implement strategies to achieve indirect impact by influencing global ECD approaches and policies, particularly around “parents as the primary ECD providers
Government partnership in Uganda
Our goal is to establish a similar strategic partnership with Government of Uganda as we have in Ghana, so that government are responsible for delivering, funding and institutionalising the programme, with Lively Minds providing an agreed level of technical support. Over the next 18 months the postholder will lead and implement this approach. Key activities include
- Recruit and line manage a government engagement consultant to support national engagement efforts
- Identify who the key decision makers and influencers are, how we reach them and develop the key messages and value proposition and pitches
- Gain meetings with the above decision makers and relevant ECD stakeholders and lobby for partnership
- Coordinate with SMT, Country Director Uganda and government and funders, to develop key features of the partnership, in particular funding and implementing roles and responsibilities and the technical support package
Raising the global visibility of the organisation, the programme and the methodology
- Propel Lively Minds in to a global ECD thought-leadership position by building Lively Minds’ network, and improving awareness of and recognition of Lively Minds and our approach/curriculum
- Lead on all Lively Minds communications, ensuring our messaging and communication remains on brand inside and outside the organisation.
- Generate high quality marketing and PR materials (i.e pitch decks, blogs, proposals, reports, web content, social media, videos, photos, presentations, award applications, news/features articles)
- Manage all content and updates to the website and social media platforms ensuring these are consistent with the Lively Minds brand.
- Faciliate and support engagement events (stakeholder and funder visits, disemination events)
- Will keep abreast of political, policy and funding developments opportunities that could help or hinder Lively Minds’ scale and sustainability plans
- Represent Lively Minds where needed to present pitches & presentations and to attend workshops and symposia
- Build relationships with ECD stakeholders (multilateral and bilateral agencies, donors, governments, academics, NGOs and civil society organisations)
Previous applicants need not apply
How to apply
Please download the attached application form. Please visit our website for more details on the role and the full Job Description. To apply, send the completed form to the jobs email address as specified on the Lively Minds website before the deadline.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Hubbub Foundation is seeking a new CEO to replace our Founder, Trewin Restorick, who is stepping down after eight years.
For the past eight years, Hubbub has partnered with some of the world’s leading companies, designing campaigns that inspire ways of living that are good for the environment. We have sought to disrupt the status quo, raise awareness, nudge behaviours and shape systems. The result is an unparalleled range of experience, expertise and campaigns.
The charity has won numerous awards including the Charity Times ‘Charity of the Year’ in 2020 and is renowned for ground-breaking partnerships with companies such as Co-op, Virgin Media O2 and Starbucks. The role of the new CEO will be to lead the organisation through the next crucial phase of our development.
Working with the Board and team of Directors you will be responsible for leading the strategic development of the charity, to make sure that Hubbub remains at the forefront of the environmental debate, surfing the zeitgeist and bringing together collaborative partnerships that create a fresh, positive and inspiring approach to environmental campaigns.
- The CEO reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for leading the organisation. Working with the trustees and team of Directors the role will:
- Oversee Hubbub’s strategic direction ensuring the organisation is at the forefront of the environmental debate, delivering innovative, positive and impactful campaigns built on great insight and collaboration. This will include developing Hubbub Enterprise, a B-Corp owned by Hubbub. • Build Hubbub’s authenticity, reach and impact.
- Lead financial management, ensuring that resources deliver significant impact, that funding is secured and is sustainably managed.
- Embed the culture and values of Hubbub in all it does.
- Ensure the organisation operates with integrity, honesty and to the highest possible standards of governance.
What we are seeking
- We are looking for a CEO who can demonstrate that they have the skills to deliver the above role. These skills can have been acquired from any sector but applicants must illustrate a passion for our mission, a commitment to our ways of working plus an engaging and inclusive leadership style.
- You will be an experienced leader who has worked in complex, dynamic environments and with senior stakeholders from a range of sectors.
- You will have experience of working with a Board and a demonstrable understanding of the role of Chief Executive. You will be able to demonstrate experience of creating and delivering multi-partnership campaigns involving major companies.
- You will be able to demonstrate your understanding of the principles of charity governance – or your ability and willingness to develop that understanding quickly.
For a full candidate pack and how to apply, please see the pack attached.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This role will offer you a fantastic opportunity to lead a dynamic team through Diversity Role Models (DRM)'s next phase of growth and innovation.
DRM has experienced dramatic growth since we established the charity in 2011. Today we have delivered 5,000+ student workshops to over 130,000 young people in primary and secondary schools and colleges in the UK and our next CEO will be the catalyst to help us grow towards meeting our ambitious aspirations.
Every one of us involved in the leadership and governance of Diversity Role Models shares a passion for equality and diversity; we are committed to improving life chances for young people across UK schools. We will look to our new CEO to seize the opportunity to review what we can do to improve our delivery and growth, whilst leveraging the high standards, excellent training, strong facilitators and inspirational role models we have in place today.
To act as a key spokesperson, ambassador and figurehead to promote and develop the vision and mission.
To build and strengthen external relationships to build organisational voice, reputation and income.
To build, mentor and develop a robust and effective Senior Leadership Team.
Working with the Board of Trustees, to design and implement the strategic plan for DRM.
To ensure that DRM is able to innovate and respond quickly and effectively to external initiatives and potential partnership opportunities.
To ensure DRM has an ambitious, diversified and sustainable fundraising strategy to secure income.
To represent DRM across all sectors of the economy by proactively networking and advocating, developing links and partnerships that will generate income for the charity and help raise our profile.
To inspire, mentor and lead the team, overseeing all operational activities and monitoring and reporting to the Board on performance against objectives.
To attend, contribute and participate in Trustee meetings and keep the Board abreast of any matters which are considered to present significant opportunities, risks or on which further guidance is required.
To proactively identify and build opportunities to improve and evolve.
To oversee and enhance the organisation’s brand and reputation, including ensuring an effective marketing and communications strategy is in place.
To identify and build partnerships that will enable Diversity Role Models to tackle bullying and create equal opportunities for young people across the United Kingdom.
- Experience of strategic leadership in an organisation where income generation and profile raising are key features
- Experience of identifying and securing new income streams to enable strategic growth
- Experience of developing/achieving strategic plans whilst overseeing a wide range of shorter term operational demands
- Leadership experience with the ability to inspire, develop and motivate teams
- Experienced public speaker with good presentation and networking skills
- Experience or an understanding of the opportunities and challenges of leading a third sector organisation
- Experience of inspiring, enthusing and developing external relationships that deliver results
- Experience of identifying and building partnerships with external stakeholders, in particular, a history of securing and commercialising corporate relationships
- Evidence of ability to drive and grow organisational performance
- Knowledge of the education sector and an understanding of the unique challenges of working with schools
You will find information about the charity and our work, our structure and the type of leader we're looking for to drive forward our growth and shape our future, in our Recruitment Pack.
We want this to be a two way process and we hope that whilst we are getting to know you that you are also able to learn about DRM. Inclusive Recruiting are supporting us with this important role. Please feel free to reach out to Priya Cinar in the Inclusive Recruiting team with any questions.
As our CEO, you will lead The London Fire Brigade Welfare Fund, a membership organisation that provides a range of benefits and services to our members: serving and retired employees of the London Fire Brigade. With 5,000 members in active service across London, and 3,000 retired members, we exist to make life better and a little more fun for a community of people who put their lives on the line to keep London safe. There is a strong family culture across the London Fire Brigade, which we are proud to be a part of.
For our members, amongst other benefits, we run a popular monthly lottery; offer discounted theatre tickets, a range of breaks and holidays; run a wide range of sports and social events; and publish our magazine that keeps the community up to date with all the latest news from our members.
A small but committed staff team in our office supports our various voluntary-run committees to deliver our services to members. With our Business Management Director of 15 years, Carole Connolly, retiring, we are now looking for her successor to join the London Fire Brigade Family as CEO, support our fantastic members and ensure the Welfare Fund is delivering the best for them.
Role: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) London Fire Brigade Welfare Fund
Location: Lewisham, London
Salary: £57,785 (subject to review in the new year)
Contract: full time, permanent
Benefits: 28 days annual leave plus public holidays, 7.2% employer pension contribution, death in service benefit of 3.5x salary
Amongst other criteria, the successful candidate will have:
- Experience of working at a senior level in a membership/customer relations role and a proven record of accomplishment of developing and implementing strategic objectives.
- Experience of financial planning, control, contract management and monitoring finances at a senior level.
- Experience of developing and maintaining effective relationships with internal staff, key partners and stakeholders.
- Experience of managing and motivating support staff and ensuring they are trained and developed.
- Highly developed communication skills in order to liaise, influence, negotiate and present to people at all levels both internally and externally.
- Well developed organisational skills in order to manage workloads, projects and to ensure targets and objectives are met.
- The ability to champion change through leadership, innovation, creativity and effective use of resources.
If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with full details, please send a confidential expression of interest by clicking Apply. Our consultant, Jenny Hills at Harris Hill, will respond with a full Information Pack, which includes details of how to submit a formal application.
For an informal and confidential conversation about this position, please contact Jenny at Harris Hill with suitable times to chat.
Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 31st January 2022
Harris Hill Charities Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
By clicking apply. you are sending an email notifying Jenny Hills at Harris Hill of your interest. This expression of interest will be in complete confidence. She will respond by email with the full information pack, so you can review the role in full, and see complete details on submitting a formal application, if you wish to do so.
HAHAV is a volunteer led charity providing social and practical support to people affected by life limiting illness in the county of Ceredigion. We also support their carers and the bereaved. The charity has grown significantly throughout 2021; we provide a one-to-one service for people in their homes and a diverse range of services, support groups and therapies from our Living Well Day Hospice at Plas Antaron, Southgate Aberystwyth.
About the role
The Executive Officer will be responsible for working with HAHAV’s Chair and Board of Trustees to build and deliver HAHAV’s vision, providing robust and inclusive leadership. Working with a team of 4 core employees, the Executive Officer will lead the development and growth of HAHAV’s community and Living Well services, identify and pursue funding opportunities, initiate new projects, and foster a culture of continuous improvement and innovation throughout the organisation.
You will have an ability to motivate and inspire employees and volunteers; your vision will inspire future growth of HAHAV’s services. We are looking for applicants with key qualities and experience:
- Management experience with a proven record of service improvement and managing change
- Knowledge of and interest in palliative care
- ‘Ideas’ person who is very organized and can deliver practical results
- Excellent people and communication skills and an ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including partners, public agencies, communities, voluntary bodies, and statutory authorities
- Self-starter and finisher with ability to initiate and troubleshoot as necessary
- Welsh language an advantage
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you looking for a Chief Executive role where every day is different and you can have a direct impact on improving the lives of young people?
The Way Youth Zone have a fantastic opportunity to lead and develop this amazing charity, committed to investing in its staff and volunteers and giving young people the opportunity to discover their passion and purpose.
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Salary: Up £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Hours: Full time, permanent
Benefits: 25 days holidays & bank holidays; matched contribution pension; free parking; access to OnSide Talent Academy and
ongoing professional development
Closing date: 9am, Monday 7 February 2022
Interviews: pre stage interviews 11 February 2022, face to face interview w/c 14 February 2022
About the role:
At The Way, we believe that all young people in Wolverhampton should have the opportunity to discover their passion and their purpose. Our Youth Zone is a purpose-built space fizzing with energy and crammed with incredible facilities. Year in, year out we deliver life-changing support that helps thousands of young people in Wolverhampton from a diverse range of backgrounds to thrive. It’s inspiring. It’s empowering. And it works
The dimensions of the role of a Youth Zone Chief Executive defy definition in conventional terms. It is strategic and requires effectiveness at a high level, yet at the same time demands very detailed and hands-on management. The Chief Executive will have responsibility for a revenue budget of over £1m per annum.
The Chief Executive's relationship with the Chair will be supportive and challenging, enabling them to deliver on-going success for the Youth Zone. OnSide is involved at The Way Youth Zone, both as a Board Member and a support network for the Chief Executives and the Youth Zone teams.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Provide clear leadership to the management team who collectively oversee all aspects of the Youth Zone. Nurturing and developing the charity’s vision and to lead and inspire the team to be effective in their roles, supporting them to deliver a wide range of activities for young people
- Deliver on the vision that The Way is ‘the go-to place for young people in Wolverhampton’ Demonstrating the charity’s values and a commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
- Work with the Chair and the Board to lead the on-going development of the Youth Zone strategy and plan
- Ensure that a robust funding plan is in place to enable the Youth Zone to operate
As an exceptional leader who is motivated to improve young people’s lives for the better, you will have a willingness to get stuck into the detail, in an environment without corporate support structures, as well as the ability to influence effectively at the most senior levels.
You will need to bring with you the following skills and experience:
- A successful record of leading organisations or large, multi-faceted teams, and implementing strategies and business plans
- Experience generating significant income sources and managing complex funding streams
- Experience of the voluntary sector and/or working with young people
- Thrives in leading fast-paced, dynamic and high-risk environments
- A strong communicator and people manager
- Adept at motivating and leading others to deliver results
- Financially literate and highly logical
- An inclusive relationship builder with a wide variety of stakeholders
- A strong commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
If you have the desire and drive to take on this leadership role, please provide a CV and supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria for this role based on the person specification. Please note, CV’s without supporting statements will not be accepted.
In addition, please provide the following information:
- Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence before a job offer is confirmed).
- Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or the selection process.
- How you demonstrate your commitment to fairness, equality and respect
The strength of the charity comes from the diversity within their people. They aim for the team to reflect the local community and value people working together from a range of different backgrounds locally and nationally, and with different experiences, all with a shared passion for boosting the aspirations and lives of young people. Diversity brings innovation, fresh ideas and creativity, and they actively strive to create a culture that is truly inclusive and fair for all and where everyone in the team can be themselves and thrive. The organisation is committed to the safeguarding of young people. In accordance with Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an enhanced DBS check.
Other roles you may have experience of could include: Chief Executive, COO, Senior Leader, Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Deputy CEO, Acting CEO, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Interim CEO, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Charity Leader, etc.