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We are recruiting for a Business Development Director, who can help Raw Material to develop new self-sustaining income strands, new partnerships, and lead on our communications and brand. We are looking for someone to invigorate, challenge and diversify our ideas and create new opportunities for our organisation, developing our business model.
Raw Material is a Brixton-based creative arts and music centre for young people and adults, working in Lambeth and across London. The extensive and inclusive programme maintains access for those with the greatest needs and our ethos places positive transformation at the forefront of creative pursuits.
We believe that arts and music, delivered in a socially and culturally relevant way, have the power to positively change and shape people’s lives. Our base in Brixton houses recording studios, a band rehearsal space, a production suite and DJ booths, and our work takes place here as well as in the community, in hospitals, in museums, with voluntary and community organisations, in schools and colleges, and beyond.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the– Global Child Protection Director in London or any existing Save the Children office location.
Save the Children is seeking a transformational development / humanitarian executive to lead our Child Protection work globally. Taking advantage of Save the Children's vast network of program experts and global footprint, this global leader will use innovation, technology, data, and research to ensure that Save the Children stands as a state of the art institution working with children and their communities efficiently and effectively. This position will provide an unparalleled opportunity to implement the cutting-edge of development, humanitarian and human rights theory and practice across a network of 100+ countries and 25,000 staff. This includes helping Save the Children become effectively localized, data-driven, productively partnered, a powerful advocate, and to stand as one of the world's most recognized voices in the defense of the rights of every child everywhere.
This is the most senior Child Protection role in Save the Children. This role has overall accountability for the quality and impact of Child Protection programmes and advocacy across Save the Children, promoting programme innovation and drawing on and contributing to the best global evidence on what works to guarantee children’s rights, and particularly their right to live free from violence.
In order to be successful you will bring/have:
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Education to Master’s level, with a qualification in social work, psychology, law, international development, international relations, economics, management, politics, or a related field is desirable.
- Inspirational leader with ability to communicate the vision for the Breakthrough that ‘violence against children is no longer tolerated’.
- Strong leadership skills, including demonstrated experience in motivating large direct and indirect teams
- Significant international development and humanitarian contexts experience designing, implementing and evaluating programmes relating to child protection and other relevant child rights programming.
- Thorough knowledge and track record of influencing child protection public and programme policy, and other relevant child rights programming, in development and humanitarian contexts.
- Demonstrable ability to engage effectively across internal/external stakeholders and communities
- Knowledge of policy, research and evidence-based methodologies with regards to child protection programming, and other relevant child-focused programming.
- A clear understanding of and commitment to gender analysis in informing programmes and policy.
- A combination of technical, research, public advocacy and, local experience.
- Understands that work of development and humanitarian action can be complex and volatile.
- Country level experience in international development, preferably through long-term assignments.
- Proven experience delivering results and outputs
- Energy and drive to create change in a large complex organisation
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching – ability to work with people of all levels from CEO to junior staff and across all functions,
- Experience creating and managing high-performing teams including building shared objectives, quality control, evaluation, motivation, performance management, staff development and training.
- Commitment to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive technical leadership team
- Demonstrates ability to make technical expertise relevant and available to inform programs
- Engaging with donors and public finance stakeholders across humanitarian, development and developed contexts.
- An understanding of and commitment to Save the Children’s mission, values and programme approaches.
- Fluent spoken and written English
Additional languages, particularly French, Spanish and/or Arabic.
- Senior leadership experience working in Save the Children, another large INGO, donor or multilateral agency
We can offer circa £80,000 per annum (If based in UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National T&C (including pay) will apply.
This role can be based in London or any existing Save the Children office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at our website.
We will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis while the advert is still live, once the hiring decision is made the role will be closed. Only candidates invited to the interview round will be contacted
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Director of Development
Location: London, SE11 – Hybrid working, home-based with travel into London office (minimum 4 days per month)
Salary: Circa £70K per annum
Terms: Permanent, full-time (flexibility of hours considered)
The international public health charity, SCI Foundation, which is consistently ranked globally as one of the most cost-effective non-profit initiatives, is seeking a Director of Development.
SCI Foundation’s aim is to improve the health of the poorest and most marginalized people in the world, enabling them to reach their full potential. Working in partnerships with Governments in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Foundation helps to deliver impactful public health programmes, working towards the elimination of preventable diseases such as schistosomiasis – a disease caused by parasites which affects over 250m people globally and causes an estimated 200,000 deaths a year.
The Director of Development is a brand new role within the charity with the scope to innovate the organisation’s income generation approach. Reporting to the Chief Executive, this position is a key member of the senior management team and you will be joining at an exciting time when the organisation is redefining their strategic direction and identity. This role presents an opportunity to experiment with new and innovative ways of generating income, as well as building on tried and tested fundraising techniques.
The ideal candidates will have extensive experience of income generation in charities and/or social enterprises from frontline delivery to leadership and strategy development. You will have a track record of securing multi-million gifts from a range of International Development funds, global institutions, Trusts and Foundations, and high-level donors or social investors. You will also have exceptional financial and leadership skills and enjoy and thrive on the challenge of creating a new and bespoke funding strategy to match SCI’s cause, impact and values.
If you require an informal conversation prior to applying to this role, please contact Suzie Spooner on +44 (0) 7960 932 315
PLEASE NOTE: We will be longlisting applications as soon as we receive them, so please apply early to register your interest.
CLOSING DATE: Monday 14th February, 9am GMT.
Salary: circa £50,000 per annuum + OTE, depending on experience
Location: Central London (Waterloo) 2 days per week, 3 days WFH (subject to change)
The Institute for Family Business (IFB) is the voice of the UK family business sector, supporting and promoting the contribution of the sector to UK economy. As a not-for-profit membership association, we proudly support and promote the UK Family Business sector through networking and learning activities, advocacy and research. Britain’s 4,8 million family businesses are the backbone of the UK economy – employing close to thirteen million people, and contributing a quarter of UK GDP. The IFB’s membership has a combined turnover approaching £100bn and includes some of the most well-known and loved brands in the UK. The IFB is embarking on a change journey under the guidance of its new Chairman and is looking to step change its impact amongst the Family Business community.
Who we're looking for
We are pleased to announce that we are searching for a new Membership & Development Director. This is a key leadership and relationship management role within the IFB, with the primary purpose to lead the IFB’s membership growth, development and retention. You will have the unique opportunity to develop and execute a membership strategy that delivers sustained membership growth, strong retention, and enduring relationships with family business leaders. You will be supported by the Director General and a Membership & Events Manager.
Your experience and background
You will come with first class relationship business development and management skills with the ability to manage a variety of sometimes complex and demanding stakeholder relationships. A proven track record of delivering effective recruitment programmes and the ability to think strategically but also have an eye for detail and be prepared to be hands on will be key. Excellent interpersonal, diplomacy and communication skills, and be an enthusiastic and collaborative team player is needed. Finally, you will come with genuine passion and enthusiasm for the value of private sector business of which family business make up the 88%.
This is a unique opportunity for a passionate and ambitious person wanting to develop their career in a supportive and ambitious organisation. If you feel you are right for this role, we would love to hear from you.
Merton Home Tutoring Service is seeking to appoint a Director to continue the work of our outgoing Director in developing and shaping the future of the organisation.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
6 month Fixed Term Contract - Full time
Salary: £56,903 - £58625
ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, progressive people professional to have a real impact on the way we work at ActionAid UK. You will provide effective interim leadership and management of the People and Culture team during a period of significant change. Working closely with the leadership team, particularly the interim director of OD and transformation, and key stakeholder groups across the charity you will review and develop our people policies, procedures and practice making sure that they are underpinned by our feminist principles and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion especially our ambition to be an anti-racist organisation. You will manage and support the people and culture team to provide effective HR, learning and development and talent acquisition partnering, advice and guidance to people managers across the organisation so that they and their teams are equipped and supported to deliver organisational priorities.
Important will be your ability to lead through change, bring people with you drive and to continue to drive engagement and continuous improvement.
With an impressive record of strategy development and operational improvement in a senior HR or organisational development role, you are skilled at effectively using data to inform decision making. You can make sound financial decisions and control budgets too. You should be comfortable in identifying and developing the behaviours that are demanded of effective leaders, you will also have experience of policy and procedures development together with expertise in working with and negotiating with Trade Unions.
ActionAid is committed to driving improvement through digital channels, tools and ways of working.We will ensure that we provide the technology and the training to enable all staff to perform their roles to the best of their abilities. In return, we ask that all staff are committed to continually improving their digital skills and knowledge within the working environment. Our recruitment processes will evaluate the digital skills of all applicants.
ActionAid is committed to supporting flexible working. If you would like to discuss flexible working options, including the possibility of a job share for this role, there will be space to do so during the interview process.
We are committed to continually improving the diversity of our workforce and therefore encourage applications from people of colour, the LGBTQI+ community, the trans community, and those with a disability.
Starting Salary: £35,002 - £36,479 per annum (Inc. London Weighting)
Location: London (this role will be based in London, Hybrid or flexible working options are available)
Hours of work: Full time/35 hour per week
Based in CAFOD’s Education Section and working closely with staff across CAFOD and UK partner organisations, you will be responsible for managing and delivering CAFOD’s Leadership Development programme-a gap year for young adults. This role is responsible for the delivery of the programme, ensuring key partners are involved appropriately in shaping the work whilst supporting and empowering the young adults as they grow in their leadership roles. The role is managed by CAFOD’s Head of Education. The role is well suited to a dynamic self-starter who has experience of working in youth ministry, thrives on working with young adults and has a passion for global justice.
- Manage the overall organisation and delivery of the training programme for CAFOD’s Gap Year participants, “gappers”
- Develop a broad range of input into the training plans, ensuring guest speakers are briefed and prepared
- Where capacity allows, work alongside the Young Leadership Coordinator to support and deliver the training plan for Catholic retreat and outreach teams, prioritising the centres with a gapper presence
- Manage the recruitment plan for the programme, requesting specialist support from CAFOD colleagues.
- Identify opportunities which enable further outreach and promotion of Step into the Gap eg University, VIth form college events, diocesan and parish events
- Ensure the recruitment process runs smoothly and involves key partners/stakeholders at appropriate levels.
- Oversee and administrate receipt of applications, ensuring shortlisting and final decision making is communicated to candidates and partners efficiently and clearly
Development and support:
- Work with local CAFOD staff and placements to ensure the gappers are clear on expectations and are supported locally to deliver these
- Facilitate connections and online and face to face meetings of the placement partners to network, share best practice and enable the programme to grow and develop.
- Support and guide gappers and placements with CAFOD work in placements
- Work with regional and national staff to develop opportunities with new UK partners and new dioceses, identifying different models of delivery as appropriate
- Where required, assist the placements in offering additional personal support to gappers.
- Work with CAFOD international staff and partners to develop opportunities for the participants of the programme to gain an deeper insight and understanding of the the communities in the global south CAFOD works alongside.
- Identify opportunities for the gappers to gain a deeper understanding of issues of Uk poverty and injustice and enable them to gain a deeper understandin of this
- Organise a learning visit to Rome to understand the role of the global Church in addressing poverty and injustice.
- Ensure promotion and communication of the project across the Catholic community - online and offline
- Share the story and impact of the scheme internally across CAFOD
- Ensure regular communication to gappers, placements and local CAFOD staff
- Maintain the Step into the Gap intranet site and webpage
Transition and alumni
- Work with Education Section colleagues and local CAFOD staff to implement effective transition plans. Ensure transition of gappers ensuring recording on database, maintaining initial contact / support with graduates and their transition to regional teams
- Book annual meeting with relevant CPCs to look back and to look forward of what we can do differently
- Ensure reporting by those involved in the scheme takes place regularly and systematically and regular database updates are provided.
- Provide regular updates including an annual programme and budget report for the SHCJ’s, our programme partners
For further information on this vacancy and the application process, please visit the CAFOD website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
CPRE London has a strong reputation for passionate campaigns which make a difference - protecting green spaces and improving London's built and natural environment. We are looking for an inspiring Director to lead our development and grow our impact.
In this role you will be at the heart of debates over the future of London, its green spaces, planning and development. You will lead a small team, deliver high profile projects and influential campaigns, build and manage coalitions and put CPRE London on a more sustainable financial footing.
The succesful candidate will have a successful track record of organisational leadership and management as well as experience of the role of campaigning charities. You will be a strong communicator and networker and know how to generate and secure external support and funds. You will be ambitious for CPRE London's mission and be able to strengthen our organisation and grow our influence.
All the information you need is in the Candidate Briefing Pack which is available when you apply and can also be viewed on our website. We look forward to hearing from you by 1 February.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a brilliant art based not-for-profit organisation, Dash Arts. They create exceptional artistic experiences that bridge divides across art forms, cultures, languages and communities. Over the last 15 years, they've created award-winning new work with over 9,000 artists and participants for audiences of over 350,000 worldwide.
To realise these ambitions, they are working to raise over £600,000 over the next three years for the project budgets and building significant relationships with venues and festivals to co-produce and tour the shows.
Under Chief Executive Josephine Burton, Dash Arts has been undergoing significant changes over the last two years to establish a strong platform from which to develop the organisation and its work.
As a charity, Dash looks to philanthropy and commercial partnerships for support (in addition to its Arts Council of England grant) and has taken the first steps towards building a professional and effective fundraising function.
The organisation is now ready to appoint its first permanent Head of Development.
Dash Arts Head of Development
Location: Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6AB.
Compensation: Package of circa £45,000 per annum 3 days a week (Pro rata)
This role is extremely exciting as it allow the postholder to have a wide range of opportunities to strategize and raise funds from high value sources. They need someone who has great experience with major donors, and ideally some experience of proposal writing across a range of sources too.
Dash Arts does not expect the new postholder to have had experience of raising funds from all fundraising sources listed in the pack. However, they should have the ability to critically analyse, and prioritise and implement different fundraising methods as appropriate. Therefore, the role is 'hands on' and is varied in its opportunities.
This is a really exciting time to join Dash Arts, so if you are interested in learning more about the role, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with Hannah Laking at Harris Hill via the apply button. She will be able to have a chat and provide you with a full job pack.
Closing date for applications: 9.00 am Monday 31st of January 2022
First stage interviews: W/C 7th February 2022
Harris Hill Charity 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, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships
Prospectus is pleased to be partnering with the London Sinfonietta to recruit their new Head of Development. The London Sinfonietta is one of the world's leading contemporary music ensembles. Formed in 1968, their commitment to making new music has led to the commission of 450 works and premieres of hundreds more. The Head of Development will lead on all fundraising for the organisation and it's an excellent time to join.
The Head of Development will lead income generation for the organisation from trusts and foundations, corporate partnerships and individual giving. You will work to a target c. £300,000 each year with fundraising efforts going toward concerts, touring, digital projects, talent development for young artists, and much more. Reporting to the Chief Executive & Artistic Director, the Head of Development will lead on all applications and reporting to trusts, foundations, and corporate partners and will be the primary point of communication for all supporters.
The selected candidate will have demonstrable experience in fundraising, raising funds through a range of income sources across trusts and foundations and individuals, spotting new opportunities for fundraising partnerships and gifts at every possible opportunity. You will ideally have some fundraising events experience too and will ideally have knowledge of music and/or orchestral working environments, but this is not essential.
If you have any disability and would like assistance with completing an application then please contact Ryan Burdock at Prospectus.
If you feel you meet some of the criteria but not all, we really hope you'll enquire and learn more. Prospectus can advise and support on each part of the role and hopefully your application, so we look forward to hearing from you.
We welcome candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will arrange for a meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.
1 in 4 people have mental health problems, but most of us don’t get the help we need. This has to change.
We are Mind. We are here to fight mental health. We change minds across England and Wales by making mental health an everyday priority. We stand up to the injustices which make life harder for those of us with mental health challenges. We offer help whenever you might need it through our information, advice and local services. And we bring together an unstoppable network of individuals and communities who care about mental health, to make a difference.
In April we began our new 3 year rolling strategy, drawing out three areas where we want to move faster and make more progress than we have to date: fighting for the mental health of people in poverty, supporting young people with a particular focus on trauma, and becoming a truly anti-racist organisation. With our people at the heart of this strategy, our new People Strategy is a cornerstone of change initiatives aimed at modernising our working practises and enabling everyone who works at Mind to fulfil their potential, so that we can meet challenges now and in the future.
To help us achieve our goals we are now seeking an exceptional and resilient Associate Director with a proven track record in leading on change and complex people initiatives and a passion for providing an outstanding employee experience, to lead our People & Development team.
As our new Associate Director for People & Development, you will work closely with our Chief Operating Officer and partner with the Mind Executive Team to curate Mind’s people culture in line with our new strategy and develop the team to achieve the operational objectives. You will also shape and embed Mind’s strategic vision and People Strategy into transformational action plans. In this key role as Mind’s overall subject matter expert for People & Development, you’ll establish the vison and strategic direction for our People department. You will support growth, continuous service improvement and innovation through implementing good practice across our organisation. At the same time, you will work closely with the Associate Director of Finance & Resources and the wider team of Associate Directors to oversee the day to day management of the charity and provide corporate leadership for staff within national Mind, Retail Mind and our Federated Network.
At Mind we know that our people are key to our success and we invest in all our staff to ensure they have the tools they need to lead their teams with vision and confidence. Our new Associate Director for People & Development will ensure we deliver the first-class people services, covering business partnering, learning and development, advice helpdesk, people systems and management information, that we need to build a culture that includes and inspires everyone to develop and grow.
Join us in the fight for mental health. We won’t stop until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect.
The closing date for applications, which should include an up-to-date CV and supporting statement, is 12.00pm on Wednesday 2nd February 2022.
Please note, all direct and third party applications will be forwarded to Morgan Law.
Mind values the power of diversity. We embrace the different perspectives that each of us bring. We are creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is appreciated for being authentic and bringing their whole selves to work regardless of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.
We are committed to becoming truly anti-racist in everything we do and ensuring that all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all. Our strategy has becoming an anti-racist organisation right at the centre of our work. For more information please visit our website.
The Cares Family’s mission is to help people find connection in a disconnected age. Our objectives are to reduce loneliness and isolation; improve people’s connection, belonging, purpose and power in a changing world; and bring people together to reduce social, generational, digital, cultural and attitudinal divides.
Over the last decade our model has grown from a tiny idea in a single place into a national leader. Combined, North London Cares (founded in 2011), South London Cares (2014), Manchester Cares (2017), Liverpool Cares (2018) and East London Cares (2019), have connected some 25,000 older and younger neighbours to share nearly 1 million interactions and 250,000 hours.
As well as having an impact on individual lives and communities, in the past three years, The Cares Family has started to have an impact at the systemic and cultural levels too – through new projects, storytelling and campaigning that are rapidly increasing our profile and making an even bigger difference.
In order to deliver our fundraising strategy, we have re-shaped our team of 11 fundraisers to maximise return on investment and subsequently created the post of Head of Development (Major Gifts). This newly created role will report directly to the Director of Development and work closely with fellow senior fundraisers (including two further Heads of Development) to achieve our fundraising goals effectively and efficiently.
We are looking for an experienced major gifts fundraiser.
You will need to have a good understanding of the fundraising arena and of issues and innovations within major gift fundraising and philanthropy at a local and a national level. You will be a creative and proactive new business development manager with significant experience of developing high value relationships with major donors (and ideally corporates), along with excellent relationship management and communication skills.
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic organisation with an entrepreneurial culture, to build our major donor programme, and to apply your ambition and tenacity to drive forward new business, with great autonomy and independence.
We are looking for someone who is ambitious about raising income, has the ability to engage and influence individuals at all levels, and enjoys working as part of a warm, collaborative and busy team.
To apply for this role, please read the job description and application task descriptions carefully, and submit your application by Wednesday 2nd February 2022, at 23:59.
Deputy Head of Corporate Development, an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing National Animal Welfare Charity, based in Central London.
With heavy investment across fundraising and a history of success, the Corporate Fundraising team is rapidly expanding, creating a very exciting time to join this extremely successful charity.
As the Deputy Head of Corporate Development, managing a Corporate Development Team, you will be responsible for delivering the growth in income from new partnerships with businesses, in line with the new business Corporate Partnerships Strategy.
You will lead the corporate new business team to achieve their fundraising targets and build transformational strategic partnerships with businesses in the UK and internationally. Working with the Head of Corporate Partnerships to build the new business elements of this strategy. Leading the team to develop new fundraising products, cases for support and tactics that will generate sound corporate income streams.
- Develop and deliver a new business plan to facilitate the delivery of the new business objectives outlined in the Corporate Partnerships Strategy.
- Develop, new cases for support for strategic partnerships, new fundraising products and services that will enable the team to diversify income streams
- Develop and implement the corporate prospect strategy, to enable the team to build a rich pipeline of corporate partnership opportunities and maintain a diverse and sustainable funding mix
- Work with stakeholders to identify and deliver transformational strategic partnership opportunities
- Directly line management five reports.
Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Corporate Fundraising Manager who has a track record of delivering exceptional new business development within a charity setting, including personally securing large scale partnerships, with experience of leading a team to deliver excellent work and supporting their professional development in a new business environment.
About the organisation
The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is the world’s largest alliance of national societies of obstetrics and gynaecology, bringing together professionals from more than 130 countries and territories. For over 65 years, FIGO has collaborated with the world’s top health, rights and donor bodies. We are in official relations with the World Health Organization and consultative status with the United Nations.
FIGO is dedicated to the improvement of the health and rights of women and girls and to the reduction of disparities in health care, as well as to advancing the science and practice of obstetrics and gynaecology. We pursue our mission through education, research implementation, advocacy and capacity building with our member societies.
Main purpose of the role
To ensure the provision of accurate and timely financial reporting that fully meets the needs of the organisation. To provide effective leadership to the Head of Finance and the implementation of agreed strategic objectives.
The Finance Director is a key member of our Senior Team, working closely with our CEO, other Directors & Trustees.
• Providing sound financial advice to the Chief Executive and Executive Group
• Work with the Honorary Treasurer ensuring that they are kept informed of all relevant matters related to the financial running of the organisation
• Take lead responsibility for annual financial planning, oversee reporting and accounting as per regulatory and legal requirements. Production of strategic and annual financial plans and financial reports to Companies House, Charity Commission, etc.
• Closing books accurately each month and producing timely management reports, data and analysis for management decision-making, Board submissions and other reporting requirements
• Preparing information / documentation for the Finance Committee & Trading Board
• Overseeing the FIGO investment portfolio and working to maximise return on investment
• Ensuring timely provision of pension-related financial information and meeting related obligations
• Working with the Head of Finance to ensure budgets and financial reports are robust and meet donor requirements
• Responsible for financial strategy planning, monitoring, management and reporting
• Responsible for ensuring compliance with the Companies Act and Charities Act
• Ensure the Annual Return and other statutory returns are submitted to the Charities Commission and Companies House within the appropriate time limits
• Ensuring accurate records are maintained for meeting external legal, regulatory and taxation requirements (including provision of information to U.S. advisors)
• Managing the production of FIGO’s annual accounts in accordance with agreed timescales, standards and the charities SORP
• Applying VAT correctly (including partial exemptions and reclaim rates) across all transactions
Applications are welcomes from candidates who possess the following skills and experience.
• Fully qualified accountant (eg ACCA, ACA, CIMA) with a minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience
• Experience in the international development sector and grants management
• Experience of building and / or managing financial systems for a multi-
country, grant-funded INGO
• Experience in the financial management of a Charity & Trading Company
e.g. Tax/VAT/Investment management
• Working knowledge of SORP and the Charities Act
• Experience preparing statutory accounts and managing external audit processes
• A successful track record of leadership at senior level
• A successful record of effective partnership working with key stakeholders
We are an equal opportunities employer and are proud to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds.
Location: The role is based from FIGO House, Waterloo, London SE1. FIGO staff are surrently working on a trial ‘hybrid’ basis i.e. with combined office and home working.
Candidates are asked to include their CV and a supporting statement, detailing their skills and experience and outlining their suitability for the role. Interviews will be scheduled as the applications come in - so apply now!
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE THE RIGHT TO RESIDE AND WORK IN THE UK. WE WILL EXPECT RELEVANT PROOF OF SUCH IF ASKED FOR AN INTERVIEW. (PLEASE DO NOT SEND THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION).
Please also note that, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only be contacting those applicants who are being invited to interview for this role. Thank you for your interest in FIGO.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
TPP is delighted to be working with Resuscitation Council UK and supporting with their search to hire a new Director of Engagement & Influencing. This is an opportunity to join an organisation focused on saving lives through the delivery of evidence-based clinical guidance, training courses and initiatives to ensure everyone across Society has the skills and is willing to save a life if they see someone who has collapsed and is not breathing normally.
As an experienced senior level communications professional, you will be joining our client at an exciting stage of their growth and be an integral part of delivering the Vision to 2030. Their mission is to ensure that everyone who has a cardiac arrest has access to appropriate cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Work to address the health inequalities in this area is a crucial part of the organisation’s work going forward
As a member of the senior management team, you will have overall people management responsibility for a team of communications and engagement specialists and play a key part in increasing awareness, achieving influence, leading internal communications and delivering inclusive communications along with championing diversity across a range of audiences and key stakeholders.
Your duties & responsibilities will include:
- Developing a marketing, communications and stakeholder engagement strategy relating to all key areas of resuscitation and the organisation’s Vision to 2030 and strategic plan.
- Stakeholder engagement and relationship-building, including governments, the NHS and partner organisations
- Developing public policy positions and messaging for specific audiences including external stakeholders and decision-makers.
- Identifying opportunities to influence the wider healthcare agenda and raising RCUK’s profile as a key player and partner for decision-makers.
- Developing and strengthening RCUK’s external communications, including social media, media and email communications.
- As part of the Senior Management Team, developing, helping prioritise and delivering the strategic plans underpinning Vision 2030.
- All external communications, including media and digital channels.
- Maximising the impact and reach of RCUK’s brand and website.
- Leading the Engagement and Influencing department working across communications, policy, stakeholder, marketing and insight disciplines.
Your background, experience and skillsets will include:
- Experience of working at a senior management level in either a communications and marketing, policy or engagement role.
- Demonstrable experience of providing proactive leadership and vision to evolve an innovative programme of influencing and engagement work.
- Demonstrable experience setting strategies and plans at a departmental or organisational level.
- Demonstrable track record of engaging with decision makers and key influencers.
- Proven experience in building effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, partnership building and networking at senior level.
- Demonstrable experience of planning and implementing challenging, innovative and measurable communications plans to generate quality results and engagement.
- Experience of working across all communications disciplines including media, PR, internal communications, stakeholder engagement and digital.
- A strong track record of positioning an organisation to achieve tangible outcomes in a competitive communications environment – including development of brand, identity and messaging.
- Experience in developing and managing budgets.
- Excellent knowledge of health and social care policy, of the NHS and of parliamentary processes across the four nations of the UK would be beneficial but not essential.