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Director of Services and Operations
This is an exciting time to join Fifth Sense, the charity for people affected by smell and taste disorders, and play a major role in shaping the services and support we provide during a period of significant development for the organisation. You will lead the development and delivery of our pioneering national support, information and education services and volunteering programme, with a focus on supporting the health, safety and wellbeing of people affected by smell and taste disorders and increasing awareness of the crucial role that smell and taste play in our lives. You will champion innovations to improve our services and identify and develop opportunities for growth and expansion.
You will also have oversight of the charity’s operations, ensuring that our systems and processes support and enable the effective delivery of our services.
We are looking for an inspiring leader with high emotional intelligence, strong operational background and the ability to deliver an outstanding level of service in a fast-moving environment.
If you would like to be part of a pioneering, collaborative and forward-thinking organisation that values, supports and empowers people then we would love to hear from you. We are committed to building an organisation that values diversity and welcome applications that will help us achieve this.
Salary: £42,000 per annum, but more may be available for an exceptional candidate.
Location: Banbury or Oxford (Hybrid). We are happy to offer flexible working arrangements.
For more information on the role on please contact Fifth Sense CEO Duncan Boak using the contact details on the attached job spec.
To apply, please provide a CV along with a supporting statement which explains how you meet the requirements of the role, using the points in the Personal Specification as sub-headings. Completed applications should be submitted by 17:00 on Monday 13th June.
Interviews will take place during the week commencing 20th June.
(Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.)
Full Time Permanent Post (40 hours per week including 1 hour lunch)
Salary: £44,672 pa. (Grade E1)
Holiday Entitlement: 38 days including Bank Holidays
Benefits: Health Cash Plan, Pension, Annual NCP season ticket
Location: Based at the East Street site in Leicester (LE1), there will be a requirement to work across other sites within the city.
The Y (Leicester YMCA) has a unique position in Leicester with a history stretching back to 1883. We are the city’s leading youth homelessness charity, housing 105 young people and having an impact across the region through our heritage, mental health and serious youth violence projects. We are also home to The Y Theatre, a vibrant 300-seat arts venue and our homeless adults support service.
Our vision is for every homeless young person to have a safe place to call home and the support they need to create lasting change in their lives. Employing over 100 staff, we work to transform the lives of some of the most vulnerable young people and communities across Leicester and Leicestershire.
We are looking for a highly-qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Director to join our Executive team. As a member of the team you will help shape the organisation in relation to its people, policy and culture, ensuring that we have an enabling environment where staff can thrive and grow. You must understand workforce development and strategic vision to lead the organisation, ensuring our HR service is second to none. You will need to have a minimum of 5 years’ experience at a senior level within HR and be qualified up to CIPD Level 7, along with a genuine passion for supporting and developing people to enable them to deliver outstanding services.
Global Witness works to expose and challenge the underlying causes of the climate emergency.
We’ve been creating change for over 20 years, from alerting the world to blood diamonds to halting forest destruction deals. Our investigations have changed the world.
We are looking for a Director of Communications to join Global Witness for up to 13 months to provide maternity leave cover.
About the role
As our Interim Director of Communications, you will lead Global Witness’s strategic communications to drive the advocacy impact of our campaigns, build our reputation and profile and increase our power base and influence.
You will manage a high performing team of 11 staff in London, Washington DC and Brussels to ensure they are developing and maintaining great relationships with stakeholders including funders, donors, campaign and communication partners and the leadership team.
You will help build our media, digital and community outreach to deliver innovative and powerful campaigns that achieve change in the world and working closely with the communications team, you will ensure that communications are well planned and delivered and risk is managed effectively.
You are a highly credible leader with extensive experience of getting the best out of a talented global team. You will have the ability to network with a diverse range of media contacts globally to drive impact using effective communications and have successfully managed and delivered significant projects.
Your success in the role will come from your experience of building a reputation and organisational profile, gained in an international and relevant context. Your experience of international affairs, crisis management communications, legal risks as well your excellent knowledge of the role digital tools play in realising your strategy will be essential for this role.
You will be an excellent communicator yourself, having the ability to write to a high standard, and using your public speaking skills to influence and further our message. Your prioritisation, initiative and ability to be resilient under pressure will be key for this role.
You are a great collaborator, working closely with our leadership team and others to maintain an integrated and strategic approach across the organisation, you will be taking ownership and responsibility for the delivery of objectives.
As a plus, you may bring US or EU media experience and knowledge from a campaigning background or of the areas we work in. Most importantly you share our vision for a better world – where power is more evenly disrupted, bold action is taken to address the climate emergency, and there is a just and equitable transition to a greener, fairer future.
Working for us
Global Witness has a talented team of people worldwide with offices in London, Washington DC, and Brussels. We aim to be a diverse and inclusive place to work. We value new perspectives, original ideas and different ways of working. We believe that diverse views and experiences improve the way we do our work. We do our best to make our jobs accessible to all regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation or identity.
We offer an excellent benefits package including a competitive salary and 25 days annual leave (exc. Bank Holidays), pension, private medical insurance and the option of flexible working arrangements.
This role is based in London and therefore to be considered for this role you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. We are currently trialling a new hybrid working model for 2022 that requires staff to be in the office at least 20% of the working week.
Please send in your CV (max 2 sides) and a one-page cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role with Director of Communications in the subject heading by midnight BST on 31 May 2022.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make any reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend any interview, please let us know.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join our charity at an exciting time and help achieve our growth ambitions. We are looking for an energetic and inspiring Director of Income Generation and Business Development who will spearhead the growth in income we need to deliver our strategic plan, seeking to exceed targets always.
InFocus Charity is a specialist charity supporting young people with vision impairment and complex needs through a range of education and adult care services. We have unique expertise in our field, and are passionate about enabling young people facing multiple barriers to live their best lives.
Director of Income Generation and Business Development
Location: Exeter. Some degree of hybrid working possible
Contract: Full Time (although 4 days a week might be considered), Permanent
Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be responsible for:
- All aspects of current income generation including retail, catering, commercial partnerships and fundraising
- Diversifying and strengthening fundraising, gaining new supporters and attracting new funding
- Creating and identifying new business opportunities and partnerships
- Marketing and raising brand awareness in order to increase admissions to education and care services
- Have loads of interest and enthusiasm for what we do, and a commitment to ensuring that the young people we support are empowered to live their best life.
- Be successfully leading one or more aspects of income generation and/or marketing in a charity and/or have entrepreneurial flair and a track record in business and want to use those skills for a really good cause
- Be able to win people over, influence others, plan big projects and negotiate
- Think creatively and work collaboratively to achieve your goals
Closing date: Monday 30th May at 10.00am
Interviews in Exeter: Wednesday 8th June – allow the whole day.
To apply and for more information please visit our website - InFocus Charity
For an informal chat with the CEO and/or site visit prior to application please contact Amanda Gorfin, Executive Assistant
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Our partner is an animal welfare charity going through a period of significant change. The Director of Finance & Resources will join a new leadership team, offering day-to-day oversight and responsibility of the organisation’s finance, HR and IT functions, as well as leading on specific projects.
- Develop the long-term financial strategy; this includes leading on developing mechanisms to increase grants funding, the development of the annual organisational budget, financial plans and forecasts.
- Work with the leadership team on the strategic direction and financial sustainability of the organisation; this includes providing strategic financial planning, modelling and analysis.
- Oversee the integrity of the accounting & finance function, including building and strengthening controls & processes, ensure regulatory compliance, manage the treasury function, and manage organisational risk, including the risk register.
- Strengthen the organisation’s global governance.
- Lead on understanding and managing HR and staffing requirements, and in building the skillset of the staff.
- Oversee the implementation of a new ERP IT system, both in the UK as well as global offices.
- Qualified accountant with experience leading the finance function of an international charity through a period of change.
- Strong all-round accounting, financial management, full grants cycle management, compliance, risk and financial sustainability.
- Demonstrable leadership experience, specifically around strategic decision making and financial planning, and able to adapt style to collaborate and achieve the best outcomes.
- Demonstrable experience in improving and strengthening processes, controls and systems.
- Experience of leading an HR function, and managing staffing and skills requirements
- Analytical, strategic thinker and problem solver.
- Strong people & communication skills
- High level of personal integrity, and a deep commitment to the values of the organisations.
This role offers flexible work arrangements.
We’re recruiting for a collaborative Director of Programmes and Community Power Building to join our team as the third member of the Executive.
As Director of Programmes and Community Power Building at the Finance Innovation Lab you will develop the next stage of our community strategy, leading the growth and engagement of our community of systems-changemakers - including activists, campaigners, innovators, intrapreneurs, practitioners and thought leaders - all working towards a financial system that serves people and planet.
We are looking for someone to lead our thinking of how to build community power to shift the power dynamics in the system, challenge the underlying power structures and mental models that hold the system in place, and achieve tangible impact that helps build a financial system which is democratic, sustainable, just and resilient.
You’ll have responsibility for overseeing our programmes including supporting programme leads with strategy development, fundraising, and thought engagement.
You should be UK-based and able to reach our office in London regularly for external meetings. In accordance with our environmental aims we strongly prefer staff to avoid air travel where possible.
To find out more and apply click 'Apply via our website'.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Cochrane aims to put evidence at the heart of health decision-making globally. They collaborate to produce trusted synthesized evidence, make it accessible to all, and advocate for its use. Cochrane is seeking a Director of Development to work with their global community to grow fundraising income and ensure Cochrane has a sustainable and successful future.
Cochrane is a charity and a global, independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making vast amounts of research evidence useful for informing decisions about health. They do this by synthesising research findings to produce the best available evidence on what works. Their work has been recognised as the international gold standard for high quality, trusted information.
As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, this new role will lead the Development Directorate (which includes fundraising, advocacy, communications, partnerships, member and supporter engagement) and will establish a fundraising operation that works collaboratively to deliver significant global income growth. The Director of Development will play a key part in the transformation of the organisation as part of the 2021-2023 Strategy to ensure that Cochrane maintains its relevance and pre-eminence into the future.
Cochrane is seeking an ambitious individual who relishes a challenge, loves collaborative working, delivers results and has extensive experience of successfully delivering strategy. The ideal candidates will possess an understanding and experience of international fundraising, strong relationship management skills, and experience of working at director-level. Finally, you will be enterprising and a strategic thinker with the ability to seek and find creative solutions and foster innovation in your teams.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Director of Public Sector Partnerships
£64,087 - £70,000pa
Woking, Surrey GU21 4LL/Hybrid working
This is an incredible opportunity for a senior level fundraiser who excels at delivering high value funding agreements from large complex funders in the public sector to play a key role in securing protection for the natural world we all depend on, before it is too late.
This is a vital role in the fight for our world. As Director of Public Sector Partnerships, you will raise our profile and secure significant funds through public sector partnerships with the UK Government and other institutions. Critically, you will provide strategic direction to this area of fundraising.
As Director of Public Sector Partnerships, you will lead a coordinated organisational approach to engaging with public sector donors and accessing Government/Institutions at a senior level. As a member of our senior leadership team, you will collaborate with senior level colleagues to successfully implement our mission to save the planet. This will involve identifying significant public sector funding opportunities as well as engaging with senior Government staff and developing relationships with key public sector stakeholders. We will look to you to work in partnership with funding and consortium partners and attend events, meetings and other networking opportunities. You will also lead project teams in developing funding proposals from concept, through to submission of new funding bids, ensuring they meet strategy and relevant standards. You will act as a source of expertise to the organisation too, providing advice and guidance when needed.
For this key position, you must have a significant track record of securing high value funding agreements from large complex funders in the public sector. You will demonstrate the ability to network and develop strong working relationships with Government and significant public sector donors too. This will have given you an in-depth understanding of Government and institutional funding landscape, especially in relation to the environmental sector. Comfortable overseeing large scale and complex applications to Government and statutory funding bodies, you will be effective at inspiring and motivating high performing teams. You will also possess excellent project management, interpersonal and communication skills.
If you have the experience we require and can rise to this challenge, we would love to hear from you. To join the fight for our planet, please click on the link and apply via our website. Complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up-to-date CV with cover letter highlighting what makes you a good fit for us.
Every role at WWF is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the potential of everyone regardless of; sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect that makes you, well you. Here at WWF, we are committed to conscious inclusion that helps cultivate an ethos of belonging, connection and shared purpose. We believe that the more diverse we are the better we become; this brings us together and empowers us to develop, engage and inspire; and critically to help build a future where people can live in harmony with nature.
Our policies and benefits reflect the importance of people being able to have a good work-life balance and being able to bring their ‘full self’ to work.
Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We are looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.
The incoming Director of Safety4Sisters will provide strategic direction, be a motivating and inclusive leader, and effectively campaign for policy change at a local, regional and national level. This is an exciting time to lead our small but committed and dynamic organisation and to take overall responsibility of the management of the charity, with full support from the senior management team and trustee board.
In the last few years, Safety4Sisters have experienced rapid growth and diversification of our services, as well as achieving charitable status. We are currently looking at our strategic priorities and our organisational structure to ensure that we are able to meet the needs of the women and children that we support, as well as campaign for their rights, for as long as we’re needed. The incoming Director will have a key role to play in navigating this next phase of our work by building a long-term vision for S4S – as well as putting it into action.
We think it is crucially important that our staff team reflects the diversity of the women that we support. In our recruitment to this role we are therefore actively prioritising women who are from racialised and minoritised communities and/or who have lived experience of going through the UK immigration system.
To apply to this role, please send an up-to-date CV and cover letter (no more than two sides of A4), tailored to the person specification and job description. Please clearly outline how you meet the person specification to ensure the greatest chance of being invited to interview.
If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please arrange a time to discuss the role with our Chair of trustees, Lynne Fanthome. Further details about how you can contact Lynne are available on the attached document.
The deadline for application to this role is 5pm on Monday 20th June.
A world where all young people flourish, regardless of their background.
Who We Are
LTSB is a social mobility charity that works with bright young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, ensuring they find meaningful, skilled careers – and that firms get positive, effective employees who can make a difference from their first day.
Our four key responsibilities are:
- Promoting opportunities to those from backgrounds that are not normally reached
- Preparing young people for the workplace, and the workplace for young people
- Providing context for their application, and stewarding the hiring process
- Pastoral care – an additional support network for the first phase of their career
We don’t just get young people jobs. We launch careers. When diverse talent is given preparation and support, they don’t just get by, they thrive – and that means more representative management which can better train and retain a more representative workforce. For historic information, please see our Impact Report on our website: www.ltsb.charity
The Finance team consists of a Finance Director and a Finance Administrator role.
Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Finance Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial management of the LTSB, and provides commercial focus, leading on financial compliance and governance and overseeing strong and effective financial administrative functions and reporting. With overall responsibility for the charity’s finance function, you will play a significant role as a senior member of the leadership team to ensure the charity can achieve its mission in the most effective and efficient way possible. The FD manages the Finance Administrator who undertakes the day-to-day financial administration.
Day-to-day financial management
- Ensure relevant and accurate records are kept, filings made, and taxes paid as required by HMRC (in respect of Payroll, corporation tax and VAT), pension agencies, Companies’ House and the Charity Commission.
- Develop and enhance the financial and management reporting systems to meet the strategic and operational needs of the Trust including the identification and implementation of suitable software, and upgrades to existing software and office systems to improve processes and systems to bring about efficiencies.
- Ensure compliance with statutory accounting and regulatory requirements of financial and charity governance matters.
- Prepare the annual accounts in accordance with relevant statutory and accounting reporting standards and auditing requirements.
- Liaise with external auditors in relation to the annual audit and any management recommendations raised by the auditors.
- Oversee the management and reporting of all funds received from external funders. Ensure that accurate restricted fund accounts are maintained and that the financial records comply with funder reporting requirements.
- Supervise the Finance Administrator.
- Keep the CEO and Finance Committee informed of material developments on a regular and ad-hoc basis as required.
Strategic financial planning and management
- Prepare quarterly and annual management accounts, including income and expenditure accounts, balance sheet, cash flows, financial performance indicators and supporting notes for the Finance Committee and Trustee Board quarterly meetings.
- Be responsible for the budgeting and forecasting process for the organisation and provide appropriate reporting, variance analysis and support for decision making to the CEO, SLT and Board.
- Developing and leading LTSB’s finance strategy, optimising the charity’s financial performance and strategic position.
- Providing strategic leadership in relation to LTSB’s finances, advising on matters of compliance, risk, and contract performance.
- Accountable to the Finance Committee of the Board for all financial, risk and audit matters working closely with the CEO and Board to achieve a high quality of governance for LTSB.
- Ensure LTSB’s legal and governance responsibilities are undertaken and executed in a robust and transparent way, with trustees updated on any relevant legal and/or governance changes.
- Maintain up-to-date corporate documents and ensuring that all required documents are filed at Companies House and Charities Commission within the requisite deadlines.
- Undertaking any other duties and projects as may be assigned by the CEO or the Board of Trustees.
- Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with strong financial systems and experience working as a finance director.
- Outstanding and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
- Demonstrable commitment to LTSB’s vision and values.
- Experience of financial statement preparation and audit process management.
- Experience of preparing board papers and presenting to boards.
- Experience of managing grant finances and contract compliance.
- Commercially aware.
- Experience of preparing and submitting VAT returns under the partial exemption method.
- Experience of working in the charity sector with good knowledge of charity accounting.
- Experience of overseeing the development of organisational policies, procedures and systems.
- We have recently moved from Quickbooks to Oracle Netsuite accounting software so candidates with a good working knowledge of at least one of these systems would be ideal, although experience of using any similar cloud accounting system would be advantageous for the role
Skills and Abilities
- Strong technical financial and management accounting skills.
- Strong IT skills with advanced Excel skills.
- Ability to work to deadlines with good prioritisation and time management skills.
- Proven financial analysis, cashflow management and forecasting ability.
- Excellent communication and reporting skills (verbal and written).
- Proven ability to produce and interpret management accounts
- Proven ability to provide support, and guidance to non-financial managers and colleagues.
- The ability to manage a varied and pressured workload.
- Highly motivated and autonomous.
This job description is intended to summarise the main duties and responsibilities of the post and is not intended to be a full and exhaustive list of tasks. All LTSB staff members are expected to demonstrate flexibility and willingness to perform appropriate tasks when the need arises.
This role is ideal for an experienced Finance Director who is seeking flexible hours and home working. Although the FD would need to attend meetings in London they could be based anywhere in the UK. This is a home-based role, and our team works independently with no central office.
To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter in Word format, when prompted to attach documents, explaining how you meet the person specification and why you would like to work at LTSB in this role.
Please note, all candidates will need to have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this position.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 29th May 2022. Applications received after this point will not be considered.
First stage interviews will be held by Zoom during w/c 6th June. Second stage interviews will be held in London on Wednesday 15th June.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Applications are invited for the role of Director of FiSH Neighbourhood Care, registered charity no.1147516
We are looking for a new Director to lead this highly regarded organisation into its 60th Anniversary year and beyond. FiSH is emerging from two demanding years and we are re- establishing our events and activities for the elderly and vulnerable of Barnes, Mortlake and East Sheen. The new Director will oversee the delivery of a new strategic plan, and lead the team and volunteers to deliver its services to the highest standard
About the Role
The Director is the public face of FiSH, reporting to the Chair and the Trustees.
They lead the staff and volunteer team and also oversee FiSH’s accessible transport operation. They have direct responsibility for setting the annual budget and achieving income and expenditure targets. They encourage strong collaborative relationships with stakeholders, statutory bodies, funders and other local organisations in the voluntary sector. They ensure the reputation of FiSH is upheld by the delivery of our charitable objectives, and by listening and responding to concerns from those we help, members, staff and volunteers. They also need to keep up to date with local needs and changes in service provision and issues affecting the community, specifically the elderly. The next Director will be responsible for the organisation at a time of an expanding elderly population and a reduction in social care provision. Creativity is needed to meet the challenge of increased demand, and securing sustainable growth in our services and activities.
The ideal candidate will offer the following:
Experience of leading and managing staff and working with volunteers
Experience of fundraising,setting budgets and achieving targets
Strong communication and presentation skills
Excellent IT skills,including social media
Empathy with the elderly and vulnerable and a commitment to helping them lead independent and fulfilling lives
Ability to work with good humour in a busy office,where 'all hands on deck' are sometimes needed.
FiSH Neighbourhood Care is a well known and respected local neighbourhood care charity which has provided high quality activities, events and services for almost 60 years. FiSH works to support older and more vulnerable people in the local communities of Barnes, Mortlake and East Sheen within the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. We find innovative and creative ways of meeting the increasing needs amongst older people, delivering regular events and activities to combat isolation, loneliness and connecting communities. The organisation has 5 staff and 3 part time drivers for our accessible transport service which is managed in partnership with RaKAT, Richmond and Kingston Accessible Transport. We have over 300 volunteers, recruited and supported by FiSH staff who help us to run events and activities, drive, shop, garden, problem solve, help with IT and much more. We currently support over 650 people, 400 of whom are members of FiSH. We are funded through the LBRuT CILS contract (Community and Independent Living Services), grants from charitable trusts, individual donations and community support.
FiSH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic. We welcome applications from anyone who has the relevant qualifications and experience, regardless of background.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Executive Director has a critical role in the impactful and efficient management of the Breteau Foundation and all of our global programs. We are seeking a self-driven and highly competent interim executive director to lead our organisation in line with our mission and objectives and support and enhance our organisational strategy, operations and growth.
Duties for the Interim Executive Director will include but not be limited to:
Work closely with the board of directors and management team, informing, assessing, and addressing issues that affect the organisation
Oversee the daily operations of the Foundation, providing executive direction of all program strategy, compliance, quality assurance, and program efficiency
Manage our high quality educational offering, ensuring projects deliver outstanding pedagogy and utilise our team of experts within the broader BF team. This includes regular review, adaptation and creation of educational content, educational based marketing and communications.
Lead an effective global team dedicated to fulfilling the organisation’s mission through highly successful program implementation, efficient operations and a strong culture and work climate that attracts and retains staff.
Manage our culturally diverse staff, partners, contractors, volunteers whose skills, cultures and spoken languages reflect the communities Breteau Foundation serves.
Oversee all external communication materials including, website, marketing materials, PR, annual letter, impact and social media content
Manage the Foundation budget, complete reporting requirements optimising financial operations and maximising efficiencies.
Serve as an interim face of the organisation, actively participating in external events, developing strategic partnerships, building visibility & credibility, and brand in the market, in order to maximise the expansion of the program.
Manage, coordinate, and execute the global collection of impact data from program teams & partner organisations to produce key insights which can easily inform multiple audiences across our network of supporters.
Skills and Qualifications Required:
7+ years of senior management experience, Education or Non profit sector preferred
Strong public relations, marketing, campaign and strategic experience preferred
Knowledge of leadership and management principles related to nonprofits
Proven success working with a board of directors
Entrepreneurial mindset, with innovative approach to strategy & planning
Dynamic and charismatic team player comfortable dealing with multiple stakeholders and networks
Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills
Experience with budget management and reporting
Outstanding people and project management skills and attention to detail.
Knowledge & experience with technology in education desired
About the Breteau Foundation
Established in 2014, the Breteau Foundation is a global non-profit organization that has provided quality and inclusive education to the most disadvantaged primary schools and children in 11 countries worldwide. We specialise in EdTech; providing schools with computer tablets loaded with world-class apps that are aligned to local languages & national curriculums. We also deliver extensive teacher training & strategic support to school leaders to build capability & confidence so that schools are autonomous in 2 years.
In direct response to the Covid pandemic, the Foundation has diversified its response to include literacy and numeracy based tablet programs for offline learning at home, a STEAM (Science, engineering, technology Arts & Maths) programme to support at home learning that encourage students to use problem solving, creativity, entrepreneurship and teamwork to create solutions to real-world problems. We give children & families hope, insight to the world via technology with more opportunity & pathways to brighter futures.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Spring Impact is on a mission to scale social impact so that great ideas change more lives. Whether non-profits are improving access to education or health, tackling poverty or fighting injustices, their amazing passion, creativity, and determination inspire us every day.
Our team of passionate, caring, smart-thinking consultants work with some of the most exciting non-profits and funders to develop the strategies, plans and systems they need to change more lives. We want to improve the way impact is scaled, so non-profits and funders are in the strongest position to achieve their missions successfully, sustainably and cost-effectively.
This is a critical time for non-profits globally, and you will be joining at an exciting and strategically important moment in Spring Impact's growth.
Job Title: Director
Location: London, UK
Compensation: Up to £100,000
Spring Impact's Director will develop and amplify our consulting offers globally, leading a team currently based in the US and UK. You will significantly raise Spring Impact's profile, develop new relationships and drive thought leadership objectives; gain business and funding to support Spring Impact's expansion.
We are really proud of what Spring Impact has achieved to date, but also know that we have hardly scratched the surface of what is possible and the opportunities to achieve greater impact. This opportunity is critical in delivering our potential.
Key Experience, Knowledge and Skills
- Advanced degree and significant consulting experience including strategy consulting (any sector).
- Previous experience of working within, or aligned to, the social sector with a preference for global experience.
- Experience working with others to translate ideas into action; ability to think beyond “what is” to “what might be” - with an eye to the practical.
- Established relationships with philanthropists and non-profit leaders.
- Ability to effectively manage and motivate team members and guiding client engagements.
- Strong commercial acumen, ability to bring in new client relationships.
Key Personal Qualities and Behaviours
- Passionate about Spring Impact's mission and shares our values.
- A demonstrable commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Credible and comfortable at executive levels.
- Highly motivated, ambitious and client service orientated.
- Strong team-orientation and collaborative approach; outstanding listening skills and the ability to manage through influence.
- High emotional intelligence, open to learning and exploring new ways of achieving success.
- Entrepreneurial drive, thrives on intellectual challenge and 'raises the bar' in terms of client service delivery.
Closing date: 13.06.2022
To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please read the full appointment brief, on the Prospectus website, which can be reached by clicking on the “Apply on Website” Button.
Salary: Circa £46,000
Hours: 35 hours per week (job-share proposals will also be considered)
Location: Tottenham (Tube: Tottenham Hale, Seven Sisters & South Tottenham Network Rail) with a nature reserve, cycle routes & river walks nearby. Free on-site car parking.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to be the new Director of Markfield, a successful and valued local charity supporting disabled people, based in the diverse, multi-cultural community of Tottenham is looking for a new Director.
Applications are welcomed from candidates from diverse backgrounds who have passion, compassion, drive, commitment, tenacity, resilience and integrity and:
- direct experience of working with disability, personally or professionally to champion the needs of disabled people and their families, particularly from disadvantaged areas
- senior leadership experience and a track record of achievement in the voluntary sector, perhaps from leading a charitable organisation or key department, such as services, fundraising or communications
- a proven track record of writing successful funding applications, bids and tenders
- sound financial, governance and risk management experience
- ability to work with a proactive and dynamic Board in supporting good governance & oversight of operational matters.
The Director will lead on developing a new strategic plan that builds on Markfield’s solid foundations and experiences to develop the organisation’s services, use of assets and partnerships. Working with service managers you will steer Markfield towards shared goals with partners, strengthen community connections, ensuring quality assurance & compliance and sound financial management.
You will strategically pursue the charity’s sustainability, proactively source and secure funding, raise awareness of Markfield, develop and promote our training programme and service offers, whilst managing stakeholder relationships and ensuring all funding contract obligations are met. The Director will work closely with key stakeholders, Trustees and staff to devise future plans, compile the annual budget and monitor progress and evaluate impact against.
Since it was set up by parents of disabled children some 40 years ago, Markfield has grown to offer a holistic range of services for learning disabled children, adults, and their families: after school and holiday play provision, social clubs, plus a variety of advice, training and support services. The charity operates from a unique community hub - a Grade II listed building with an adventure playground inside Markfield Park. During the pandemic the charity has successfully adapted its service model to continue providing support to disabled people and families.
Benefits: Grade II listed building located within a Green Flag park. The centre has full disability access. Pension, 25 to 30 days leave.
Visits to the Markfield Centre by prospective candidates are welcome by appointment on Thursday 19th May 2022 between 4pm and 6pm.
Closing date: 30th May 2022
Interviews are expected to be held on: Monday 6th and Thursday 9th June 2022
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Director, Autism Alliance
Salary: c£70,000 (FTE), dependent on experience
Type: We can consider this position on a permanent or interim basis, and from 3 to 5 days per week.
Location: Open to working from home or working in a hybrid way from the Autism Initiatives’ office in Liverpool or Ambitious about Autism’s office in London.
Play a leading role in creating a world in which autistic people can thrive and live their lives as part of their communities.
The Autism Alliances is a network of specialist autism organisations whose members are passionate about autism and committed to its vision, mission, and values. The Alliance’s vision is a world in which autistic people can thrive and live their lives as part of their communities. Its mission is to develop a network of autism specialist organisations sharing their knowledge, skills, and experience and working together to improve services, policy, and practice.
We have achieved a great deal to date and have ambitious plans for the future, which include further growing our membership and increasing our influence in policy and practice across the UK.
We have developed a compelling strategy that articulates the Alliance’s potential impact and implements a new structure to ensure good governance of the Alliance. We will look to appoint staff, develop and grow membership, as well as develop and deliver a partnership strategy to maximise Alliance reach and impact, including influencing policy and practice.
We are looking for our first Director to support this new strategy, and we are seeking a strategic thinker with excellent relationship-building, communication, and interpersonal skills. You will have an important ambassadorial role to play. To do this, an appreciation of the issues that relate to our work would be useful. You are likely to have worked in the disability, social care, education or health sectors at a senior level. As you will be the Alliance's first Director, you will enjoy innovation and working on your own initiative whilst valuing collaboration.
Above all, you will share our absolute commitment to our vision, mission, and values. In return, this appointment offers the opportunity to shape our future and ensure we continue to have a positive and lasting impact on the lives of autistic people across the UK.
The Autism Alliance, and its host Autism Initiatives, are firmly committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We warmly welcome applications from all candidates with the appropriate skills and experience and all applications will be considered solely on merit.
If your skills and experience match, and the challenges we offer are enticing, then we would very much like to hear from you.
Closing date for applications: By 9 a.m., Tuesday 7th June 2022