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We are looking to recruit an experienced, collaborative and organised Finance Manager to work as a senior member of our team, delivering end-to-end finance operations for our charity clients.
Reporting into our Directors and working closely with each charity, the post holder will be responsible for:
- The provision of routine management accounts and cash flow forecasts.
- Supporting with budget building and longer-term financial planning.
- Supporting with the production of year end accounts, managing relationships with various stakeholders, including the external auditors.
- Supporting with funding proposals and the provision of strategic advice to the Executive Teams and Board.
- Ensuring excellence and efficiency in the provision of the day to day financial accounting function for each charity, with the support of our team of Finance Assistants.
- Providing financial leadership by continually reviewing and improving systems, procedures and policies to ensure our charities are set up to succeed.
We are looking for a team player who can demonstrate relevant finance experience, either by qualification or by time spent working in the sector.
Working with a number of charities, this role will require excellent communication and project management skills along with the ability to work collaboratively with many stakeholders. You must be self-motivated and have the discipline to manage your own time and workload.
This is a hugely rewarding and varied role working alongside some exceptional organisations and for the right individual, comes with the opportunity to grow as we increase the number of charities we work with.
Flexible working and/or part time hours will be considered.
The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK – we support people and communities to prosper and thrive.
National Lottery players raise an incredible £36 million a week for good causes. This money funds projects and activities that transform communities, protect our heritage and enrich lives through arts, spots and culture. We are proud to be one of 12 distributors responsible for awarding this funding across the UK.
Thanks to National Lottery players, last year we were able to award over half a billion pounds of life-changing funding to UK communities, supporting thousands of projects making a real difference to people’s lives.
Over eight in ten of our grants were for under £10,000 going to grassroots groups and charities across the UK doing great things to support their communities, during a particularly tough time.
We also distribute non-National Lottery funds, working closely with Government on funding for important issues, such as tackling loneliness, multiple and complex needs, mental health and distributing Dormant Accounts money.
Over the last five years we’ve awarded a total of £3.4 billion, of which £2.7 billion is National Lottery money.
We fund things that matter – whether helping communities respond positively to national, regional or local priorities, or helping the UK achieve its big social ambitions. Our grants range from £500 up to multi-million-pound programmes – supporting people and projects to do extraordinary things and bring great ideas for their community to life.
About the role
We have a new opportunity here at The National Lottery Community Fund for a commercially minded, driven individual who has the tenacity to improve services for an organisation with strong social purpose.
The role of Head of Procurement sits within our Finance Directorate, reporting into the Finance Director and managing a team of 5. The role of Head of Procurement is responsible for ensuring the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the purchasing process within the organisation. This involves setting purchasing policies, managing purchasing budgets, and overall management of purchasing processes.
As the wider organisation goes through a period of change and transformation this role with be critical against central projects and initiatives.
Key responsibilities will include but not be restricted to:
- Maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the market to ensure best value and practices are maintained.
- Developing a procurement business plan for the organisation and ensuring that’s it’s communicated.
- Negotiating contracts and service agreements with suppliers.
- Acting as the main contact point for organisational procurement related questions.
- Researching options to source best value products and services.
- Running tenders and evaluating bids before making recommendations that make the most commercial sense for the organisation.
- Implementing relevant training for individuals within the procurement discipline.
- Ensuring contract files are stored and maintained securely and according to legal requirements.
- Creating and maintaining positive relationships with current and new suppliers.
- Developing strategies to ensure that supplier performance is monitored.
- Reviewing current contracts to ensure they represent best value.
- Ensuring procurement sources are secure and sustainable.
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 37 Hours per week, flexible working considered
Interview Date: W/C 7th February – 2 stage process
Location: Midlands – team are based in Birmingham office so expectation to travel to this office. (Currently all working from home) Hybrid working moving forward.
- Experience in creating and delivering procurement strategy
- Experience in Public Sector procurement regulations
- Commercially minded with the knowledge and experience of managing procurement projects
- Experienced in performance monitoring and reporting on policy, project or SLA requirements
- Experience of managing change during a organisational transformation
- Extensive commercial management experience ideally in the public sector or the equivalent
- Knowledge and practical experience of Public Contracts Regulations
- Excellent ability to negotiate and deliver favourable terms for the business
- Support ongoing commercial and risk management
We seek to develop our staff and offer a wide range of personal development opportunities.
We offer a wide range of generous benefits including:
- Generous annual leave and company pension scheme
- Flexible working to support staff with their work/life balance, taking into account things such as caring responsibilities, worship and attendance at religious festivals
- Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Season ticket and cycle to work loans
- Paid volunteering leave
Communities in the UK come in all shapes and sizes. National Lottery funding is for everyone – we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and work hard to ensure our funding reaches where it is needed.
We also believe our people should represent the communities, organisations and individuals we work with. We are committed to being an inclusive and great place to work, and recognise our people come from diverse backgrounds. As such we particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, LGBTQ+ and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We welcome applications from disabled people and will proactively make reasonable adjustments if needed through the recruitment process and during employment. This can be related to a physical and mental health conditions.
We are also proud to be a Stonewall Diversity Champion, supporting our commitment to being a great place to work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of Operations
Healthwatch Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
Full Time - 37 Hours
Up to £40,000 per annum
Nottingham based with Flexible working
Charity People are delighted to be partnering with Healthwatch Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. We are seeking an energetic, personable, and insightful individual with operations and change management experience. Healthwatch Nottingham and Nottinghamshire is the local independent patient and public champion within the NHS and care system. We hold local health and care leaders to account for providing excellent care by making sure they communicate and engage with local people, clearly and meaningfully and that they are transparent in their decision making. We gather and represent the views of those who use health and social care services, particularly those whose voice is not often listened to. We use this information to make recommendations to those who have the power to make change happen.
Local health and social care systems are currently undergoing significant change as the new NHS structures are implemented. There are huge opportunities for Healthwatch Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to hold these systems to account for delivering truly joined up care for patients. It is an important time in which we are keen to be at the forefront of raising the voice of the voiceless in our communities and working with partners to effect lasting improvements and reduce health inequalities. To do this we are taking the opportunity to reassess our current business plan and review the resources we need to meet the very high expectations we set for ourselves and which we believe our local communities deserve.
Healthwatch Nottingham and Nottinghamshire is looking for a Head of Operations to support them to achieve these expectations and to assist them in shaping how they work more effectively and with greater impact. You will be responsible for providing operational oversight and line management of all functional leads in the team. You will deputise in the absence of the Chief Executive. You will also embed the recent work with an external OD consultant to develop a cohesive, effective and high performing team in line with the organisation's values and behaviours.
- Oversee and lead the delivery of the operational plan, including building in flexibility so that the organisation can respond rapidly to emerging issues and have the capacity to bid for and deliver additional commissioned work.
- Transform how the organisation works and enables local communities to have a voice
- Line manage all functional leads in the team, including monitoring and reviewing performance, setting objectives, carrying out annual appraisals, as well as supporting staff to manage their own personal development.
- Oversee the development and delivery of the communications strategy and plan, including managing the current contract for external support to digital communications.
- Support and oversee the Volunteer Manager to ensure effective delivery of the Volunteer strategy, including increasing the involvement of volunteers in the organisation, and developing an inclusive and supportive team culture.
- Responsible for the delivery of legally compliant HR policies and practice and support the CEO in the implementation of the organisation's Learning and Development plan
- Support the CEO in oversight of the budget, financial reporting and new business including identifying opportunities.
The successful candidate will have significant experience of team leadership and change management as well as a proven track record of line management including recruitment, appraisal and performance management. Experience of successfully managing the day-to-day operations of an organisation and working within the health and social care or community sector is essential. You will have excellent communication and negotiation skills, strong IT literacy and the ability to develop and maintain the systems and processes that enable a team to work effectively together. We're looking for a self-starter who can work independently to tight deadlines in a dynamic environment and can manage complex and highly confidential information. You will also have the ability to work flexibly and creatively to manage and prioritise a varied work programme.
Closing Date Wednesday 26th January at 5pm with Interviews taking place on 1st February. If you would like to apply, please send you word CV in word format
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.
Are you a Vet Nurse who is passionate about animal welfare, loves dogs and is looking for an excellent work life balance? We are seeking registered Vet Nurses to join our Veterinary Teams based in rehoming centres in Cardiff, Glasgow and Loughborough.
Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops. Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 9,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.
In this key role, you will work closely with the Dogs Trust rehoming centre team and the centre Veterinary Surgeon to help provide excellent veterinary care and welfare to our dogs. You will be involved with all aspects of surgery, assisting with consultations, maintaining clinical protocols, monitoring our recovery kennels, and you will also be a point of contact regarding veterinary assistance for the centre team, helping to ensure that protocols are adhered to by providing informal, occasional training to staff.
To be successful in this role you will be a Registered Veterinary Nurse with an appreciation of handling dogs in accordance with Dogs Trust guidelines, using positive reinforcement techniques. Experience of working in a rehoming/charity establishment would be desirable, but a full induction is provided. You will be able to show empathy and understanding towards both dogs and people and be committed to delivering the highest standards of patient care and customer service. You will also need a full, clean UK driving licence.
The role benefits from a Monday to Friday working schedule, with no out of hours or weekend commitment. Dogs Trust actively encourage professional development, with opportunities to work alongside our in-house behavioural teams, and a generous CPD allowance (including access to external opportunities). Additionally, RCVS fees for Vet Nurses are paid.
To apply for this position please visit our website.
At Dogs Trust we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to achieve our mission. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, either at application or interview stage, please contact us on the email address listed on the job advert.
International Support Unit Administration Officer
- Vacancy Reference Number: ISUAO/ISU/UK-R1
- Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 (depending on experience)
- Location: Nottingham
- Job Type: 1-year fixed term contract (with 3-months' probation, extendable and renewable subject to performance)
- Application Process & Closing Date: Send an up to date CV and supporting Covering Letter by Email by no later than 21st January 2022
- Approx. Interview & Role Commencement Date(s):
Start: ASAP thereafter
Note: Strong Applicants may be contacted sooner, ahead of the closing date, to hold interviews via ZOOM.
Muslim Hands is a UK-based international relief organisation working in over 40 countries worldwide. International Support Unit (ISU) support the development of Muslim Hands partner offices in the areas of fundraising and communication, program management, administration, and finance and at the outset the unit will focus on the following countries non-exhaustive list Canada, France, South Africa and USA.
The Administrative Officer will be based at Muslim Hands headquarters in Nottingham, the purpose of the role is to provide full administrative support at a senior level to the International Support Unit. The Administrative Officer will be at the heart of the department to ensure the smooth daily time management, scheduling of meetings and correspondence, further handle sensitive and complex issues in a professional and objective manner. Take the initiative when appropriate, especially in the Director’s absence. The Administrative Officer may on occasion be expected to travel between the Muslim Hands partner offices frequently.
As an Administrative Officer you will be responsible for:
- Provide administrative assistance to maintain effective communication with partner offices.
- Produce monthly reports of all the partner offices and assist in developing future KPIs for the ISU team
- Process correspondence, ensuring that incoming correspondence is dealt with by the director/or on behalf of the director, or other staff as appropriate.
- Booking and arranging travel including flight booking, accommodations and visa according to the organisation’s travel policy.
- Manage arrangements for Trustees’ and Sub-Committee meetings, including production/distribution of agenda and papers.
- Co-ordinate ad-hoc meetings and conference calls including meeting preparations for the director when required - often at short notice.
- Assist the ISU director in developing, implementing and monitoring the ISU strategy.
- Assist director in following up agreed action on matters which fall within the director’s responsibility – chasing responses, triggering follow-up action.
- Typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence
- Acting as the first point of contact: when dealing with correspondence and phone calls
- Managing the diary and organising meetings and appointments for the ISU team
- Liaise with stakeholders, national and international staff confidently either face to face, video conferencing or via the telephone as and when necessary and required.
- Demonstrate and promote adherence to all Muslim Hands’ Policies, which encourage and support other members within the overseas fundraising offices.
- Maintain absolute confidentiality regarding the organisation's information and procedures
- Any other duties as may reasonably be required by the director.
- Preferably educated to degree level or equivalent.
- Preferred experienced within an administrative role
- Willingness for overseas travel and out of office hours working.
- Experience of electronic diary management.
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, to enable professional interaction with a wide range of contacts, both internal and external offices.
- Ability to organise and plan own work.
- Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy.
- A flexible, pro-active approach to work, including the ability to prioritise and re-prioritise.
- Ability to work on own initiative.
- Ability to deal with sensitive information with discretion and to maintain confidentiality.
- Excellent IT skills, including a working knowledge of presentation software packages, preferably Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
This is a very rewarding position for the right person. If you feel this is you please send your CV with a cover letter explaining why you feel you are suitable quoting the above reference number!!
Deadline for applications is 21st January 2022 however we reserve the right to end the application procedure early should the right candidate be found.
NB: Unfortunately, we will only be able to contact successful candidates so if you have not heard from us by the closure date unfortunately your application will have been unsuccessful.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Vacancy Reference Number:
UK Programmes Manager
Director of Programmes
Muslim Hands, 148 – 164 Gregory Boulevard, Gregory House, Nottingham, NG7 5JE
Hours of Work:
Full-time, 35 hours per week
(Up to) £38,000.00 per annum (commensurate with experience)
Terms of Employment:
12-Months' Fixed Term (Renewable / Extendable) with 6-Months' Probationary Period
Application Process & Closing Date:
Please send an introductory email telling us why you are suitable for the role along with your CV by no later than 7th February 2022.
Approx. Interview & Role Commencement Date(s):
Start: ASAP thereafter
Note: Strong Applicants may be contacted sooner, ahead of the closing date, to hold an Online Interview with Muslim Hands; therefore, please familiarise yourself with ZOOM, Team Link, MS Teams, and Skype post successful submission of your application.
Muslim Hands is a UK faith based international relief and development organisation working in over 40 countries worldwide. The headquarters of Muslim Hands is based in Nottingham, with additional operational function of the - fundraising team located in London. There will be occasional travel between the two locations.
Muslim Hands UK is seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and passionate individual to lead our UK programs work. The program has reached an exciting period of growth and change.
Purpose of Post: Delivery of an impactful and effective UK program with reach and support for the vulnerable in line with the UK engagement strategy.
Main purpose of the Role:
The UK Programmes Manager will ensure the implementation of the MH UK Programmes Strategy and overseeing the portfolio of Programmes Muslim Hands supports across the UK.
The UK Programmes – Manager will report to the Director of Programmes and manage the UK programmes team.
The candidate will have demonstrable experience of successful delivery of UK civil society programme and project management. Ideally will have experience and knowledge of poverty, – education and food sector in the UK.
- Programme Management
- Review proposals of proposed interventions to ensure innovative projects and programmes are designed adhering to sectoral standards, principles in accordance with UK guideline on humanitarian interventions and best practice
- Overseeing end to end cycle of the programme
- Effectively coordinate and liaise with partners to successfully implement interventions
- Carry out regular performance and annual review of UK programmes based on strategic aims and KPI’s
- Ensure effective M&E arrangements through impact evaluation.
- Ensure the UK programme is in line with MH policies and procedures
- Ensure the effective use of the internal programme management system
- Ensure all UK programmes are in line with due diligence, risk procedures
- Finance and compliance
- To ensure effective implementation of projects through progress and financial reporting
- Develop MH UK programme budget
- Ensure that all records are maintained and stored appropriately in line with MH document management and IT policies
- Ensure documents and relevant procedures are correctly and appropriately applied.
- Networking and Influencing
- To significantly raise the profile and visibility of MH UK Domestic Program
- Represent MH on national and regional platforms. To develop understanding and support and to work in collaboration with faith-based and non-faith-based organisations
- Capacity Strengthening
- Provide insight into UK CSO trends to all relevant internal stakeholders and become a champion for UK Programmes internally and externally
- To work closely with colleagues and partners with relevant technical expertise to ensure (planning, monitoring, fundraising, M&E and governance and other appropriate support is available for UK programmes.
- Communication and Marketing
- To provide key case studies to communication colleagues, in order to create further opportunities by highlighting key stories which heighten the awareness of the UK Domestic Program
- To undertake all tasks and duties in an effective, efficient, transparent, and wholly accountable manner
- To undertake any reasonable responsibilities as required by line manager
- To promote and adhere to all Muslim Hands policies and codes of conduct
- Ability to travel within the UK
- At least 3 years experience of working within UK civil society sector
- Ability to demonstrate current eligibility to work within the United Kingdom
- Must be able to either:
1. Provide a valid Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate (issued within the last year) when requested by Muslim Hands;
2. Undertake to provide full cooperation for Muslim Hands to perform a DBS Check at the required level appropriate for this / similar role.
- Experience of Team management
- A master’s level or equivalent relevant qualification
- Project Management qualifications
We reserve the right to end the application procedure early should the right candidate be found.
NB: This Job Description is illustrative and non-exhaustive in scope. The post-holder may be required to undertake any reasonable tasks as and when required by Line Manager from time to time to reflect the changing needs of the Organisation.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.