TPP is currently working exclusively with a health policy and campaigning NGO based in North London. Established over 30 years ago, our client's aim is to work and improve the national response to HIV through policy development, expertise and the provision of practical resources rather than through offering direct support services to people living with HIV.
They are seeking to hire a Communications Officer whose purpose is to contribute and work with the Head of Communications to implement our client's communications strategy across all channels and to implement media plans on specific campaigns and projects. You will also be responsible for leading the growth and management of our client's social media presence in line with their aims.
Your duties and responsibilities will include :
- To grow the profile of our client amongst agreed target audiences.
- To lead on developing and implementing our client's social media strategy and action plan in line with the overarching aims of our client's communications strategy.
- To monitor social media activity and report key statistics regularly to the Head of Communications and SMT.
- To provide an effective and responsive press office service, communicating both our client's policy work and fundraising activities.
- To take proactive steps to challenge incorrect, stigmatising and discriminatory reporting of HIV in the UK and communicate insights and learning to the wider team.
- To provide PR/communications support for key fundraising activities as required.
- To organise an annual LGBT media briefing event.
Your experience will include :
- A minimum of two years' experience working in external communications (ideally in the voluntary sector).
- Experience of working with the media, building relationships and securing coverage would be ideal, but our client would provide training.
- Experience of developing content for websites, managing and promoting them and of working with website content management systems.
- A proven track record in developing and implementing engaging social media content to communicate key messages and of strategically growing social media engagement.
About Size of Wales
Size of Wales is a growing, ambitious Cardiff-based charity with global impact. We work to mobilise Wales to protect tropical forests and restore tropical forest landscapes as part of Wales’ national response to climate change. We do this through education and awareness raising activities in Wales (including an education programme in schools and our annual Go Green Day campaign) as well as supporting a number of overseas projects that protect and/or restore tropical forests. The projects are located in Africa, South America and South East Asia.
About the role
We are looking for an outstanding individual to take up the new role of Head of Fundraising/Development at Size of Wales. Reporting to the Director, the Head of Fundraising/Development will lead on the development and implementation of Size of Wales’ fundraising strategy aimed at substantially increasing our income to support our new 5 year organisation strategy. This will include raising funds from trusts and foundation, corporate partners, individual giving and community fundraising.
The post-holder will need to draw on their substantial experience in shaping and delivering successful fundraising, business development or other income generation strategies (whether for charitable or commercial organisations) to design and implement Size of Wales’ fundraising strategy, including cultivating and nurturing relationships with funders, corporate partners and donors as well as improving Size of Wales’ internal fundraising systems and process to ensure smooth delivery of the strategy.
Salary is in the range £30,000 - £33,000 p.a., dependent on experience. The package of benefits includes a 6% pension contribution, 20 days annual leave excluding bank holidays and a flexible working hours’ policy. The role is based in Cardiff with some remote working. The role is advertised as a full-time role but applications for part-time working will also be considered.
Closing date for applications is 11th October 2019. Interviews will take place in the weeks commencing 28th October and/or 4th November.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
About the role
As our new Head of Individual Supporters, you would manage one of the biggest individual giving campaigns in the sector. Our talented, high performing team boast significant year on year growth and we’re looking for a strong track record of success in a similar role, an innovative approach and the ambition to take us to the next level. We are invested in an innovative approach, whilst ensuring our current campaigns continue to deliver. You will thrive on the responsibility of achieving these increasing levels of income, whilst ensuring our messaging helps to end homelessness.
- Managing the Supporter Appeals team, balancing a portfolio of recruitment and development activities to achieve growth targets on budget
- Recruiting new donors by direct mail, F2F, press and online advertising, social media, inserts, radio, TV and telemarketing and ensuring retention through excellent donor experience
- Increasing donors engagement and support over time using by phone, mail, email and social networking to create two way conversations, where appropriate
- Developing new and innovative ways of continuing to expand and widen the unique opportunity presented to Crisis each Christmas
- Supporting the overarching supporter engagement strategy developed by Marketing and Comms, ensuring individual donor journeys create great experiences for supporters, maximising value for Crisis and increasing donor engagement.
- Developing Crisis’ online fundraising strategy
- Developing and maintaining good working relationships with external agencies: creative and fundraising agencies, print suppliers, mailing houses and relevant internal departments
- Providing in-depth analysis of giving trends across the database and exploring new ways of refining data analysis, in order to drive and inform our forward planning. Whilst also monitoring the external environment and ensuring Crisis is able to adapt to the ever-changing landscape
- Managing and monitoring the Supporter Appeals budget and producing accurate income forecasts and multi-year income models based on various expenditure scenarios
To be successful in this role you will have:
1.Substantial direct marketing experience including recruitment across a range of media
2.Proven experience of leading Fundraising teams, supporting individuals to achieve financial targets and develop their skills and knowledge
3.Knowledge of relationship marketing techniques and strategies
4.Experience of successful digital fundraising techniques
5.Detailed knowledge of print production and mailing techniques
6.Experience of using a relational database
7.Analytical skills and confidence in handling numerical data
8.Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulation affecting fundraising and direct marketing
9.Experience of managing external marketing agencies, printers and mailing houses
10.Experience of working with a variety of media such as press, mailings, online and DRTV
11.Experience of managing large and complex budgets
Commitment to Crisis’s purpose and values including equality and social inclusion is essential.
As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
- Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy
- Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%
- 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days
- The option to work from home up to two days per week.
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please complete our online application form, addressing in the supporting statement section how you meet points 1, 2, 5, and 6 only of the person specification. The person specification is available on our website by clicking on the 'Vacancy Details' button.
If you need to request an application in an alternative format, please contact the HR Team, contact details can be found on our website.
Closing date: 29th September (23:59)
We value diversity, promote equality and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness.
For more information about our work and to see our work in action, please visit our website.
Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Civitas Recruitment are proud to be working with a great charity based in Surrey to help source their new Head of Finance and Resources. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a collaborative and dynamic charity and build on your existing finance career. The successful candidate will oversee a broad range of functions (Finance,IT, HR, Facilities) as well be a member of the SMT working on strategic financial initiatives to help develop the charity. The post will report directly into the CEO.
Who we are looking for?
Ideally you will be a qualified accountant with extensive experience of financial and management accounting within the non-profit sector. You will have experience of working with a SMT and be collaborative in your approach. You will also demonstrate leadership skills and have excellent communication skills being able to manage internal and external stakeholders. The role will require someone to be comfortable and be able to work on both transactional work as well as the strategic. We welcome applications from those looking for the next step up in their career or those who are simply looking for a new challenge in a broader role. Please enquire with Civitas Recruitment for a full JD and informal discussion.
This international organisation that works with its member organisations to represent over 10million girls and young women worldwide, is recruiting for a Head of Strategic Partnerships. With a particular focus on corporates the postholder will be responsible for leading the strategic partnerships team to generate new income which will ultimately create life changing opportunities for girls and young women around the world.
With a strong new business focus this role is an excellent opportunity for someone with previous experience of building and developing strategic partnerships between charities and the corporate sector that are collaborative and innovative, and that secure significant income both regionally and globally.
Key responsibilities within the role will include:
- Lead, manage, and develop a competent and highly motivated team that is focused on strategic goals and works collaboratively
- Lead on the development and implementation of a strategy to identify, cultivate and engage new partnerships that match the organisations visions and aims
- Lead on the implementation of development plans for the organisations most significant partnerships, building close relationships with supporters to encourage further support
- Ensure that propositions meet partner requirements, developing communication plans and strategies that are delivered in a timely fashion and are supporter focused
- Work with partners and colleagues to develop funding propositions that deliver strategic priorities and meet partner expectations, while ensuring these are accurate and deliverable
- To develop accurate income forecasts and budgets based on sound market and partner knowledge, and to ensure accurate reporting to key stakeholders
- Supports the CEO to promote aspiration and set the pace for the organisation, encouraging innovation and transformation
- Embrace the organisations volunteer ethos and work with international volunteers to maximise their contribution
The charity would love to see applications from individuals who have a proven successful track record in negotiating and securing significant corporate partnerships. You will have experience of working with multiple stakeholders, senior fundraising volunteers, and volunteer led committees at a strategic level. In addition, you will have experience of developing relationships, influencing stakeholders, and of motivating high performing teams.
If you're on the lookout for your next step and are keen to use your significant fundraising experience to lead on the implementation and development of some truly strategic partnerships which make a real difference to the lives of over 10million girls and young women each year, then this role could be for you.
If you'd like to be considered for this role please send your CV to [email protected] or call on 020 7939 7448 to have an initial chat about the position.
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), race, religion or belief, gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.
Britain Yearly Meeting is setting up a Britain-wide network of local development teams to support Quaker communities. Over the next three to five years, we will be placing workers within reach of every Quaker community in Britain – a key part of our plans to help Quaker communities thrive and to reinvigorate Quakerism.
Our new Head of Local Development will manage the rollout of local development workers and team leaders and support other staff and local Quakers to work seamlessly with them in providing support for meetings. As part of our Operational Managers’ Team, you will also have shared responsibility for the overall delivery of our work.
We’re looking for an experienced project manager to lead this programme of change. You will have experience of building and managing dispersed teams, and of reshaping work to be more responsive to the needs of our beneficiaries. You will also possess strong communication skills.
This is a full-time (35 hours per week), fixed term post for three years.
Alongside the opportunity to transform the experience of Quakers across Britain, we offer a generous benefits package.
For details of how to apply, please visit our website via the 'apply' button.
Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 23 September 2019
Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.
Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.
Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices.
Looking for a senior finance role within a highly regarded organisation? Are you a proven leader, confident managing a team as large as 15? Would you like to be in a role with a clear progression plan? Interested in having a highly supportive Finance Director as your Line Manager? If the answers are all yes, then please read on!
This permanent Head of FP&A is for a fantastic university based in west London and reports into the Director of Finance. This is a newly created role following a recent restructure and will focus on the leadership of the management accounting and research finance function.
Main responsibilities of the Head of FP&A will be:
- Lead on process change and transformation.
- Improve efficiencies and ensure the department is run in a collaborative way.
- Carry out analysis of management information, suggesting areas for improvement.
- Track KPI reporting and ensure relevant data is being recorded.
- Manage three direct reports, with a wider team of over 15.
- Assist the Finance Director in implementing ways of increasing the universities research grants.
- Constantly review the management accounting function.
This university has ambitious growth plans, with a mission to increase their budget by over 25% in the next 2-3 years. This Head of FP&A will work closely with the Director of Finance to achieve this and offer vital strategic input. This Head of FP&A will be based in west London onsite at the university and brilliant employee benefits are on offer. This position could also be offered on a four day a week basis.
The successful candidate will:
- Be a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA, or equivalent).
- Have proven management experience.
- Have proven management accounting experience.
- Have excellent communication skills.
If you feel this post could be of interest to you then please do not delay in applying.
Do you want to play a key role in an organisation which stands up for children? Join us as Head of Business Architecture and Analysis and lead our business analysis practise and work with the wider Save the Children movement in developing common systems and services.
In our Support Services department, we fight for children every single day. We provide leadership and direction in the business of running an efficient organisation. We ensure our resources are used to maximum effect. We go the extra mile - and we don’t rest until the work is done.
As Head of Business Architecture and Analysis you will lead a team of analysts and architects, playing a pivotal role in the development of business architecture and design of solutions to meet business needs. You will lead the business analysis practise in SCUK, driving positive, proactive engagement with the wider organisation. You will support the CIO to establish and lead a Technical Design Authority, as well as reviewing project proposals to assess and advise on the broad alignment with business architecture. In addition you will:
- Engage Application Development and Data teams in the conception, design and evolution of systems
- Work with Technology SLT to develop a framework that nurtures innovation
- Report to the CIO, work alongside our Head of Service Delivery, Head of Engineering, and Head of PMO to form an effective and coherent leadership team for our Technology Department
- Promote innovation, and spot opportunities to apply technology in our organisation, including in our programme delivery for children.
To be successful you will be a fantastic communicator with a proven background in leading, managing and motivating others, and driving change. You will have experience of supporting multiple projects at a time with competing priorities and challenges; a working knowledge of project management methodologies (including Agile experience) and experience of delivering project support through structured activities. In addition you will have:
- Proven track record of encouraging the personal and professional development of the team, alongside the ability to work independently under own initiative and make complex decisions of high impact
- Experience in requirements gathering and analysis, process design and improvement and information assurance and data security
- Experience modelling business processes using a variety of tools and techniques
- Excellent negotiation skills with internal and external parties
- Extensive experience planning and deploying both business and IT initiatives.
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
If you share our belief in the power of children, join the fight. It takes relentless determination, creativity and a real commitment to real change. Because every child should be able to make their mark on their world, and help to build a better future. We look forward to hearing from you.
To apply please visit our website.
Closing date: 23rd September 2019
For those looking for a strategic part-time role in an growing, ambitious international charity, this Head of Finance and Operations position might be the right next step for you. Leading on the financial and people management of this London-based INGO, this role is a unique opportunity within the sector to play a key strategic role in a role offering great flexibility and part-time working.
The Head of Finance and Operations will work closely with the CEO and will be responsible for overseeing the finance function, producing the charity SORP compliant statutory accounts, annual budgets and working closely with senior colleagues across the business on performance tracking. Managing a team of two, this role will ensure the timely and accurate provision of financial information across the business. This is a great opportunity for someone with strong finance and compliance experience who is looking to develop experience running operations within a growing charity. This could be a brilliant step up for someone ambitious looking for their first opportunity to take responsibility for a finance function, or for someone expereince who wants to be part of a charity with a lot of potential and a strong overseas presence.
Experience either auditing or working within the charity sector is essential, as is the experience of producing statutory accounts. The successful candidate will be fully qualified (ACA, CIMA, CIPFA or ACCA) and will have strong communication skills, with the ability to influence at all levels. Ideally, you will have worked in a small organisation or have the right mindset to be hands-on, as well as having the interest and expereince to pick up the strategic side as there is a good balance.
If you are interested in this position, please apply early as applications are being constantly reviewed and candidates who meet the criteria will be interviewed as soon as possible, therefore this role is likely to be filled before the closing date.
The Greyhound Trust strives for the day when all racing greyhounds retire to loving homes and are treated with compassion and kindness.
TheGreyhound Trust National Support Centre is offering a fantastic opportunity for a talented appropiately qualified individual to join us as our Head of Finance and Resources.
The National Support Centre is busy,with high expectations of all our team members.
Reporting to the Chief Executive you will be a key member of the senior management team and as such must be talented and experienced, proactive and always prepared to go the extra mile.
Taking responsibility for developing relevant strategies as well as day to day operational activity within your area of responsibility, this will be a fast paced role, responsible for key areas of theTrusts work both internally and externally.
The Trust has an annual income and turnover of circa £4m and also has a wholly owned trading subsidiary, Greyhound Events Ltd.
- To have a key role in supporting the continued growth of the Greyhound Trust by working closely with other departments to plan for greater charitable impact within a robust financial framework with sustainable income generation streams
- Being at the forefront of shaping and supporting change within the Greyhound Trust, including producing strategic financial plans for the charity and its trading subsidiary
- Develop appropriate budgets and KPI measures, ensuring cost effective and relevant resources are in place to deliver operationally and strategically across the charity and trading subsidiary
- Fully supporting the Chief Executive whilst ensuring robust financial management and governance of the charity and trading subsidiary
- As an expert in your field, you will be fully committed to ensuring high quality financial oversight and operational financial management across the organisation, but you must be equally committed to ensuring the success of the charity as a whole and ensuring excellent working relationships with colleagues.
Detailed (non exhaustive) example of responsibilities:
- Regulatory compliance and associated governance for HMRC, Charity Commission, OSCR, Gambling Commission, Pensions Regulator etc.
- Active involvement and direction of Finance Committee, Investment Committee and Trading subsidiary Committee, in conjunction with the Chief Executive
- Creation and development of all relevant financial policies and procedures, ensuring Head Office staff and branches receive relevant communications and training to ensure these are effectively embedded
- Ensuring full branch financial compliance through monthly branch returns and their analysis.Where compliance or financial issues are identified, the completion of internal investigations are to be completed to resolve issues
- Management of Payroll and pensions (including auto enrolment)
- Gift Aid, VAT returns and liaison with HMRC, management of all financial giving platforms
- Full bank liaison – ensuring all accounts meet the requirements of the Trust and that all mandates are up to date and active (including bank signatories, ID checks on Trustees etc.).
- Budget planning, forecasting, cash flow analysis and financial modelling for current and future operations and operating models
- Management of a small finance and charity support administration team to deliver the processing of all financial transactions; from charitable donations to supplier payments
- Management of the administration for the charity’s fundraising programme, such as the annual raffle, major donors, greyhound sponsorship, legacies
- Management of Head Office Resource; i.e. building, H&S, IT, insurance, contracts etc.
- Responsible for basic HR function for new starters and Greyhound Trust employees
- Preparation of monthly Management Accounts, to include: income and expenditure; cash flow; creditors and debtors
- Completion of full annual accounts and balance sheets for audit and liaison with auditors
- Sales ledger for Trust operations (issuing of a limited number of invoices and credit control)
- Maintaining the Trust’s Asset Register and insurances
- Offering advice and support to branches and volunteers on financial matters and ensuring full compliance of branch to Head Office reporting
Skills and experience we need from you:
- Suitably qualified with a recognised professional accounting body (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA) with a thorough practical understanding of management accounting principles and techniques
- Experience offinancial management in the charitysector and full understanding of Charities SORP 102 whilst being equally skilled with limited company status of the trading subsidiary
- Experienced and highly proficient in the use of Financial packages, MS office and other related IT systems in the modern workplace
- Experienced in applying IT to accountancy and financial management tasks
- Able to support and guide colleagues on complex financial matters as well as general support on budgeting etc.
- Able to provide accurate and timely information to a high standard, suitable for Board and Sub Committee consumption
You will be:
- Professional,proactive, positiveandenthusiastic,withastrongworkethicand“cando”attitude
- Curiousandinquisitivenaturewiththeabilitytoworkacrossalldepartmentstoensureafully joinedupapproach
- Committedtodeliveringhighstandardsofcustomerserviceandbea genuineteamplayer
- Confidentandabletoworkwithlittledirection,but understandthelimitsof your delegatedauthority
- Preparedtoleadtheteamat allspecialevents, and take responsibility for financial security across the organisation
- Enthusiastic and empathetic to the vision, mission and values of theGreyhoundTrust and be happy working at a multifunctional head office site with animals on site both in kennels and the office environment
This post and its role requirement will develop with the needs of the charity and should not be seen as an exhaustive list of responsibilities.
A) This vacancy may close early, so please ensure you apply ASAP.
B) Please ensure you submit a detailed CV and a supporting statement, which addresses the job description and person specification fully; failure to submit a supporting statement will lead to an automatic de selection of your CV. So please take the time to make a full and thorough application for this role.
C) Interviews are likely to take place the 1st week of October 2019.
D) Informal conversations can be arranged by contacting the Greyhound Trust Chief Executive, Lisa Morris on the main charity telephone number as shown on the Greyhound Trust website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Could you make a visible difference? Are you passionate about helping others and improving people’s lives? An exciting opportunity has become available to join our small but ambitious and friendly team, as our Communications Officer. British Blind Sport is the National Disability Sport Organisation that supports blind and partially sighted people to get active and play sport.
The successful candidate will be an integral part of the team, leading our national charity’s marketing and communications programme, raising the profile of British Blind Sport’s membership, leading on campaigns and promoting a broad range of projects, events and fundraising activities. A strong foundation has been created and we are looking for an outstanding individual to take our communications to the next level.
There has never been a more exciting time to work at British Blind Sport, as our services develop further, particularly with the launch of our new online activity finder on the horizon.
About the role
Candidates for this post must have a proven track record of delivering against marketing and communication KPIs and outcomes. A high level of planning and strategic development, time management and customer service skills are needed as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work well in a team.
Experience in supporting visually impaired people or vast knowledge of sport is desirable but not essential. Occasional weekend or flexible working may be required. The successful candidate must be willing to travel as the role requires.
British Blind Sport is passionate about supporting and developing their staff. We believe a work/life balance is important and actively support our staff to achieve this. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and where appropriate for a role, a full DBS check will be requested.
British Blind Sport actively promotes diversity in employment and welcomes applications from all parts of the community, particularly people with sight loss.
About the organisation
For over 40 years, British Blind Sport has been working to make a visible difference to the lives of visually impaired people through sport. Our organisation is the UK leader for supporting people with a visual impairment to lead active lifestyles and operates a membership programme with over 1,000 active members.
“Knowing that I make a positive impact to people’s lives makes my job worthwhile.” – Lijana, Young Leaders Officer.
“I enjoy working at British Blind Sport because it is both challenging and rewarding. No two days are the same!” Logan, National Partnerships Manager.
The post holder will be based at our offices in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Hosting regular social events and training days, the organisation has an ethos of fun and enthusiasm as well as professionalism and passion for our work.
How to apply
To apply for the role, please complete the job application form (CVs will not accepted).
Interviews will take place on 1st October at the British Blind Sport office. If you are unable to attend on this date, please state so in your application.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Role: The Law Society is looking to recruit an experienced Diversity and Inclusion professional who can lead a single coherent and focused programme of member and firm facing work across the Law Society to improve diversity within the solicitor profession. You'll ensure this is aligned to the Society's agreed strategy and business plan, propose the programme and report on performance to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and build strong relationships with our individual demographic divisions to ensure our D&I work programme prioritises (within budget and resource capacity) the issues identified by division members and tackles themes identified by all groups.
What we're looking for: An experienced Diversity and Inclusion professional who can bring good practice, strong team leadership prioritisation to a very wide field of work. We need someone who can lead our work to improve diversity, inclusion and social mobility within the solicitor profession. You'll have experience of working at a senior level and developing and implementing strategies and action plans to achieve objectives, solid policy drafting skills and the ability to analyse, document and present persuasive policy papers and briefings and a strong knowledge of Equality and Diversity legislation and relevant codes of practice.
What's in it for you: You have the opportunity to tackle inappropriate barriers to entry and progress across an entire profession. This role that learns from the best in the profession and elsewhere and helps bring that practice to the rest of the profession and to our internal diversity and inclusion. You'll have a seat at the table with partners from big firms to government departments and be a part of a well resourced team of staff and volunteer committees.
We are excited to be working with a leading International Development organisation who is in search of a new Head of Statutory Fundraising. As part of your role, you will be overseeing all work with statutory government donors, with a particular focus on managing the existing DFID Aid Match partnership at the £1m+ level. You will also be responsible for line managing one member in the team, potentially two. This organisation adopt a great flexible working policy.
For this role, you will need:
- Experience of successfully securing 6-7 figure gifts from statutory, institutions or foundation donors (specifically statutory)
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proposal writing
- Experience in managing and motivating a team
Deadline: 16th September
To hear more about the role please call us on 0203 006 2787 or apply online.
If enough applications are received, the charity reserves the right to end the application period sooner. If you would like to have an informal discussion, please visit our website for details.
- Key role within the organisation, working closely with non-finance
- Arts education organisation with fantastic history and alumni
About Our Client
Central (The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) is a specialist higher education conservatoire based in North London. There is an impressive roll of alumni from Central, many who frequently star in TV, theatre, film and festivals all around the world. The school offers education and training over a range of these areas and within particular specialisms: performance (acting, voice, movement); creative, design and production (theatre practice); and applied theatre. The Deputy Head of Finance will report into the Head of Finance and support organisational leaders within all of these fields, as well as service areas too.
- Provide effective financial management, budgeting and forecasting to budget holders across the organisation, including detailed analysis.
- Lead, manage and motivate the finance team and promote collaboration across all services teams
- Lead on all internal and external reporting, alongside the Head of Finance and ensure all funding requirements and compliance is met
- Liaise effectively with external auditors
- Support the Head of Finance with annual budget setting process
- Drive continuous improvement across the finance team within service delivery, processes and systems
- Support the Head of Finance in long term financial planning for the organisation
- Support all costing, pricing and data analysis for research funding bids
- Oversee and drive strong financial control across the organisation
The Successful Applicant
As a suitable applicant, you will be a fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent) with strong financial management and reporting skills that can be evidenced through experience. Financial analysis, management reporting and forecasting experience as well as excellent communication skills are essential to be able to provide a high level of customer focused support to all staff and in particular, our budget managers.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all individuals regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from men, people with disabilities, LGBT+ as they are currently underrepresented within the finance team and those from BAME (Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic) backgrounds as they currently underrepresented more widely within Central.
What's on Offer
- Salary - £54,906
- Employer pension contribution of 14% (LGPS)
- Annual Leave 35 days excluding bank holidays
All applications will be reviewed by Joe Harris from Michael Page
Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.
Ref Code: MPCY14037941Z
This is a remarkable opportunity for an experienced lawyer to lead ClientEarth's Ocean, Plastics, and Chemicals Programme. This programme focuses on the conservation of marine resources, plastic reduction and transition, and the elimination of harmful chemicals. You will oversee work streams involving advocacy, law reform, litigation, markets-focussed work, and associated communication and campaigns.
The Head of Programme is responsible for managing a team of lawyers and other programme staff working to deliver a strategic and high quality programme of work that advances sustainable fisheries, marine species and habitats protection, plastics reduction, and chemicals regulation in the EU and more widely.
This position reports to the Chief Counsel and is based in one of ClientEarth's European offices.
The successful candidate will have a practical, outcome-focused approach to the law and an interest in and understanding of ocean and chemical-related issues. They will also possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to engage with and persuade in multiple settings with a range of internal and external audiences. A demonstrated track record of network and relationship development with a wide variety of external stakeholders is required for this post, as is the ability to perform a management and supervisory role, to build and manage a team and to lead by directing, motivating and enabling others.
To apply to this vacancy please click on the Apply button.
ClientEarth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Please note that ClientEarth will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the country where this post is based.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.