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Job Reference: HOF 01/22
Role:Head of Business and Finance
Responsible to: CEO
Salary: £37,244 FTE (pro rata)
Hours: 21 hours per week (Though the role is part time initially, there is scope to develop it as new funding and contracts are secured)
Application Deadline: 12pm Midday Friday 4th February 2022
The growth and development of any organisation brings opportunities and challenges and the role of Head of Business and Finance will play a key role in supporting CoLab in navigating change and growth and building towards a sustainable future.
In January 2022 we launched the CoLab Exeter 2022-2025 Community Life Strategy. It has been designed to guide CoLab Community efforts in rising to the challenges of local and national initiatives to address widening inequalities and complex needs. The aim is to provide support and opportunity to people who need it most; to improve outcomes and create better conditions for people to lead lives they have reason to value.
The role’s core objectives will align with the strategy to ensure that:
- CoLab contributes to a fairer, more equal and inclusive system and city
- CoLab is safe, financially secure and sustainable
- The Community response maximises expertise, resources and relationships
This is an excellent opportunity to use your professional expertise to provide robust financial management, alongside developing organisational systems and sustainability. The role will be key to enabling us to demonstrate the impact of our work through financial narratives that support a shared understanding and vision to bring about sustainable growth.
This role would suit a qualified accountant with experience or knowledge of charity finance, and an ambition to drive forward financial management, projects, and business sustainability within an innovative and growing charity.
The post holder will manage the Finance and SLT Administrator and reports to the CEO. Candidates will need to demonstrate a motivation to work in a dynamic fast pace environment with a growing and motivated team, and show innovation for developing financial management in a diverse and socially impactful sector.
How to Apply
CoLab Exeter is committed to promoting a positive approach to equality, diversity and inclusion and values the benefits of employing a diverse range of talented people.
To apply, please submit an up to date CV via our website plus a covering letter that is no longer than 2 sides of A4, summarising why you are interested in the role and how your experience, skills, and values align with the job description and person specification.
Application Deadline: 12pm Midday Friday 4th February 2022
Interviews: Friday 11th February 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About Groundwater Relief
Groundwater Relief is a UK registered charity (No. 1167458) that provides technical help to organisations developing and managing groundwater resources for people with insecure or low water access.
We work with a growing team of international groundwater professionals and currently have over 400 registered members. Within the last 5 years Groundwater Relief has undertaken over 100 projects in 23 countries.
We are currently growing a small team of energetic, innovative, technical staff to increase our capacity as an organisation and to better utilize and engage our global membership of groundwater experts with humanitarian and development sectors.
We are seeking to recruit a Fundraising Manager to explore and develop interesting funding opportunities for the charity, working from our office on the Dartington Estate near Totnes. This is a new position within Groundwater Relief (GWR) that requires someone to coordinate all respective fundraising opportunities, and to develop and manage a GWR fundraising strategy that generates funds to further meet our charity objects.
The role will commence in February 2022 with an initial fixed term contract of 12 months. Working hours are between 20-30 hours per week. To be discussed with successful candidates.
The normal working location will be in our offices in Dartington, Devon, UK. Some scope for occasional work from home arrangements could be made for the right candidate.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Coordination, preparation, monitoring and timely compilation of fundraising proposals. to trust and grant making bodies
- Development of a fundraising strategy through understanding GWR’s work.
- Research & Identify funding opportunities among institutional donors, trusts and foundations.
- Identify alignment with GWR’s fundraising strategy and support the assessment and decision-making processes.
- Contribute to the identification of potential relevant international and/or local partners (private sector partners, national and international NGOs, think tanks, academia, etc.) to be included in proposals.
- Contribute to the development of fundraising documents (be it expression of Interests/ Concept Notes/ Proposals) in line with GWR strategy.
- Ensure that contractual obligations (including visibility requirements) and reporting deadlines are known and met.
- Liaise and work with GWR team to write high quality reports, reflecting the progress and status of projects in a transparent, timely and professional manner,
- Coordinate local fundraising activities to build Groundwater Relief’s profile in the South West of England.
- At least one, preferably over three years’ experience of fundraising (preferably associated with WASH or the Environment)
- Experience in developing, writing, and submitting grant applications and proposals.
- Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentations).
- Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills, proven ability to build, manage and develop key stakeholder, client and donor relationships.
- Highly self-motivated and able to drive initiatives forwards in collaborating with others.
- Enjoys working in a dynamic team environment.
- Committed to understanding and supporting the vision, values and ethos of Groundwater Relief
- Passion for bringing about change, specifically: to improve water supply for those lacking safe access; and sustainable environmental management of water resources.
- Fluency in English.
- International development experience and knowledge
- Corporate partnership fundraising experience
- Digital fundraising experience
- Salary of £26,000 to £34,000 per annum (depending on experience and adjusted pro-rata)
- 23 days holiday plus public holidays (adjusted pro-rata for non-FTE)
- 4.5% Employer Pension Contribution
How to apply
Please send a covering letter, CV and two references by the 21st January 2022. Interviews will be held shortly after this.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The South West Academic Health Science Network (South West AHSN) is one of 15 AHSNs across the country set up by NHS England to spread innovation at pace and scale across the country. We are uniquely placed to connect NHS and academic organisations, local authorities, the third sector and industry, using our position to drive the adoption and spread of innovative ideas and technologies across large populations. Our remit covers Somerset, Devon, and Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, taking in urban areas and tackling the challenges associated with pockets of deep, long-standing and increasing deprivation, an aging population, children living in poverty, and a dispersed and sometimes isolated population. A major focus for us over the next five years is improving health equity through innovation.
We are growing our Programmes function to deliver the aims and ambitions of our new five-year strategy. This is an exciting period of growth and to support this we are seeking to expand team with a new post – Programme Operations Manager.
Reporting to our executive Programmes Director, you will play a vital role in coordinating operations and resources across our programmes. Key responsibilities will include:
- Providing a central PMO function, working closely with senior colleagues and executive directors to ensure our programmes are effectively planned, resourced, managed, and reported on
- Developing and maintaining best practice processes, systems and templates associated with projects/programme management.
- Developing people and financial plans for our programmes, and leading regular reviews of progress against those plans.
- Leading improvements and efficiencies in our ways of working, implementing automated systems where appropriate.
- Managing programme governance and risk at portfolio level, working with the Programmes leadership team.
- Working with finance colleagues in development of financial data for programmes.
- Collaborating with HR colleagues on programme workforce matters, including recruitment and induction of programme staff
- Working with the Partnerships business function to monitor business development opportunities and associated resource requirements, inputting into the design of proposals as required.
Our team is diverse, and we celebrate those differences and the variety of skills all our team members bring. A background the health sector is not necessary for this post. We are looking for you to bring:
- Knowledge and experience of using management frameworks in a complex operational environment or PMO context.
- Programme management skills, including planning, risk and governance.
- An ability to work with data, performance and operational metrics to inform planning and decision making.
- Experience of working with corporate services colleagues in finance, HR and communications and a general understanding of financial and workforce planning
- Effective communication skills and the ability to build great working relationships with a range of people quickly and easily.
- Organisational skills, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities.
In return, we offer a highly stimulating, challenging and rewarding environment with variety and professional development. This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact in a new role and lead the development of new systems, processes and methodologies.
For a recruitment pack with further information about the role and how to apply, please contact James Stephens at Morgan Law
These are exciting times for the charity, and we now have an excellent opportunity for a self-starting and flexible professional to join the Support and Governance Team, as a Paralegal.
Location: Working from home, flexibility will be required for occasional onsite working in Devon for the purposes of archiving and deed retrieval, anticipated to be no more than 1-2 days per week.
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £26,695 per annum
Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.
Closing Date:Sunday 30 January 2022
As Paralegal, you will provide legal support and practical advice to the Head of Legal and Governance, In-House Counsel and the wider organisation on multifarious legal matters and compliance issues arising from the Charity’s daily business and operations. This is a multi-faceted and vital role which calls for an individual who can bring a pro-active and methodical approach to the identification and resolution of legal and governance issues, and excellent organisational and planning skills.
- Acting as a first point of contact and filter for answering incoming legal enquiries
- Working closely with all business functions across the Charity to provide practical advice and support on legal matters and compliance issues arising from the Charity’s daily business and operations, ensuring good governance and legal compliance.
- Building and maintaining successful professional partnerships with relevant stakeholders
- Enhance the credibility of the legal and governance function, you will assist with the project management of a variety of UK and international legal projects, including liaison with overseas teams, and will Instruct and manage external legal counsel on a wide variety of matters pertinent to the charity.
- Assisting with the drafting, management, development and delivery of legal, governance and compliance policies, procedures, processes and training materials, and conducting legal research on UK and international matters to identify, assess and advise on legal and compliance issues or new and emerging law which could impact the Charity.
A law degree, together with the ability to understand and interpret and to communicate complex legal information transparently and effectively, is essential, as are a high standard of literacy and numeracy, an excellent eye for detail and the ability to maintain a stringent level of accuracy whilst meeting a number of competing priorities and time frames. Experience of working in the not-for-profit sector and a working knowledge of legal systems are desirable.
With amazing benefits and opportunities to develop your career, you will be part of an evolving program of change taking place within a leading charity, and you will really make a difference in this fulfilling and rewarding role. In addition, you will be offered a working environment second to none. Based in Sidmouth in East Devon – an area of outstanding natural beauty – our offices are located in a glorious setting overlooking the sea, the staff wellbeing programme and initiatives have received a royal seal of approval (recently highly commended in the 2021 Princess Anne Training Awards for the response to Covid-19), and the hundreds of resident donkeys – some literally a few yards from your office – will always be pleased to see you!
If you feel you have the qualifications, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please complete the on-line application form, which should include your uploaded curriculum vitae
About the Organisation
The Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide, working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.
“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”
The charity is a Disability Confident Employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.
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