Partnerships Manager (5048)
Barnardo's is a 150-year-old charity on a journey to transform children's social care. As part of our 10-year corporate strategy, Barnardo's has committed to becoming a digital organisation. The Digital and Technology team (also known as #futurebarnardos) is part of the Strategy & Performance group. Our team is responsible for leading a transformation of the whole organisation, and beyond it the whole chi;dren's health and social care sector - inspiring it to take a user-centric, data-driven approach to all our operations, products and services, and building up iteratively from small beginnings to big ideas.
Our goal is simple: to provide better social care, so that more children and families have better outcomes. Along the way we will make sure our staff are equipped and empowered to provide even better support, local government sees us as visionary leaders, and our charitable donors are inspired to be even more generous in supporting us.
We welcome applications from women, BAME and LGBTQA+ people, people with both visible and non-visible disabilities, and neurodivergent people, as we recognise that these people can be under-represented in our sector. Given the nature of our work, it is imperative that we ensure the widest view possible as we build our products and services.
To learn more about the team we are building, please read our blog post .
About the role
As partnerships lead, you will design and implement the sustainable income model for the digital and technology team. Working closely with the transformation communications lead, the head of capability and engagement and the director, as well as with colleagues across Business Development, Corporate Partnerships, Trusts and Foundations and beyond, you'll bring to life the vision of using the digital transformation of Barnardo's to generate income, not costs.
* Research and pilot approaches to build sustainability for products and programmes of work
* Explore new income avenues - for instance, the recent addition of Barnardo's to Digital Outcomes and Specialists - to craft new propositions for the children's social care and mental health markets, for example in providing digital or research and development expertise, and far beyond
* Alongside the Director, develop trusted relationships with individuals and groups within and beyond Barnardo's with experience of venture capital, private equity, incubators and accelerators, and startups
* Capitalise on our current competitive advantage in digital in the public sector, to ensure that we rapidly achieve our goal to become self-sustaining
This role can be based in any of Barnardo's regional offices, as outlined in the job description, with regular travel to our digital hub in central London.
Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore are open to offering flexible working arrangements.