Northern Ireland Development Manager
Part-time secondment cover until July 2023
Formed in 1890, the British Deaf Association (BDA) is the UK’s biggest Deaf-led membership organisation supporting Deaf people who use British Sign Language (BSL). We stand for Deaf Equality, Access and Freedom of Choice.
For this part-time position, we are looking for someone with the vision and experience to build on our strengths and reputation at a time of exciting change as Northern Ireland plans to introduce new Sign Language legislation. The post-holder will be a strong project development leader with experience of working with statutory and funding bodies, able to find new opportunities and generate new income. The post-holder will oversee the NI office, line-manage our NI Advocacy staff (and any new posts from new funding opportunities), and, work with key partners and organisations.
Working with the Chief Executive and key members of the Management Team, the NI Development Manager will ensure that the BDA remains responsive to the needs of the NI Deaf Sign Language Community.
Are you skilled at developing new projects to improve and make a positive impact on Deaf people’s lives in Northern Ireland’s Deaf Sign Language Community? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Salary: £35,000 pro rata (£21,000 pa)
Closing Date: Wednesday 8th December 2021
Interview Date: Wednesday 15th December 2021
The British Deaf Association expects the talents of all employees to be used fully. No employees should be treated differently because of their sex or gender reassignment, sexual orientation, abilities, language, marital status, religion, social class, race, ethnic origin, employment status, age, health status or pregnancy/maternity.
Details of the position, job description, person specification, application form, who to contact for an informal chat and a short video in BSL are available. Please click Apply to visit our website.
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