£45000 - £55000 per annum
Job description

Fundraising Planning Lead (internally known as Portfolio?Planning Lead)

  • Reports to: Head of Portfolio Strategy & Planning??

  • Location:?Stratford, with high flexibility

  • Working pattern: 35 hours?per week?(highly flexible)

  • Salary:?£45,000 - £55,000?p.a.?

We are looking for?a?self-driven?&?proactive problem-solver?to lead the alignment of plans and priorities?across CRUK's?Marketing, Fundraising & Engagement teams?to CRUK's strategic goals.?

Our fundraising, marketing and supporter engagement teams enable CRUK to raise the vital funds needed to beat cancer through research.? ??The Planning Lead plays a crucial role in driving forward our operational planning and prioritisation processes.? You'll also support the Product & Portfolio Management department leadership team to identify and resolve issues impacting the delivery of our strategy.??We're looking for?a proactive problem-solver?who can lead, unite?and collaborate well with their colleagues to achieve shared?goals.?

You'll join a fun, friendly, creative and collaborative team that works hard to find new ways to raise more money for our cancer beating research - whilst having a few laughs along the way.


What will I be doing???

You'll use your great organisational skills, experience in developing operating plans and excellent influencing skills to ensure the entire team is focused on delivering our strategic goals. You'll also ensure that delivery issues affecting the implementation of our growth strategy are quickly identified and resolved.


If you enjoy planning across teams, are comfortable working with complexity and ambiguity and are great at solving problems, this could be the role for you.

You can view the full role profile, learn more about CRUK and its EDI strategy and our benefits .


What are we looking for???

  • Significant?experience in operational?planning and project/programme management.????

  • Significant experience building collaborative and effective relationships with internal stakeholders, including senior leaders.?

  • Proven ability to work within a complex environment, ensuring speedy decision-making and?the?timely resolution of issues.??

  • A self-driven, proactive problem-solver and confident decision-maker who can use their own?initiative?and work autonomously?to deliver desired outcomes.?

  • Adept at working in a highly matrixed environment with the ability to drive consensus around resource requirements.??


What's in it for me?????

  • A supportive and collaborative team where everyone feels valued

  • An organisation that is committed to creating an inclusive and diver workforce where equality is embedded into everything we do and supports everyone to reach their potential

  • An inclusive culture?championed by?our?senior leaders, our strategy and a variety of staff networks, as well as?relevant policies.?

  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and the ability to buy up to 5 days per annum) and 1 CRUK day (Christmas Eve).?Religious holidays are tradeable.

  • Pension (employer contributions of up to 12%), life insurance and a great benefit discount platform.?

  • Highly flexible working culture.?

  • Parental and adoption leave,?health and wellbeing?opportunities and?a?brilliant learning and development environment?


Closing date:?Please see the careers site for the closing date. We recommend that candidates apply as we would like to begin interviewing ASAP.

Application method:??There will be 2 questions that you need to answer as part of your application. Please note that we are unable to see your CV at the shortlisting stage, so it's important you parse your CV and ensure your work history is entered into Workday properly so that we can review your application fully.

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Posted on: 12 November 2021
Closing date: 12 December 2021
Job ref: R019346
Tags: Fundraising, Project Management
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