Stratford, Greater London
To be discussed upon application
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Interim Head of Fundraising Intelligence & Operations

Cancer Research UK

Salary to be discussed upon application.

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis so please don’t hesitate to confirm your interest in this vacancy. This advert will be taken down midnight Saturday 8th February.


Cancer Research UK (CRUK) is the world's leading independent charity dedicated to cancer research.  The role of Interim Head of Fundraising Intelligence & Operations will enable you to be part of a collective force pioneering life-saving research in the relentless fight against cancer. 


The postholder will play a leading role in CRUK’s Philanthropy & Partnerships team and work to help deliver the charity’s significant fundraising potential. The purpose of the role is to ensure intelligence is developed and utilised so that high value fundraising at CRUK has the best chance of success.


Leading a team of 18, with two direct reports, the Interim Head of Fundraising Intelligence & Operations will achieve this by managing the prospect research, due diligence, data, insight and reporting functions, whilst also working to embed and deliver intelligence principles at every level of Philanthropy & Partnerships.


The ideal candidate will be a strong leader with the ability to motivate and inspire a high-performing team. Crucially you will have proven experience influencing at the highest levels as well as a great understanding of delivering intelligence or insight within a high value fundraising environment.


If successful, all teams within Philanthropy & Partnerships will understand their pipeline performance and areas for optimisation or improvement. Strategy development will have intelligence at its core, with fundraisers equipped with the knowledge to build successful and long-lasting relationships with CRUK’s partners and high value donors. 


CRUK’s benefits package includes 30 days annual leave and pension allowances along with additional discounts on a variety of lifestyle subscriptions and events. Ultimately, you’ll know that you’ll be changing lives through your work.


With its head office in Stratford, London, the role is offered on a full-time or part-time (4-day week) basis. CRUK appreciate not everyone has the same working needs and is open to exploring different ways of working. Please advise of your preferred working pattern at point of application.


To download the job description for the position and for further information about how to apply, please click the link to apply where you will be redirected to the Execucare website.


Applications will be reviewed, and interviews held on an on-going basis.


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Refreshed on: 27 January 2020
Closed date: 08 February 2020
Tags: Fundraising, Operations