Birmingham, West Midlands
£41,640 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Islamic Relief Worldwide are an independent humanitarian and development organisation, serving humanity for over 35 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those effected by poverty, conflicts or natural disasters.


Islamic Relief Worldwide are currently recruiting for the position of a ‘Field Development and Operations Manager’. The post holder will also be expected to set strategic direction, manage and oversee all local fundraising initiatives and support in the development of the establishment of the Fundraising focus area of the field office.

Furthermore, the selected individual will be in charge of managing local risk management within the unit and ensuring compliance.


The successful candidate must have or be:


  • Good knowledge of Fundraising Models and Risk Management
  • Excellent and proven fundraising and senior management skills and experience
  • Proven experience of managing and motivating staff and/or volunteers at a senior level
  • Senior level experience of successfully setting, managing and delivering on targets
  • Experience of generating positive publicity from local media


If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to IRW’s mission and values of sincerity, excellence, compassion, social justice and custodianship, please apply by completing our online application form.


PLEASE NOTE: Interviews are expected to take place on 12/11/2020.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Pre-employment Checks:  


Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks:


  • screening clearance
  • proof of eligibility to live and work within the UK
  • receipt of satisfactory references


Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.


Our values and commitment to safeguarding


IRW is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom IRW engages. IRW expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.


The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.


All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. IRW also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme


In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.


By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.


Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief:

(Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship)

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer

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Field Development and Operations Manager - JD (.pdf)
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Islamic Relief Worldwide

Islamic Relief Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organisation with a presence in over 40 countries around the globe. We ... Read more

Posted on: 15 October 2020
Closing date: 08 November 2020
Job ref: FDOM/1020
Tags: Fundraising

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