Westminster, Greater London
circa £55,000-£65,000 (dependent on experience)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Royal National Children's SpringBoard Foundation is a social mobility charity, providing life-transforming opportunities for disadvantaged and vulnerable children and young people with the opportunity of a fully funded boarding school education. Our vision is to build a 'ripple effect' that starts to shift the aspirations and achievements of a growing number of children born into poverty, disadvantage and facing vulnerability.

Job Title: Director of Programmes

Location: London

Salary: circa £55,000-£65,000 (dependent on experience)

The Director of Programme, a newly created role, will provide inspirational vision and leadership through the next stage of our journey. Working closely with the Chief Executive you will play a vital role as a key member of the Senior Management Team, with responsibility for delivering significant elements of our strategic plan. Duties will include providing effective delivery of our portfolio of core programmes, developing new and existing partnerships and maximising the overall impact and efficiency of activities in line with organisational strategic objectives.

We are looking for a passionate, inclusive and emotionally aware leader with proven experience of working with children and young people. You will demonstrate high levels of personal credibility and act as ambassador for the organisation, cultivate positive relationships and engaging across a diverse range of stakeholders. With an empowering leadership approach, you will balance the strategic and operational demands of the position, whilst building a high performing and motivated team.

We believe this is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious and driven individual committed to creating positive social outcomes.

Royal National Children's SpringBoard Foundation recognises the value of diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Appointments are made on merit

If this sounds like you, please read the detailed appointment brief attached below.

To Apply

To apply for this position, please fill in the Equal Opportunities information, on our website, upload your CV and include a supporting document answering the three questions highlighted in the appointment brief.

Deadline for applications: 16 August 2020

Interviews with Prospectus: 21 - 26 August 2020

Interviews with Royal SpringBoard Foundation: 3 September

These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.

If after reviewing the Appointment Brief you feel you meet the criteria and you would like to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Alex Williams. 

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Posted on: 21 July 2020
Closed date: 16 August 2020
Job ref: HQ00177563
Tags: Project Management, Operations