Learning And Development Manager Jobs in Belfast
Can you make sure that kinship carers in England receive high quality, user centred training online and in person?
About the role
We have been awarded the Department for Education contract to deliver high quality training to kinship carers across England. You will be responsible for delivering high quality online and face-to-face training and managing a team of inhouse facilitators and external partners.
This is a new team so you will need to be someone who is comfortable with a high level of ambiguity and who is able to build outcome and target driven services from a user centred approach. We have a lot to do over the next 18 months.
From April 2024 to March 2025, your team will need to deliver exceptional training to 4,000 kinship carers in England through in person and online sessions. These are divided into introductory and advanced training. We will be delivering at least 16 roadshows across England so travel will be required in this role. In person training will also involve experiential learning in peer support groups and community venues. Introductory training will be delivered in-house.
You will also work with external expert facilitators and partners to develop new advanced training sessions and modules. Subject experts within Kinship, will also deliver training and you will need to ensure content and delivery meets a consistent standard.
The right person will need to work collaboratively with colleagues across Kinship and be used to working in cross-functional teams. You’ll need to be curious, detail orientated with an improvement mindset.
What we’ll offer you
Kinship offers 30 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time) as well as a generous pension scheme. This fixed-term role is open to flexible working (school hours would be considered). We have an excellent wellbeing offer including the Employee Assistance Programme and clinical supervision. We will invest in your professional development with training and career development opportunities.
Kinship is committed to championing equality, diversity and inclusion. We believe our work is greatly enhanced by the varied backgrounds, experiences and views represented within our teams. We aim to create inclusive teams, celebrate differences and encourage everyone to join us and be their true self at work. We therefore encourage applications from anyone who fits our values, whatever their religion or belief, sex, gender identity, race, age, sexuality or disability and are actively seeking candidates that can bring real innovation and commitment to us.
This is a fantastic time to join a supportive and well-established team within an organisation with rapid growth ambitions. This role will be what you make it and we’re looking for someone to seize this opportunity!
Please apply for this role through BeApplied. You will be asked to answer five questions and attach your CV. You will have max 250 words per answer.
- Describe how your experience and your values are a good fit for this role
- This service needs to deliver 4,000 training experiences for kinship carers over 1 year, please clearly describe your experience of delivering high quality training at this scale and pace.
- If you were offered the role, what would you prioritise in the first two months and why? Tell us about what you’d need to find out and what would be your approach to the role.
- Please describe how you would ensure that training is meeting the needs of kinship carers (think about outcomes, evaluation and participation).
- How would ensure your team are motivated, high performing and delivering exceptional training – both in person and online?
Application deadline: 9:00am on Wednesday 13 December 2023
Interview date: Tuesday 19 December 2023 – in-person (Vauxhall). It is anticipated that this will be a one stage in-person interview process, but this may change depending on the volume and calibre of applications.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
Maternity Cover position from January to October 2024
Homebased working in the UK
The Director of Development and Engagement is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and works in partnership with the CEO to lead the development, delivery and co-ordination of the organisation’s strategy.
In this role, you will have oversight across several areas including fundraising, membership engagement, finance and governance and will take the lead in generating income and ensuring the sustainability of the organisation.
The post also holds line management responsibility for three members of staff delivering across multiple areas of work including fundraising, finance, and communications.
For more information, please download the job description below or visit our website via the ‘Apply’ button.
To apply, please download and complete our application form below. CVs will not be accepted.
This is an ongoing recruitment and interviews will be held as applications are received. We reserve the right to close this advert at any time.
STOPAIDS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive positive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sex characteristics, HIV status, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. We are open to considering applications for a part-time role that would require a job share.
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Engineers Against Poverty (EAP) is a leader in infrastructure and international development with strong links with development agencies, government and industry. We develop research, policy and practice in infrastructure investment, labour standards, climate change, transparency and accountability and local content in line with our mission to help reduce and eventually eliminate poverty.
EAP is seeking a self-motivated Programme Manager to help deliver quality results with its growing portfolio of programmes. Across the programmes you oversee, you’ll be responsible for coordinating their successful delivery of quality results. Initially you will focus on an anti-corruption programme funded by the US Government and EAP’s contribution towards FCDO’s Green Cities and Infrastructure programme. You will work with EAP's senior leadership and its advisors, project partners and beneficiaries, funders and other stakeholders to maximise positive impact. You’ll strengthen EAP's programmes by managing specific budgets, KPIs, project plans, sub-grants and monitoring and evaluation efforts using established systems.
The programmes and projects you will work on will vary and evolve over time, as we strengthen donor and client relationships together. You’ll also have a role in shaping our future work, contributing to business development by coordinating grant proposals, commercial bids and strategic partnerships. You will also help to organise board meetings and international workshops.
Across all our programmes, professional communication, branding of EAP and stakeholder (new) engagement and management is key. Programme delivery is rarely linear so you must be comfortable in rapidly evolving and dynamic environments.
The appointee will also take on for the same role for CoST, the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative – a transparency and accountability programme which operates in 20 countries and for which EAP hosts its International Secretariat.
You will be working remotely with in-person team meetings usually held in London 4 to 5 times a year. We are open to candidates living outside of the UK.
If you wish to apply, pllease submit a CV with a one page covering letter by 10am GMT Monday 11 December 2023.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
As Regional Manager you will represent, manage and co-ordinate FoodCycle for your allocated regional Projects. Our Projects are spaces where volunteers are empowered to run their own community meals using surplus food.
You will manage local relationships with venues, community partners, supermarkets and volunteer recruitment channels to enable this to happen. You will continually be looking to increase our impact by working towards targets of increased meals served to our guests, expanding our existing Projects and setting up new ones within Yorkshire and The Humber.
As an excellent communicator, you will manage the volunteers at each Project ensuring they are trained, supported and on-message with FoodCycle strategy, ensuring that volunteers are confident enough to self-organise and make a success of their Projects.
You will have experience of programme planning, delivery and development including community led/owned programmes. You will also have experience of building relationships with a range of stakeholders, including other charities, local authorities, funders and local champions. A full driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential for this exciting role.
How to apply: Please upload a CV of no more than two sides, and a covering note/letter of no more than two sides explaining why you are suitable for the role, via our vacancy website.
Deadline for your application: 20th December, however we will interview candidates as applications come in. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early, and we encourage candidates to apply asap!
Benefits: We offer 26.5 holiday (including Christmas close down) plus bank holidays, and a flexible and friendly work environment. Staff benefit from our private medical package and our pension scheme, available after three months.
This role is home based with frequent travel to projects in Leeds, Sheffield, Hull and Bradford.
FoodCycle is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity and inclusion. We are a Disability Confident Scheme member. Please email our Recruitment inbox if you require assistance or adjustments when applying.
Please note that you will need to have existing Right to Work in the UK to apply for this role. We do not hold a sponsor licence therefore we are unable to provide Visa sponsorship.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We’re a small, ambitious team looking to maximise our impact by raising awareness of what we do, building our community and developing strategic partnerships. We’re looking for someone who can communicate our mission, get people on board and pave the way for new projects and activities. The responsibilities of the Partnerships & Community Manager will include:
- Creating and owning the partnerships and community strategy, goals, monthly plan and budget for 2024 and beyond
- Strategy and execution of external communications to position CAIF as an inclusive hub for shared expertise, updates and resources on Cooperative AI. For example: a monthly newsletter; the website and YouTube channel; a regular blog
- Planning and hosting CAIF events, for example: a retreat of 25-50 leaders in the field; a summer school for high-potential grad students; online seminar series; online panel discussions on Cooperative AI; competitions & workshops at major conferences
- Delivering programs and events with other organisations in our network (such as the Centre for the Governance of AI, the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society, the Collective Intelligence Project, or the Center on Long-Term Risk), and helping to build new connections to other organisations
- Providing non-technical input to support the development of learning resources on Cooperative AI such as an online course, bibliography, and modules for inclusion on other organisations’ curricula. Leading on the promotion of these resources
- Owning our social media policy and managing our mailing lists
- In order to achieve all the above, you may also be responsible for hiring and managing at least one direct report, and managing the work of external contractors
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We’re on a mission to level the playing field when it comes to young people finding and applying for their next step after school. We're achieving this by bringing all the available information into one single, impartial, user-friendly platform that helps students to make the best choices, and submit the strongest applications. We also empower teachers and counsellors to manage the progression process effectively.
Our outlook is global - we work with schools and universities all over the world, from the US to New Zealand, and from Italy to Hong Kong. We want to make it so that young people can compare every opportunity taught in English, wherever it is in the world, and have all the support they need to make successful applications.
We have a clear social purpose, and we’re hugely ambitious. We already work with over half of UK secondary schools, and hundreds of international schools. We are growing rapidly in terms of the number of our customers, in terms of how much they use our platform, and in terms of the breadth of products we offer (check out this video to hear more about the Unifrog platform).
Our team is at the heart of our business and is integral to our success. We work hard to foster a culture of openness, happiness and innovation, and we commit to helping every individual learn and grow so that they can reach their full potential. We want to hire talented people, whatever their background. If you are excited by our mission and are ready to work hard, please don’t hesitate to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!
We believe in the power of diversity. If you are from an ethnic minority background, we would like to strongly encourage you to apply. In advance of applying if you have any questions about working at Unifrog, please contact our Diversity Champions, Hannah and Farhana.
The role and your key responsibilities
As a Senior Account Manager, your role is to line manage a regional team of Account Managers to maximise partner engagement and ensure we retain sky-high resubscription rates. You will manage your regional team’s objectives and report on progress towards this on a monthly basis.
Alongside managing your team, you’ll work with a cohort of partner schools and colleges, facilitating an environment which identifies and promotes best practice across partners within your region. Using data analysis across schools and colleges within your region, you’ll identify trends and opportunities to further increase the use of Unifrog, maximising engagement and resubscription rates.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Line manage a regional team of Account Managers to achieve their resubscription and engagement goals, delivering weekly check-ins with each team member to review their progress with partners.
Run team weekly meetings with your regional Account Management team to review key engagement strategies and objectives.
Meet weekly with the Head of UK Partnerships, reporting on progress with your partners, and the progress of your regional team.
Analyse regional engagement data to spot trends and work closely with the Head of UK Partnerships to devise and implement strategies to improve on any areas of low engagement.
Work with a region of schools and colleges with the responsibility of an Account Manager, providing resources and strategies which maximise staff and student engagement with Unifrog, and identifying and promoting best practice across partner schools.
Deliver targeted training sessions to staff within our partner schools and colleges via workshops and presentations, delivered remotely or in person.
Work closely with your regional Area Manager to improve Unifrog engagement and maintain a sky high resubscription rate.
What we’re looking for
Strong communication skills – written, over the phone and on video calls.
1+ years’ Account Management experience.
Track record of excellent relationship management.
Ability to identify strengths and areas for improvement within a team, and to put relevant support in place.
Ability to listen to feedback and adapt quickly and flexibly.
Extremely well organised.
Keen attention to detail.
Active listening and objection handling skills.
Experience in working with schools and colleges is preferred by not essential.
Proactive attitude and willingness to get stuck in.
You will be joining a team of highly motivated people who are passionate about our mission of helping students to find the best next step for them after school. If this excites you and you’re an energetic person who is willing to learn, then we’d love to hear from you.
You’ll work alongside an Area Manager in your region, as well as people in our Partner Success and Account Management teams. You’ll be line-managed by our Head of UK Partnerships.
Head to our jobs page for a full list of the excellent benefits we offer our team.
Join one of ‘the best organisations to escape to’ and help transform careers and destinations in schools.
Become part of a committed, dynamic, and growing company. We want to build our team for the long term: if you do well, we will do our best to make sure you want to stay at the company for a long time.
Professional development is important at Unifrog. You will define your own 6-month objectives and will be supported by your line manager and the rest of the team to achieve them. You will have an annual training allowance to spend on what you need to grow and progress.
Influence the company’s direction: we love to promote great ideas, wherever they come from.
£42,312 per annum (Grade C), plus commission, car allowance (if relevant) and a share in a company-wide performance bonus (OTE £45,000).
28 days paid holiday per year (plus bank holidays).
Working hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9:00am to 4:30pm on Friday.
Full UK driving licence is essential.
All travel expenses covered.
Candidate will need to be based in London.
Remote role with some travel to schools and colleges.
Start date: as soon as possible, though we will be flexible for the right candidates.
To discuss any details about the role before applying, please contact Mhairi (details on our website)
We can only consider candidates who have the right to work in the UK.
Deadline: 10:00AM (BST) on 7th December 2023.
Stage 1: Application form (~1 hour) ✍️
Visit our website to upload your CV and complete the questions and tasks below. Please note that we do not review CVs at this stage of the application process so please be as specific as possible about your experience.
i. Why do you want to work at Unifrog? (250 words)
ii. With reference to the job description and your experience, what makes you an excellent candidate for this role? (250 words)
You receive the following email from the head of large group of schools in England:
One of the schools in our Trust has asked for more information about Unifrog and how we've been getting on with the platform this year.
They're currently using a free platform with their lower year groups, so they're covered with that, but are looking for something to support their KS4 & KS5 students.
Can you provide some information on how Unifrog can support them specifically with those Key Stages, and maybe some costs around a subscription?
What next steps would you take following on from this email, and how would you respond to the contact?
Stage 2: Phone task (15 minutes)
A short role play task over the phone. We will schedule these tasks throughout the application window.
Stage 3: Video call interview (1 hour)
Pre-prepared presentation (10 mins)
Standard Q&A from a panel of three, including questions about your experiences and how these relate to the role, and scenario questions based on common situations you might face (plus time for your questions) (40 mins).
Video call interviews will be held Monday 18th December 2023.
Inclusion and diversity at Unifrog
Within the company we try to foster a culture of innovation, and a happy working environment, both because this is the right thing to do, and because we think this results in the most effective team. To this end we believe in open communication, celebrating successes, supporting each other, not being afraid to be wrong or to fail, and promoting good ideas wherever they come from.
As a platform that supports teachers and students from a huge variety of backgrounds it’s important that our team and leadership reflects this diversity. This is something we are actively working towards and prioritising. We want to embed diversity, equity and inclusion across everything we do, continually evaluating policies and practices to make sure they are inclusive and equitable.
To make sure everyone’s voice is heard and people have the opportunities to learn to be better allies in the workplace, we encourage the team to share what they’re celebrating, facilitate training and group discussions, and seek regular feedback about what more the company could do to help people feel included.
To ensure that our recruitment process is consistent and fair, we anonymise your application and therefore do not see your name, personal, educational or professional background. We also randomise the order of responses so that it’s less likely that a candidate is advantaged or disadvantaged by where their answers appear compared to other candidates.
This opportunity is a fixed term contract until December 2024 covering a maternity leave
You will be an experienced and capable Project Manager with a proven track record in planning, managing, and delivering IT projects of varying scale and complexity. You will be responsible for managing assigned projects from inception to post-project closure ensuring the correct governance and management reporting is applied during the whole project lifecycle.
In addition to the expectations of everyone in IT, the following responsibilities are specific to this role:
· Responsible for managing assigned projects from inception to post-project closure.
· Responsible for creating and managing documentation relating to the planning processes of the department, including charts, plans, and other representations and artefacts to be used internally and through engagement processes.
· Responsible for the effective implementation of processes, procedures and guidelines as defined by the organisational Project Management Office (PMO), and close interoperable working with the PMO, in all managed projects.
· Responsible for convening project teams, allocating workloads, and scheduling delivery.
· Responsible for regular and accurate reporting to the IT Leadership Team.
· Responsible for maintaining general awareness of organisational projects that may have an impact or a requirement for IT involvement, and to share relevant information with the engagement team.
· Accountable for the delivery of effective IT projects, with demonstrable successful outcomes achieved.
· Accountable for the provision of post-project/closure documentation, related to lessons learned and similar artefacts.
Contract Type: Full time, 37 hours, Fixed Term Contract, until the end of December 2024
Location: We have a flexible approach to working and work pattern and location will be agreed with the successful candidate. The role can be based at any of our UK offices, these are Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Newcastle and Newtown.
Expectation to travel to Birmingham due to the majority of the team being based there.
Interviews: w/c 15th January 2024
· In-depth knowledge of a range of project management methodologies and approaches, including but not limited to Agile and Prince2.
· The ability to apply lessons learnt and similar post-project activities at the inception of new projects, to ensure the maximum benefit can be gained from previous experiences.
· “Expert” ability to effectively utilise risk and issue management, contributing significantly to the wider departmental and organisational risk processes.
· Experience of user-led design methodologies, Agile software development and project delivery, rapid prototyping, and similar.
· Significant experience of managing projects, including the full software development lifecycle, including external contractors, in dispersed working environments.
· Significant experience of leading a project through an Agile lifecycle from strategic inception through to project completion, and post-implementation change.
· Familiarity with more than one area of IT landscapes and environments.
· Familiarity with a range of project management tools, to plan and communicate progress to differing audiences.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Communities in the UK come in all shapes and sizes. National Lottery funding is for everyone – therefore, we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and we work hard to ensure our funding reaches where it is needed.
We also believe our people should represent the communities, organisations and individuals we work with. That’s why the National Lottery Community Fund is committed to being an inclusive employer and a great place to work. We recognise and celebrate the fact that our people come from diverse backgrounds. We positively welcome applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds, people with disabilities or longstanding health conditions, people who are LGBTQ+, and people from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, as well as people of all ages.
As a Disability Confident Employer, we take a proactive approach in making reasonable adjustments, if needed, throughout the recruitment process and during employment. (This can be related to a physical and mental health condition.
Reports to:Head of Media, Brand and Relationships
Location:Remote (UK based) / Bristol / London
Salary: £42,750 per year
Length of contract: 37 Hours per week, permanent
Closing date: 9am Wednesday 13th December
Interviews: Stage 1: 10th-11th January 2024
Stage 2: 17th-18th January 2024
Please note that we do not invite enquiries from recruitment agencies.
Main Purpose of Post
This role manages organisational marketing and supports income generation. The main purpose of the post is to create marketing strategies and marketing communications to promote Women’s Aid’s products and services to its target audiences. The Marketing Manager will create and implement a new marketing strategy, crucial to the ongoing development of WA profile. Understanding the needs of the charity, you will be responsible in identifying marketing plans and initiatives which will enable WA to meet both the long and short- term needs. You will lead in the planning and implementation of creative marketing activities and will work closely with Head of Media, Brand and Relationships to deliver the success of the strategy.
Line manages: Communications Officer for Training and Education team; Communications Officer for Fundraising team (both part-time posts)
DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Will lead on marketing planning and activities for the organisation, under the direction of the Head of Media, Brand and Relationships and working alongside business development colleagues.
To be accountable for increasing demand for products and services and increasing leads and opportunities for the charity.
To understand the motivations of why people, engage with our services and products, and to codify this to create journeys for those who engage with us.
To line manage the Communications Officer for the National Training Centre and Communications Officer for the training team.
To oversee market research to understand our positioning within the market and to keep up to date with market trends, working closely with the Business Development Managers to collate relevant data.
To create an omni channel organisational marketing strategy, targeted towards our multiple audiences and meeting their needs, using a range of channels including online and social media.
To work in collaboration with other colleagues and organisations to ensure that marketing is informed by charitable objectives and income targets.
To be able to work with budgets and create realistic targets and KPIs for direct reports.
Represent Women’s Aid at events as required.
To maintain clear and adequate records of work completed; and to produce reports on work programmes and activities as required by management.
To contribute to team meetings and organisational priorities, to prepare and participate in supervision and appraisal meetings as required.
To take direction on projects and priorities from your line manager, this may vary from time to time.
To assist in the organisation of meetings, conferences or events organised by Women’s Aid, if required.
To provide support and assistance to the Media, Brand and Relationships Team and Women’s Aid’s CEO as necessary.
To abide by all organisational policies, codes of conduct and practices, and to work within a framework of equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice.
To be flexible within the broad remit of the post.
This job may involve occasional unsocial hours and travel throughout England.
Significant experience of working in marketing, minimum of three years.
Experience of line management.
Experience of working effectively with a range of stakeholders, building relationships at a high level and work collaboratively.
Experience of maintaining systems for information storage and retrieval.
Experience of online communications/websites/social media, including Content Management Systems.
Budget management experience
Proven track record of successful results from marketing initiatives
Have experience in delivering multi-channel marketing campaigns
Experience marketing in a charity environment.
SKILLS & ABILITIES Essential:
Ability to market products and packages, while keeping organisational values at heart of approach.
Effective communications skills both written and verbal,
Good influencing skills
Ability to produce high quality written material, for copy writing, copy editing and marketing materials.
Ability to carry out a range of research and information-gathering activities.
Ability to provide effective customer services to a wide range of individuals and organisations and to maintain and develop positive relationships.
IT skills, including accurate data inputting skills, ability to use Microsoft programmes, understanding of Content Management Systems and troubleshooting simple website problems, and willingness to learn new packages and IT skills as required.
Ability to communicate sensitively with survivors of domestic abuse to discuss case studies.
Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise work, work to tight deadlines and respond to urgent unplanned demands.
Experience of Adobe Creative Suite or similar desktop publishing programmes used to create documents and web banners.
An understanding of the requirement to maintain confidentiality in relevant areas of work.
A basic understanding of, and sensitivity to, the issues relating to domestic abuse, including the nature of domestic abuse and its impact on women and children.
An understanding of the principles and practices of marketing.
We welcome applications from candidates who hold a marketing or communications qualification however no formal qualification is required
Able to demonstrate a commitment and sensitivity of the aims and objectives of Women’s Aid;
Commitment to anti-discriminatory practice and equal opportunities;
Willingness to work occasional unsocial hours as required.
Summary of Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms of appointment: Confirmation of appointment will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period. This will normally be of six months (less for short term contracts). During this time an employee will be expected to establish their suitability for the post. During the probationary period employment may be terminated in writing, giving one week's notice by either party (this may be waived by mutual agreement). Only any statutory dismissal procedure will apply during the probationary period. There is no probationary period for contracts of under 3 months.
All posts are subject to a DBS check, two suitable references and right to work checks.
Salary: £42,750 pro rata + benefits. Salary is paid in arrears through bank credit by the 25th of each month. Part time staff receive pro-rata payment based on hours worked.
Working hours: The standard working hours for this post are 37hours per week, based in London/Bristol/Remote UK based; benefits include a generous bank holidays and annual leave package and contributory pension scheme. All posts, including remote posts must be based in the UK.
Support and supervision: Women’s Aid has a commitment to providing regular supervision and support to staff with annual appraisals forming a key part of staff development. We have a training policy in place and encourage staff to take an active role in their career development plan.
Pension: Women’s Aid is enrolled with the People’s Pension scheme. Women’s Aid normally contributes 7% of salary and the employee contributes 3% towards the group pension scheme. Eligible staff will be automatically enrolled on the scheme when they have successfully completed the 3-month interim probationary review.
Annual Leave: Women’s Aid offers an annual leave entitlement of 28 days per year rising by one day per year until 30 days annual leave per year is reached. In addition, we offer 8 days public holidays plus 2 additional days in March and August. Plus, three days of ‘end of year’ leave, bridging the gap between the festive holiday period and new year to allow colleagues to rest and recharge during this unique quiet time. All leave entitlement is calculated pro-rata for part time employees
Other leave: Employees have contractual rights to time off for reasons of sickness, maternity and other circumstances.
Period of notice: 2 months after your probationary period has been completed.
Union: You have a right to membership of a trade union. Women’s Aid recognises Unison.
Asylum and Immigration Act 1996: To confirm your right to work in the UK, Women’s Aid will need to see the original of at least one document from a specified list (available on the UK Government website). Most commonly this is a British Passport.
Additional information is available on request.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Operations and Development Manager post is an important new role and will deputise for the Chief Executive.
The role will lead on making sure Learning Disability England’s internal systems, processes and ways of working support our work towards a rights based good life for all people with learning disabilities being driven by people with learning disabilities’ priorities and inclusive of families, and paid supporters.
We are a small staff team of 7 people mostly working part time. All of us are home based and work flexibly. Annual leave entitlement is 27 days plus Statutory Holidays pro rata
There are different lead roles in the team but being small we support each other and work with members and partners to achieve as much as can together.
Learning Disability England is a membership organisation that brings together people with learning disabilities, family members and people in paid roles to make a difference together.
Being led by what is important to our members is central to how we work. Working closely with the Representative Body and other team members to support being member led is an important part of all our jobs.
Diversity matters to us. We particularly welcome applications from people from Black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds as they are currently underrepresented in our organisation.
We will be conducting online interviews on the 13th December 2023
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location: Globally Remote
Location type: Remote
Reporting to: Executive Director
Annual salary: $100,000 - $150,000 USD
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Candidate level: Director
The Climate Emergency Collaboration Group (CECG) is a regranting collaboration made up of some of the world's largest climate philanthropic funders. We use our convening and philanthropic power to facilitate stronger collaboration, coordination, and campaigning from the global climate movement in pursuit of increased climate action around the UN climate talks and other international summits. CECG is fiscally sponsored by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), a 501(c)(3), as a Sponsored Project within its charitable-giving fund.
Purpose of role
The MEL Director will be responsible for leading CECG’s data-based monitoring, evaluation, and learning processes. They will oversee the development of our funder reports, support our programmatic staff in maximizing the impact and learning opportunities of our grantmaking, and will work with grantees and other partners in the field to help establish and implement best practices, with a focus on collaboration and capacity-building.
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter who will work closely with CECG's leadership team in improving the effectiveness, efficiency, and adaptability of the climate moment. This role will collaborate closely with the Executive Director, Operations Director, and program staff to help advance CECG's mission of advancing multilateral climate solutions.
This is a fast-paced and dynamic role at the intersection of philanthropy, grantmaking, campaigning, strategy, and advocacy to support global climate diplomacy.
MEL systems thinking:
· Develop and implement a multi-year MEL strategy for the organization – including internally and externally focused work streams.
· Oversee and iterate on CECG’s Theory of Change, in line with CECG’s new 3 Year Plan.
· Design and implement a robust Results Framework in partnership with CECG’s Executive and Programmatic Directors, ensuring alignment with CECG’s 3 Year Plan.
· Work with Operations and Program directors to ensure annual strategies are aligned with CECG’s Results Framework.
· Develop and oversee MEL and grantmaking quality standards, including a mechanism for assessing and implementing improvement plans.
· Help develop and embed a culture of evaluation and learning across the entire CECG team, including the development and implementation of targeted Key Learning Questions, and using organisational data to drive learning, knowledge sharing and capacity building.
CECG funder reporting:
· Partner closely with CECG’s funders to develop universal reporting templates and KPIs for the 6+ foundations that support our work.
· Oversee and project manage the development of our annual end of year report for our funders, as well as any bespoke or mid-year reports.
· Ensure CECG funder feedback is continually integrated into CECG’s grantmaking.
· Work with programmatic staff to identify appropriate outcomes and KPIs for key CECG grants, with a focus on identifying opportunities for data-driven insights to inform future learning and strategic development.
· Identify, implement, and train the team on the tools and processes CECG needs in order to maximize its MEL process and the strategic impact of its grantmaking and programmatic spending.
· Work with other CECG staff to ensure risk identification and risk management best practices are embedded across CECG’s grantmaking, while ensuring CECG’s work remains innovative and ambitious.
· Work with Grants and Campaign Managers to iteratively improve upon CECG’s grantee contracting and reporting processes and templates.
· Work with the programs team to identify and implement evaluation programs for key CECG grantees.
External coordination and representation:
· Partner with CECG funders and their MEL teams, along with other climate regranting organizations, to enhance transparency and develop collaborative and coordinated best practices across grantee reporting (both with re-granters and NGO partners).
· Work with key grantees and grantmaking partners to identify opportunities for levelling-up the field’s MEL, KPI, and reporting practices, with a focus on equity, trust-building, minimizing labor for grantees, and maximizing impact, alignment, capacity-building, and iterative learning.
· Act as an ambassador for CECG at key conferences, with funders and grantees, and across other partner meetings, and showcase CECG’s role as a leader in the collaborative philanthropic ecosystem.
· Support in the development of best MEL and KPI-development best practices for key CECG grantees, with a focus on capacity and efficacy-building.
· Develop and implement MEL training materials for CECG grantees, with a focus on building up the field – particularly for Global South and youth-led organizations.
· Identify, through a MEL lens, opportunities for how CECG can further support the growth, development, and capacity-building of its grantees.
Qualifications, skills and experience
· Team player with excellent interpersonal skills, and a strong commitment to servant leadership.
· Outstanding judgment, resourcefulness, and ability to problem-solve, troubleshoot, and follow projects through to completion.
· Outcome-oriented with an entrepreneurial approach.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, with a focus on great attention to detail.
· Highly resourceful and a keen problem-solver who is eager to take on new challenges.
· Strong time-management skills and the ability to organize and coordinate multiple work streams
· International stakeholder management experience.
· A strong knowledge of international climate change politics, with a focus on multilateralism and the UNFCCC process.
· Outstanding stakeholder management skills.
· Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational and stakeholder settings and the ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people from diverse backgrounds.
· Advanced skills with common office software (including Google Sheets/Excel).
· 10 years minimum experience using data-driven insights to inform organizational learning.
· Extensive expertise in designing, evolving, and managing MEL frameworks (including ToCs and results frameworks) at a strategic, organizational, and project level.
· Demonstrable track record of embedding a learning culture at an organizational level.
· Significant experience working effectively on multiple projects simultaneously, setting priorities, organizing time, and identifying resources for projects as needed.
· Experience in philanthropy and grant management.
· Significant experience working effectively on multiple projects simultaneously, setting priorities, organizing time, and identifying resources for projects as needed.
· Experience working with a remote, international team.
· This will be a full-time (40 hours/week) remote role, preferably able to and will require considerable time collaborating with staff and stakeholders in multiple time zones.
· Staff in the US are employed by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors; benefits include healthcare, a 401(k) matching program, and 5 weeks of paid time off.
· CECG is committed to providing equivalency of salary & benefits across its global team and maintaining a sustainable and positive working environment for all team members.
· This is a remote role, and we welcome applications internationally, especially candidates from or in the Global South. Some international travel may be required. CECG is an international team, with the majority of the team working remotely.
The deadline for application is 7th January 2024
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Daryl Upsall International actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. In recruiting candidates, we seek candidates with the proven skills required; irrespective of race, gender, religion or belief, age, disability or sexual orientation.
Welsh Language Development Manager
Join the organisation in shaping the future of early learning and childcare in Wales!
We have an exciting opportunity, funded by the Welsh Government, for a dynamic individual to join the organisation as maternity leave cover in the pivotal role of Welsh Language Development Manager. This position is integral to the Cymru’s Cwlwm initiative, where you will lead efforts focused on the Welsh Language, contributing significantly to the organisations goal of integrating the Welsh language into member settings across Wales.
Position: Welsh Language Development Manager (Maternity Cover)
Location: Home based
Hours: Full time 37 hours per week
Salary: Up to £29,000 depending on experience
Duration: Maternity cover until March 2025
Benefits: Include 25 days’ holiday, rising to 29 after service increments plus 8 bank holiday, Personal Pension Scheme, Healthcare Cash Plan, Employee Assistance Programme, Staff Awards Scheme, Company Sick Pay Scheme, flexible working patterns
Please note: To apply you will be asked to submit your CV along with a covering letter (in Welsh) detailing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.
As the Welsh Language Development Manager, you will collaborate closely with Regional Development Managers and the Welsh Language Project Co-ordinator to identify and support Welsh language needs within member settings.
Key responsibilities include:
- Developing and maintaining effective partnerships and relationships with local authorities and partners on a local and national level in relation to the Welsh language
- Working with the Cymru team to identify early years sector workforce needs and develop resources
- Establishing and managing robust procedures and systems to support the planning, coordination, delivery, and monitoring of Cymru’s Welsh language work
- Providing regular written reports identifying progress against targets for Senior Managers and funding bodies
- Collaborating with the Welsh Language Project Co-ordinator to promote the use of Welsh within member settings
- Systematically gathering and recording sector intelligence and research from early years, childcare, and play work providers and partners.
As Welsh Language Development Manager, you will have:
- Level 3 qualification (e.g. NVQ Level 3 Nursery/Infant Teaching Certificate) or equivalent.
- A good standard of education in Welsh and English.
- Good communication skills both written and oral - fluent in both English and Welsh
- Knowledge of the benefits and value of the Welsh language in the early years sector
- Enthusiasm for quality Early years, childcare and play work opportunities.
- Experience of working within a related field. e.g. education, Early Years or childcare
- Experience of supervision / line management duties.
About the Organisation
The organisation is a national charity and membership association specifically for nurseries. They work in partnership with nurseries, local authorities, national government and a range of partners to develop an environment in which early learning and care can flourish.
The organisation is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and actively opposes discrimination in society.
You may also have experience as a Welsh Language Development Manager, Welsh Language, Development Manager, Project Development Manager, Project Development, Development, Manager, Project Coordination Manager, Project Development Coordinator, Development Lead.
PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.
This role is home-based and includes occasional travel to our services across England and Scotland.
Reporting into our new Head of Volunteering and Client Engagement, we are recruiting for two Volunteer Development Managers, to join us on initial fixed term contracts for 12 months. If you are a passionate advocate for the impact that volunteers can have and want to join a forward-thinking charity, with the aim of radically improving outcomes for our clients, we want to hear from you.
Working closely with the Head of Volunteering and Client Engagement, you will utilise your extensive knowledge of volunteering to inform and contribute to the development and implementation of a new volunteering strategy. With your strong background in volunteer management, you’ll help us to design, develop and pilot new volunteer opportunities across the charity. The Volunteer Development Manager will also be responsible for delivering a number of projects to help transform and modernise our volunteering offer, leading development and innovation for all of our services.
As well as this, your role will involve:
- Providing advice and consultancy on volunteering to other functions within the charity and with wider sector partners
- Leading on delivery and maintenance of systems and processes to support volunteer involvement
- Developing and revising volunteer policies, procedures and working practices to bring about organisational change in volunteering involvement
- Working with the Learning and Development Team to ensure the charity’s volunteer training programme is strategic, accessible to a wide range of groups and focused on learning, engagement and wellbeing
- Leading on the development and delivery of the charity’s volunteer recognition programme, along with promoting volunteer successes across communication channels, celebrating the impact of volunteers and promoting a culture of shared learning
Your expertise will be instrumental in supporting our services to manage their volunteers effectively and in line with best practice. This is a role that will make a tangible difference to the work that we do and will assist With You in achieving our ambitious goals for volunteering involvement.
As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.
As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role.
With You is also a Disability Confident Employer and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.
If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.
We’re looking for substantial experience working within the voluntary sector, as well as experience of leading and managing a voluntary programme. You will have strong knowledge of best practice in volunteer management, with the ability to support colleagues to deliver high quality volunteering experiences.
You will be highly organised, with excellent communication skills and able to manage your time effectively. As part of this role, you will be required to produce and analyse statistics and create reports on volunteer activity, so a keen eye for detail is essential.
We’re looking for collaborative, innovative individuals, who are ready to join With You during a time of pivotal change and exciting developments.
A full job description and person specification is available on request.
About the Organisation
Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.
At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.
We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.
We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.
We Are With You.
- Competitive salary
- 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
- 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
- Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
- Access to a Blue Light Card - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
- Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
- We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period
Should you be successful in your application, you will be required to provide 3 years worth of references and where applicable, will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Percival is excited to be working exclusively with Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA) in its search for a new Corporate Development Manager. In this newly created position, the postholder will be responsible for driving new business and nurturing partnerships particularly within the financial services sector whilst influencing key audiences and stakeholders to help grow and diversify SEA’s income.
At Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA), the team tackles one of society’s biggest issues. One in six women reports that a former or current partner has controlled or is controlling their economic resources – money and the things it can buy such as food, clothing, transportation, and housing. Through economic control, abusers limit women’s freedoms, they steal their futures, and, in far too many cases, they take their lives. Yet too few people are aware of economic abuse – even those who experience it.
Title: Corporate Development Manager
Salary: £36,000 per annum
Working Pattern: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home-based (with a willingness to regularly travel into London and other major financial hubs as required and expenses paid)
Deadline for Applications: Rolling Basis
They will be interviewing on a rolling basis with a two stage interview process to be held in-person (accessible central London location) and online.
The post holder will proactively identify and research potential corporate prospects, developing a robust corporate partnerships pipeline with an effective cultivation plan to generate sustainable income (80%). They will also provide excellent stewardship to existing corporate supporters and work collaboratively with partners to deliver impact (20%).
SEA is looking for a fundraising professional with demonstratable success in a corporate fundraising and/or account management role, which includes funding from the financial services sector. The successful candidate must share their feminist ethos and have the ability to work unsupervised on own initiative, to prioritise and deliver competing tasks under tight deadlines.
The team at Percival is committed to your journey as a candidate, and will provide any necessary support throughout the application process. If you require assistance in completing your application, or need the process to be adjusted, please don’t hesitate to contact Adam at Percival.
We value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.
To apply, please submit your CV. Should you meet the requirements, we will provide you with the full job description and arrange a call or meeting to provide additional information about the process. This will give you all the information and assistance you need to submit a formal application.
We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as the Operations Manager for a new Fraud Peer Support Pilot Project to be be delivered in South London, Kent and Sussex. This vacancy is full-time, working 37.5 hours per week, home-based with travel required throughout the region.
What we offer:
At Victim Support we believe in attracting & retaining the best people and offer a competitive rewards & benefits package including:
- Flexible working options including hybrid working
- 28 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 33 days plus Bank Holidays
- An extra day off for your birthday
- Pension with 5% employer contribution
- Enhanced sick pay allowances, maternity & paternity payments
- High Street, retail, holiday, entertainment & leisure discounts
- Access to our financial wellbeing hub & salary deducted finance
- Employee assistance programme & wellbeing support
- Ongoing training & support with opportunities for career development & progression
About the Role:
We are looking for an experienced manager who can demonstrate the ability, passion and determination to lead all aspects of an effective and innovative service that can transform the lives of adult fraud victims. You will set up and deliver a fraud peer support pilot project across Kent, Sussex and South London.
As the Operations Manager you will be responsible for:
- the recruitment, management, supervision and development of the fraud caseworker team
- overseeing the delivery of individual, tailored support for victims of fraud
- the development and delivery of innovative online and in-person peer support work
- ensuring we provide high quality support services that meet the needs of victims of fraud
- working in close partnership with police, local authorities and other key stakeholders
- ensuring the voices and experiences of victims are heard in and beyond the criminal justice system
On occasion you may also be involved in bid writing and fund raising activity, and with print and broadcast media. The areas for delivery of the pilot are South London, Kent and Sussex and the post-holder will need to reside in one of these, and will be able to travel across the three areas
Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System. Everyone at VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.
Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks may be required.
Victim Support strives to represent the diverse communities we serve and are passionate about creating an environment where all staff and volunteers feel respected and heard. Being a diverse organisation with an inclusive culture is integral to us being able to meet our aim of ensuring that anyone who is a victim of crime gets the support they need.
As part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. VS is also a Disability Confident Employer and we provide a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for candidates that are disabled and meet all essential criteria for a role.
If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we'll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.
How to apply:
To apply for this role please follow the link below to the Jobs page on our website and complete the application form demonstrating how you meet the essential shortlisting criteria.
The closing date for this role is midnight on Wednesday 29 November 2023 and interviews will be held in the week of 11 December
We look forward to hearing from you.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if we receive enough suitable applications to take forward to interview prior to the published closing date.
Hours per week: 35 hours per week as a 2-year fixed appointment. Home-based role with opportunity for flexible working pattern.
Benefits: NCT membership with access to exclusive benefits, pension scheme, 30 days annual leave plus 8 bank and public holiday.
Headline: New Ambitions for Membership at NCT
About the role
At NCT, our vision is that everyone who becomes a parent feels confident, connected, and safe because we believe parents help build the foundations of the future.
We are the charity that supports people as they become parents.
We’re here to support every parent and their unique experiences of pregnancy, birth, and early parenthood. No exceptions. This means tackling the top challenges facing new and expectant parents today head on – overstretched maternity services, disparities in quality of care, the crisis in postnatal support, and the rising cost of living. Getting this right will have far-reaching benefits, not just for parents, but also for babies, children, families, and our whole society.
We’re recruiting a Senior Membership Manager to lead the review and revitalisation of our current NCT Membership programme as one of our 2023-25 ‘For Every Parent’ strategic commitments. You will help build an ambitious growth strategy that attracts, engages, motivates and retains members to be part of the NCT community and considers how we can best continue to serve our valued membership base.
This is an opportunity for a creative self-starter to make your mark! We’re looking for someone with track record of building and leading a large membership programme (or equivalent) in an impact-driven environment. We want to hear about your background, ideas and enthusiasm for delivering impactful supporter experiences that generate engagement and loyalty. Please visit our NCT for further details on job description.
We are taking positive action to increase diversity throughout our charity, at all levels, and to nurture a culture of inclusion for all our people and the parents and families that we support. More details about our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion action can be found here.
We are committed to zero discrimination both internally and externally regardless of visible or invisible difference such as sex, sexual orientation, age, race, ethnicity, disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, religion or belief, gender identity, economic class, marital/civil partnership, family status including single parents, socio-economic background and pregnancy and maternity. We provide reasonable adjustments and are committed to an inclusive and accessible recruitment process.
We welcome and actively encourage applications from all candidates including those from under-represented groups within NCT such as individuals from Black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQI+ people and people with a disability.
The welfare and safety of individuals is at the heart of everything that we do. NCT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Please apply for the role via our careers page on our website to apply directly.
Closing date: Monday 11th December 2023
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.