Operation Officer Jobs in Bristol
You will be responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective running of our three respite homes providing our wrap-round services:
- Stress busting Residential Respite Breaks, giving young carers the opportunity to make happy memories.
- Three- week SEAL education booster program including a four-day residential stay at Honeypot, to help young carers who struggle to progress in school due to poor confidence and self- belief that they can learn, to find the confidence that they can succeed in education.
- Wellbeing grants, for essential items no child should lack, such as a clean bed, or new school clothes.
- Face to face outreach including memory making days out at the beach, countryside, or fun park for young carers who never get this experience.
- Pastoral Care promoting the welfare of children and ensuring their needs are being met.
- Healthy Eating and Nutrition, for children who receive free school meals during term time but resort to sugary drinks and snacks during school holidays. Honeypot helps children to perfect a healthy signature dish and provides funds for the ingredients.
- Urgent Pastoral Care, for young carers and their families, who are struggling to cope.
As Operations Director you will be an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team with the responsibility of developing and embedding the new 3-year plan and the Charity’s values, ensuring service delivery supports the overall business strategy and plans of Honeypot, whilst meeting budget guidelines.
Please see the JD for full details.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager who has a passion for justice and wants to make a difference in the world. Could you take a charity leadership role within a growing and developing UK team? You'll hold responsibility for ICC UK’s overall financial position and how it best supports the work in China and manage the use and appropriate investment of ICC UK funds to maximise returns.
31 days holiday (pro rata), auto enrolment pension scheme, free parking on site, flexible working arrangements.
International China Concern (ICC) helps children with disabilities in China live full and meaningful lives in families and communities that treasure them. Our vision is to see all children with disability living fulfilling lives in a welcoming society that accepts and respects them.
This post is subject to an occupational requirement under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act that the post holder be a practising Christian (see application pack for details).
Appointment subject to satisfactory references and proof of right to work in the UK.
Senior Philanthropy Officer
Salary: c£36,300 per annum (plus Inner London Allowance £3,333 if applicable).
Location: Flexible Hybrid or Remote. (If remote, most of our major donors are based in London, so travel to London as needed for meetings and events will be a requirement of the role).
Contract / Hours: Permanent - Full-Time - 35 hours per week.
Benefits: 29 days annual leave pro rata PLUS bank holidays, excellent training and development opportunities, flexible maternity, adoption, and paternity packages, up to 7% employer contribution pension, discount portal with your favourite brands.
Closing Date: Friday 8th December 2023, due to the volume of anticipated applications, we can close the vacancy before the closing date, so please do apply as soon as possible.
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis throughout December 2023.
Why Action for Children?
At Action for Children, we believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. Last year, we helped more than 765,000 children and families across the UK. We work to ensure their voices are heard and we campaign to bring lasting change to their lives.
It's an exciting time to join the Philanthropy team at Action for Children, and we are looking for collaborative, energised and forward-thinking individuals to join our ambitious team of fundraising professionals.
Working here is so much more than a job. It's an investment of time to truly make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people and families across the UK.
We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. Given this and our ongoing commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, we encourage applications from everyone. We value and celebrate the diversity of those that work with us and as an inclusive workplace we want all our current and future staff to feel able to be themselves in the workplace.
If you're interested in finding out more, click apply and visit our careers portal for more information.
A bit about the role
Action for Children aims to deliver substantial growth from our high value audience over the next five years, with the Philanthropy and Trusts Team playing a vital role in achieving that ambition, working together with the Partnerships, Events and High Value Operations teams.
You will work to secure gifts from major donors and family foundations to deliver a wide range of organisational priority projects and services, also contributing to the development of the philanthropy pipeline to support the team's growth strategy.
We're looking for someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrable experience of securing four and five figure gifts from major donors and family foundations.
For an informal chat about what the role will entail, you can contact Tania Salway, Philanthropy Manager, at to arrange a call.
How you'll help to create brighter futures
- Deliver an annual individual income target, focussing on securing 4- 6 figure donations from major donors and family foundations including reporting income against high standards of accountability.
- Initiate and develop long-term relationships with major donors and family foundations, to enable the delivery of challenging income targets.
- Develop and implement bespoke solicitation and stewardship plans for a portfolio of existing supporters and new prospects.
- Contribute to a communication and stewardship programme, seeking out opportunities to actively promote the impact of our work to current supporters and inspire future involvement.
- Collaborate with fundraising colleagues to track and report on prospecting activities, remaining supporter focussed and maximising opportunities to enrich and develop donor journeys.
- Take responsibility for ensuring that relationships with major donors and family foundations reach their full potential, and that the charity delivers on its commitment to funders.
- Work closely with the Philanthropy Manager, Trust Manager and Prospect Research Manager to identify and cultivate new prospects in line with departmental needs and to identify and translate project information into compelling fundraising and stewardship materials.
- Contribute to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Philanthropy and Trusts team through annual planning and reporting processes, maintaining written and electronic records of donors, in compliance with data protection legislation.
Let's talk about you
- Excellent experience of working in Major Donor fundraising, making asks, and securing 4-5 figure gifts from major donor individuals and family foundations.
- Ability to manage a pool of prospects and donors, devising clear cultivation and stewardship plans with the aim of securing long term financial philanthropic support.
- Ability to deal with confidential matters and act with discretion.
- Ability to prioritise tasks and manage a busy workload, achieved through a flexible approach to work times.
- Excellent and adaptable communication e., written and verbal, with great interpersonal skills across a variety of media and formats.
- Excellent prospecting/ research skills, with knowledge and understanding of tax efficient giving in the UK.
- Established organisational, analytical skills and the ability to work independently, with initiative and creativity.
Please see the Job Description for the full list of accountabilities and requirements.
At Action for Children, we're dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace by actively encouraging applications from Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic candidates and people with disabilities, as they are under-represented within Action for Children. We want to take deliberate and meaningful action to ensure fair opportunity to all groups in our communities and for AFC.
Don't meet every single requirement? If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with the job description, we'd love you to apply anyway. You might just be the perfect person for this role, or another role within the Action for Children family.
JOB TITLE: Operations Officer (Maternity Cover)
CONTRACT: 0.6 (8 months, approx. February – September)
SALARY: up to £25,000 pro-rated
REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer
PURPOSE: To provide varied support to the Chief Operating Officer. The role involves tasks within HR and Operations including tasks such as minuting meetings, organising in-person meetings and assisting staff with day-to-day queries. This is a key role in a fast developing and exciting organisation, with passionate people committed to protecting freedom of speech.
LOCATION: Home based with the ability to travel to London for monthly team meetings. Costs covered by the FSU.
DEADLINE: 4th January 2024
Who are we?
The Free Speech Union is a non-partisan, mass-membership public interest body. We stand up for the speech rights of our 11,000 members and campaign for free speech more widely. Our in-house legal counsel, working with our casework team, coordinates legal representation for members in difficulty. Our research arm publishes briefings on where free speech needs to be better protected. Our events arm organises events in pubs (“speakeasies”) and stages regular public debates. The FSU has sister organisations in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, with more to come.
Duties will include (but are not limited to):
Assisting the COO with ad-hoc tasks to ensure the smooth running of the organisation.
Acting as administrator for Outlook365, SharePoint and annual leave (WhosOff) accounts.
Minute taking for in-person and online meetings.
Planning staff events – booking meeting rooms, lunches for monthly meetings, travel and accommodation for all staff members.
Checking receipts and processing expense forms.
Filing receipts and other documentation.
Ensuring the SharePoint filing system remains organised and accessible.
Managing the recruitment of new staff (posting job adverts, liaising with candidates, arranging interviews and sharing applications with the relevant managers).
On-boarding new staff.
Essential: Work experience
Work experience in an admin role.
IT Proficient: Outlook 365, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Word, Teams.
Use initiative and take a pro-active approach.
Extremely well organised, calm, discreet and comfortable working with strong personalities.
Communicator – excellent standard of literacy and written communication skills for the purposes of communicating with members and third parties.
Agreeable – good interpersonal skills with people at all levels.
Homeworking – has premises, equipment and systems to enable productive working from home.
Experience using Microsoft Office applications.
Experience in a similar supporting role.
Experience working remotely.
Applicants should send a CV and introductory letter. The FSU is actively recruiting for this role and may withdraw it at its discretion.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Employer pension contribution of eight per cent.
Full access to our learning and development programme.
20 paid holidays per calendar year (pro rata) plus public holidays.
This post is subject to the requirements of a one-month probationary scheme for new staff only.
Review of this Job Description
This job description is intended as an outline of the general areas of activity and will be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation. To be reviewed in conjunction with the post holder.
The FSU values diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to Age, Disability, Gender Reassignment, Marriage or Civil Partnership, Pregnancy and Maternity, Race, Religion or Belief, Sex.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The deadline for applications is Tuesday 2nd January 2024
Location: Flexible global location with CET compatible time zone, ability to travel to Europe or US twice a year. Candidates must have the right to work in the country from which they are applying.
Reporting to: Executive Director
Annual salary: €60,000 - €80,000 EUR, salary will be adjusted to the cost of labour for the country in which the candidate resides.
Contract type: 1 year contract with the possibility of extension, consultancy arrangement also considered. The Global Commons Alliance is a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) through which the candidate will be contracted.
Working hours: Full-time
Candidate level: Non-manager
The Global Commons Alliance (GCA) is a network of organisations driving collaboration, innovation and funding, currently formed of 5 core components and over 70 partners. We come together from all over the world, bringing together rigorous science with diverse ideas, perspectives and solutions, in order to change mindsets, actions and systems to safeguard the ‘global commons’, the interconnected systems that support life on Earth: from the Arctic sea ice to the Amazon rainforest, from critical ocean currents to our fresh water network. Our vision is a safe and just future for people and planet. Our mission is to mobilise citizens, companies, cities and countries to accelerate systems change, and become better guardians of the global commons.
Of the GCA’s 5 components, the Earth Commission is pioneering a scientific framework defining the safe and just boundaries for a liveable planet, and the Science Based Targets Network translates this into clear goals for companies and cities. Earth HQ communicates with the public, informing them about the issues and creating pressure for action. Systems Change Lab provides insights and tracks progress on the radical changes required, and the Accountability Accelerator designs and supports ways to hold companies accountable to their commitments.
The GCA Core Team, which supports the 5 components and the GCA’s shared ambition, is looking to strengthen its operational capacity with an Operations Lead.
Purpose of role
The Operations Lead will provide a vital function to the Global Commons Alliance team, leading core team operations. The Operations Lead will work closely with the Executive Director to ensure the Global Commons Alliance Team operates efficiently and effectively.
This is a full-time position at the heart of a dynamic and active organization, focusing on nature and climate action around the world.
The job holder will have the following key responsibilities:
1. Core team operations
- Maintain a management information system of electronic files for the Core Team in coordination with RPA.
- Format reports and presentations as needed and assigned by Core Team members.
- Support event coordination by managing partner contact database, drafting and managing invitations & RSVPs, as well as follow-up material in support of Core Team members.
- Support scheduling for larger internal & external meetings, online and in-person.
- Contribute to planning, design and execution of GCA workshops with component teams.
- Make and manage travel arrangements for the Executive Director and Core Team members for meetings and conferences.
- Administration of expenses for Core Team members via RPA’s online systems.
- Enable continual strengthening of GCA’s operations by designing and overseeing the implementation of plans to improve systems, processes and behaviours, together with a team across all components of GCA.
2. Recruitment and personnel
- Develop and continually update the overview of GCA Core Team staffing, roles and responsibilities.
- Manage the recruitment process of new Core Team staff.
- Manage the drafting and negotiation of contracts and fees of Core Team staff together with GCA Executive Director, Finance Lead and RPA.
- Develop and oversee the implementation of recruitment and onboarding policies and practices for the Core Team.
3. Governance Support to GCA Executive Director
- Support the Steering Committee Chair and Executive Director in the timely preparation of agenda, materials, minutes and planning for all Steering Committee meetings.
- Keep up-to-date Steering Committee member bios, contact information, and relevant distribution lists.
- Support Executive Director to prepare for, and coordinate meetings of the Coordination Team and Core Team.
- Agenda management and scheduling for Executive Director.
- Support the Executive Director with administration of expenses via RPA.
The ideal candidate will be active in the environment-development space and a highly motivated, structured and constructive individual who enjoys organisational challenges and is able to work as a key player in a small, global team to support operations across multi-dimensional programmes.
Experience and qualifications
- Minimum BA/BSc level degree.
- At least 2 years’ work experience providing administrative or operational assistance in a larger, international organisation.
- Familiarity in dealing with scientific organisations.
- Experience with executive level support.
- Extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Web-based tools and demonstrated capability to learn new software.
- Qualifications within- and some knowledge of climate, environment or development sector preferred.
Skills and desired personal traits
The Operations Lead will bring to our lean, entrepreneurial, and dynamic team the following ways of working:
- Highly self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and flexibly as part of a small, multi-functional, multi-cultural team in a fast-paced environment.
- The responsibility and independence to work in a remote environment, with the ability to perform routine duties, handling a variety of tasks simultaneously, setting priorities and scheduling own work.
- Strong organizational skills with a keen eye for detail, accuracy, process and efficiency
- Sound judgment, including the ability to use and show discretion and maintain high level of confidentiality.
- High degree of diplomacy and integrity.
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills and comfortable with communicating with a wide array of stakeholders, both internally and externally.
- Fluent English.
- Proficiency in additional languages is an advantage.
- Commitment to our vision and mission.
The deadline for application is Tuesday 2nd 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.
Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is seeking to recruit a Director of Operations and Company Secretary on a initial 2-year fixed-term contract.
Location: London based. Remote working is available, but the post holder will need to be able to work from the London office at short notice. It’s estimated that 50% of their time will be office-based.
Contract: 2-year Fixed Term. February 2024-March 2026. Full-time.
Director of Operations
The Director of Operations is a core role within WFD’s global staffing structure and a key member of our Leadership Team.
Building on significant progress before and after the pandemic, this role is intended to continue efforts to strengthen WFD’s organisational capabilities and prepare for future challenges.
The Director provides overall leadership and line management to the Operations and People Service Directorate which encompasses IT and systems, facilities, safety and security, operational support to the network, business development and people teams and co-leads the Outstanding Organisation Board with the Finance Director.
Reporting into the CEO they will also act as Company Secretary, providing support and advice to the Westminster Foundation for Democracy’s (WFD) Board, and coordinate institutional engagement with WFD’s FCDO sponsor team.
We are looking for someone with exceptional communication skills. Experienced at influencing and engaging across organisations and with senior stakeholders within a similar significant corporate services or operations role.
In addition, you should have a commitment to WFD’s mission and values and have outstanding organisational management skills that are appropriate to support a growing organisation that delivers programmes in multiple international locations.
If you want to make a positive difference, and work with people who care about this mission, then we would like to hear from you. For further information and to apply: visit our website.
Applications are via CV and Cover Letter.
This is a UK-based role. Applicants should only apply if they are eligible to work in the UK. An Enhanced Personnel Security Standard Check (DBS) is required for this position.
This vacancy will close on 5th December 2023.
Interviews will be scheduled in the early part of January 2024. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted shortly after the closing date.
Please note: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with interviews also held ongoing, therefore we encourage you to apply ASAP.
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.
In2scienceUK’s aim is to promote social mobility and diversity in science, technology, engineering and maths. We do this by leveraging the skills and passion of researchers and STEM professionals to support young people from low socio-economic backgrounds to achieve their potential and progress careers in STEM.
We are in a pivotal moment of our development. With a new CEO joining in 2021, six new Trustees on our Board and a new five-year strategy launching in 2022, we are set to grow in size and profile. The team is dedicated, passionate and enthusiastic about empowering young people.
What we are looking for:
In2scienceUk are looking for an Operations Assistant with a background in finance and administration to support our Operations Manager due to our continued growth.
The Operations Assistant will support In2scienceUK by ensuring the smooth running of financial and operational procedures and assist in implementing new policies as the organisation continues to adapt and innovate to meet the demands of our team.
You will be someone who thrives on being highly organised with strong attention to detail. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with staff across the organisation as well as external stakeholders and suppliers.
You will be confident in providing communication of new processes clearly and effectively to all staff and ensuring that adherence is maintained with the support of the Operations Manager.
As the Operations Assistant you must be comfortable working independently in a remote environment with experience of working to deadlines and organisational objectives.
We want to hear from people who can passionately represent the interests of the diverse young people that we serve. We are not asking for particular qualifications. We don’t care what school you went to or what your parents do for work. We care about your character, your skills and potential. If you can see yourself making an impact in our organisation, we want to hear from you.
Duties and responsibilities:
As Operations Assistant you will work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure the continued effective administration and operations of a fast paced charity. You will play a key part in the growth and development of the organisation assisting in the effective roll out of new procedures and processes by offering support and ensuring compliance.
Your specific duties will include:
Basic bookkeeping, e.g. monthly reconciliation, tracking receipts and expenses, recording invoices.
Creating invoices for funders and ensuring funds are paid in a timely manner.
Assisting in creating reports for cross departmental budgets, external audits and Trustee Board review
Support the payroll process
Updating Xero and submitting accurate information liaising with suppliers, funders and external bookkeepers.
Assist in coordinating the recruitment process in line with the organisation's commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion.
Assist in coordinating the onboarding process of new employees, e.g. carry out DBS checks, setup of work from home provisions and coordinating access to charity software such as Google Workspace and Breathe HR.
Maintaining staff records and ensuring that all training is up to date and recorded.
Supporting the Operations Manager in updating operational documentation, e.g. staff handbook and company policies.
Assisting the Operations Manager with implementing new processes and ways of working to streamline operations.
Provide day to day support for all departments through managing shared accounts and be point of contact for enquiries.
Track office equipment across the organisation and maintain an up to date asset register.
Obtain quotes from suppliers for equipment and services. Working with the Operations Manager to negotiate the best deals for the organisation.
Assist in scheduling and organising the logistics of team co-working days, virtual meetings and Trustee Board meetings.
Provide support to ensure that all organisational compliance documents are kept up to date, including creating and managing an organisational calendar for renewals and reviews.
Provide support for the organisations IT functions, including acting as a point of contact for hardware support and triaging issues to external IT support services.
As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and amended in consultation with the post holder. The postholder will carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the line manager.
Experience of working in a similar role, ideally in a remote working environment.
Experience of financial accounting incl. reconciliation, processing payments, invoices and expenses.
Experience of file and record management
Excellent organisational, time management skills and the ability to adapt and prioritise to changing work loads.
A team player with a desire to support across the organisation and the ability to work flexibly and efficiently.
Committed to safeguarding our young people.
Experience of implementing new systems and processes to improve administration and operations.
Experience with HR processes including recruitment and onboarding.
Awareness of best data protection practices and GDPR compliance.
Excellent IT skills- preferably with prior experience of using the following tools: Google Workspace, Xero, Breathe HR
Experience of working in a rapidly growing charity
Experience of building relationships with external suppliers and partners
Knowledge of legislation around employment, equality and diversity, data protection.
At In2scienceUK we practise what we preach by giving all staff opportunities to progress in their careers. You will have the opportunity to develop your own bespoke training and career development plan with guidance from your line manager to get you to the next level from day one.
Although we take our career development seriously we also value work life balance. You will have the opportunity to work flexibly from home, balancing your caring responsibilities, volunteer commitments, hobbies and anything else that makes you happy.
You will have 28 days of annual leave per annum, plus bank holidays.
Commitment to Safeguarding
In2scienceUK is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children. We are committed to recruiting candidates who share this commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment.
The following pre-employment checks will be undertaken as applicable:
• DBS check and/or Overseas criminal records check where applicable
• Identity check
• Right to work in the UK
• Evidence of qualifications applicable to the role
• Confirmation of registration with applicable registered body where applicable
Many of our roles involve working with children and we will therefore take up references prior to your appointment. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Your current or previous employer will be asked about disciplinary offences relating to children, if the role involved working with children, including any in which the penalty is time expired. We will also ask if you have been the subject of any child protection concerns and if so, the outcome of any enquiry or disciplinary procedure.
Please apply to the role through the Charity Jobs platform demonstrating how you meet the competencies outlined above including a CV and cover letter.
Applications close on 8th December 2023. Interviews will be held online on 14th December 2023
Avon Needs Trees (ANT) is a registered charity creating new, permanent woodland throughout the Bristol-Avon catchment to fight the climate and ecological emergencies.
Head of People and Operations:
You will make a tangible impact on slowing down climate change and helping nature recover by overseeing and bringing out the best in both our people and our projects, enabling us to plant hundreds of thousands of trees and enhance complementary habitats.
You will join a fast-growing organisation that started in 2019 with four volunteers and has grown to a staff team of thirteen, over 1,000 volunteers and ownership of 170 acres of land that will grow woodlands of over 60,000 trees.
We are looking for a positive people-person with exceptional organisational abilities and the ambition to help take ANT to our next level of impact, as we prepare for exponential growth over the next year.
· Line-manage and oversee the work of our woodland project leads and core staff to ensure our people are well-supported and our projects are impactful
· Work with the Chief Executive on organisational strategy, project development and workforce planning, helping to guide ANT through a period of business transformation and growth
· Work with colleagues to develop our fundraising, governance and communications
· Lead on key areas of operations including HR, staff wellbeing, safeguarding and health & safety
· Other duties and opportunities as required
As an employer we are committed to addressing diversity gaps in our team and in the workplace.
Download our Job Pack for full person specification and other information.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
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The Development and Operations Manager will play a leading role in the fundraising team to increase income from larger trusts and foundations and corporates in line with CHASE Africa’s 5-year strategic aims. They will work closely with the programmes team and our overseas partners to help develop and write strong funding applications. The ideal candidate will have a track record of securing multi-year grants from multiple income streams. There is the possibility for this role to manage up to 2 members of staff.
As well as fundraising the role will play a supporting role in management of grant finance and the operations of the charity. We are seeking someone with a keen eye for numbers, talented in excel and experienced at creating and managing budgets and analysing data. They will also work closely with the Executive Director to support governance requirements as well as provide support to the operational management of the charity.
CHASE Africa is a growing UK-based international NGO working to support rural communities in East Africa. We believe that improving the health of women and girls through addressing their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and making health services more accessible and acceptable, leads to healthier communities, which in turn contributes to healthier natural environments.
In parallel to its core health programmes, CHASE Africa also supports activities that aim to protect the environment by supporting community level activities to promote and improve sustainable management of natural resources, reduce land degradation and biodiversity loss. For rural communities that are heavily dependent on natural resources, this not only benefits ecosystems, but improves livelihoods and lives, especially of rural women and children who bear the burden of activities such as collecting water and firewood.
CHASE Africa currently supports 14 local partner organisations in East Africa to run community health programmes. Over the past 10 years, we have delivered 1.2 million healthcare services and over 550,000 rights-based family planning services to marginalised communities in Kenya and Uganda. We work entirely through local partners. These are organisations in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, already working with rural communities on a variety of activities. We provide financial, technical and capacity building support to our partners. We facilitate exchange visits between partners, organises webinars and hosts an annual CHASE Africa Partner Network Conference, where knowledge exchange and learning takes place – both across the network and by bringing in relevant external experts and practitioners to speak. The CHASE Africa partner network has become a powerful and valuable forum for sharing best practices and experience. We aim to strengthen this network further by setting up a CHASE Africa entity in Kenya that can further support partners and advocate collectively on their behalf.
CHASE Africa is a small, friendly and dedicated team, based in north Somerset, that is going through an exciting period of transition and growth, with a new CEO in 2022, change of charitable structure to a CIO in 2023, ongoing review of governance structures and plans to set-up a CHASE Africa entity in East Africa in 2024. We have ambitious plans to increase our impact and income over the next 5 years. The team have developed excellent relationships with numerous trusts and foundations, high net-worth individuals and regular donors and have an excellent retention rate of existing funders.
We are looking for an experienced and well-networked individual to join our team and drive our growth by identifying and securing significant grants from a diverse array of trusts, foundations, and grant-making bodies. You will have in-depth knowledge of the funding landscape and excellent relationship management skills.
· Pipeline development: Scope out new funding opportunities from large trusts and foundations, and institutional funders. Support our new corporate fundraising strategy and contribute to development of grant applications. Ensure ongoing pipeline of opportunities is maintained and developed. Liaise effectively with other members of the fundraising team.
· Proposal writing: work closely with the fundraising and programme teams to prepare high-quality applications (including logical frameworks, narrative proposals and detailed budgets) for multi-year, grant applications to institutions and trust funds, taking the lead on particular applications.
· Donor Relationship Management: Ensure excellent donor stewardship, including managing grant contracts, preparation of narrative and financial reports and maintaining strong relationships for a portfolio of funders. Manage new corporate funding relationships. Use our CRM (Donorfy) to keep accurate records of all donor interaction.
· Communication materials: support the development of fundraising materials that can be used in both applications and wider communications.
Project Budget Development and Financial Planning
· Programme budgets: develop budgets for grant applications, in collaboration with programme staff and local partners.
· Grant management: support Programme Managers with reviewing financial reports from partners.
· Income forecasts: prepare CHASE Africa’s income forecasts for annual budgets and update monthly income forecasts, working with the Chief Executive, Finance Manager and fundraising team.
· Cost recovery: strive to develop an organisational culture of full cost recovery in all fundraising activities.
· MEAL Data: support the programme team to accurately manage and analyse accurate and detailed Monitoring and Evaluation data to ensure accountability and learning from CHASE Africa and its local partners.
· Governance: support the CEO with governance requirements, including risk management and mitigation; policy reviews and charity compliance.
· Setting-up a Kenyan entity: support the CEO with the establishment of a CHASE Africa legal entity in East Africa as part of our localisation agenda.
To apply for this role, please consider the detailed role specification attached and send your CV (maximum 3 pages) and covering letter (maximum 2 pages) explaining your interest and suitability for the role by 9am on Friday 1st December.
Please note interviews will take place at our office in Rode on 12th December 2023. Candidates will be notified by the 7th December if they have been selected for interview.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for someone enthusiastic about the care and conservation of historic buildings who will ensure the delivery of the maintenance programme at over 100 grade I and II* listed churches in the North of England. This is a home-based role, with regular travel across the North region.
Working within the national conservation team and alongside the conservation projects manager, you will be the main point of contact for all maintenance related issues, liaising closely with contractors, local groups and volunteers, and developing volunteer training programmes in church maintenance reporting and conservation cleaning.
You will have previous experience in the field of historic buildings maintenance, repair or property management. You will be an effective communicator, be able to plan and deliver your own workload and also work as part of a team. As you’ll be working on churches throughout the North of England it is essential you have a full driving licence.
We would be delighted to hear from you, if you’d like to talk to us about this role before you apply please contact Craig McHugh, Conservation Projects Manager.
How to Apply
If you would like to apply for this role, please visit our website to begin your application. You’ll be asked to submit a CV and a short supporting statement (max 2 sides A4) outlining how you fulfil the person specification for this post.
Please note direct applications via email cannot be accepted for this role; only applications submitted through our recruitment portal will be considered.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 15th December 2023, 12 midnight.
The interviews will take place in Manchester on Tuesday 9th January 2024.
Please note that the interview date and location have been specifically been chosen according to the availability of the panel.
We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job will be offered an interview.
If you have any queries about this role, or if you have a disability and wish to request a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us.
We are an inclusive employer and offer equal opportunities to all regardless of an individual’s age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
We are not a licensed sponsor at this time. Any offer of employment will be made subject to valid right to work in the UK being provided.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This new role of People & Operations Lead is designed to ensure that our team continue to be connected, informed and supported as we grow and change.
We need someone who is confident communicating to the organisation as a whole, and one-on-one when people need support. Who is adaptable, both strategic and detail orientated and who is excited to turn their hands to a variety of things. As this is a wide ranging role we don’t expect any candidate to have experience of every point on the person spec, but we would want you to show us how you’d grow your skills to fulfil the role.
This role will work closely with the CEO and the Trustee Lead for HR on implementing the strategic direction we jointly set to support our team to thrive. We are keen that the post holder acts as an advisor to us and proactively identifies problems and suggests solutions.
We want to be THE best workplace for PDA people and their loved ones as well as the most impactful charity in our work. This role is key in getting us there.
PDA Society understands the positive contribution a team from differing backgrounds and experiences bring to an organisation. We actively encourage applications from people with experiences not currently represented in our team. We want the recruitment process for this job to be a positive one. If there are things you need to make the process accessible to you, please let us know - we’ll do our very best to accommodate you.
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA) is the national charity for people affected by cleft lip and palate in the United Kingdom.
CLAPA is looking for a Finance Officer to join our small, friendly charity to manage the organisation's day-to-day finances. This will include keeping accurate and up-to-date records of all financial activities (income, expenditure, salaries and pension contributions), overseeing stock control and stock management and assisting with the annual audit preparations. The right candidate will also have the opportunity to expand and grow into assisting with the production of management accounts with support from the Finance and Operations Manager.
The ideal candidate will be qualified, competent, flexible and able to work to deadlines whilst juggling multiple priorities. They will report to the Finance and Operations Manager, and will also be a key part of the wider CLAPA staff team and will work with other teams as required.
This role is home-based within the United Kingdom, with the option to work at the CLAPA Office in London (E2 9DA). A few days per year are required at the office for all-staff meetings and stock checks, with travel expenses paid.
How to Apply
Please complete the Application Form linked in the Recruitment Pack. For safeguarding reasons, we are not able to accept CVs.
Applications Close: 30th November 2023
Interviews: Week commencing 4th December 2023 (via Zoom)
Start Date: ASAP
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
the3million is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organisation and make sure it stays at the forefront of protecting the rights of the EU citizens and their family members living in the UK. As CEO, you will be responsible for driving our mission, strategy, and operations. You will lead a passionate team, work with stakeholders, and be a key advocate for our cause. We are looking for an experienced leader with a proven track record in nonprofit management and advocacy, along with a deep understanding of immigration and human rights issues.
We are the leading organisation representing EU citizens and their family members in the UK. Our vision is a world where EU citizens can thrive, reach their potential and have an equal voice in UK society. Our work ranges from monitoring the implementation of the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement, advocating for the inclusion of EU citizens throughout all sections of society, informing people of their rights, and giving EU citizens a voice in British society to build powerful allyships in order to change the narrative on migration as a whole.
We are a grassroots and non-partisan organisation, working with a variety of stakeholders, from MPs to NGOs, legal advisors and the media on specific issues affecting EU citizens’ rights. We regularly engage with the Home Office and its monitoring bodies to advocate for change.
We were formed through the efforts of volunteers from many different backgrounds who came together in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit referendum in 2016. We hold on to that can-do, nimble spirit and informal, friendly and non-hierarchical collegiality.
the3million was incorporated as a limited by guarantee not-for-profit company with Companies House in November 2017. As such, the role of members of the Board of Directors is similar, though not identical, to that of Charity Trustees.
What does the role involve?
This role offers a unique opportunity for the right candidate to work with the Board, staff, and the wider grassroots network and make sure the vision, strategy and direction of the organisation are up to date and relevant to the needs of those we work with.
The purpose of the job is to lead the3million on a day-to-day basis within the parameters required by law, in conjunction with the organisation’s Board of Directors.
The post-holder will have particular regard to the obligations of the3million as a limited liability company to ensure that the organisation remains financially viable, as well as identify, manage and mitigate risks in a timely manner working with the Board.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Leading and managing the organisation
To provide vision, leadership and direction on all work at the3million.
To help define the organisation’s strategy, in consultation with the Board, staff and our grassroots communities. This will include vision and mission, and how to operationalise and resource them, keeping the values of the organisation at the core of the activities.
To implement, deliver and review the organisational strategy.
To ensure that the organisation has the appropriate policies, procedures, systems and processes in place and that they are being implemented.
To oversee the work of all employees of the3million and persons sub-contracted to provide services to, or on behalf of, the3million, whilst ensuring that all such work of employees and sub-contractors is carried out in accordance with the terms and conditions of funding which has been procured for the purpose of each aspect of the3million’s work and taking full account of the3million’s aims and values.
To review projects and activities and provide guidance to staff members individually and collectively on actions to advance the3million’s goals.
To otherwise ensure that the3million fulfils all its obligations to be a good employer and to meet the necessary standards of employment law and health and safety regulations, and be a leading example with regard to equal opportunities in terms of staff relations and relations with the general public.
To have responsibility for the day-to-day financial management of the organisation, including preparation of budgets for agreement by the Directors and ensuring that income is maintained and expenditure is controlled in line with budgets and that potential risks are identified and managed.
To be the3million’s lead person in relation to external partners and stakeholders, representing the3million’s interests in activities that are carried out in partnership with such external bodies.
To maintain awareness of risks and changes in the external environment that affect the organisation.
To ensure that the3million is an anti-oppressive organisation and remains an ally to individuals, groups and communities experiencing oppression and discrimination.
Delivery and Promotion of the organisation
To represent the3million in public forums such as speaking at conferences, attending sector policy forums, producing written material for the organisation’s own publications/promotional material as well as any appropriate external channels (such as policy briefings, newsletters, and social media).
To build and maintain effective relationships with all principal supporters and other stakeholders in order to advance the organisation’s aims.
To establish mechanisms for listening to the views of beneficiaries on the3million’s performance, as part of the project management function.
To work with the the3million team to identify and develop key policy and campaign areas.
To seek opportunities to expand and promote the role of the organisation.
To represent the organisation in the press and public appearances when required.
In all other matters to assume responsibility for the work and reputation of the3million which is consistent with its standing as a well-run, dynamic organisation working to advance the interests of migrants.
Working with the Board
To provide advice and guidance to Board members as required, in order to contribute to the effective governance of the organisation.
To provide in a timely and appropriate manner information that will assist the Board in carrying out its responsibilities.
To advise the Board on, and to bring forward responses to, any new organisational or policy developments or challenges for the3million as an organisation and with particular regard to the current economic circumstances.
To ensure the organisation fulfils its legal, statutory and regulatory responsibilities.
Support the Chair in ensuring the continued engagement/involvement of all members of the Board.
The postholder may be required to undertake additional or other duties as necessary to meet the needs of the business as requested by the Board.
The post-holder will have:
Previous experience of working in a Director/ Chief Executive or Senior Management role of over 3 years.
Comprehensive knowledge of local, regional, and national issues concerning EU citizen migrants' situations.
A comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the UK political environment, including the issue of the influence of public opinion.
Experience or understanding of campaigning, influencing and strategies to achieve policy change.
A comprehensive understanding of the NGO environment in the UK and a grasp of the role that other stakeholders play in influencing public opinion and the direction of immigration policy.
Experience and understanding of organisation operations and governance structures.
Understanding and experience of fundraising, with particular reference to the current strained conditions, especially within the not-for-profit sector, including grants, community fundraising and income generation.
Experience of partnership and relationship building within the NGO sectors, and with relevant external organisations and companies.
Proven track record in financial management.
Outstanding communication skills in English.
Ability to deliver projects to the highest standard.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish credibility quickly with the3million stakeholders.
The ability to supervise the work of staff and volunteers in an appropriate manner.
Firm commitment to supporting the rights of all migrants, irrespective of nationality, immigration status, or other matters.
The applicant must be currently based in the UK.
Who should apply?
Applications are welcome from everyone with the relevant passion and experience in one or more of the areas listed above. Previous experience in the migration sector or campaigning is desirable but not mandatory, as we value transferable skills gained in diverse settings.
We hold core values of inclusion, anti-racism, and anti-oppression. Our organisation is people-led, and we embrace diversity, recognising the enrichment it brings. We are committed to listening to, engaging with, and representing a wide spectrum of individuals.
We are particularly eager to hear from candidates with lived experience of migration. If you are from a background that is underrepresented in the migration sector we also strongly encourage you to apply. This could include coming from a community that experiences racism, living with a disability, not having been to University or having been in receipt of free school meals as a child.
We recognise our team is not currently representative of communities that experience racism and that our own ways of working may replicate wider societal oppression and injustices. We are actively working towards becoming an anti-oppressive organisation, including taking steps to create a more inclusive recruitment process.
We believe our work will be stronger with greater diversity. the3million welcomes the whole person to work, and we understand that each of us brings our experiences, our backgrounds and our own unique lens to what we do.
Salary and Working Conditions
Staff team: The CEO will be line-managed by the Board of Directors.
Duration of Contract: This post is a permanent position, with an initial six months probation period.
Gross salary: £46,214
Place of work: Remote with travel across the UK.
Holiday entitlement: 29 days per annum, in addition to public holidays.
To apply, send us your CV including any gaps and reasons in your employment history and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages to recruitment[at]the3million[dot]org[dot]uk demonstrating your capabilities in relation to each of the points of the person specification marked. Where relevant, use your answers to illustrate how your competencies have helped you to achieve positive results. This will give you the best possible chance to be shortlisted. If you are on LinkedIn, please share with us the URL of your profile. Applications will only be accepted with a cover letter.
We welcome job share proposals for this role.
Please also download and fill in the equality and diversity monitoring form. We only use this information to understand the demographics of people we are reaching and to guide us in making the3million equitable. This process is separate and confidential; this information is not reviewed or taken into account in the recruitment process.
Please email all the above to us at recruitment[at]the3million[dot]org[dot]uk.
Deadline for applications: 10th December 2023, 23:59
An invitation to interview will be sent w/c 18th December and interviews will take place early January 2024.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About Make 2nds Count
Make 2nds Count is dynamic and growing organisation dedicated to giving hope to women and men living with secondary breast cancer.
We strive to do this by funding secondary breast cancer research which contributes to advancing an increased quality of life for patients. Our support programme has a focus on quality of life and helping patients by informing, sharing and offering practical advice & support. Education is an integral part in everything that we do and we aim to raise awareness of secondary breast cancer. We also empower patients through increasing their knowledge and understanding of research, treatments and options.
Make 2nds Count is supported by an enthusiastic and motivated group of individuals who help us make our vision a reality. From permanent team members, to dedicated volunteers, patient ambassadors and the dynamic board of trustees, our team is constantly evolving.
Secondary breast cancer, also known as metastatic, advanced or stage IV breast cancer, is a cancer that has spread beyond the breast to other parts of the body. Parts of the body affected are usually the bones, liver, lungs, brain or the skin. Secondary breast cancer can be treated but it cannot be cured. Treatments aim to control and slow down the disease to enable patients to have the best possible quality of life for as long as possible.
About the Role
We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Marketing and Communications Officer with experience of working on effective, creative and inspiring marketing and communications plans, from inception to conclusion.
To succeed in this you must have significant knowledge of developing, using and managing a range of communication channels and platforms, brand development and marketing, and a sound understanding of stakeholder development. You must also have specific experience managing complex projects or directing a communication project with different stakeholders while taking an audience-first approach. In addition, you should be skilled at managing stakeholders and comfortable working with colleagues to map and manage interaction with key stakeholders to further our work.
The successful candidate will play a key role in developing and driving forward a range of high-quality marketing and communications campaigns and projects, based on user research and customer insight. You will be an excellent communicator in both oral and written communications.
You will be involved in all marketing disciplines - advertising, PR and social media, digital, strategic planning, evaluation and analysis, stakeholder and partner management, media planning and buying, partnership and field marketing.
In particular, you will have strong skills in writing engaging copy to connect with different audiences and take responsibility for ensuring that our communications are meaningful, appropriate, effective and inclusive.
Duties and responsibilities
Ensure quality control of communications and marketing and promotional activities:
● Responsible for overseeing all copywriting and proofreading across the various departments within the organisation
● Develop high quality print and digital materials to support a range of fundraising and awareness-building campaigns
Audience Development and Support:
● You will ensure that marketing and communications follows an audience-first approach and that all members of the organisation understand the audience segments and priorities
● Lead the organisation’s work across all marketing disciplines: advertising, PR and social media, digital, strategic planning, evaluation and analysis, stakeholder and partner management, media planning and buying, partnership and field marketing Brand ownership:
● Work with the Head of Operations to develop brand strategy, including the monitoring of brand guidelines, brand vision and value proposition of our brand
● You will ensure that the brand identity is clear and supported across all channels
● You will ensure our key massaging and tone of voice is consistent across all channels
● Manage and work alongside current external communications agencies, including PR, social media and video/design
● You will ensure that all platforms and channels are maximized for optimal effectiveness to support the strategic priorities
● Ability to investigate, analyse and contextualise complex issues, identify key points to be addressed and develop effective, practical and simple plans to resolve problems
● Experience working with a charity or mission driven organisation
● Empathy for the mission of Make 2nds Count and key audience groups, especially patients
● Ability to translate complex research findings into accessible information that is appropriately targeted for various audiences and stakeholders
● Creative ability to propose new marketing campaigns and tactics to achieve strategic priorities
● Ability to identify compelling stories and narratives for specific audiences that support strategic objectives
● Experience with Photoshop and Canva
● Experience with website design and ability to update pages, layout, and content
● Excellent verbal written and communications skills, including writing, copy editing and proofreading
● Experience working with a patient-focused charity or medical research organisation, especially if cancer-related
● Experience using CRM database, especially eTapesrty.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.