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Oasis Community Partnerships is a charity supporting young people and their families in England. Our vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential.
A new opportunity has arisen for an organised and experienced Executive Assistant who is comfortable providing senior level support and interested in charity development, training, and governance. It is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in the charity sector.
This key administrative role requires the successful candidate to:
- Provide high level administrative support to the CEO, collaborating with other EAs.
- Provide diary management, arrange meetings and book travel.
- Plan, minute and service Board Meetings.
- To coordinate the administration for compliance, policies and charity governance.
- One day a week will be set aside to work with the HR team.
This is a high-profile role and the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate professionalism and an understanding of how the Oasis ethos should play out in day-to-day work activity. Each day is fast-paced, diverse and varied, so creativity and flexibility is essential! Are you ready to join our journey and see the difference you can make?
In return, Oasis can offer:
- Flexible working practices and family friendly policies.
- A supportive network and family of staff in a motivating working environment.
- A non-contributory defined benefit pension scheme with 7% Employer contributions.
- 25 days holiday per year (plus Bank Holiday), rising to 30 days after 2 years of service.
To request a job information pack or further information, please go to the Oasis UK Charity website. Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.
Completed applications should be submitted by 5pm Monday 31st January 2022.
First round interviews will be held week beginning 7th February. Final interviews will be held on Wednesday 16th February 2022.
We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. If you require any assistance to overcome potential barriers, please let us know. Applicants must be able to prove their right to work in the UK.
Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.
Permanent contract, full-time hours. (Flexible working pattern neg.)
Salary: £27,370 per annum + pension
Location can be flexible (including home working)
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Interim Finance Director
Full time (part-time arrangements of four days per week considered)
Mayday Trust is an organisation with a network of passionate social activists working to bring about systemic change, whilst offering people going through tough times such as homelessness, leaving care, coming out of prison or experiencing emotional trauma, support through its Person-led, Transitional and Strength-based (PTS) Response.
Mayday is also part of the New System Alliance, which is a UK wide partnership working to challenge and change the failing support systems that people encounter when going through tough times.
As Mayday has recently changed its business model, our part-time Finance Director moving on to a new role, and with the appointment of a new CEO, we have identified some support needs for our finance team and some areas of financial management and strategy which we want to update. We have agreed on the need for a new approach to preparing the board and we are approaching year-end and budget setting.
This role is full time (but part-time arrangements of four days per week considered), starting ideally mid-January, and is a 3 – 6 month assignment, subject to review.
The main tasks:
- To take overall responsibility for all aspects of the day to day finance, reporting and compliance and risk management
- A detailed review of financial governance
- Update financial management reporting to SMT and board and review board accounting pack to improve KPIs
- Preparing statutory accounts in accordance with the Companies Acts and Charity SORP
- Restricted and unrestricted income and funds management
- Reserves and investment management and options appraisal, including options for two owned properties
- Budget creation for 22/23 with the senior team
- Reviewing VAT position of the organisation (in liaison with VAT expert)
- Supporting the learning and development of the finance manager, and the financial awareness of the wider management team; capturing changes in new or updated policies and procedures
- Working with the Board and Finance Committee and contributing to the senior team
The person we are looking for will be:
- Experienced in senior financial management within the Charity sector
- A qualified accountant
- Up to date with knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory regime, including SORP
- Happy to provide hands-on support and is comfortable working at an operational level, as well as providing strategic financial leadership to the senior team and support to the Board
- Confident in taking a facilitative and coaching approach to working with senior and middle managers, and to embedding financial awareness and devolved budget management to the organisation
An experienced Finance Manager and Finance Assistant will be available to offer support.
Closing date: 5pm on January 21st 2022
If you would like to find out more about this position, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website.
No agencies please.
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Flexible throughout Central England
Salary: £80,000 actual per annum + London allowance of £3,600 (if applicable) and London link allowance of £1,440 (if applicable)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 21 January 2022
Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom or Teams)
Please note, the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date.
About Alzheimer's Society
Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.
We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.
About the role
As the Associate Director Commercial & Partnerships, you will direct teams to deliver outstanding results, working effectively and collaboratively at pace.
You will be accountable for delivery of commercial activity within the Operations Directorate, providing vision, leadership and direction to ensure Alzheimer’s Society develops and delivers a commercial strategy, identifies and enters into new, exciting, strategic partnerships with a range of organisations and is recognised as a major local and national influencer in the health and social arena – ensuring that our services business model is placed at the heart of decisions.
As a senior leader you have corporate accountability for the operational, day-to-day success of the organisation and its continued growth and development through innovation and collaboration at every level.
Acting as a role model you will drive forward an inclusive and high-performance culture making sure that our values and expected standards of behaviour are embedded across the entire organisation, as well as in your own teams.
Ideally, we are looking for someone who has a deep understanding and knowledge of Partnership models, how they operate in the charity/health and social care sector, how to select and apply the appropriate model according to the situation and experience in leading partnership work to deliver strategic aims whilst managing risk.
Due to the nature and level of this role, you will have a minimum of 5 year’s experience in leading statutory bid and tender activity including securing high value contracts. You will have experience and understanding of the health and social care operating environment including local and national social care challenges and regulatory requirements across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Highest levels of financial and commercial acumen and how commercial models apply in the health and social care arena.
Ability to manage senior roles and performance is essential
Demonstrates sound decision-making taking personal accountability for risks and decisions which carry organisation-wide impact.
Experience of building collaborative relationships, using appropriate challenge and support, managing conflict and behaviours and role modelling positive values-led leadership.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
You may have experience of the following: Associate Director, Commercial, Partnerships, Director, Business Manager, Department Manager, Partnerships Manager, Regional Director, Sales Director, Static Manager, Unit Manager, etc.
Ref: 105 925
Finance and Commercial Director
We are looking for a senior leader to take on strategic responsibility for the finance and commercial strategies for a group of Hospices who are leaders in compassionate end of life care.
Position: Finance and Commercial Director
Salary: £68,000 - £72,000 per annum
Location: Coventry and/or Warwick with possible travel to other sites
Contract: Full time, permanent
Benefits: 10% employer pension contribution, 31 days annual leave excluding statutory holidays, death in service benefit, free on-site parking, flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week, access to Blue Light Card benefits, free Employee Assistance Programme
Closing date: 26th January 2022
About the role:
As Finance and Commercial Director you will ensure the financial sustainability and effective strategic leadership of The organisation and actively develop and monitor the cost-effective delivery of commercial strategies in line with their aim to grow patient and family services across Coventry and Warwickshire.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Develop and lead the financial strategy and the financial aspects of any strategic projects for the organisation
- Provide the CEO, Senior Leadership Team, Finance and Audit Committee and Board of Trustees with financial reports, forecasts and analysis
- Develop and maintain financial, commercial and growth strategies
- Write and review policies and procedures relating to all financial and commercial activity
- Oversee the effective operation and development for all accounting functions
- Produce monthly management accounts and finance reports
- Plan, develop and implement commercial strategies
- Undertake market research to identify opportunities to generate new revenue and analyse threats and opportunities
- Identify opportunities to apply for social investment
As Finance and Commercial Director you will have extensive experience at a senior level, ideally within a non-profit/charity. You will also bring with you the following skills and experience:
- CIMA/ ACCA/ ACA Qualified Accountant
- Understanding of and working within legal and governance frameworks
- Experience of identifying opportunities for investment and being able to produce robust and well researched business plans
- Identifying, researching and developing commercial opportunities
- Overseeing financial audits
- Multi-departmental financial and cash-flow forecasting
- Significant budget development and direction setting experience
- Knowledge of financial legislation relevant to Charities (including SORP)
- Payroll and pension legislation and best practice
- Excellent finance based IT skills including advanced excel and ideally SAGE 200 or similar
Please note: in line with recent legislation, successful applicants for this vacancy will be required to have received two doses of an approved Covid 19 vaccination by 1st April 2022, unless medically exempt.
You may also have experience as Finance, Finance Director, Head of Finance, Director, Finance Manager, Operation Director, Finance Controller, Financial, Financial Controller, Head of Accounts, Accounting, Chief Finance Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Director, Finance & Commercial Director, Director of Commercial Finance, Commercial Finance Manager, Commercial Director, etc.
The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK – we support people and communities to prosper and thrive.
National Lottery players raise an incredible £36 million a week for good causes. This money funds projects and activities that transform communities, protect our heritage and enrich lives through arts, spots and culture. We are proud to be one of 12 distributors responsible for awarding this funding across the UK.
Thanks to National Lottery players, last year we were able to award over half a billion pounds of life-changing funding to UK communities, supporting thousands of projects making a real difference to people’s lives.
Over eight in ten of our grants were for under £10,000 going to grassroots groups and charities across the UK doing great things to support their communities, during a particularly tough time.
We also distribute non-National Lottery funds, working closely with Government on funding for important issues, such as tackling loneliness, multiple and complex needs, mental health and distributing Dormant Accounts money.
Over the last five years we’ve awarded a total of £3.4 billion, of which £2.7 billion is National Lottery money.
We fund things that matter – whether helping communities respond positively to national, regional or local priorities, or helping the UK achieve its big social ambitions. Our grants range from £500 up to multi-million-pound programmes – supporting people and projects to do extraordinary things and bring great ideas for their community to life.
About the role
We have a new opportunity here at The National Lottery Community Fund for a commercially minded, driven individual who has the tenacity to improve services for an organisation with strong social purpose.
The role of Head of Procurement sits within our Finance Directorate, reporting into the Finance Director and managing a team of 5. The role of Head of Procurement is responsible for ensuring the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the purchasing process within the organisation. This involves setting purchasing policies, managing purchasing budgets, and overall management of purchasing processes.
As the wider organisation goes through a period of change and transformation this role with be critical against central projects and initiatives.
Key responsibilities will include but not be restricted to:
- Maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the market to ensure best value and practices are maintained.
- Developing a procurement business plan for the organisation and ensuring that’s it’s communicated.
- Negotiating contracts and service agreements with suppliers.
- Acting as the main contact point for organisational procurement related questions.
- Researching options to source best value products and services.
- Running tenders and evaluating bids before making recommendations that make the most commercial sense for the organisation.
- Implementing relevant training for individuals within the procurement discipline.
- Ensuring contract files are stored and maintained securely and according to legal requirements.
- Creating and maintaining positive relationships with current and new suppliers.
- Developing strategies to ensure that supplier performance is monitored.
- Reviewing current contracts to ensure they represent best value.
- Ensuring procurement sources are secure and sustainable.
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 37 Hours per week, flexible working considered
Interview Date: W/C 7th February – 2 stage process
Location: Midlands – team are based in Birmingham office so expectation to travel to this office. (Currently all working from home) Hybrid working moving forward.
- Experience in creating and delivering procurement strategy
- Experience in Public Sector procurement regulations
- Commercially minded with the knowledge and experience of managing procurement projects
- Experienced in performance monitoring and reporting on policy, project or SLA requirements
- Experience of managing change during a organisational transformation
- Extensive commercial management experience ideally in the public sector or the equivalent
- Knowledge and practical experience of Public Contracts Regulations
- Excellent ability to negotiate and deliver favourable terms for the business
- Support ongoing commercial and risk management
We seek to develop our staff and offer a wide range of personal development opportunities.
We offer a wide range of generous benefits including:
- Generous annual leave and company pension scheme
- Flexible working to support staff with their work/life balance, taking into account things such as caring responsibilities, worship and attendance at religious festivals
- Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Season ticket and cycle to work loans
- Paid volunteering leave
Communities in the UK come in all shapes and sizes. National Lottery funding is for everyone – we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and 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. We are committed to being an inclusive and great place to work, and recognise our people come from diverse backgrounds. As such we particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, LGBTQ+ and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We welcome applications from disabled people and will proactively make reasonable adjustments if needed through the recruitment process and during employment. This can be related to a physical and mental health conditions.
We are also proud to be a Stonewall Diversity Champion, supporting our commitment to being a great place to work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you passionate about delivering exceptional results, with the creativity and ambition to help see University Hospitals Birmingham Charity's brand increase across the Midlands? Then read on...
The Communications Manager is a new role, overseeing the Marketing, PR and Communications strategy for the Charity.
The hospital charity has been successful in driving internal communications amongst its hospitals, but is now seeking to raise its profile across the Midlands, showcasing what the Charity already funds and what it wants to raise money to fund in the future.
The Charity feels it needs to recruit someone with more knowledge of Digital Fundraising, although they will also be responsible for delivering the internal and external communications channels.
As the Communications Manager you will lead a small team in devising multichannel communications and supporter journey marketing campaigns that help raise awareness of our work, build our digital communities, and help drive income generation through targeted engagement activity.
You will work closely with teams across the charity and our hospitals to ensure that our marketing and communications' needs are met and that we become known as an organisation which delivers innovative, engaging and effective campaigns and communications initiatives in support of our beneficiaries.
As a professional with experience of digital fundraising, communications, marketing (including digital marketing), social media, supporter engagement, brand development and media, your remit will include working closely with fundraising colleagues to develop, deliver and evaluate a schedule of donor acquisition and retention campaigns and to identity engagement opportunities across all marketing channels.
The ideal candidate will bring not only the gravitas and innovation to proactively lead a team to deliver exceptional results but also the creativity and ambition to see the Charity's brand increase across the Midlands.
University Hospitals Birmingham Charity consists of four hospital charities supporting some of the busiest hospitals in Birmingham – Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital.
The Charity is dedicated to improving the experience of patients, their families and the staff who care for them.
UHB Charity raises funds to support patients of the four hospitals by providing new and innovative equipment, funding research and supporting patient and family welfare projects.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.