Senior Policy Research Officer Jobs in Belfast
Do you want to be part of creating a more just and equitable society? Facing History & Ourselves uses lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate. Join our growing team to help us ensure more young people grow up to be critical and empathetic thinkers, who are equipped to stand up against injustice and play their role as active responsible community members. As part of our growing programme team, you will help us to bring Facing History’s approach and resources to a growing number of educators and provide support to them as they implement our work in their classrooms.
The Programme Associate delivers Facing History training and support to educators, helps to build and engage our network of teachers and, using Facing History’s pedagogical framework, creates clear and accessible curriculum materials and resources.
The Programme Associate will initially be managed by the Executive Director and be accountable to our Senior Programme Associate (responsible for programme delivery) and Senior Curriculum Developer (responsible for developing and adapting educational resources) respectively for work that falls into their areas of responsibility.
This post holder will be required to attend meetings in London and there will be travel across the UK. Proximity to good transport links is therefore essential.
Key Duties and Accountabilities
Working alongside the programme team, the postholder will have the following key duties and responsibilities:
Programme Delivery: planning, preparing for and delivering training for educators both online and in person.
Teacher Community Support and Engagement: creating relationships with teachers across our community, and running events and opportunities for them to engage more effectively with the organisation. Supporting the development of our teacher engagement journey and implementing new elements of this as they are developed. Supporting our developing online communities, and working to build and expand membership and engagement with them. Supporting evaluation and monitoring of the work, utilising relationships with teachers to secure their participation in surveys, focus groups and evaluation studies, as needed. Working with the Programme Administrator to ensure that regular communications go out to the educator network and to keep the database up to date.
Programme Partnerships: alongside the Senior Programme Associate identifying and developing partnerships with schools, academy trusts (England), regional bodies and third sector organisations who can help to disseminate our work and become potential delivery partners.
Content Development: alongside the Senior Curriculum Developer, developing web- and print-based content for teachers and students, including lesson plans, units, study guides, and other resources. Researching, writing, and summarising complex histories to provide context for resources. Maintaining knowledge and expertise in best practices in teaching, pedagogy, and assessment, and ensuring those practices are reflected as appropriate in Facing History content. Providing content for our Ideas This Week website page and providing other means of supporting teachers to respond to current events in their classrooms. In conjunction with the Programme Administrator write / review content for Facing History UK social media activity linked to existing and newly developed resources.
Other: contributing to the smooth operation and effectiveness of the charity as part of a small team, representing the charity at events and conferences as required, and supporting the work of other members of the team as reasonably required.
To apply, upload your up-to-date CV (two sides of A4 or less) and a covering letter / statement (two sides of A4 or less) which clearly outlines, with examples, how your experience matches the Core Competencies and Skills required for the role. Please also complete and return the Equal Opportunities form included in the downloads section. Apply via Charity Job and upload these documents.
Closing date is Monday 8th January at 10am. Initial interviews will take place w/c 15th and 22 January.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
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.
Job Title - Agency Decision Maker and Policy Lead
Pay - £52,939 per annum plus £750 per annum Homeworking Allowance and £3777 per annum London Weighting (if eligible)
Hours - Full Time - 35 Hours per week
Contract - Permanent
Location – Homebased in the UK with occasional travel for in person meetings and training
As a ‘not for profit’ organisation, TACT puts the needs of our children and carers first and look to appoint individuals who are as passionate about fostering as we are. TACT invests all surplus income into staff, carers, and child development. This means that we have been able to establish expert in-house support services such as our TACT Health and Education Services and create TACT Connect, our ground-breaking scheme for care experienced young people and adults. New staff will join us as we embark on a journey to become a wholly trauma-informed organisation with the aim of increasing our effectiveness and improving outcomes for the children and young people in our care.
We pride ourselves on our flexible working opportunities, an extensive wellbeing programme and our benefits package, all curated to support a healthy work-life balance for all our staff. We will also invest in your learning, supporting you to grow and develop during your employment with TACT. You will be encouraged to attend personal and professional development opportunities and will have access to learning and resources to empower you to advance your knowledge and skills.
We are currently the 4th Best Charity to work for and the 16th Best Mid-Sized Company in the UK according to The Best Companies criteria and our survey results have evidenced “outstanding” levels of engagement amongst staff in recent years. You can view our Best Companies summary video here.
Working directly to the CEO, this exciting new role at TACT will provide a varied and influential range of duties. The role will combine fostering Agency Decision Maker responsibilities with leading on policy and research review. The role will be responsible for exploring and collating policy and guidance on internal and external best practice, with a view to it informing best practice across TACT . The role will inform and guide the advancement of specialist services within TACT to enable excellent care to children, that is also responsive to the emerging needs of the sector.
Main Duties of the Agency Decision Maker and Policy Lead:
- Responsibility for decision making and approval of foster carer registration and renewals.
- Leading on compliance with regulatory requirements, requiring up to date knowledge of legislation, case law and policy development.
- Monitoring and guiding fostering panel performance and improvement.
- Responsibility for national and regional policy and research and coordination of the Policies and Procedures Board.
The Agency Decision Maker and Policy Lead will be:
- A registered and experienced senior social work manager with experience of the Decision Maker role.
- Knowledgeable of child protection and safeguarding regulations and current and developing legislation.
- Skilled in research / policy development and be able to draft policy documents and submissions.
- Confident in chairing and facilitating meetings and have the ability to influence and negotiate with a range of stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
- An excellent time manager, administrator and communicator, with the ability to self organise and be an effective team member in a remote working organisation.
- Have a positive and flexible attitude to change and development, be able to generate and use creative and innovative techniques in developing and implementing new policies and practices.
TACT offer an excellent employee benefits package including:
- 31 days paid holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata if part time).
- Flexible working arrangements (including compressed hours, flexibility around core hours, and volunteer days policy).
- Family-friendly policies.
- Homeworking ‘bundle’ including annual allowance of £750, IT equipment and a loan for home office set up.
- Stakeholder pension scheme (salary sacrifice) and life insurance from day one.
- Employee Assistance Programme (including free CBT counselling, remote GP appointments, physiotherapy, mental health support and second opinions).
- Fantastic professional learning and personal development opportunities.
The Agency Decision Maker and Policy Lead will be homebased within England, Scotland or Wales and will be required to travel occasionally for face-to-face meetings and training.
An Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this role and will be processed by TACT on your behalf.
- Closing Date: Wednesday 13th December 2023
- Interview Date: Tuesday 9th January 2024 (via Microsoft Teams)
Safeguarding is everyone’s business and TACT believes that only the people with the right skills and values should work in social work. As part of TACT’s commitment to safeguarding, we properly examine the skills, experience, qualifications, and values of potential staff in relation to our work with vulnerable young children. We use rigorous and consistent recruitment approaches to help safeguard TACT’s young people. All our staff are expected to work in line with TACT’s safeguarding policies.
TACT does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) is the membership organisation and professional voice for environmental health. We set and raise standards to improve public health, supporting out members and influencing policy.
Our goal is simple: to enable safer, cleaner, and healthier environments for the benefits of people, business and local communities. To do this we offer professional support to our members, a range of corporate training solutions, topical events and workshops and provide information and policy advice. In addition, we promote 15Hatfields - one of London’s most sustainable venues.
We're looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Senior Policy and Public Affairs Executive to join our impactful Policy and Campaigns Team.
Representing our members across the UK, CIEH campaigns on an exciting array of policy areas, from environmental protection and food safety, to housing standards and better public health.
The role is varied, encompassing member engagement, policy development and reports, and government consultation responses. However, it will also focus primarily on external affairs, taking responsibility for driving forward CIEH’s public affairs, campaigning, and PR, activities, including engagement with the devolved administrations as well as the UK Government.
The role is remote/hybrid, with travel to CIEH’s offices in central London expected around once a month for team meetings alongside any additional wider organisational events.
This is your chance to work on a varied portfolio of issues to represent the key concerns of environmental health professionals, who work to protect and enhance the health of the public. Previous experience of working with political influencers is key to success.
Sound like the challenge you are looking for? To apply for this role, please submit your covering letter and CV via our website
- Hours- Permanent, Full Time, 35 hours per week
- Salary- £34,569 per annum
- Based- Hybrid/Remote with some travel to our offices in London
- Closing date- 03 December 2023, interviews to be held shortly after.
Please see the full job description and person specification for further details.
Seeking a Senior Network Officer. This role would suit someone with a background in membership, events and project management with an enthusiasm for engagement.
New Local is a think tank and network of councils and other organisations working to energise local government and improve public services. At the heart of our work is ‘community power’ - the belief that people should be given the means to transform the places where they live and the services they use. We believe this is key to sustainable, fairer public services and a better society for all.
We publish research on community power. We campaign for change. And we work directly with public and voluntary sector bodies to help them hand more power and resource over to communities.
In recent months, New Local’s direct work with councils and other bodies to turn the principle of community power into reality has grown considerably. We have also grown our membership and expanded the range of sessions we offer to members.
The role will require someone with the ability to support the complex logistical and administration tasks associated with our programmes to ensure they are run efficiently and to the very highest standards.
Your job will include:
- Event planning: Excite and engage our network by meticulously designing and delivering the format, content and logistics of our events and online sessions to be of maximum impact and value to them.
- Network building: Share the magic of our network, generate interest in our events and encourage participation. You will recognise the power of our data to improve our offer to members as well as to build our communications.
- Staying fresh: Keeping up to date with the latest developments affecting local government members, their efforts to transform public services and innovative approaches across the sector.
- Production and delivery: Be the on-the-day ‘producer’ for events and online sessions delivering a seamless experience ensuring our members have a smooth, enjoyable and interesting experience from start to finish.
- Working with stakeholders: Proactively and positively work with event stakeholders, including partners, sponsors, and other team members, before, during and after events/sessions to create a vibrant network of collaboration.
- Developing ideas: Along with the rest of the team you’ll help identify new opportunities to increase participation, draw in new councils and expand our work.
- And more... As part of a small, friendly and informal organisation you'll participate in other activities including attending external events, writing blog posts, supporting the delivery of New Local’s vision and ensuring that the organisation’s profile and reputation are maintained and enhanced.
Our ideal candidate will be:
- A warm connector, with experience of building strong, supportive relationships inside and outside teams.
- A natural collaborator, with knowledge of the benefits of peer-learning and network building.
- A developer and deliverer, who has experience of seeing through ideas from conception to completion.
- A systematic thinker, who understands the importance of an organised approach and excellent record-keeping.
- Enthusiastic for the potential of community power with a demonstrable interest in inclusion, participatory engagement and/or local government.
- Driven by achieving change, both in terms of improving our own work and achieving New Local’s broader political and societal goals.
- Above all... we’re looking for someone with an excellent work ethic, full of curiosity and diligence. Someone who will be optimistic, supportive and fun to work with, and never be afraid to pitch in with the rest of the team.
Location: New Local operates a highly flexible approach to work location and welcomes applications from across the UK.
New Local was founded in 1996. There is currently a team of 17 staff working on practice, research, communications, influencing and peer-learning with our network of over sixty councils and other partner organisations. New Local operates a ‘work anywhere’ policy but provides office space in the UK for those who require it. The Senior Network Officer role will sit in the Network and Events team but will work closely with other teams. The Senior Network Officer will report to the Head of Network.
We make every effort to live up to our four core values of being purposeful (i.e. focused on community power), adventurous, supportive towards colleagues and partners, and delivering excellence.
In addition to the advertised salary, we offer:
- A minimum of 27 days’ holiday a year and ten days holiday over Christmas/New Year
- Flexible working arrangements
- Regular training opportunities
- A number of other benefits listed in the job description.
For further details of the role and benefits on offer, please refer to the attachments. Full information about the role including the Senior Network Officer Job Description and Person Specification can also be found on the jobs page of the New Local website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN)
Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN) works to reduce undernutrition globally. We enhance the effectiveness of nutrition policy and programming by improving knowledge, stimulating learning and building evidence. We are passionate about being network-driven, independent and evidence-based.
Our vision is that every individual caught up in a nutritional emergency, or suffering from malnutrition anywhere in the world, gets the most effective help possible.
We undertake knowledge management, research and advocacy to support national governments, civil society, UN agencies, donors and academic organisations, and communities of practitioners. Through our work and collaborations, we support agencies and individuals to implement evidence-based nutrition programming, predominantly in low- and middle-income countries and in fragile and conflict-affected states.
ENN is governed by a Board of Trustees and has its head office in Oxfordshire, UK. ENN is financially supported by foundations and trusts, bilateral donors, international non-governmental organisations and United Nations agencies. For more information about ENN see our website.
What we do
Our Strategy aims to enhance the effectiveness of nutrition policy and programming by improving knowledge, stimulating learning, building evidence and providing support and encouragement to practitioners and decision-makers involved in nutrition and related interventions.
ENN’s portfolio includes projects specialising in Infant Feeding in Emergencies, Wasting and Stunting, Adolescent Nutrition and Management of small & nutritionally At-risk Infants under six months & their mothers (MAMI), as well as our highly regarded international publication, Field Exchange (FEX).
ENN’s team is made up of a range of technical experts in nutrition, with decades of collective experience, and a small, experienced operational team. ENN is highly committed to diversity and inclusion, to enabling and promoting flexible working for our staff, and to supporting continued professional development.
We are proud that in our 2022 Employee Engagement Survey over 95 percent of our staff said they enjoy their work and that ENN is a flexible employer.
Terms and Conditions
- Hours of work: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
- Type of contract: 12-month Fixed Term - this role is offered on a temporary basis to cover a maternity leave
- Location: Office or home-based (with potential for limited travel).
- Holidays: 25 days plus UK Public Holidays
- Pension: Auto-Enrolment to ENN scheme with a generous Employer contribution of 5%
- Salary: £40,118 - £50,676 dependent on experience and suitability for the role
- Benefits: Dental cover, Life cover, Employee Assistance Programme, Wellbeing contribution
The Senior Nutritionist (maternity cover) will work specifically on the below ENN projects
- Global Nutrition Cluster: Technical Alliance (GNC-TA) – project lead
- Field Exchange (FEX) - sub-editing of long articles, development of research and report summaries, support to authors, communications e.g., supporting podcasts
- En-net - moderation and technical inputs
In addition, they may provide inputs into work across other parts of ENN’s portfolio including.
- Women’s Nutrition
- Management of small and nutritionally at-risk infants under 6 months and their mothers (MAMI)
- Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE
- Wasting and Stunting (WaSt)
- Adolescent Nutrition
- Sector Leadership (LEAD)
A full list of our work areas and projects may be found on the ENN website.
Examples of the types of responsibilities the postholder will hold, depending on the specific project requirements and their experience, may include:
- Coordination and collaboration (internal/external, multi-agency, working groups and forums)
- Network development within and across communities of practice/specialities
- Meeting/working group facilitation
- Contribute to project strategies and plans
- Development and updates of technical resources, e.g., briefs, summaries, guidance materials
- Knowledge management
- Research, e.g., scoping reviews, systematic reviews
- Publications – support and development of content, editing, liaising with stakeholders and suppliers
- Project Reporting
- Project Indicator development and management
- Contribution to project proposals
- Development of case studies
- External Representation
- Synthesising and disseminating information from technical meetings
- Events engagement
- Line/contract management of nutritionists and/or consultants
- Support the development of learning agenda
- Monitoring and Evaluation
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition/Community Nutrition or Public Health or Medicine discipline (or equivalent)
- Demonstrable field experience across several relevant aspects of nutrition programming in humanitarian and low- and middle- income contexts, e.g., Malnutrition prevention and management, Nutrition Information Systems, IYCF, Maternal Nutrition, Adolescent Nutrition.
- Understanding of the humanitarian systems and architecture and of the Nutrition Cluster in particular.
- Demonstratable experience of managing projects from start to finish, coordinating multiple outputs, managing budget, and supporting other members of the project team to deliver.
- Experience of in-depth knowledge management, and / or projects that focus on ‘learning’
- Strong knowledge of the current key topics and challenges in the humanitarian nutrition sector, including in the areas of malnutrition prevention and management, Nutrition Information Systems, IFE, maternal nutrition and beyond.
- Excellent communication, presentation, written and analytical skills
- Experience of establishing and maintaining good working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at national and global level
- Excellent attention to detail and ability to synthesise and make sense of complex data and information, including experience of literature reviews, evidence synthesis and report-writing.
- Strong interpersonal skills, motivated, takes initiative, innovates and drives progress
- Strong influencing and stakeholder facilitation and management skills
- Good cross-cultural awareness
- Ability to independently manage a diverse and busy workload, prioritising effectively, and able to work both autonomously and as a member of a dispersed and diverse team
- Demonstrable experience of working on projects funded by government and international donors
- Post graduate level qualification (or equivalent extensive experience) in a relevant area would be a significant advantage
- Sub-editing experience / experience in producing high quality publications
- Experience of supporting health programmes/system strengthening in developing contexts
- Experience in research uptake or translating academic research into programme-relevant communications
- Nutrition/nutrition-related primary research experience
- Currently part of the ‘humanitarian community’ with own professional network of contacts
- French speaker or another relevant language to our portfolio would be an advantage
- Line management experience (staff or consultants) would be an advantage
The Senior Nutritionist (maternity cover) will report to an ENN Senior Technical Associate. Working on multiple projects will also involve reporting into different project leads.
Eligibility to work:
Must have the right to work in the UK. A relocation package is not available for this position.
Please apply by sending a one-page Cover Letter and your CV
Closing date for applications:
Friday 15th December 2023, although we do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
ENN are committed to equality and diversity throughout our organisation and further expects all employees to comply with its codes of conduct, safeguarding policies and high ethical and professional standards.
Application process: Please apply by sending a one-page Cover Letter and your CV Closing date for applications: Friday 15th December 2023, although we do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Closing date: 30th November
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
The Health and Safety of our employees, volunteers and service users underpins everything we do at the Alzheimer’s Society. The Senior Health and Safety Officer will support the Society’s efforts to create environments don’t just keep our people safe, but allow them to thrive.
As one of the Society’s competent person, you will be a key contact for Health and Safety matters across the Society. They will ensure we meet our statutory requirements, help develop and implement our policy, procedures and training and ensure that these are rolled out across the whole organisation.
They will work closely with the Health and Safety Manager to ensure issues are raised and resolved, that management information is shared and that a culture of continuous improvement is established and embedded in everything we do.
You will be an experienced Health and Safety practitioner, passionate about keeping people safe and ensuring the organisation meets its legal obligations. You will enjoy working with stakeholders across the organisation, helping them to understand the health and safety challenges they face and designing solutions that meet their needs.
You will thrive on variety. From conducting or co-ordinating advanced DSE assessments to visiting and inspecting our offices to working with events teams to ensure that fundraising activities are conducted in a safe manner, every day will be different.
You will want to share your enthusiasm for health and safety by providing training, and you will be comfortable acting up to cover the work of the Health and Safety Manager when they are absent. You will have strong communication skills and you will be a self-starter, able to initiate and drive change, but you’ll also understand when to escalate matters and how to engage senior management.
Above all, you will have a positive, ‘can do’ attitude that helps take the Society forward.
About Alzheimer's Society
At Alzheimer's Society, we believe passionately that life doesn't end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.
Everything we do is shaped by people affected by dementia. Their knowledge and experience are critical to bringing about real-world solutions. From choosing the most promising research through to telling their stories to raise awareness; they are the heart of this organisation.
We are Determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact for people affected by dementia.
Every one of us is a Trusted expert, listening, learning and using evidence and experience. We are Better together by being open, combining our strengths, helping us to achieve more together. We are Compassionate, we are kind and honest, and we don’t shy away from challenges.
Through our values we will make the greatest difference for people affected by dementia.
We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Alzheimer's Society.
We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best.
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.
Community and Events Fundrasising Officer
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a can-do attitude to help us deliver our exciting Community and Events Fundraising programme. No previous fundraising experience is required, just an organised individual with a knack for building relationships, a passion for exceptional ‘customer service’ and a drive for uniting communities and raising money for charitable causes.
You’ll work within the charity’s passionate Fundraising and Engagement Team to raise funds to support children and families affected by the childhood cancer neuroblastoma and our vision, for a future where no child dies of neuroblastoma or suffers due to the treatment they receive.
This extremely rewarding role would suit anyone looking to take their first step in their fundraising, marketing or charity career. Don’t think your experience directly aligns? Don’t worry; we’re interested in transferable skills and attitude, so consider and show us how these apply to this role.
Summary of role responsibilities
- To help deliver the charity’s Community and Events Fundraising Programme, including special events, community fundraising, challenge events, individual giving, and fundraising appeals.
- To ensure excellent supporter and donor care and build long-term valued relationships to optimise income generation.
This is a fixed-term role offered on a one-year contract. We are looking for the successful candidate to ideally start in January 2024, but there is flexibility with this.
For more detailed information about the role, charity and team, take a look at the Recruitment Pack.
We aim to follow the schedule outlined below:
Applications opens: 22 November 2023
Applications closes: 10 December 2023, 11:59pm
Shortlisting: 11 December 2023
Interviews: 15 December 2023 (in person in London)
If there are any adjustments that would help you engage with the recruitment process, please let us know.
We actively encourage applications from those with lived experience of neuroblastoma and/or other childhood cancers. As an equal opportunity employer, we also welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
As a safeguarding charity whose work and practice are underpinned by safeguarding principles to protect children and young people and enhance their welfare, we always work in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance, and best safeguarding practices. All our roles require a basic criminal record check.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We’re looking for a motivated, driven individual to lead our Engagement team in London. You will be passionate about empowering people affected by stroke and working with NHS colleagues to improving stroke care.
Position: S1104 Engagement Lead
Location: Home-based, London. However, occasional travel will be required as part of this role (May include team meetings or other work-related meetings).
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week (flexible working available)
Salary: Circa £41,800 per annum (inner London weighting £3,299 per annum or outer London weighting £1,755 per annum may be applied in accordance to where you live)
Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.
Closing Date: 5th January 2024
Interview Date: 19th January 2024
Interviews will be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application.
The Engagement Lead will report to the Associate Director for London and is responsible for leading our Engagement Team and function in London. You will play a key role in our London Senior Leadership team alongside a service delivery colleague. You will drive our engagement with colleagues in the London Health and Social Care system and with people affected by stroke.
Key responsibilities will include supporting the London team to:
· Develop and deliver our London Locality plan alongside the rest of our London senior leadership team.
· Lead our relationship mapping and stakeholder engagement approach, supporting the team to act as a system leader.
· Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
· Lead on the development of the London Involvement Network to support stroke survivors in having a voice in local stroke policy to improve our ability to influence for impactful and tangible improvements.
· Build our community engagement function by supporting staff and volunteers to develop the Stroke Group network.
· Develop a London community volunteering approach.
· Scope and lead on engagement projects to achieve outcomes in our London Locality plan.
As Engagement Lead, you will have experience of:
· Leading, managing and developing people
· Working in partnership with other organisations
· Working with groups and networks, including on co-production
· Setting and managing budgets
· Systems leadership and influencing principles and knowledge of health and social care systems
To fulfil the role you must be resident in the UK and have the right to work in the UK.
This role requires extensive travel across a large geographical locality to visit people at home and in community settings. Candidates must be able to demonstrate how they can meet this requirement of the role
When you click to apply, you will be able to see the full responsibilities and person specification for further information on the role.
Please submit your CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience.
About the Organisation
Stroke Association. Rebuilding lives after stroke.
When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. That’s because a stroke happens in the brain, the control centre for who we are and what we can do. It happens every five minutes in the UK and changes lives instantly. Recovery is tough, but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, the brain can adapt.
We believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there.
We provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives.
We’re working to improve the diversity of our team. Because we know that individuality leads to a richer experience for our people and better support for those affected by stroke.
We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. And we’re particularly looking to increase the number of applications from those with lived experience of stroke and those from under-represented communities.
Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join our team.
In 2019, we developed a bold new corporate strategy so that we can rebuild more lives after stroke and make a bigger difference to people’s lives. To help us deliver our strategy and make a real difference, we are looking to recruit talented people to a number of new roles. If you would like to support stroke survivors to rebuild their lives, we want to hear from you!
You may also have experience in areas such as Engagement, Impact and Engagement, Engagement Officer, Engagement Lead, Relationship Coordinator, Community Engagement, Community Engagement Coordinator, Community Engagement Officer.
PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.
Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with the incurable blood cancer myeloma and related conditions. We are committed to bringing together the best and brightest people to help us ensure that every patient has an empowered present and a hopeful future.
Our ultimate goal is to find a cure and make myeloma history. Until then, our mission is to help every patient live well with myeloma for as long as possible. We are committed to diagnosing myeloma earlier, discovering and sharing knowledge, transforming the patient experience and influencing positive change in care.
About the role
This is a new role within the Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships team responsible for developing and leading our major donor programme. Myeloma UK is embarking on an ambitious five-year income generation strategy, which aims to increase income from £5m to £10m by 2028. This position will play a critical role, working alongside the Head of Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships to double the income we raise from major donors and family trusts by securing 5-6 figure grants for a range of innovative and life changing programmes – including patient and family support, research and advocacy. The Philanthropy Manager is also responsible for managing and supporting the Philanthropy Officer in securing mid to high level donations from individuals.
The major donor programme at Myeloma UK is established - we have a strong community of existing high-level supporters and have identified significant potential donors within our community - but these opportunities have not been fully leveraged in the past. Building on this foundation, and a major fundraising Gala planned for Spring 2024, there is a significant opportunity to transform this area of fundraising and this role will be instrumental in delivering a step change in our approach. The role requires outstanding relationship building skills, and the ability to work with high-net-worth individuals, to build credibility and trust and inspire them to support Myeloma UK.
You will be an experienced major donor fundraiser with the ability to secure 5-6 figure gifts and lead others to do the same. You will be a strategic thinker, who is ready to lead and implement our major donor strategy alongside the Head of Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships.
We need someone with exceptional relationship management skills with the ability to nurture high value relationships and also work closely with senior colleagues, Trustees and other volunteers to build deep and long-lasting donor relationships. It will be crucial to work closely with colleagues across the charity to identify fundraising priorities, develop fundraising propositions and involve them in the cultivation and stewardship of key relationships.
You will be a skilled communicator and negotiator with the ability to communicate complex scientific information in an engaging way. We need someone who can build relationships from scratch, uncover donor motivations and convey the importance of Myeloma UK’s work to inspire support.
How to apply
If you think you would be a great fit for this role, get in touch and tell us more about yourself by sending us a CV that sets out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements together with a covering letter telling us more about you and what you think makes you a good candidate for this role.
Applications close on Sunday 10 December. Interviews will be held remotely w/c 18 December 2023. You may be asked to do a task prior to your interview.
Myeloma UK is an equal opportunities employer and always welcomes applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates.
Please note, you will be asked to provide evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK prior to interview selection.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 17th December 2023
Location:Remote (reporting to line manager in GMT+2 with weekly meetings with colleagues in EST)
Reporting to: Operations Director
Annual salary: $70,000 - $110,000 USD
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Candidate level: Management
The Climate Emergency Collaboration Group (CECG) is a regranting collaboration made up of some of the world's largest climate philanthropic funders. With a mission to drive climate action, CECG uses their convening and philanthropic power to facilitate stronger collaboration, coordination, and campaigning from the global climate movement 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
As CECG grows with the need for climate action, we are seeking a brand-new Finance Manager to join the developing team. This is a full-time position for a qualified financial professional to establish, organise and run the financial processing, analysis and reporting function of the organisation. As part of this role, the incumbent will manage all aspects of CECG’s revenue streams, grant streams, annual budgeting process, forecasting and cash flow. A seasoned analyst who has experience in streamlining processes, implementing systems and building strong internal controls, they should plan to work in close collaboration with the Director of Operations, Executive Director, Programme Directors, and CECG’s fiscal sponsor Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA).
The financial manager should lead and evolve the financial and accounting function as a strategic and responsive team member, ensuring that CECG has effective systems, GAAP compliant policies, procedures and processes to fully support its core operating model. Timely and accurate financial reports should support organisational decision making, comply with donor reporting, internal and external standards and the regulatory environment.
● Interpret and review financial information and analyse monthly financial data.
● Support/prepare financial reports to external funders in accordance with grant agreement deadlines.
● Develop and distribute management reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis with variance analysis.
● Prepare cash flow reports, burn-rate analysis, financial trends and projections.
Budgeting and forecasting:
● Support the development of budgets for funding requests and funding applications.
● Lead the annual budgeting process with development, review and amendments to forecasts for 3-year strategic plans.
● Monitor revenue and expenses for all income streams on a monthly basis and develop updated forecasts.
● Analyse expenditure trends and suggest cost effective ways to reduce or maintain spending.
● Conduct monthly reconciliation of all accounts and ensure compliance with accounting standards and policies.
● Review invoices and expense reports and general ledger reports and identify any misallocations.
● Manage compliance with funder’s terms and conditions, deliverables, monitor spending, request amendments, and plan spend-out.
● Monitor and support the fiscal sponsor, to ensure that grant and vendor records are maintained with required and appropriate documentation, payments are processed on time, and necessary approvals are in place.
● Support grant making with assistance in budget development and monitoring and ensuring compliance with funding awards and agreements.
● Ensure grant compliance by reviewing the grant agreements, accounting practice and proper coding of revenues and expenses to grants.
● Assist with the preparation of schedules, analysis and other documentation for RPA and grant specific audits.
Financial systems, policies and procedures:
● Develop, review and update CECG’s financial policies aligned to fiscal sponsor.
● Research and explore suitability of new financial software systems that improve accuracy of financial data and enhance analytics.
● Introduce and implement new financial systems that streamline processes and automate reporting.
● Develop and implement strict internal controls.
● Develop, review and update financial and grant making procedures in accordance with donor regulations and RPA policy.
● Keep knowledge levels updated on regulatory, statutory and tax environment as well as financial system improvements and trends.
● Develop and implement strategies that work to minimise financial risk.
● Build effective working relationships internally and externally.
● Provide high-quality financial support for delivery of programme strategy and plans.
● Develop strong working relationships with senior leadership to support data driven decision making.
The following offers an aspirational view of our ideal candidate profile; however, we encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of experiences and backgrounds, especially those from underrepresented groups.
- Minimum 5 years of related experience with similar responsibilities.
- Knowledge and understanding of budget development, financial reporting, US GAAP, cash management, grant management, non-profit finance and accounting regulations, taxation and regulatory legislation.
- Familiarity with grant making, charitable funds, or fiscal sponsorship preferred.
- Ability to effectively communicate accounting and finance concepts to non-finance partners and staff.
· Proficient in Microsoft Excel, including Pivot Table, VLookUp and other advanced functions.
· Working knowledge of Netsuite, Vena SP&A tool, Fluxx is an added advantage.
- Excellent analytical skills - detail and data oriented.
- Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines with quality deliverables.
- Ability to adapt to fast-changing environment and remain flexible in a growing organization.
- Strong self-management skills and resilience in dealing with challenges.
- Good judgment, resourcefulness and ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot.
- Confidence in decision-making ability and providing suggestions in a constructive manner.
- Work independently while providing guidance and training to others on analyzing data from multiple sources to draw appropriate conclusions and make suitable recommendations.
- B.A./B.S. Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related fields.
- CA/CPA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification.
The deadline for application is Sunday 17th December 2023.
This is a rolling process, please apply as soon as possible.
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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.
We are currently recruiting a Global Security and Humanitarian Access Director to join our Programs team.
This is a remote position, open to candidates based in France, RI country of operation, or globally.
At Relief International, we are committed to building a representative, inclusive and authentic workplace. We strongly encourage applications from candidates from minoritized backgrounds those who bring lived experience of the contexts in which we work.
We are proud to be a global recruiter, hiring people from around the world. We offer competitive salaries and benefit packages for all staff, that are applied fairly and transparently. This means we are unable to advertise the salary as it is dependent on the local job market of the staff member, we will inform shortlisted candidates of the salary range as part of the selection process.
Note you must have the right to work in your home-based location and that national terms and conditions will apply.
This role is classified as requiring advanced pre-employment checks.
About Relief International.
Relief International (RI) works in 15 countries globally to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises, and chronic poverty.
About the Opportunity.
In this role, you will be part of the RI Humanitarian Access & Response team, and coordinate closely with the Regional Security and Access Directors, with the aim of building RI’s security management and humanitarian response capacity.
You will lead RI’s efforts in building a culture of safety and security, that embeds risk management and security planning, as a key element of all the work we do across the organization.
Your responsibilities will be
· Develop and steward Relief International’s security strategy, and design, draft and lead the dissemination of overarching safety and security policies and crisis management plans and attendant structures.
· Lead, develop and draft Relief International's Global Safety and Security Policy and minimum operating safety and security standards (MOSS)
· Lead the evaluation and development of RI security documents, templates and procedures to ensure alignment with best practices and donor requirements and ensure that they are ‘fit for purpose’.
· Manage, update, and create systems to streamline security management processes and procedures across the organization.
· Lead mission critical crisis management.
· Assist in the preparation of security reports to articulate agency risk and strategy to the Senior Leadership Team and Boards of Directors.
· Partner with colleagues in other risk management systems including Human Resources, Ethics and Compliance, Legal and cyber security/ IT departments to address sensitive security issues, manage mission-critical incidents, investigate security breaches and assist with disciplinary and legal matters as necessary.
· Build thriving global partnerships with key stakeholders, networks, and analysis platforms to enable critical contextual response planning.
· Represent RI at inter-agency security networks, global humanitarian access and response fora, and actively participate in humanitarian access strategy and advocacy debates.
· Enhance collaboration and cohesion between RI’s security and humanitarian response teams, to steer access and acceptance strategies during RI’s response efforts in the midst of armed conflict, and other crises.
· Lead on the integration of security risk management at strategic level into program planning, emergency preparedness and response, and surge capacity.
· Provide surge support to cover RI security and leadership gaps.
· Lead the coordination of RI emergency responses, including facilitation of internal and external coordination, and donor engagement.
· Serve as Team Lead, overseeing the initial phase of large emergency response programming.
· Mentor RI team members to build the agency’s rapid response capacity.
· Collaborate with HR to build a strong and diverse team of humanitarian response and surge support roster.
You will bring the following experience and skills.
· An energizing personality, proven leadership skills, demonstrated ability to build trust and achieve results in demanding, highly adaptive, and often difficult environments￼
· Demonstrated experience managing risk, safety, and security across the full spectrum of humanitarian assistance to development programming.
· Knowledge of UN, ECHO, MOSS and other standard INGO security frameworks, and a broad network across security, humanitarian and development related sub-sectors.
· Excellent analytical, coordination, and communication skills and a strong ethic of teamwork and collaboration.
· Proven experience at strategic level of leadership and management, which includes policy development, organization-wide roll-out of new policies/ procedures, international organisations, and external representation.
· Experience in fragile settings that have conflict, post-conflict, or transitional state environments, partnering with local stakeholders, such as international NGOs and local authorities, carrying out rapid security assessments, and after-action reviews following a humanitarian emergency.
· Deep knowledge of international humanitarian standards, systems and contexts with a keen sense of political awareness.
· Good knowledge and experience of funding agencies and international organizations (including ECHO, FCDO and USAID) for humanitarian and development/reconstruction programs.
· Skilled in planning, budgeting and financial management.
· Ability to deliver cross functional projects on time and on budget, using project management processes and tools including risk management, financial management and quality assurance.
· This position requires 40-50% travel, and the willingness and ability to travel at short notice.
Research shows that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs, unless they meet every single requirement. If you’re excited about this role, but your experience doesn’t align with every criteria described, we encourage you to apply anyway, you could be exactly what we need!
How to apply.
To apply for this post, click on the “Apply” button in the job advert page.
· You will be asked to upload a CV and Cover Letter.
· The cover letter should be two pages, and explain why you are interested in this post with Relief International and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.
Closing date: Please apply immediately we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis, therefore we may withdraw the position from the jobs board before the closing date.
As a humanitarian organization, Relief International is committed to the safeguarding of all those we come into contact with through our work. We are committed to the core humanitarian principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse. Relief International expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and uphold the values and behaviors outlined in the Code of Conduct.
Recruitment to all roles in Relief International include a criminal records self-declaration, references, and other pre-employment checks, which may include police and qualifications checks.
You are an experienced peacebuilder and manager of people and programmes, and have worked previously in Sudan. You have proven ability in designing and adapting programmes, keeping them relevant and accountable in complex local contexts, ideally in Darfur.
Concordis has worked in Sudan and South Sudan since we were formed as an organisation in 2004. The devastation caused by the current war is heart-breaking, but it also reminds us of the vital importance of peacebuilding.
Concordis continues to implement directly in South Darfur, with a team of eight national staff who remain in Darfur and three more working from outside the country. The team consulted over 3,500 people before the war began and identified a network of 103 local peacebuilders across South Darfur. We work alongside national partner Malam Darfur Peace and Development, and support local peacebuilders where conflict is fought and felt. You’ll take on leadership of the team 18 months into the current EU grant.
You also have a track record of engaging effectively and proactively with international donors, sharing analysis, communicating the vision and winning funds. You’ll use those skills as you adapt the current programme to meet entry points for peacebuilding, as you work with the team and local partners in designing the next steps, and as you work collaboratively with donors in keeping them on board.
Despite the evident challenges, we see opportunities and an urgent need to support local peacebuilders in managing South Darfur’s myriad local conflicts, to prevent them escalating or from becoming instrumentalised in the war. There are also emerging opportunities to expand on this programme elsewhere in Darfur, and with Darfuri herders displaced into South Sudan and beyond.
This will require visionary leadership and the skill and drive to navigate a way forward in the coming months and years. Concordis’ peacebuilding programme in South Darfur is primarily about promoting peaceful coexistence amongst and between pastoralist groups and the settled population. This mirrors our existing work over the border in Central African Republic, where we engage with some of the same pastoralists during the dry season, and complements our ongoing work along the border of Sudan and South Sudan, including in Abyei.
This work can demand a lot from all of us, and we have high expectations for the person in this post, but they’ll be part of a supportive team, leading an exciting programme, helping to make a measurable change for peace.
Please take care to complete the application form in full, as we’ll assess whether you meet the person specification based solely on the answers given in the application form.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The role will be focused on leading the organisation's fundraising team in order to achieve income generation targets to match the service delivery aspirations of the organisation.
This post holder will be a fundraising professional with integrity, passion, motivation and ingenuity. The postholder will be innovative and creative in their approach in an organisation that welcomes opportunities to do things a little differently.
The key focus of the post will be:
- Maintaining and expanding the current income generation of AWARE
- Developing our fundraising offer through diversifying our fundraising plans whilst focusing on those which are effective
- Supporting the strategic development of the organisation
- Responsibility for the development, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the organisation's fundraising strategy
Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 7th December
Interview dates: Interviews will take place on 15th, 18th & 19th December
Please read the Job Information Pack thoroughly and then complete the Application Form for this role, ensuring you have included contact details, as well as any dates when you will not be available or might have difficulty with the recruitment timetable.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.