Technical Team Assistant Jobs in Nottingham
We’re an independent charitable foundation funded by Lloyds Banking Group. We work in partnership with small and local charities, people and communities, changing lives and working towards a more just and compassionate society.
We are now looking for an Administrative Support Officer to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis.
- Generous annual leave (25–30 days pa plus statutory days)
- Pension scheme (up to 13% contribution by the Foundation)
- Private medical insurance that includes dental, eye care and mental health (on completion of probation)
- Comprehensive training and development plan and dedicated budget
- Employee assistance programme
- Season ticket loan
- Cycle to work scheme
- Flexible working (part-time, home working, compressed hours, job share etc.)
- Volunteering opportunities (two days per year)
We’re committed to supporting every one of our team members to achieve their full potential as we understand that every single person working with us is vital to both our success and the success of the organisations we support. That’s why we prioritise your development as well as providing flexible working options and volunteering days. So, if you’re ready to engage with a variety of people and make a real difference, read on and apply today!
As an Administrative Support Officer, you will work with Lloyds Bank Foundation’s People and Communities team to coordinate, manage and monitor internal and external activities, working closely with the PA to the Director of Communities and support to the Communities Team. The People and Communities team are working with six local areas to strengthen small community led organisations and find new ways of designing and resourcing services so that people facing complex issues get the support they need, when they need it and in ways that work best for them.
You’ll be an energetic and motivated member of the team, who is unphased by working to deadlines or under pressure and has a good eye for detail, enabling us to deliver our emerging programme of work with excellence.
You will act as a first point of contact for the team and will be proficient in handling enquiries and issues in a friendly, professional and efficient way. You will also have previous experience of organising and delivering multiple meetings/workshops simultaneously.
Additionally, you will:
- Provide administrative tasks to support the team
- Organise events, workshops and meetings
- Work with colleagues on communications such as newsletters and presentations
To be considered as an Administrative Support Officer, you will need:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong organisational, administrative and prioritisation skills to work effectively on own initiative to resolve issues/enquiries and manage multiple tasks
- Excellent time management skills to plan and prioritise workload
- Impeccable attention to detail, organisational skills and ability to manage your own time and workload across a number of workstreams, delivering on deadline and on budget
- Commitment to equal opportunities and to tackling disadvantage and willingness to uphold the Foundation’s values in all areas of work
The Foundation is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making changes such as providing note takers during interviews, additional time given for assessments and allowing candidates to use specific accessibility software so that Disabled people or those with long term health conditions can fully participate. We have Disability Confident Employer Committed status which guarantees an interview to Disabled people who meet the essential recruitment criteria.
If you are not able to use our online application system and you would like to apply in a different way, such as having the application form in a Word format or if you would like to submit your application as a video, please contact our HR team to explore this further. Please refer to our website for more information.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Finance Manager will play a pivotal role in overseeing our finances, ensuring best practice in financial controls and reporting. They will lead the Finance team of CT4N Charitable Trust and its trading subsidiary CT4N Ltd, to provide excellent business partnering to all areas of the business, including the Senior Management Team, the Board, customers and other stakeholders.
· Preparation of Charitable Trust and subsidiary companies annual Statutory Financial Statements, ensuring they are accurate and provide a true and fair view of the Group. Managing the annual Audit.
· Building relationships across the organisation to embed best practice and compliance with Finance policies and processes.
· Provide technical knowledge in accounting principles, including Charity SORP and VAT principles for Charities.
· Recommending a financial strategy and setting operational plans for the Finance Team.
· Maintaining and managing effective relationships with colleagues across the Charitable Trust, in particular the Leadership team, and managers.
· Produce accurate and informative monthly management accounts within an agreed timeframe.
· Manage the budgeting and forecasting process, enabling the organisation to make informed decisions about priorities and future strategy, including the production of detailed budgets and forecasts on a timely basis.
· Proactively build and maintain relationships with budget holders to review monthly performance, produce accurate reforecast information, and plan future budgets.
· Preparing and producing financial information for presentation to Boards.
· Take responsibility for treasury requirements; produce regular cash-flow forecasts.
· Responsibility for design of the financial procedures and controls for the organisation, ensuring they are regularly reviewed and updated.
· Ensure compliance and adherence with financial procedures and controls across the organisation.
· Ensure compliance with regards to changes to operational policies and procedures relevant to this post.
· To adopt a flexible approach in response to operational needs regarding duties and hours of work.
· Willingness to attend training courses as appropriate, as well as any staff meetings.
· Undertake any other duties that may reasonably be required as appropriate to the grade.
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.
Speakers for Schools believes that by inspiring young people to explore their ambitions (through our external speaker programme), facilitating access to high quality, 3-to-5-day experiences of the world of work, and supporting them to successfully seize employment opportunities, we can make a transformational difference to the lives of young people, their future happiness and prosperity. In doing so, we can help level the playing field into the world of work and support employers to diversify recruitment into the workplace.
This Coordinator role is key to the delivery of the Inspiration programme. Our online talks from our speakers and employer network help young people to realise their ambitions and discover the world of work. This is a new role within the Inspiration Team and will have significant influence on the overall impact and reach of the national programme.
- Inviting employers/speakers to take part in our Industry Spotlight online talks for our network of schools and young people as agreed with the Head of Inspiration
- Securing commitments and driving forward participation as needed for the charity.
- Liaising with Business Development and the wider programmes team to agree timeframes and speakers as part of the programme
- Working with the Broadcast Coordinator to confirm dates/times as part of the online schedule of talks
- Arranging test and briefing calls with our employer network
- Working with our Marcomms team to highlight talks on socials
- Highlighting to our centralised Education Team upcoming career talks
- Hosting the Industry Spotlight online talks and working with Delivery Partners who will be technical support
- Daily updates of records in Salesforce CRM, tracking engagement and ensuring proper data management
- Working independently and swiftly on high-volume outreach and mobilisation within a structured programme plan to meet targets, as agreed and set by the Head of Inspiration
- Working independently and swiftly on high-volume outreach and mobilisation within a structured programme plan to meet targets, as agreed and set by the Assistant Programme Manager.
- Proactively manages stakeholder relationships, preventing or resolving any conflict
- Flexibility and a willingness to collaborate and help with any tasks the team require support for.
- Represent and work to our values as, fostering a culture of positivity, support, respect, and inclusivity, while taking personal responsibility for their attitude, performance, and development
- Adherence to data compliance, standards, guidelines and best practices to ensure our data integrity and consistency
- Ensure safeguarding best practice is enshrined in all organisational activity.
- Experience of working in social mobility, education, or careers programmes.
- Experience of coordinating stakeholder engagement to support programme outputs.
- Experience of coordinating the delivery of social mobility, education, or careers programmes.
- Excellent organisational skills and ability to learn quickly to ensure smooth delivery process.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders
- Enjoy being part of a team, with a ‘can-do’ attitude and flexibility to help with any tasks the team or management require support for.
- Excel at organising own workload and enjoy driving work forward independently. Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to work to tight deadlines, manage multiple demands and deliver high quality work
- IT literate and willingness to embrace new IT systems and technologies
- Ability to think strategically and can change operational tactics while still meeting larger objectives.
- Experience of working with educational establishments and familiarity of how schools and colleges operate.
- Results-orientated with a strong focus on achieving targets despite constraints and obstacles
- A proactive attitude with the ability to demonstrate drive, self-motivation and high levels of productivity
- Have a high degree of confidentiality and professional etiquette, whilst upholding the Safeguarding & GDPR frameworks
- Experience of using CRM.
- Experience of working with employers to deliver talks/workshops
- Effective account management skills
Speakers for Schools Values
PASSION: We are committed to levelling the playing field for young people across the UK, creating social mobility and tackling disadvantages.
AGILITY: We challenge our ideas of what is possible in order to better meet the needs of those we support. We are human, make mistakes, learn, evolve and adapt.
INTEGRITY: We act with empathy and bring our authentic selves to work every day. We value and respect the talent, time and intentions of those we work with.
COLLABORATION: We are one team with one mission and only by working together can we deliver better outcomes for young people. We support each other unconditionally and feel motivation in shared success as well as individual progress.
DIVERSITY: We know it takes people with different ideas, strengths, identities, interests, and cultural backgrounds to make our organisation succeed. We encourage constructive debate and critical friendship.
Benefits offered at Speakers for Schools:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Morning of your birthday off
- Pension scheme
- 3 voluntary days per year
- Wellbeing programme
- Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption package
- Subsidised office furniture
- Perkbox discounts
- £500 a year training allowance
Diversity at our core
Speakers for schools is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating discrimination.
Disability Confident Employer
Speakers for Schools are glad to be Disability Confident Employers. This means that if you have a disability and you meet the minimum criteria for the role you will be invited to interview.
Please note that in certain recruitment situations, such as a high number of applications and seasonal and high-peak times, Speakers for Schools may limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people.
We usually ask for a CV and covering letter to be submitted as part of the application process. However, we understand that this is not always accessible to everyone, so we welcome video and phone call applications as alternative ways to apply. For additional information or support, please contact us.
How to apply:
Please apply as soon as possible submitting your CV and a one-page covering letter which outlines your specific interest and ability to successfully fill this role, as well as your salary expectations and current notice period.
Appointees are subject to a successful DBS check, as contact with young people is likely.
You must have the right to work in the UK to apply.
The closing date for this role is Monday 11 December at 8am
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.