Operating for over 30 years Lancashire Women (LW) provide a network of four female only centres to provide safe, dedicated female only space for women across the county. We provide a ‘One Stop Shop Service’ for women, bringing together a range of services under one roof, designed to support women who at any one time may be facing a range of issues including social isolation and exclusion, homelessness, poverty, mental ill health, or offending behaviour.
Following a period of significant growth, we are looking ahead to ensure that our services continue to meet women’s needs and retain women’s voices and experiences at the heart of their design.
This role is joining the Senior Leadership team and contributing to achieving our objectives across Lancashire in relation to the overall strategic and charitable objectives for LW.
Ensure an effective income generation strategy is in place to secure income detailing fundraising, grant proposal and
contract opportunities, Coordinating bid work across the organisation and taking forward negotiation for specific
services and activities with commissioning bodies, ensuring the delivery of high quality, competitive and compliant
proposals and tenders.
Support and work collaboratively with the CEO, SLT and local partners in actively seeking opportunities for growth across all areas of LW’s work across all sectors including the development of commercial services and trading.
To have line management and strategic oversight of the Development team.
We are looking for a dynamic woman who understands the importance of a gender specific approach to our work.
With a Business development/ marketing/fundraising(Degree or professional qualification) as well as a Management qualification or demonstrable equivalent experience you will have people management skills including supervision and performance management experience, knowledge of the policy agenda in relation to poverty and social justice covering a wider range of topics with a female specific lens and analysis.
If you have experience of income generation across grants, tenders, fundraising and commercial / trading activity and a proven track record in generating 6 figure sums, experience of the commissioning process and submitting tenders and also income generation to support the growth and sustainability of services then we would love to hear from you.
This is a full time role, 37 hours per week, flexibility on location and occasional home working available as well as 28 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, pension scheme, childcare voucher scheme and a chance to work in a rewarding, ethical and agile environment where every day you are really making a difference to the lives of women and girls.
Full details are available on our website.
In line with GOQ -SINGLE SEX ESTABLISHMENTS – (s7(2)(d)) this post is open to female candidates only.
Lancashire Women recruitment pack
Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd April 2019 10am
Interview Date: Wednesday 1st May 2019
Informal discussion – Amanda.Greenwood@Lancashirewomen.org
Apply by CV with max of 2 additional A4 statement to show how you meet the requirements of the person specification.