Head of Network Support and Engagement

Salary: Circa £43,000 (London); £39,000 (Sheffield)

London, SE1 0NZ
Sheffield, S2 2SF

Closing date: Midday on Monday 16 March 2020
Interviews in Sheffield: Wednesday 1 April 2020
Interviews in London: Thursday 2 April 2020

CPRE, the countryside charity, is looking for the right person to spearhead our strategic role to champion local CPRE support and engagement by national CPRE to achieve our ambitious aims for a strong CPRE network in every area.

This is a new role to inspire and champion a new era of volunteer and network support, engagement and collaboration within the network of CPRE charities.
You will be heading up a team that delivers network learning and development, builds engagement and collaboration with and between CPRE charities, and rolls out best practice in charity governance and partnership development.
We are looking for someone who has strong managerial skills and an ability to energise others by being passionate about working collaboratively to develop and share opportunities. You should have strategic experience of delivering a support and development function for a multi-site charity operation and have managed change processes, developing and implementing new approaches with both staff and volunteers. You should also have knowledge of legal and compliance issues for charities and a range of charity structures.
The 42 local CPRE’s are across England and this role will involve reaching out to support and engage all of them. You will be based at either the national CPRE in London or the hub office in Sheffield with regular travel across English regions to connect with the network. Home working would be considered for the right candidate.
At CPRE, we welcome candidates who need to work flexibly. This might be remote working, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours. Please talk to us at interview of the flexibility you need, and we will explore what is possible for the role.

To apply, candidates should read the candidate information pack and job and person specification, then complete the application form (CVs will not be accepted). Please make sure you address the criteria outlined in the job and person specification; failing to do so will mean you will be unlikely to be shortlisted. Please send your completed application to jobs@cpre.org.uk by the closing date.

CPRE is an equal opportunities employer.

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