Volunteering Development Business Partner

£52,723 per annum (actual)
09 Oct 2017
22 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Volunteering Development Business Partner 

A life-changing opportunity 

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Volunteering Development Business Partner 
Location: London 
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract - 27/07/2018 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £52,723 per annum (actual) 

Closing date: 22 October 2017 
Interview date: To be confirmed 

About the role: 

At Alzheimer’s Society, we are inspired by many things – from the resilience of people and families affected by dementia to the generosity of the public in supporting our research and our growing range of dementia support services. But nothing inspires us more than the thousands of volunteers who make our work possible. They not only account for the majority of our workforce; they bring with them a level of commitment and expertise that is successfully driving our vision of a world without dementia. 

You will be joining Alzheimer’s Society at a particularly exciting time. As the UK’s leading dementia support and research charity, we are launching a new ambitious 5 year Strategy. 

Your key objective? 

- To provide the leadership needed to shape our volunteering agenda, 
- Support the changes required through a business partnering approach through building strong relationships 
- Create an empowering volunteer culture and environment 

You will act as the specialist volunteering expert to all the Central Directorates (including Fundraising, Campaigns and Partnerships & Research and Development) you will manage a small team of volunteering experts, ensuring effective collaboration to influentially shape and steer the plans of the central directorate. 

About you: 

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will need a relevant Volunteer Management qualification or a high level of relevant experience within a large and complex charity. Your proven ability to shape and lead the volunteering agenda in such an environment must be supported by an in-depth understanding of the volunteering sector and the wider health and social landscape in the UK. 

You will have a strong track record of working as part of senior team, using a range of business partnering skills to plan and influence the development of ambitious business plans. An outstanding people manager with excellent communication skills, you will also need the gravitas to influence senior decision makers and challenge the status quo when necessary. Resilience and first-class problem-solving skills are, of course, essential. 

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Volunteer Management, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Volunteer Development Partner, HR, Human Resources, Not For Profit, Volunteering, Organisational Development, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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