Senior Prospect Development Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£43,023 to 50,753 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
06 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Office of the Vice-Provost (Development)


Senior Prospect Development Manager

Full Time

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £43,023 to 50,753 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. In September 2016 UCL launched ‘It’s All Academic’, our bold global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus ( It will enable us to achieve more than ever before to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions. One year into the Campaign we were delighted to have reached a £300million milestone.

From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Development office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things with a global impact, and we would love for you to be part our success on this exciting journey.

This is your chance to play a pivotal role in delivering our Campaign. As Senior Prospect Development Manager you will be working on some of our most ambitious relationships, providing intelligence and strategic support to drive our Campaign priorities. Working with the Head of Prospect Development you will implement an innovative long-term strategy to strengthen and expand UCL’s principal portfolio through creative identification of exciting and relevant prospects in the UK and globally. You will work in partnership with our team of Principal Gift fundraisers on all elements of prospect development.

You will have significant experience and demonstrable enthusiasm for of prospect research, management and identification. You will be proactive at building relationships with key stakeholders within the department, championing prospect development and demonstrating role-modeling a collaborative approach to your work. You will be an expert in prospect development; bringing enthusiasm, energy, creativity and tenacity to an integral role in our department.

We know that our people are our greatest asset and in return we provide an empowering, values-based environment where personal and professional growth is invested in. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours. We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic.  Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge.

UCL is an outstanding place to work. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best. Working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, you will also be entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday allowance.

To find out more about the role, please contact Hannah Clarke, Head of Prospect Development. For any queries about the application process, please contact Cameron McNeil, People Coordinator. Both can be reached by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804 or email:

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to  and search on Reference Number 1718543

For more information about our philanthropic activities please visit:

Closing Date: 22nd April 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. To apply click here

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