Senior Programme Manager
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Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with The London Community Foundation (LCF) in the search for a Senior Programme Manager on a maternity contract until July 2019. This is an excellent opportunity for a project or programme manager to make a measured and impactful difference across London.
LCF connects people who need help to those who are willing to give. They are dedicated to improving the lives of London's most disadvantaged, including those affected by child poverty, unemployment, isolation, homelessness, domestic violence and gang crime. Since 1995, LCF have invested over £70million through around 13,000 grants. LCF was founded in 1995, and became the pan-London community foundation in 2011, consolidating their position through three mergers. They are an independent charity, but also one of over 1,500 Community Foundations worldwide and a member of the network of UK Community Foundations (UKCF).
The Senior Programme Manager will be responsible for leading on a portfolio of grant programmes that support small, community-based groups across London to achieve social impact. The aim being to become an expert in the issues affecting London and to use this knowledge to influence the grant-making processes in addition to raising awareness of how communities are making a difference. This will include working with donors to develop criteria and publicise grants programmes and to aid in assessment processes. This role will also manage two Programme Officers in offering broad relationship management and knowledge gathering in addition to effective report writing and representing the organisation at events and seminars.
The ideal candidate will have substantial experience of working in the charity sector and will demonstrate a positive and proactive approach to relationship building and raising awareness of the work of voluntary organisations. Smart and intellectually curious, this person will enjoy research, blogging, synthesising information, report writing and really getting to know the issues faced by grass roots charities in the UK. A natural networker, this person will have outstanding administration skills and excellent attention to detail underpinned by a genuine passion for supporting charities and improving the lives of people in the communities the organisation serves.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to build on LCF's substantial growth over the last 20 years to make a vital impact at a critical time in the organisation's development.