Head of Local Development

Friends House, London NW1 or regionally based
£49,489 (London) or £42,067 (outside London)
03 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Britain Yearly Meeting is setting up a Britain-wide network of local development teams to support Quaker communities. Over the next three to five years, we will be placing workers within reach of every Quaker community in Britain – a key part of our plans to help Quaker communities thrive and to reinvigorate Quakerism.

Our new Head of Local Development will manage the rollout of local development workers and team leaders and support other staff and local Quakers to work seamlessly with them in providing support for meetings. As part of our Operational Managers’ Team, you will also have shared responsibility for the overall delivery of our work.

We’re looking for an experienced project manager to lead this programme of change. You will have experience of building and managing dispersed teams, and of reshaping work to be more responsive to the needs of our beneficiaries. You will also possess strong communication skills.

This is a full-time (35 hours per week), fixed term post for three years.

Alongside the opportunity to transform the experience of Quakers across Britain, we offer a generous benefits package.

For details of how to apply, please visit our website via the 'apply' button.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 23 September 2019

Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices.

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