Development Research and Due Diligence Manager

Employer
CHM
Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£42,149-£53,348 per annum
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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Function
Fundraising, Management, Policy & Research
Sector
Education
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Development Research and Due Diligence Manager
Reference: DH29533
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £42,149-£53,348

Our client, a Cambridge University are seeking an outstanding individual for the position of Development Research and Due Diligence Manager. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented professional who ideally has an in-depth understanding of principles and ethics of both development research and due diligence for philanthropy.

What will you do?

You will have the opportunity to set strategic and operational goals for your programme. You'll provide leadership to a team of six specialists and be responsible for overseeing a robust operation focused on prospect identification, advanced wealth analysis, inclination, affinity and interests combined with rigorous philanthropic and ethical due diligence research. The role holder will be asked to provide expert due diligence advice and analysis to stakeholders across the University, in order to protect the reputation of the institution against the risk of damage from inappropriate donors.

You will also join the Prospect Development Management Team and have an opportunity to work collaboratively with the Head and the Prospect Management and Business Intelligence Manager on setting a new direction for the broader Prospect Development function at Cambridge.

Why will you fit?

If you are passionate, creative and believe in continuous improvement you will fit well in to the team. The University is looking for a data driven specialist with strong research and ethical underpinning to their practice. An innovator who seeks to adapt and improve processes to better suit the needs of the team and the stakeholders. A dedicated line manager who led or at least experienced a major change management programme. You thrive working in a fast-paced environment and can deal effectively with people at all levels and engender the respect of stakeholders you will work with.

Where will you work?

You will join one of the world's leading institutions as part of a dynamic and innovative team, playing a key part in the delivery of the University's significant fundraising potential.

The Development and Alumni Relations office has an outstanding track record of engaging Cambridge's global alumni community and securing philanthropic income for the University. It has overall responsibility for coordinating University-wide development campaigns, raising funds to support Schools, Faculties, Departments and other central University institutions. The University work closely with Cambridge's 31 Colleges and their sister office, Cambridge in America, to maximise alumni engagement and fundraising with their constituencies across the globe.

This role is based in central Cambridge, however the successful candidate may need to work remotely in the first instance. This can be discussed at interview.

Closing date for this position is 6th February 2022.

First round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place week commencing 21st February 2022.

Second round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place week commencing 28th February 2022.

To Apply and for More Information:

Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form where you can find out more information and complete your application by following the instructions.

Please quote reference DH29533 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

No agencies please.

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