Director of Performance and Development
We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Performance and Development to join the Performance and Development Directorate to drive the quality assurance of current delivery and achieve continuous improvement and innovation to optimise outcomes for services users.
Position: Director of Performance and Development
Benefits: Company Mobile Phone, Company Pension, Employee Discounts, Generous Holiday, Flexible Working Environment, In House Training, Progression Opportunities, Recognised Qualifications.
Closing Date: 28th July 2022
About the Service/Department
As the lead member of the Performance and Information Team, you will help to identify opportunities for continuous improvement, areas for analysis and support the development of quality in new and developing services.
About the role
Responsible for performance, information, quality and business development, including health-funded opportunities, you will lead on all business development activities and strategy development for services and meet development targets within the strategic and business plans. You will also lead on all organisational performance and quality information management and reporting.
Some other main responsibilities of the role include:
- Setting the annual business development strategy and plan
- To monitor and report on business development activity to the Directorate and Board of Trustees
- To ensure that funders receive timely and accurate information on the quality, performance and impact of the services
- Experience of leading research, and producing strategic reports and recommendations in support of business objectives
- In depth knowledge of sources of information about tendering opportunities, understanding of, and ability to assess new market opportunities and trends in support of the business strategy
- Detailed understanding of competitive tendering processes and evidence of taking a leading role in the preparation and submission of successful bids
- Understanding of current and future challenges in Social Care, housing related support, health, criminal justice services and business sectors and their regulatory frameworks
- Ability to form effective partnerships in order to promote, assess and target opportunities to grow business
- Ability to convincingly present key information, in writing and in person, and have the desired impact on others – excellent data and financial analysis skills
- Ability to prioritise a demanding workload and work effectively under pressure to tight deadlines, proactively focused with the ability to react to requests
- Experience of setting budgets and the ability to model budgets and interpret complex financial information
- Service User Focus: Delivers, or contributes to delivering, a positive Service User experience
What the charity offers
- Holiday allowance of 25days/195hours per annum plus 8days/62.4hours public holidays (pro rata)
- Company Pension
- Learning and Development Opportunities
- Rewards exclusive membership
- Access to a range of health and wellbeing support tools including our Employee Assistance Programme, Flexible working (including holiday trading and TOIL) and some roles include Clinical Supervision
- Other benefits such as Eye care vouchers, Travel/Season Ticket Loans and Cycle to work scheme (with up to 40% savings on a new bike).
About the organisation
The charity supports adults and children in crisis across London and the surrounding regions and campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people.
The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people who are potentially at risk, and all staff and volunteers are expected to do the same. All staff will undertake internal and external safeguarding training throughout their employment.
If offered a role, you will be issued a conditional offer based on satisfactory references and an Enhanced disclosure/DBS check.
We recommend that you apply at your earliest convenience as applications are screened as they are received. The charity may also contact unsuccessful applicants regarding other suitable opportunities.
The charity is a disability confident employer, committed to the employment and career development of individual with disabilities. As part of this commitment, they operate a guaranteed interview scheme for all applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the role they have applied for and will also accommodate reasonable adjustment during the selection and interview process and throughout your employment with us.
You may have experience in roles such as Director of Performance and Development, Head of Performance and Development, Performance and Development Director, Director of Performance, Director of Development, Development Director, Performance Director, Research, Bids, Tenders.