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Branch Development Manager

NFP People
Homebased with travel in the East Yorkshire area region
£24817.80 Per Annum
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

Job Details

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Branch Development Manager to join a field operations team. You will join the team working 21 hours per week (including some evening and weekends) on a permanent basis and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £24,817.80 per annum, plus car allowance and excellent benefits.

The role will be home-based and the successful candidate must be based in (or willing to relocate to) easy reach of the Northumberland, County Durham & Teesside areas and travel as necessary in the East Yorkshire area region.

Since 1927, the charity has helped thousands of cats each year, across the UK. As a community of volunteers, employees, supporters and partners, they’ve improved the lives of millions of cats and transformed the way millions of people see and care for cats.

The branch network is made up of groups of volunteers, led by a Branch Team Leader and overseen by a branch committee. Usually volunteering from their own homes, branch volunteers foster cats until they are ready to re-home, raise funds to directly help the cats in their care, spread vital cat welfare messages across to members of the public, carry out trap-neuter-return activity, and much more!

Responsibilities of the Area Branch Development Manager:

As an Area Branch Development Manager you will be accountable for the development, growth and local governance of branches within a designated area. Providing a solution-driven approach with the aim of helping more cats through the effective engagement of local volunteers. You will develop and deliver an area plan that captures the importance of volunteer engagement, recruitment, support, enabling and succession planning to ultimately achieve branch growth and sustainability. You will work collaboratively with other regional teams where appropriate, identifying where there are opportunities to achieve more by working together.

What we’re looking for in the Area Branch Development Manager:


  • Proven management experience including drafting business and operational plans
  • Proven experience of leading and managing volunteers
  • Experience of planning and implementing new processes and systems across a multi-site organisation
  • Proficient IT skills, including all aspects of Microsoft Office relevant packages and knowledge of database management
  • Personal and professional manner and credibility that generate trust and confidence in others
  • Knowledge of the animal welfare sector
  • Hold current full clean driving licence


What we can offer you:


  • salary of up to £24,817.80 per annum plus excellent benefits
  • generous annual leave entitlement
  • car allowance
  • contribution pension scheme
  • life assurance scheme
  • range of health benefits including private healthcare
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • and more


Through values and behaviours the charity helps people see the world through cats’ eyes. Together we can make a difference.

Closing date: 16 June 2024

Interview date: TBC 06 or 07 July 2024

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment. Please note, applications received after the closing date may not be responded to.

The charity operate a bias-free application process in their commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. To assess your application quickly, fairly and objectively, please fully complete the qualifications and work history sections of their online application form.

Redacted CVs may be accepted by exception.

The charity believes being an inclusive, diverse organisation - where they welcome diversity of thought, value individuals' experience and can reach and partner all areas of society - is crucial if they're to help more cats. Their ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

There’s a place for everyone and the charity encourage applications from talented people across all communities.

The charity is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and protecting anyone that comes into contact with them from harm. They expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. You may be subject to a criminal record check if required for the role.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

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01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR

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