Business Development and Business Support Managers and Engagement Co-ordinator Needed
Come and join the Voluntary Action Calderdale – Improving Local Lives Team!
At Voluntary Action Calderdale (VAC) we are on a mission to create connections, solutions and opportunities that build stronger communities. We are a membership organisation that delivers a range of support and services to Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) organisations and groups across the Boroughs of Calderdale and Kirklees. We also have a regional and national profile linked to the Quality For Health Accreditation which is a product of VAC.
Our vision is to improve local lives by promoting positive social change. Our work includes organisational development support, driving quality across the sector and influencing local and regional developments creating opportunities for the VCS sector to grow and thrive.
We are in an exciting period of growth and change and as part of this journey we are seeking 2 x dynamic and passionate individuals to join our Senior Management Team and 1 to be our Engagement Coordinator.
Business Development and Delivery Manager (Permanent – 15 hours per week with potential to increase hours)
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer you will focus on all aspects of our externally focused business development and delivery across Calderdale and Kirklees.
You will be expected to develop and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with a wide range of funders, commissioners and partners to promote collaborative opportunities and develop new business in line with our vision and mission. You will also be responsible for ensuring all of our contracted delivery is meeting performance requirements through effective management of delivery teams to promote individual ownership of roles and responsibilities with a focus on continuous improvement. You will ensure that all aspects of our work demonstrate impact and quality outcomes.
You will collaborate closely with the Business Support and Development Manager to ensure that the internal frameworks and processes are continually reviewed and improved to promote efficient ways of working. You will work closely with the Quality for Health Manager to ensure all aspects of delivery and development link into and promote the Quality for Health award.
Business Support and Development Manager (Permanent – 15 hours per week with potential to increase hours)
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for improving our internal business practices. You will be accountable for creating greater efficiencies and increase the quality of our service delivery. You will also play a key role in driving new business initiatives to ensure we fulfil our vision and mission.
You will focus on all aspects of HR process, finance, IT, quality assurance, communications and the estates function, providing line management of the core business roles of Finance Officer, Communications Officer and Senior Administrator and will be responsible for Delivery Teams on an ‘as required’ basis.
You will collaborate closely with the Business Development and Delivery Manager to contribute to income growth targets, identifying opportunities and capitalising on new income streams. You will work closely with the Quality for Health Manager to ensure all aspects of delivery and development link into and promote the Quality for Health award.
Engagement Coordinator (Fixed term until March 2020 – 24 hours per week – good potential for contract extension and additional hours)
Reporting to the Business Development & Delivery Manager, you will develop and deliver a range of projects and activities to involve and promote the participation of the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) and wider communities in a range of engagement activities linked to local NHS priorities and Engagement Strategy.
You will act as point of contact for VAC and working closely with the NHS engagement team. You will actively promote the recruitment of ‘community based assets’, train the assets to qualify as Community/Engagement Champions and co-ordinate a range of engagement activity/projects (working with the team) in partnership with Calderdale and Greater Huddersfield CCGs.
You will have line management responsibility for the Engagement Officer, Engagement Administrator and associated engagement staff as part of this role.
How to Apply
Job Packs for both roles can be found on the VAC website through the following link https://cvac.org.uk/vacancies/
Please submit your CV and a supporting statement (no longer than 3 sides of A4 Arial 12 font) describing how you meet the requirements within the Job description and Person Specification (using examples to demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience) and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE – If applying for more than one role you must send a separate supporting statement for each role.
If you would like to discuss either or both roles please contact Dipika Kaushal, Chief Executive Officer on 01422 348777
Deadline for submission of applications is midnight on 18th June 2019
Interviews will take place on 1st, 2nd or 3rd July 2019