jobs board

Welcome to Action Planning’s Jobs Board.

Here at Action Planning we’ve been working in the charity sector for over 30 years and know just how rewarding it can be.

The roles we advertise give you the opportunity to make a real difference to charities and the people they support.

Please scroll down to see details of current vacancies, including interim positions.

We continue to list vacancies on this page until the appointment has been made, so please check the closing date for the role you are interested in.

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Director of Finance

Salary: circa £60k
Location: Head Office, London (near Tower Bridge)


About the role: Pilgrim’s Friends Society has ambitious plans to grow over the next few years and we are looking for a Director of Finance who can help us achieve those ambitions. Working as a key part of the Executive Leadership Team, you will use your experience and commercial acumen to lead the charity through the financial challenges of investing in our Renewal Programme designed to build 6 new homes over the next twelve years to replace smaller and older operations whilst overseeing the day to day financial management of the charity.

About you: You will be an experienced finance professional looking for their next big challenge with experience of working in an organisation of similar scale or larger to PFS (500 staff and £11m turnover) and within a growth environment. Given our expansion plans, knowledge of (or capacity to develop knowledge of) charitable and social investment fundraising is key and knowledge of funding sources such as bank and social investment is highly desirable.

It goes without saying that you will have well developed interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to lead a motivate others to achieve challenging targets.

There is a genuine occupational requirement that the job holder is a Protestant Christian able to accept our Basis of Faith.

What we can offer you: Pilgrims’ Friend Society offers a range of benefits including 25 days leave plus Bank Holidays contributory pension scheme and life assurance as well as the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our residents.

About us. Pilgrims’ Friend Society’s vision is to have a significant evangelical Christian impact alongside churches in all of those communities where we operate and to grow in response to accelerating gospel need as our population ages. We are a leading Christian provider of residential, dementia care and housing for older people, tracing our history back to Wilberforce, Shaftesbury and Spurgeon. With 15 schemes throughout England, caring for around 450 people, we also provide resources such as books, other publications, conferences and seminars on Christian perspectives on caring for older people. For more details about this significant role and information about how to apply, please fill in the form below.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 5 March 2020.

No agencies please.

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Andrews Charitable Trust (ACT) is looking for two to three additional trustees, motivated by affecting change through charity and business working together, to make up an expanding board. It is particularly interested to hear from applicants with experience in:

  • investment management (particularly property investment)
  • shelter responses to humanitarian aid or international development
  • services for young people who have been in care
  • growing enterprises to achieve scale.

Applicants with other relevant areas would also be welcome.

ACT is a grant-making charity. As the majority shareholder of Andrews Property Group, it uses the profits made by the company to support ventures which offer innovative approaches to social problems.

Trustees will play an active role in guiding the programmes of grants and investments, which aim to address the links between housing and poverty, both in the UK and internationally. Total time commitment will be no more than 10 days per year. This includes three afternoon board meetings and one full day a year (near Bristol on a Thursday), plus occasional visits to prospective investees and/or participation on one of ACT’s sub committees. There will also be some home reading and research.

Travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Deadline: 28th February 2020
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