10GM - Strategic Lead

Job Title: 
Strategic Lead
Senior Management
Contract Type: 
37 hours per week
Greater Manchester
Recruitment Type: 
Wednesday, 9 September, 2020 - 00:00

10GM is a joint venture by local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector infrastructure organisations in Greater Manchester: Bolton CVS, Salford CVS, Macc and Action Together. These local organisations provide a range of support including organisational and group development, accredited Volunteer Centres, locality and thematic networks, action groups and strategic representation across a wide range of partnerships.

10GM works strategically to strengthen support for the VCSE sector at borough level and ensure connectivity and engagement across the whole of Greater Manchester. 10GM represents a combined membership of thousands of local voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations working in communities and neighbourhoods all across the city-region.

An opportunity has now arisen for a Strategic Lead to facilitate engagement with 10GM across Greater Manchester for a two year contract that has the potential to extend.

The Benefits

- Salary of £35,000 per annum
- Flexible working opportunities
- Ongoing professional development
- 7% pension contribution (1% contribution by employee)
- 25 days’ annual leave (plus eight Bank Holidays) pro rata
- Work with a large diverse team committed to social justice

If you have strong influencing skills and project or programme experience alongside passion for social justice and the VCSE sector, this is a fantastic opportunity to advance and get involved with an exceptional charitable initiative that will help change Greater Manchester for the better.

We believe that VCSE sector organisations have an important part to play in work across Greater Manchester that benefits everyone and will see our city and our communities rise, do better and profit from the work we do.

So, if you share our values and want to be a part of something big that will bring great things to Greater Manchester, we would love to hear from you.

The Role

As the Strategic Lead, you will be tasked with playing a key leadership and representation role within 10GM and ensure the organisation can fulfil its purposes, aims, contracts and commitments. You’ll build links across partner organisations and associates, identifying opportunities, sharing information and resources and maximising the efficiency of the 10GM initiative.

Specifically, your role will involve:

- Maintaining and developing relationships with stakeholders across the public, private and VCSE sectors
- Creating a positive partnership with Greater Manchester in line with 10GM’s values
- Identifying new funding opportunities and developing proposals
- Utilising national, regional and local policies that can be used by 10GM members to enhance influencing

About You

To be considered as the Strategic Lead, you will need:

- To be a skilled influencer who can operate at a senior level and bring solutions
- The ability to secure, lead and deliver projects and programmes to agreed timelines and outcomes
- To be driven by social justice and passionate about the VCSE
- The ability to manage complex partnerships and relationships
- To be collaborative and relational in your approach
- To be interested in social policy and can make this accessible to others
- The ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
- To be a skilled communicator in person and in writing and effective in producing communication content for a variety of audiences

Click Here for the Job Description

Click Here for the application form

Completed applications should be sent by the closing date to jobs@10GM.org.uk.

Please use the subject line 'Confidential job application'

The closing date for this role is the 9th September 2020 23:59pm

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