Interim Head of Specialist Income Generation | Fundraising | National Charity

UK wide
c.65,000 - £70,000

Compass Executive are partnering with a national charity of scale to appoint an Interim Head of Specialist Income Generation.

Responsible for statutory income growth and leading a team of fundraisers and business development managers supporting bid and tender activities. This is a key role in ensuring the organisation successfully bids for relevant contracts, grants and funding.

You will support the Executive Leadership team in setting the commercial strategy, specifically around social investment and statutory grants to ensure ambitious goals are met and be responsible for the continuous improvement of operations services and processes.

Skills and experience

  • Extensive experience of competitive tendering for statutory services.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading a successful bid and tender team.
  • Understanding of the potential for volunteering to support income and improvement activity.
  • A current knowledge and understanding of tender and grant legal and local frameworks
  • Extensive knowledge of business intelligence, trend analysis and using data to inform decision making.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the role of social impact bonds and social investment in health and care delivery
  • Educated to Degree level or with equivalent relevant business experience
  • Professional qualification or relevant business experience in Lean Six Sigma or Business Analysis.
  • Professional qualification in Bid and Tender writing, or equivalent relevant business experience.

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Abigail Hobden-Bada, LLB (Hons)

Abigail is Head of Practice for the Not For Profit Sector at Compass Executives. Partnering with our key sector verticals of health, social care and social impact, Abigail advises and builds leadership teams for a diverse portfolio of clients across the charity space (CEO, Trustee and broader C-suite assignments).

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