DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT

LINCOLN – FLEXIBLE WORKING

£45K – £55K

We have an exciting new leadership role for a Director of Business Operations and Engagement with an ambitious and respected charity.  As an inclusive leader you will be responsible for leading and developing the core business functions including stakeholder stewardship and engagement, strategic communications, organisation wide performance oversight and financial growth.

Working closely with the CEO, Development Director and Director of Strategy and Place and with direct responsibility for a small highly skilled team, the main purpose of the Director of Business Operations and Engagement is to drive business growth and performance aligning strategic connections, engagement and communication. You will have an agile and flexible approach, able to respond at a strategic level to the needs of the organisation and the direction of the work. 

The Director of Business Operations and Engagement will also ensure our core business functions align with our strategic goals, ensuring compliance and performance are delivered on and enabling opportunities – all through inclusive, collaborative engagement and excellent communication.

We operate an inclusive, equitable and transparent recruitment and assessment process, underpinned by an organisational commitment to equality and diversity. We actively encourage applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds who can bring an array of skills and experience to our organisation. We’re committed to making sure every applicant is assessed solely on merit and relevant experience to do the job. 

A FULL APPLICATION PACK WILL BE SENT, UPON RECEIPT OF YOUR INITIAL APPLICATION,  FOR COMPLETION AND RETURN BY SUNDAY 23RD JUNE. INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD W.C. 1ST JULY.

Personal Specification Director of Business and Engagement: 

Our ideal postholder will be able to demonstrate a mix of expertise, experience, energy for and commitment to the following attributes: 

  • Business growth and development aligned with strategic priorities
  • Managing risk and delivery of complex projects and programmes with multiple stakeholders and funders.
  • Managing multiyear / funder budgets and work streams across a diverse portfolio.
  • Strategic communication and movement building focused on influencing behaviours.
  • Embedding and enabling organisational governance to support excellence
  • Commitment to championing, leading and embedding equality, diversity and inclusion in everything we do
  • Leading and building a diverse and dynamic team that supports and enables the whole organisation to deliver the business plan  
  • Inspiring an organisation culture that creates a brilliant place to work, enabling professional and personal development
  • Implementing change and driving forward a strategy at a senior level
  • Building effective and strong relationships which enables the delivery of the business plan and the core role of the organisation.
  • Producing written material for multi stakeholder audiences and funders at local and county level. 

Key Responsibilities Director of Business Operations and Engagement:

  • The the strategic and development lead for our stakeholder engagement processes and strategy, monitoring and understanding its impact in building strong and collaborative relationships.
  • Develop new strategic relationships and innovative partnerships that will enable the delivery of the strategy.
  • Lead the communications and engagement strategy and growth of Active Lincolnshire and Let’s Move Lincolnshire brand awareness and profile.  
  • Lead the communications team, supporting high performance, learning and development, building the capacity and capabilities of the team and supporting personal development.
  • Seek opportunities for financial growth aligned to our strategic goals.  
  • Strategic responsibility to ensure contracts and funded projects and work are aligned across capacity, strategic outcomes, finance and delivery, trouble shooting, mitigating risk and innovating as required.

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