Director of Services (Infrastructure)

Closing: 22nd November 2019
Salary: £38,233 (pay review pending)
Location: Voluntary Action Rotherham
Hours and Working Pattern: 37 hours per week
Term of Employment: Permanent

Job description

Voluntary Action Rotherham (VAR) is the lead body for supporting, developing and promoting the voluntary and community sector (VCS) in the Rotherham Borough. Our role is to facilitate effective action to bring about positive change in the lives of individuals and communities in the local area  Following an internal restructure, we are now looking to recruit a key member of the senior management team to help drive forward the organisation to deliver the strongest possible impact for the communities and individuals we serve.

The Director of Services (Infrastructure) will be responsible for leading on the Single Infrastructure Grant (SIG) and related areas of work, VAR’s core services and key networks and consortia of Rotherham’s VCS organisations.

The successful candidate will have:

• Previous experience of leading at a senior level within a voluntary or public sector organisation;

• Demonstrable record of developing strong and effective stakeholder and partner relationships within a complex environment;

• Proven track record of building, leading and managing diverse teams across a number of business areas and specialisms;

• Experience of developing services and contributing towards funding, income generation and business planning.

As well as having the ability to lead the team through an inclusive and empowering leadership style, the successful candidate must have the ability to influence at a high level across a range of services, stakeholders, commissioners and organisations.

The role will require regular attendance at meetings outside of normal working hours, therefore, the successful candidate must be willing to work flexible hours when required to meet work demands.


How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete a VAR Application Form and return it to: HR (marked Private and Confidential), Voluntary Action Rotherham, The Spectrum, Coke Hill, Rotherham, S60 2HX or email to: by 4.30pm on the closing date.

Interviews for this role are likely to take place on Monday 9th or Tuesday 10th December 2019.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Shafiq Hussain, Chief Executive Designate, on 01709 829821 or email: .

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