Head Of Funding Partnerships BBC Children In Need job in Salford at BBC

Head of Funding Partnerships (BBC Children in Need)

Company: BBC

Location: Salford UK

Date Posted:Mar 10, 2018

BBC Children in Need are currently looking for a Head of Funding Partnerships for a Continuing contract, based in London or Salford.We are looking for an experienced leader to support the development of our strategy for funding partnerships work, to implement the strategy in a cohesive manner across the organisation and to lead the execution of existing and future funding partnership work.BBC Children in Need has adopted a new funding strategy designed to enhance our support to disadvantaged children and young people. This expands the current portfolio of emergency and responsive grant programmes with an additional focus on partnership funding. BBC Children in Need exists to make a positive difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people across the UK. Our refreshed objectives and activities will ensure the impact we have on children’s lives is front and centre of the work the charity undertakes over and above the projects and services we fund. The Head of Funding Partnerships will take a dynamic approach to finding and funding inspiring ideas that change the lives of children and young people. “Find, fund, collaborate” - has stimulated a series of initiatives ranging from co-funding as part of a consortium of funders, to individual programmes run in partnership arrangements with other funders and organisations.The Head of Funding Partnerships will lead the development, delivery, evaluation and wider influence. You will work with the Directors of Impact and Insight to ensure grant programmes are evidence based and reflect the core priorities and values of the charity in addition to promoting a shared understanding of wider impact among Trustees and staff across the organisation.You will engage all aspects of the charity to deliver maximum impact for children and young people, combining Content, Commercial, Ops and Finance in common purpose with grant makers and the Insight team.Additionally, you will work with and consult Children in Need grant making staff to ensure effective four Nations delivery and build on and create relationships across the BBC and externally with relevant stakeholders and potential partners.With the Director of Insight you will develop metrics and accessible representation of the impact and learning from the various funding lines and will share learning for programmes  internally and externally and to collaborate with colleagues in Children in Need to establish and develop opportunities to influence systemic change.Working with the Chief Operating Officer, legal, finance and operations teams, you will ensure clear process is followed in the selection and administration of partnership funding programmes.The Head of Funding Partnerships will take an informed and evidence based approach to new initiatives and will actively seek and identify areas particularly open to support and in line with our agreed priorities. The key requirements we are looking for: Ability to combine strategic thinking with operational delivery Experience of grant making at both strategic and operational levels Experience of leading project management in relation to funding programmes Knowledge of social policy in relation to children and young people and disadvantage Experience of leading a team at a senior level Evidence of ability to communicate effectively across a range of platforms and audiences Knowledge and experience of evaluation methods and their application Ability to network and develop connections at all levels across the public and private sectors Evidence of creativity and agility in response to the unexpected Ability to work independently and to use initiative responsibly Experience of consultation and effective participation with children and young people View full job description
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