Director of Programmes & Development

Closing date 7 July 2019
Organisation Leeds Community Foundation
Location Leeds city centre
Hours Full time
35 hours per week, usually Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm
Salary Competitive salary dependent on experience, in the range of £40,000-£50,000 FTE
Telephone 0113 242 2426

The Director of Programmes & Development is a new position designed to lead and manage a skilled team that blends several core activities of the Foundation – income generation, grant-making, evaluation and stewardship – to achieve our vision of creating cities of opportunity for all in Leeds and Bradford.

This new post will support integrated working across our key areas of activity, co-ordinate day to day activity and ensure colleagues are working together to achieve our annual targets for money in and money out.
Income generated from private (high net worth individuals and companies) and non-private (public sector and other funders) sources helps build vital relationships that support our business plan.  Strategic and efficient grant-making, evaluation and impact reporting keeps us in touch with, and responsive to, the needs and opportunities of the communities we serve, and expert in the advice we give to donors.

An inspiring leader and experienced manager, the Director of Programmes & Development will line manage the Head of Development, Head of Relationships, Head of Grants and Head of Evaluation & Impact. They will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, alongside the Chief Executive and Finance Director, and a member of the broader Management Team. The post holder will report directly to the Chief Executive and will be expected to present to the Board of Trustees on Programme and Development matters.

To submit an application for this job, please visit and follow the instructions on how to apply.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 7 July 2019. Interviews will be held on Monday 15 July, with a view to the successful candidate taking up their post as soon as possible.

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