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Join a leading, high profile campaign to increase the participation, contribution and success of women in science, engineering and technology across the UK. WISE provides expert support to a growing membership of over 160 organisations and several thousand individuals working across Government, academic institutions, business and industry. Our small, friendly team operates from an office in central Leeds. HRH The Princess Royal is patron of WISE. Find out more at www.wisecampaign.org.uk
Job Title: Development Manager
Reports to: Development Director
A social enterprise and membership organisation which generates its own income, WISE is growing fast as it develops relationships with an increasing number of corporate and institutional members. The new role of Development Manager is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference for women, for business and for the UK economy.
The Development Manager will support the Development Director to develop, manage and deliver a portfolio of WISE commercial products for employers. Your role will support our corporate members and other clients to reap the business benefits of gender diversity through implementing best practice in the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in science, engineering and technology. The role will require strong communication, organisational and commercial skills along with a deep knowledge of equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The Development Manager will liaise with corporate members, clients, internal teams, external delivery partners and other stakeholders to develop, roll-out and evaluate practical programmes to improve opportunities for women in a STEM environment.
Terms: Base salary: £30,600 FTE plus pension contribution.
A 2.5% London weighting and discretionary performance-related bonus are available.
Hours: Flexible Up to 80% pro-rata based on 30hrs a week. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays pro rata for reduced hours.
Location: Flexible: place of work will be WISE Head Office in Leeds or home-based. Regular travel to London and Leeds plus occasional meetings and events elsewhere across the UK will be required.
WISE campaigns for gender balance in STEM. We welcome applications from men as well as women who support the cause.
Working with the Development Director, ensure delivery of high quality programmes for STEM employers seeking to recruit, retain and improve opportunities for women in their organisation and the wider industry. This includes managing programmes currently offered in support of the Ten steps as well as supporting the development of new products and services.
Successful track record in:
Knowledge and Skills
Please send a CV and supporting letter of no longer than 2 sides of A4 with examples demonstrating a successful track record of achievement in a similar role and contact details for two referees to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date 12 noon on Friday 4 August Applicants who have been shortlisted will be notified by August 11th. If you have not been contacted by this date please assume you have been unsuccessful. Interviews will be held in Leeds on 31st August. For an informal discussion about the role please contact the WISE office on 0113 222 6072 to arrange a time to speak to Development Director Dr Mhairi Crawford.