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Business Development Officer

Hours Full Time – 37.5 hours per week
Location Currently all staff are working remotely. We are open to applications from across the UK. THET have a Central London office for those able to commute.
Reports to Communications and External Engagement Manager
Accountability and key relationships The Business Development Officer will work across the THET staff community, a diverse range of stakeholders and the broader partnership environment.
Salary scale £24,600 – £28,800 per annum
Length of contract Permanent

About the role

THET is a dynamic and well-established charity that has been operating for over 30 years. The last three-years have seen a period of considerable success as THET has worked to diversify its income sources.

If you enjoy being a part of something challenging and relish the opportunity to work alongside the senior leadership team of an INGO to develop high quality written tenders, and with an eye to innovation, this is the role for you.

You will have exceptional writing skills and entrepreneurial spirit, with a creative eye for opportunities. You will need to be a diplomatic and confident verbal communicator capable of securing the support of stakeholders internally and externally. A talented self-starter, able to demonstrate initiative and stay calm in busy environments, you will be joining a five-person External Engagement Team who are dedicated to THET’s mission of ensuring everyone everywhere can access quality healthcare.

Main responsibilities:

Business Development: Research, identify and coordinate new sources of income

  • In partnership with members of the SMT, develop materials for verbal and written proposals, submissions and presentations.
    Maintain THET’s relationship with existing Trusts and Foundations who provide us with unrestricted income.
  • Manage the writing and production of high quality and timely reports to these supporters and where appropriate, serve as the point of contact for these trusts and foundations on behalf of THET.
  • Support the development and use of consistent business plans in ways which encourage accountability and communication between all THET staff engaged in this work.
  • Carry out desk research of new funding opportunities, producing donor, carrying out due diligence of new donors, tracking information about new business development across the organisation.
  • In partnership with other staff and the Monitoring and Evaluation and Communications teams in particular, the post holder will compile information which tracks our performance in delivering annual KPIs.

Project Coordination: Work with and to support teams during the inception phase of projects

  • Develop and revise workplans, setting up budget codes, scheduling and chairing catch up meetings, chasing deadlines, re-budgeting for relevant projects or projects with strong involvement in proposal development.
  • Support staff responsible for delivering projects to meet the requirements of donors through monitoring and reporting.

Communications and External Engagement: Support the wider External Engagement Team with the development of THET’s Annual Conference and other income generating events

  • Roles to include sponsorship support and relationship management.
  • Support the wider External Engagement Team with the maintenance and growth where planned of the Individual Donor base.
    o Work with the team to generate fundraising materials and maintain clear communications.
  • Play a key role in THET’s quality assurance e.g. generating briefs, working with the team to generate clear and accurate content and design work.

 To access the full job description please click here.

How to apply:

To apply for this role please send your CV and a cover letter to jobs@thet.org by midnight on Sunday 25th April 2021.

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 3rd May 2021. THET is an equal opportunities employer.

This post is UK based. Non-EC nationals will require current and valid permission to work in the UK. 

Human Resources Manager

Hours: 4 days per week (30 hours a week)
Location: Currently all staff are working remotely.
THET have a Central London office for those able to commute
Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations
Salary: £36,300 – £39,500 gross (pro rata)
Responsible for: HR and Operations Officer
Contract: Permanent
Key contacts: The HR Manager will have regular contact with all THET staff (London and overseas offices), including a diverse range of external stakeholders. The post holder will be part of the Finance, HR and Operations team.

About the role

THET is a dynamic and well-established charity that has been operating for over 30 years. The last three-years have seen a period of considerable success as THET has worked to diversify its income sources resulting in growth.
If you enjoy being a part of something challenging and relish the opportunity to work alongside the senior leadership team of an INGO, to develop a high-performing HR and Operations function providing a professional support to all staff, this role is for you.

Overseeing all aspects of HR for the charity including payroll and insurance, you will need to be a confident, diplomatic verbal communicator capable of providing support and solutions to staff at all levels across the organisation. The last staff survey showed 96% of colleagues have a good relationship with their managers and colleagues, and 89% approval rating for how the charity is responding to COVID-19 but are committed to doing even better.

A highly professional self-starter, able to demonstrate initiative and stay calm in busy environments, you will be joining a six-person Finance and Operations team who are dedicated to THET’s mission of ensuring everyone everywhere can access quality healthcare.

Main responsibilities

  • To establish and develop a dialogue and relationship with the Country Directors and team Managers in the UK, to understand key resource issues and associated requirements to meet both current and future organisational challenges.
  • To act as the lead advisor on all employee related matters including contracts.
  • To identify and support the charity to successfully deliver credible, customer focused, cost-effective and innovative recruitment solutions using a range of techniques.
  • To line-manage the full-time HR and Operations Officer.
  • In collaboration with the HR & Operations Officer develop a resourcing strategy and innovative, timely and cost-effective best practice solutions to enable THET to meet its objectives.
  • To support the implementation and further improvement of Training and Development plans to support the achievement of organisational objectives and managing change.
  • To act as the lead HR Adviser for all Grievance, Disciplinary and Capability processes.
  • To provide operational advice, coaching and guidance to line managers and staff to embed performance management against organisational objectives.
  • To provide operational delivery of a customer focussed and cost-effective HR transactional services and associated administration.
  • To undertake project work that supports HR policy and processes development and implementation to ensure legal compliance and best practice.

How to apply:

To view the full job description please click here.

To apply for this role please send your CV and a cover letter to jobs@thet.org by midnight 2nd May 2021.

THET is an equal opportunities employer.

This post is UK based. Non-EC nationals will require current and valid permission to work in the UK.

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