Strategy Development Programme Officer

26 Jul 2019
19 Aug 2019
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Strategy Development Programme Officer 

Position: Strategy Development Programme Officer 
Location: Central London, WC1N 
Job type: Full Time, 12-month Fixed-Term Contract 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £Competitive 
Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, generous pension scheme, flexible working, discounted season ticket loan and many more! 

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 23 August 2019 

About the role: 

Interested in how an organisation develops its five-year strategy? Keen to have a unique insight into all aspects of an organisation, working closely with the Chief Executive and the Director of People and Planning? Then this is the role for you! 

We are just at the start of our exciting new strategy development work and are looking for an outstanding individual to support us over a 12-month period. Reporting into the CEO as the programme sponsor, you’ll be monitoring all aspects of our strategy programme work plan, tracking progress and helping to prepare draft findings and outputs. You’ll also see this work through to working with our Brand team on the design and publication of the new strategy. 

You’ll also play a key role in supporting our Senior Leadership Team (SLT) in monitoring progress on SLT projects, working with a variety of stakeholders in the Charity and the Hospital. 

About the Team: 

This is a new role in the Charity, reporting into the CEO and working closely with the Trustee Liaison Officer and the CEO’s PA. The role has a dotted line into the Director of People and Planning. 

About you: 

You’ll be a self-starter with great organisational skills, experienced at working with a diverse range of stakeholders and able to win their confidence and trust. 

- A keen interest in strategy development. 
- Strong oral and writing skills. 
- A commitment to delivering quality outputs. 
- A business approach to problem solving. 
- Excellent IT skills. 
- Experience of co-ordinating strategy development programmes. 
- Project management experience. 
- Minute-taking experience. 

About the Charity: 

Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you. 

Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - we offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan. 

How to Apply: 

Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. You are strongly encouraged to include a cover letter with your application, and should refer to the ‘Application and Interview FAQs’ on the career section of our website before you apply. 

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment. 

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately only able to inform shortlisted candidates of the outcome of their application. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If your application is not successful, we hope that you will not be discouraged and will still apply for other suitable vacancies in the future. 

You may have experience of the following: Development Project Manager, Development Officer, Project Manager, Strategy Manager, Strategic Management, etc. 

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