Who We Are
Leonard Cheshire is a leading inclusive development agency, with 70 years’ experience in supporting people with disabilities across the globe. Our international work includes inclusive education, economic empowerment, youth leadership, protection and wellbeing, policy and influencing and academic research. Capacity building of our partners and clients and utilisation of digital and technological solutions are cross-cutting to our work.
We deliver our projects through local partners and also contribute to mainstream programmes with our technical expertise on disability and inclusion. We hold the Secretariat for the Leonard Cheshire Global Alliance, a network of over 200 organisations across over 54 countries, one of the world’s largest networks wholly dedicated to supporting people with disabilities.
Leonard Cheshire is one of 3 technical partners for disability for the World Bank, and works closely with the ILO, as well as collaborating with UNESCO, UNICEF, UNGEI and other global actors.
The Head of Resourcing and Development will take the lead in developing and successfully implementing an ambitious funding plan for the growth of Leonard Cheshire’s international operations in order to continue growing the income for programmes, research and influencing initiatives.
You will work closely with senior leadership, regional offices and technical staff to deliver high quality propositions and major winning bids.
You will have an extensive track record of securing major grants and contracts for international development work, and expertise in developing and securing new partnerships and of working through high-level consortia.
What We Offer
- Working within a small international team of high-impact professionals.
- Being a member of the international SMT and contributing to a broad range of strategic decisions.
- Being a member of the SLG for both national and international operations.
- Being an influencer within one of the world’s largest NGO networks.
How To Apply
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Please contact Graham Drew on 0203 750 3111 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation, or to submit an application.
Application will be by way of a full CV and a supporting statement of no more than 2 pages.
All applications must be received by midday on Friday 22nd February.
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