Job Title: Head of Programmes & Impact

Location: London 2 to 3 days per week travel

Close Date: 24/06/2019

Salary: c £50,000

Job description

The Head of Programmes & Impact is a new and key role for the organisation.

The post-holder will be responsible for managing the UK country leads, supporting the CEO with fundraising for the organisation and managing evidence gathering and reporting on the impact of the AHF and the projects it supports. Specific responsibilities will include ensuring the accuracy of, and overseeing the delivery of, UK grant funded programmes and subsequent financial reporting, as well as being an integral member of the Senior Management Team, aiming for seamless processes between teams and helping foster collaborative working.

Alongside the CEO, the post-holder will manage key relationships with stakeholders and contribute to professional working groups and those activities supported by a number of trusts and foundations, as well as developing new relationships with potential partners and funders to deliver the organisation’s strategic objectives.

In addition, your challenge will be to oversee evaluation and impact reporting for our programmes, inputting new ideas for improving the quality of reporting and processes to achieve accurate and easy to read reports for wide ranging audiences. The post-holder will coordinate the grants decision-making process, including the work of the Grants Panel.

We are looking for an experienced senior manager with a track record of attracting and managing diverse funding streams that address heritage, economic and social outcomes. Financial acumen is key, with experience of reporting financials for various audiences. Leading and motivating a geographically dispersed team will be vital, so applicants must be able to demonstrate success in leading to achieve against strategic objectives. Candidates should have proven problem-solving skills with the ability to respond calming to unexpected demands exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships to maintain a positive energy in moving projects towards a successful outcome.

Ideally candidates will have an understanding of governance issues in charities and social enterprise, and of course a demonstrable interest in, and commitment to, the AHF’s mission – to help deliver a sustainable future for historic buildings throughout the UK through community enterprise.

Based at the AHF’s London Office 2 to 3 days each week, there will be regular travel across geographic regions and partners’ regional offices.


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