Job title: Organisational Development and Movement Building Manager

Job type: Permanent – Full-time, hybrid and flexible working available.

Salary and benefits: £42,974 per annum, contributory pension scheme, pay scheme with incremental growth, Employee Assistance Programme and 22 days’ holiday rising by 1 day each year up to a maximum of 27 days.

Location: All staff work remotely with access to the office on a voluntary and needs basis. An all staff in-person meeting is held in London roughly every 6 weeks. The office is based at: Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX.

Deadline for applications: Monday 27 June 2022 at 10.00 (BST)

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a full time Organisational Development and Movement Building Manager to stimulate and support the development of MS groups, organisations, the global MSIF movement and the wider global MS community. The role involves all aspects of inclusive project design and management; organising and creating content for training events, workshops and webinars; grant giving and convening and facilitating various stakeholder work groups and consultations.

We are looking for an experienced project manager who enjoys working on a diverse range of cross-cutting national, regional and global projects. In this role you will interact, develop and maintain relationships with people from a broad range of backgrounds and cultures, spotting opportunities for connection and collaboration. You will mentor and coach staff and volunteers in national/local community-based organisations, or connect them with others who are best placed to support them to achieve their goals.

Working with two other team members, and under the leadership of the Head of Organisational Development and Movement Building, this role will suit an individual who has experience of facilitating work that strengthens community-based organisations and/or movements in several world regions. The ability to communicate in multiple languages is essential.

This is an exciting time to join MSIF as we are currently developing our 2023-7 strategy, ready for launch next year. Within this context we are building flexibility into our organisational development and movement building work to be able to more robustly respond to the needs of MS organisations and the MS communities they support, wherever they might be in the world. You will play a key role in identifying and responding to these needs and opportunities, integrating our work with MSIF’s research, access, information and advocacy teams in order to make progress towards our shared goals and aims.

Interested

Please find out more about the role and the skills and experience we’re looking for by downloading the job description below:

Job description

How to apply

All applicants must apply via CharityJob.co.uk as we are making use of the website’s service to anonymise applications in an effort to reduce bias in our recruitment process. On the Charity Jobs website, you will be asked to upload your CV and covering letter (no longer than 500 words) explaining why you want the role and what you’d bring to MSIF in relation to the Job Description and Person Specification. For monitoring purposes, please also tell us how you found out about the job.

Please include contact details of two professional references. These will only be contacted if an offer is made.

We can only give feedback to candidates who are shortlisted.

Eligibility

All applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom (UK) and provide information regarding the basis of their right to work in the UK along with their application. All our staff are currently based in the UK and will need to be going forward.

Recruitment agencies need not apply

Inclusion

MSIF places great value on human diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and particularly welcome applicants with personal experience of living with MS. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview stage, please contact us at recruitment@msif.org. We’re here to support you.

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