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Director – Development and Performance (based in Shrewsbury with travel)

This is a new senior position reflecting the growth and ambition of the charity. The position will deputise for and report to the CEO, taking the lead on a number of core functions to ensure continued growth and performance improvement. Programme resourcing (development) lies at the heart of this position and includes the line management of senior fundraisers as you take overall responsibility for income. You will also oversee our strategy implementation plan and lead on Impact monitoring. We anticipate increasing responsibility as the role establishes itself over the next few years.

The Person:

The right person for this role will be a senior manager ideally with overseas development experience and a strong commitment to our values: empowerment, excellence, collaboration and courage. Committed to good practice in development projects with demonstrable experience setting and implementing strategies and plans. An inspiring leader and manager, you will have sound relationship based fundraising/income generation experience and the ability to foster new partnerships. You will also enjoy being based in beautiful Shropshire with regular UK travel and up to 6 weeks abroad each year.

To Apply:

Please follow the link here for more information on the post and how to apply.

 

Plastering Trainer (Based at our Centre for Excellence, near Lusaka, Zambia)

In our ambition to increase the number of young people we can train, we are intending to run an entry level course in Plastering. We are seeking a competent, enthusiastic and experienced Plastering Trainer to help our trainees develop core plastering skills.

Qualifications and work experience to include:

  • Craft certificate in Bricklaying and Plastering or its equivalent
  • Minimum of three years of experience in professional skills training or five years of experience in a related field
  • Technical Teaching Certificate or Diploma from a recognized institution
  • Accreditation as a trainer by TEVETA is a prerequisite
  • 4- 5 years of trade related experience within the construction sector

A full job description and details on how to apply is available here: Job Description Plastering Trainer – Feb 2019

 

Temporary Trainer in Rough Carpentry (Based at our Centre for Excellence, near Lusaka, Zambia)

Qualifications and work experience to include:

  • Technical Diploma or Craft Certificate in Rough Carpentry
  • Diploma in teaching methodology from a recognised College
  • 5 years of experience in teaching Rough Carpentry

A full job description and details on how to apply is available here: Job Description Rough Carpentry Trainer

 

Temporary Trainer in Bricklaying and Plastering (Based at our Centre for Excellence, near Lusaka, Zambia)

Qualifications and work experience to include:

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Technical Diploma or Craft Certificate in Bricklaying & Plastering
  • Diploma in teaching methodology from a recognised College
  • 5 years of experience in teaching Bricklaying & Plastering

A full job description and details on how to apply is available here: Job Description Bricklaying & Plastering Trainer

 

Volunteer opportunities

Finance and Administration

If you have skills in finance and administration and would like to join our small and dynamic team, please get in touch with the UK Build It office on +44 (0)1743 246317.