Our current roles are listed below. If you would like to make a speculative application, please send a covering letter and your CV to:
info@onenationuk.org

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Current Vacancies:

Operations Manager

Status: Full Time

Hours: 2435 Hours (Weekends is essential)

Responsible to: Trustees

Salary: Negotiable (depending on experience)

Location: One Nation offices in Birmingham and Batley

One Nation is a UK based charity that operates in 22 countries around the world, serving those that are in poverty and distress. One Nation is looking for an Operations Manager who will drive the day to day activities and also promote the charity aims and supplement its future growth.

The operations manager will work closely with the trustees and will play an integral role in shaping the overall operations of the organisation and drive forward new initiatives to manage/improve the day to day operations and ensure long term sustainability and stability of the charity.

Role:

  • Managing the day to day operations of the charity
  • Regularly report to the trustees.
  • Play an integral role in defining the future direction and strategy for the charity.
  • Manage staff.
  • Identify and develop new fund-raising opportunities.
  • Develop and drive forward new business functions.

Responsibilities:

1) Manage and coordinate day to day activities of all the departments.

2) Support and Contribute to short and long-term organisational planning and strategy as a member of the senior management team.

3) Develop, Agree and execute the annual operational plan.

4) Ensure timely delivery of all departmental targets.

5) Facilitate coordination and communication between key business functions.

6) Responsible for the continuous refinement and improvement of all business processes.

7) Manage resources, prepare and agree work packages and manage delivery.

8) Responsible for one-to-ones, quarter, Performance Management, Mentoring, Developing, Coaching and

Training of staff.

9) Implement and ensure adherence to all operational policies, departmental objectives, and procedures.

10) Recruiting staff – developing job descriptions and specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, short-listing, interviewing and selecting successful candidates.

11) Advising on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion, benefits and salary reviews.

12) Manage and coordinate the day to day issues related to all premises where the charity operates from.

13) Keep abreast of employment law and advising the line manager accordingly.

14) Dealing with grievances and implementing disciplinary policies and procedures.

16) Analysing training needs in conjunction with departmental managers and delivering relevant training as required.

Experience & key Skills:

  • Experience in management for a similar environment
  • Outstanding organisational, planning and coordination skills.
  • Ability to plan and balance competing priorities.
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Outstanding People/Project management, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to motivate and enthuse staff, colleagues, volunteers and external supporters.
  • Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects or initiatives.

Desirable:

  • Hold an MBA qualification.
  • Experience of working in the charity sector.
  • Hold an Islamic studies qualification.
  • Have a working-understanding of the legal requirements affecting UK charities.

To apply for this role, please email your CV and Covering Letter to info@onenationuk.org. You can also email for further information.

The closing date for applications is 31st  of July 2018, although the position may close sooner if the right candidate is found.

Fundraising & Admin Officer

Status: Full Time

Hours: 1624 Hours (Weekends is essential)

Responsible to: Trustees and management

Salary: Negotiable (depending on experience)

Location: One Nation offices in Birmingham and Batley

One Nation is a UK based charity that operates in 22 countries around the world, serving those that are in poverty and distress. One Nation is looking for 1 fundraising & admin officer to join the dedicated team in t

Role:

  • To manage and build a volunteer base
  • To organise and co-ordinate regular local campaigns and fundraising/promotional events including local community events
  • To support seasonal fundraising and marketing campaigns by assisting staff in other departments as required in order to facilitate the work of the charity
  • To represent the charity at events in a professional and presentable manner, and do the utmost to promote the charity
  • To attend, promote, and raise funds for the charity at any events organised by individuals or third party organisations
  • To prepare, manage, and deliver a fundraising strategy and budget for your region
  • To lead, evaluate, develop, train, manage, and grow a network of volunteers to complement and deliver the charity’s objectives
  • To identify and research the local donor market’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and competitors and use the findings accordingly to implement new ways of increasing funds
  • To establish, build, and maintain relationships with key contacts including, but not limited to donors, volunteers, ISOCS, schools, local community leaders and groups, Masjids, and external organisations, including the general public.
  • Conceptualise new marketing material projects and developing interactive design
  • Work closely with the other team members to fulfil deliverables’ such as documents, leaflets, info-graphics, digital content, and advertising.
  • Develop graphics and visual or audio images for product illustrations, logos, and websites.
  • Manage any print related tasks when required.
  • Letter writing and other admin duties
  • Any other duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post

Responsibilities:

1) Manage and coordinate day to day activities.

2) To manage and build volunteer base

3) To organise and co-ordinate regular local campaigns and fundraising/promotional events including local community events

5) To support seasonal fundraising and marketing campaigns by assisting staff in other departments as required in order to facilitate the work of the charity

6) To represent the charity at events in a professional and presentable manner, and do the utmost to promote the charity

7) To attend, promote, and raise funds for the charity at any events organised by individuals or third party organisations

8) To identify and research the local donor market’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and competitors and use the findings accordingly to implement new ways of increasing funds

9) To establish, build, and maintain relationships with key contacts including, but not limited to donors, volunteers, ISOCS, schools, local community leaders and groups, Masjids, and external organisations, including the general public in Batley, Leicester and around the UK.

10) Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts.

11) Develop graphics and visual or audio images for product illustrations, logos, and websites.

12) Manage any print related tasks when required.

13) Letter writing and other admin duties

14) Any other duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post

Experience & key Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent networking and influencing skills
  • Commitment to community and social development values
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Good independent judgement, strategic vision and ability to challenge constructively
  • Tolerant of the views and opinions of others
  • Established networks to facilitate PR and fundraising
  • Ability to work confidently with the Head of Fundraising, CEO and Board of Trustees to design and deliver the strategic fundraising plan
  • A creative individual who can galvanise volunteers and staff to overcome challenges and provide solutions laterally
  • Good knowledge of contemporary fundraising techniques
  • Good knowledge of public and private sector funding sources, structures and organisations
  • Good knowledge of the charity and volunteer sector and UK Muslim community
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure and work on own initiative
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise work
  • Ability to speak confidently in public
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with a diverse range of people internally and externally
  • Ability to gain trust and confidence of stakeholders
  • Ability to use social media for the purposes of engaging stakeholders
  • Willingness and ability to travel and to work unsociable hours, including evenings and weekends when required

Desirable:

  • Strong project management skills and initiative
  • Excellent knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise a complicated workload
  • Proven track record across all types of fundraising
  • Knowledge of Islamic financial matters (Zakat, Wakf, Quarbani, etc.) is an advantage

To apply for this role, please email your CV and Covering Letter to info@onenationuk.org. You can also email for further information.

The closing date for applications is 31st of July 2018, although the position may close sooner if the right candidate is found.