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The Money Charity is the national financial capability charity. We enable people across the UK stay on top of their money, helping them live happier and more positive lives as a result. We are a friendly, dynamic and supportive team who are all passionate about helping people to manage money well. Come and work with us!

Our current vacancies

  • A new Head of Adult & Industry Programmes
  • A part time Finance & Administration Officer

Head of Adult & Industry Programmes

 Location: London – Clapham

Salary details: £40,000 – £45,000 dependent on skills and experience.

Additional benefits include 10% non-contributory pension, 25 days holiday, bank holidays, plus 3 further discretionary days between Christmas and New Year when the office normally closes. Flexible annual leave available.  Full or part time role potentially available.

Job details

The Money Charity is the national financial capability charity which helps people across the UK stay on top of their money to help them live happier and more positive lives as a result.

A core part of the charity’s offering works to help adults build the skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours to manage their money well. This includes the delivery of money management workshops in community settings and workplaces. In addition the charity produces printed and digital tools and materials to help everyone make the most of their money throughout life.  The charity also works with the financial services industry to improve practices, both from a preventative financial capability perspective and when things go wrong.

We are looking to recruit to this role, which forms part of the Executive team and will lead on the charity’s work with adults and the industry. The Head of Adult & Industry Programmes will report directly to the Chief Executive and will manage the adult team. The role is pivotal to the success of the charity and the applicant will hold responsibility for strategic and operational planning, development and management of all aspects of our adult & industry work.  This includes day to day responsibility for staff, contracts, relationships and budgets for our existing programmes and projects, as well as the opportunity to lead on creating new and exciting ways to reach many more adults.

The right person for this role will need to be able to hit the ground running. They will relish the opportunity to lead and develop further this crucial part of our work.  You will need strong development and leadership skills, including experience of generating new income streams, developing new products and services and of designing and managing projects from start to finish. You will need to be able to take charge of your own work load and that of your team.  This role is an integral part of the senior management team of the charity, and you will also be expected to contribute and add value on strategic issues at the highest levels, including the board.   The successful candidate will be an advocate for the ethos and culture of the organisation and will be willing to do what is required in order to achieve our strategic vision.

This is a large, varied and high level role – which will provide an excellent opportunity for the applicant to work within an innovative team and charity and will provide the chance to really make an impact.

Role description –

  • Part of the senior management team at a UK wide financial capability charity which helps people develops the skills, attitudes and behaviours to manage their finances well;
  • Leading on and developing the charity’s adult strategy, policy and project operations;
  • Leading on and developing the charity’s industry strategy and consultancy work
  • Responsible for the products and personnel involved with The Money Charity’s work with adults and the industry.
  • Responsible for the development of our adult and industry work as set out in our strategic plan, which will include managing change, securing new funding and the development and implementation of new programmes;
  • Developing and maintaining budgets and operational plans to support programmes;
  • Managing key relationships with funders and partners;
  • Designing and facilitating training for consultants, volunteers and staff;
  • Developing and supporting evaluation methods;
  • Delivering The Money Charity training and workshops when required;
  • Supporting the Chief Executive with work at board level, by preparing board reports and updates and attending board meetings;
  • Recruiting, interviewing, selecting and maintaining high quality staff;
  • Implementing the human resources and staff/performance management policies and procedures of the organisation;
  • Ensuring staff are kept up to date about programme plans, through staff meetings and notices.
  • Working towards the charities strategic aims;
  • Representing The Money Charity at events and meetings as necessary;
  • Staying informed of new research and policy in the areas of financial capability, personal finance, and debt, and highlighting key developments to other staff members when relevant;
  • Taking responsibility for other relevant pieces of work as appropriate;
  • Participating in the corporate life of The Money Charity;
  • Taking initiative to help the charity expand and develop.

Applicant requirements–

Essential:

  • Significant experience in at least one (and preferably more) of the following sectors: financial capability, financial inclusion, debt advice, personal finance;
  • A good understanding of issues relating to money management and personal finance;
  • Experience of developing and delivering training;
  • Experience of managing projects and staff;
  • Excellent  interpersonal, communications and relationship management skills;
  • Confident at presenting and representing the charity in a various of guises;
  • Excellent organisational skills – able to manage own workload effectively and working under pressure;
  • Ability to self-motivate and take initiative to deliver tasks;
  • Ability to be bold, creative and confident with developing  and implementing ideas and strategies;
  • A flexible approach to work – able to respond to additional requirements which may be required;
  • Ability to work with a team;
  • Educated to degree level;

Desirable-

  • Experience of working with a range of community groups, including the more vulnerable;
  • Passionate about the cause; keen to work with people and empower them to be financially capable.
  • A positive and credible attitude to own money/financial capability.

Please note

Our Chief Executive will be going on maternity leave at the end of June 2017.  Depending on the skills and abilities of the applicant, there may be an opportunity to act as Interim Chief Executive over this period.

Closing date: 9th March 2017

Application details –

Interviews will be held the week of the 13th March and so you must be available for interview that week.

To apply for the role, please email a CV and covering letter explaining how you are suitable for this role, in particular how you meet the essential & desirable requirements and why you want this role to jobs@themoneycharity.org.uk

Due to the high number of expected applicants we will not be able to contact those who we do not shortlist.

 

 

Finance & Administration Officer, part-time

Location: London – Clapham

Salary details

£8-£12 per hour, depending on experience. Minimum 10 hours/week, possibly up to 15 hours/week. May lead to salaried role with fixed hours in future.

Additional benefits include 10% non-contributory pension, 25 days holiday plus public holidays FTE (pro-rata 26%- 40% depending on hours), plus 3 further discretionary days between Christmas and New Year when the office closes.

Job details

The Money Charity is the national financial capability charity which helps people across the UK stay on top of their money to help them live happier and more positive lives as a result. We provide financial education, information and advice to young people and adults throughout the UK through workshops and training. We also work with the financial services industry and undertake policy and communications work on relevant issues.

We are looking to recruit a part-time member of staff at our office in Clapham to assist the Finance & Office Manager in a range of duties and to be responsible for ensuring the office runs smoothly.

The applicant should have excellent organisational, administrative and interpersonal skills. Confidence with numbers, including with spreadsheets, is also required and some bookkeeping experience would be an advantage.  The applicant should have enthusiasm for helping our small team deliver the charity’s aims and objectives. The applicant must be able to deliver tasks to an agreed timescale and have the ability to manage their own workload, as well as working as part of a team. They must be flexible as the role is varied, and may change as the activities of the charity develop.

The role is part-time, preferably worked over three to five days. We would consider 10 to 15 hours per week to suit the ideal candidate, with a minimum of 10. It would ideally suit someone able to work school hours, or a few hours per day, say 3 hours per day Monday to Friday or 3 days of 5 hours per day. It is a new role in a small, friendly office. We offer flexibility in working hours, to suit the ideal candidate.

The position reports to the Finance & Office Manager, who is also part-time.

Role description

  • Assisting Finance & Office Manager with financial areas of work, such as :

o    Dealing with external suppliers on accounts matters arising

o    Preparing documents in Word and Excel as needed, such as lists of certain expenses, administrative letters to suppliers, petty cash expenditure etc

o    Sorting incoming financial mail into categories, such as accounts payable and remittance advices

  • Keeping records of incoming orders for some of our products, such as the Student Money Manual. Emailing invoices, as needed and arranging packing and despatch of orders.
  • Responsible for day-to-day IT matters arising.
  • Responsible for some HR and organisational matters, such as annual leave, onboarding, staff records etc.
  • Responsible for administration of Board meetings including arranging meetings, photocopying Board packs etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring the administrative needs of the office are supported, including:

o    Gate-keeping telephone calls and emails, and handling them appropriately

o    Meeting and greeting visitors, arranging refreshments

o    Booking travel and meetings

o    Managing and ordering stationery, office equipment and other office facilities, such as water and printer ink, to ensure there are always adequate provisions

o    Keeping the office and kitchen tidy and clean during the day

  • Taking responsibility for other relevant pieces of work as appropriate
  • Supporting the administrative needs of other team members as required, such as photocopying, preparing packs for workshops and taking deliveries
  • Participating in the corporate life of The Money Charity

Applicant requirements

Essential:

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills – able to manage their own workload effectively and work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with numbers, including confidence with spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work with MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience working in an office before
  • Able to be self-motivated and take initiative to deliver tasks
  • A flexible approach to work – able to respond to additional requirements which may be required
  • Ability to work with a team
  • A willingness to learn and develop in the role

Desirable:

  • A degree qualification
  • Book-keeping experience, preferably Quickbooks
  • An interest in financial capability

Closing date

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications will close when the required number of high quality applications have been received. We are looking to carry out interviews during March with a view to starting as soon as possible thereafter.

Application details  

To apply for the role, please email a CV and covering letter (no more than 2 A4 sides) explaining how you are suitable for this role (this should include how you meet the essential & desirable requirements and why you want the role) to jobs@themoneycharity.org.uk

Due to the high number of expected applicants we will not be able to contact those who we do not shortlist.