We are recruiting: Development Officer

We are recruiting: Development Officer

Our Development Officer’s support the VCS to strengthen their organisations through providing advice and information on a range of organisational development topics such as governance, financial management, funding, and planning. The role requires a wide understanding of the VCS, the issues it faces and of organisational development. 

We welcome applications from all sectors and experience levels; the important thing is that you understand and are passionate about helping Southwark become a place where people can thrive.

If you are passionate about the voluntary and community sector, able to communicate well, are strategic in your thinking and collaborative as well as pragmatic in your approach, we would love to hear from you.

We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and people from the LGBT community.

Application Process

If you would like to apply for this post, please



• A full CV
• A covering letter, maximum of 2-sides of A4, outlining how your experience meets the job and person specification

to recruitment@communitysouthwark.org 

IMPORTANT: We are committed to ensuring our recruitment procedure is completely free from risks of unconscious bias. We therefore kindly ask you to remove your name and any indication of your gender, ethnicity or other personal information from both your CV and Cover Letter, that's not related to your work experience or skill set. 

Please just confirm your name and contact details in the email you send to us, so we can contact you with the outcome of your application when it's been reviewed by the hiring panel.

If you wish to have an informal conversation about the role, please call Deborah Hayman, Director of Development & Partnerships on 020 7358 7021.

Next Steps

Closing date: Bank Holiday Monday, 31 August 2020 (Midnight)

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by: Friday, 4 September 2020

Interviews:  Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Preferred Start Date: ASAP


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