Alliance Development Officer
East Sussex VCSE Alliance
Hybrid working (home and Eastbourne office) with requirement for travel across East Sussex
Salary: £45,000 pro rata (0.6 WTE) ACTUAL SALARY £27,000 pa plus 6% pension employer contribution (Paid)
Location: Hybrid working (home and Eastbourne office) with requirement
for travel across East Sussex
Salary: £45,000 pro rata (0.6 WTE) ACTUAL SALARY £27,000 pa plus
6% pension employer contribution
Hours: 21 hrs per week
Contract duration: Fixed term to January 2025 with possibility of extension
Closing date for applications: Monday 17th January 2022
• A strategic thinker and operator?
• Effective in influencing and negotiating at a senior level?
• Able to lead delivery of agreed development plans, working
collaboratively with Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector
and statutory partners?
We are looking for someone who has:
• Excellent knowledge and experience of the Voluntary, Community and
Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector.
• Experience of developing and leading partnerships and managing
complex partnership projects.
• Knowledge of the structure of, and proposed changes to, health, care,
and wider public sector services at a strategic level.
The East Sussex VCSE Alliance is a group of VCSE organisations working together
to improve services and outcomes for local people and to demonstrate the value of
the VCSE to our partners and the public.
East Sussex Community Voice, on behalf of the East Sussex VCSE Alliance, requires
a talented and effective Development Officer who will lead the delivery of and agreed
strategic delivery plan, working with Alliance officers and members. The post will
ensure that the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector in East Sussex
has a strong, independent voice and is a first-class delivery partner represented
throughout the county.
All job applicants will be required to provide at least 2 referees (one should be your
most recent employer). This process forms part of our recruitment policy. Please note
that we will only accept applications on our company application form.
For further details and an application pack about this exciting opportunity, please visit
www.escv.org.uk/work-with-us and download the Job Description/Person
Specification, Alliance Development Plan, Membership Agreement and application
form to submit.
Closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 17th January. Interviews
will be held week beginning Monday 24th January (date to be confirmed).
Please note interviews may be held face-to-face at our Eastbourne office or virtual
(by Teams or Zoom).
For further information or queries please contact Sue Wells by emailing
Susan.Wells@escv.org.uk or telephone 07794.097713.
For an informal conversation about this post please contact the Alliance Chair and
ESCV Director John Routledge on 07794.100291.
ESCV is a Community Interest Company established in 2013. Our vision is for
People centred public services in East Sussex where all members of the public are
empowered to have a say in the design and delivery of services. We host the East
Sussex VCSE Alliance, deliver Healthwatch East Sussex, are partners in the EU-funded ‘it takes a Village to Raise A Child’ (VRAC) project, and run a number of
other initiatives in East Sussex.
East Sussex Community Voice CIC is a Community Interest Company registered
with Companies House, Company Number 08270069