Managing Director of Advancement Strategy and Operations

University of Cambridge
June 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:£117,094
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Managing Director of Advancement Strategy and Operations

Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations is expanding, and we are looking for a new Managing Director of Advancement Strategy and Operations. This senior leadership role will drive strategy and business planning, deliver strategic initiatives, oversee growth and expansion, guide transformation and change and operational efficiency, and foster organisational excellence.

It's an exciting time to join our team as we build on our successfully concluded "Dear World, Yours Cambridge" fundraising campaign. The momentum created by the campaign is unique and we are investing now in the team that will build on our success and take us into the future.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Managing Director of Advancement Strategy & Operations will provide overall strategic direction to a comprehensive Advancement Services programme, encapsulating gift management, information services, and finance programmes and teams, with the goal to increase efficiencies, productivity and fundraising success across Collegiate Cambridge.

We are looking for a candidate with extensive leadership experience in major gift fundraising, prospect development, business analysis, development services, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience, preferably in higher education.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in project management, extensive supervisory experience and demonstrable experience in developing good working relationships with internal and external constituency groups. They will have experience overseeing the finance function in a dynamic and complex organisation, a high level of knowledge including research databases, relational databases and other technology tools, and a demonstrable ability to manage information with the highest degree of confidentiality.

This senior leadership role provides a rare opportunity to join one of the world's leading higher education institutions as part of a dynamic and innovative team, delivering upon the University of Cambridge's significant fundraising potential.

This role is based in central Cambridge and you would be expected in the office at least twice a week.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

The closing date for this position is 23rd June 2024.

First round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place online on the Monday 8th July.

Second round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place on the week commencing 15th July.

Please quote reference DH41280 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations, Cambridge








    7 June 2024

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