OSARCC is recruiting a Development Manager

OSARCC is recruiting a Development Manager

Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC) is looking for a Development Manager to help develop the next stage of our growth. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, motivated leader who has strong capabilities in resource and people management, experience of fundraising, excellent communications and project management skills, and a desire to contribute to a growing organisation working within a collective, feminist ethos.

The role will be responsible for leading OSARCC’s fundraising and income generation work as well as leading on some areas of strategy and identifying opportunities for innovation and development to ensure that we meet our ambition to work with all survivors, widen our reach, and meet our diversity and inclusion commitments. In particular, the Development Manager will be the senior manager lead on our equality, diversity and inclusion strategy. The post holder will form part of OSARCC’s senior management team, alongside our Services Manager and CEO.

This is an exciting time to join our organisation – we have experienced several years of significant growth in order to meet the demand from growing numbers of survivors looking for specialist support. We have an ambitious strategic plan to continue to innovate and develop our service provision, particularly to reach survivors currently not accessing our services.
This role is subject to a six-month probationary period. The post holder will be eligible for 28 days annual leave per annum, plus bank holidays and a 5% pension contribution.

To apply please read the Development Manager Job Description and Development Manager Information Pack and complete our online application form below.

For more information about how to complete an OSARCC Recruitment Application, please see Guidance notes for completing an OSARCC application form

The deadline for applications is 9am on Thursday 14th October. Interviews will be on Thursday 21st October.

For an informal conversation about the role, please email

This post is restricted to female applicants only and is exempt under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

OSARCC is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting equality and social inclusion.

The recruitment monitoring section of the application form (which gives details of your sex, ethnic origin, date of birth and any disability) will be detached before the form reaches the Selection Committee. This information will not be made available to the Selection Committee. If you have indicated that you have a disability, the recruiting manager will be made aware of this to ensure that you are given an interview in an appropriate, accessible location. The information you provide on the recruitment monitoring section will be held in confidence by OSARCC and the details logged onto a confidential recruitment database. The information will be used for statistical purposes to enable OSARCC to carry out its equal opportunities monitoring obligations.

Salary: £34,361 – 36,461

Hours: 37 hours

Location: Based in East Oxford with travel around Oxfordshire

Contract type: Permanent contract

Closing date: 9am on Thursday 14th October

Interview date: Thursday 21st October

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