Area, Growth and Development Manager (Ref: 17/08)

Job Title: Area, Growth & Development Manager
Salary: £37,162 per annum plus a company car or car allowance.
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours
Benefits: Subsidised Lunch at Gilwell Park, Pension Scheme, Simply Health medical plan, free parking and interest free season ticket loan

Location: Covering the South East and South West regions of England. These include:

South East: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, and Surrey & West Sussex
South West: Avon, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Guernsey, Jersey, Somerset & Wiltshire

Summary of Job:
The purpose of this role is to effectively manage the delivery and operation of Regional Services activities, including any externally funded projects, across an allocated geographic area. This includes the shaping, management and delivery of proactive support for growth in the allocated geographic area and ensuring that support is provided for key line managers in Scouting (specifically Regional, County and District Commissioners).

About You:
We are looking for an inspirational leader with effective management skills to support, empower and motivate a field based team of staff. You must be passionate about growing Scouting to enable us to provide even more quality Scouting to more communities. You will need to demonstrate excellent influencing skills and be able to work with our senior volunteers to offer the best possible staff support in a complex and ever demanding role.

About Us:
The Scout Association has had eleven years of growth. We are determined to ensure we change the lives of more young people by offering high quality Scouting to all. This is delivered by recruiting fantastic volunteers to help deliver the Scouting adventure to over 500,000 young people each week.

For more information and to apply:
Job pack
Application form
Recruitment monitoring form

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Jamie Macdonald – National Regional Services Manager on Tel 07947 239162.

Details of closing and Interview date:
Closing date: 31st March 2017
Interview date: Thursday 13th April 2017 at Gilwell Park, E4 7QW

The Scout Association aims to be an equal opportunities employ