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Housing and Homelessness Programme
Location: London, United Kingdom
Reporting to: The President
Type of contract: Full-time position
Application deadline: 18th October 2019
About Oak Foundation:
Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa and North America, Oak Foundation makes grants to organisations located in approximately 40 countries worldwide.
About the Housing and Homelessness Programme:
Oak Foundation’s Housing and Homelessness Programme, we focus on preventing homelessness by funding sustainable solutions that improve the economic and social well-being of marginalised youth, adults and families. We have three priorities: promoting economic well-being; increasing the availability and supply of affordable housing; and preventing homelessness. Grants within the programme are wide-ranging in size. We partner with organisations working both nationally and locally in the United Kingdom and the United States to fund projects relevant to the three priorities and focus on specific objectives in different localities. In 2018 the Housing and Homelessness Programme made 39 grants totaling USD 23.8 million. You can view and search our grants here.
Our funding principles:
We fund initiatives that have an impact on:
We recognise that inequality is the starting point with approaches including advocacy, campaigns and enhancing systems. Projects funded include those that mobilise communities, but also those that persuade, negotiate and demonstrate the efficacy of change. Read more about our work and our team here.
Based in Oak Foundation’s UK office, the Director is responsible for the overall leadership of the Housing and Homelessness Programme portfolio and the management of a team of 5-6 staff.
The Director is responsible for ensuring that the programme strategy continues to evolve by:
Relationships and communication
Skills and experience required
Qualities and values
How to apply
You can apply and find further information here. Please quote reference 4254.
The deadline for applications is 9am BST Friday 18th October 2019.
Perrett Laver will conduct an executive search process in parallel with the public advertisement of the role.
Longlisted candidates will be invited to interview with Perrett Laver in Early November. First stage formal interviews with Oak will take place on 20th and 21st November and second stage formal interviews on 27th and 29th November 2019.
The role will be based in Oak Foundation’s UK office and the salary is competitive with the seniority of the appointment. You must have the right to live and work in the UK for this role.
You can download the PDF of the job opening here.
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Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India and North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.
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