BVSC, Closing date: 17 May

Are you a creative thinker who has experience in coordinating activity and building effective working relationships? Do you have the skills and knowledge to ensure that key strategic partners, practitioners, and survivors are involved in the collaborative process of updating the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) strategy?

As Strategy Support Manager (VAWG) you will use your experience of coordinating successful business support activities to provide appropriate advice and support for the direction of the work.

The successful candidate should be confident in their ability to understand and influence the strategic policy landscape. You will use your knowledge and experience to ensure that VAWG resources are fully mobilised to maximise investment and meet local needs, playing a key role in supporting the work relating to violence against women and girls across council services and key partners in the local Authority of Birmingham.

Candidates should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to coordinate and support survivor groups and key stakeholders, demonstrating the ability to develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships, alongside the ability to build trust quickly, prioritising adding value to the organisation.

You should have an understanding of the challenges facing Local Government and Partners, and the statutory and national policies, procedures and changes influencing the future provision of services.

As Strategy Support Manager (VAWG) you will use your skills in collating and analysing information to produce clear and concise reports, and evidence progress against the agreed plan. You will also be using your excellent organisational skills to commission and conduct stakeholder engagement. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to take a proactive approach to planning, as well as balancing competing priorities.

BVSC is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of diversity and human rights, and a commitment to the values which sit at the heart of all BVSC activity:

Commitment - Supporting positive change through passion, innovation and social action.
Collaboration - Connecting individuals and organisations to work together to improve people’s lives.
Inclusion - Empowering everyone to get involved in creating a fair and equitable Birmingham.
Integrity - Building trust through transparently working in the interests of our sector and our citizens.

If you have the skills and knowledge to drive change and support the development of VAWG Strategy, we’d love to hear from you.

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Closing date for applications – Tuesday 17th May 2022 at 10am
Interview date – Monday 23rd May 2022
Interviews for this role will take place via Microsoft Teams video link

Please send all completed application forms in Word format to [email protected]