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Strategy Lead

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for a Strategy Lead to work closely with the Senior Leadership Team to deliver an ambitious, new, forward-thinking strategy for a charity that builds a better future for disabled people. Over the next 12 months you will deliver this strategy in an innovative way, utilising your experience in impact/ purpose-led environments.

I’m keen to speak to a skilled strategic thinker, who is comfortable handling large amounts of qualitative and quantitative data and reconciling different perspectives. You will be an experienced programme manager or have experience managing complex projects independently in a strategy or research context.

With data and insights collected, the organisation know the questions that need answering to ensure an effective strategy for the next 5 years. The strategy has ten broad strategy workstreams, which include their approaches to grant-making, innovation, partnerships, finances, and equity, diversity and inclusion. They will aim to answer their big questions and develop their new strategy through three sprint processes between August and December, and conclude the programme of work in April 2025.

The role:

  • Programme manage an agile strategy process with ten defined workstreams in a flexible and pragmatic way. (June – March) 

  • Design and run three sprints which enable workstream leads to progressively refine strategic assumptions, gather and reflect on key insights from disabled people and other stakeholders, and develop objectives for the coming strategy period. (July – December)

  • Work with the Director of Performance and Innovation and colleagues to consolidate these workstreams into a forward strategy

  • Work with the communications team to establish and deliver an engagement and communications plan for the new strategy.

You will join a fantastic team, with excellent benefits, work/ life balance and a supportive, forward-thinking culture.

  • This is a 12 month FTC, with the goal to bring in someone to start at the beginning of July.

  • Salary £55,000-£60,000

  • Location- Hybrid. 2 days in the Harlow, Essex office, 3 days from home. Harlow is 18 mins from Tottenham Court road, or 30 mins from London Liverpool street. They provide a shuttle service from the station too.

Please get in touch to discuss further! We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.