UFM Worldwide
Location: Swindon
Finance: Salary/Allowance
Duration: Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Evangelism & Discipleship, Events & Networking, Leadership & Management, Media & Communications
Posted: 23 Jun 2022
Closes: 29 Aug 2022

Head of Development

UFM Worldwide

Head of Development

Full time, permanent role. 35 hours per week. Based in our Swindon office, with some flexibility on hours / location for the ideal candidate.

UFM Worldwide exists to support churches in making disciples of all nations. Our priorities are to take the gospel to the least reached and to support under resourced churches around the world.

Since 1931 we’ve had the privilege of helping churches to identify, train, send and support workers for cross cultural mission. Today, we support 225 mission partners from 28 nations, sent by 94 gospel hearted churches to serve in 41 different countries.

Recognising the ever-changing mission context in which we operate, we are looking to appoint a full-time Head of Development. This new role will be part of the Senior Leadership Team and will report to the Director, with secondary lines of reporting to the Head of Personnel.

Responsibilities include:

• Supporting nationally led mission sending initiatives from majority world churches

• Overseeing and developing our partnerships with agencies and churches overseas

• Developing our partnerships with churches across the UK, including diaspora churches

• Pastoral support for some of our mission partners

The successful candidate will:

• Be a strategic thinker, with energy & initiative to ground thinking in practice

• Have excellent public speaking, teaching and presentation skills

• Have proven experience of building relationships and partnerships across cultures

• Have clear pastoral judgement

• Have excellent relationships with like-minded evangelical churches and organisations

Salary & benefits:

• M4 on the teacher salary payscale, with 10% employer’s pension contribution

• 5 weeks annual leave plus statutory public holidays, plus 1 week additional leave to serve on an approved mission week, camp or church activity.

The full job description can be found at www.ufm.org.uk/jobs and an application form or further information can be requested by contacting: personnel@ufm.org.uk, 01793 610 515.

The closing date for applications is Mon 29th Aug 2022, with interviews for those shortlisted being held w/c 5th Sept 2022. Start date by agreement, ideally from late Autumn 2022 or New Year 2023.

Within the terms of the Equalities Act 2010, it is a Genuine Occupational Requirement that the successful candidate agrees with and signs UFM Worldwide’s Statement of Faith. UFM Worldwide is a registered Charity in England & Wales (No. 219946) and in Scotland (No. SC03934

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UFM Worldwide

UFM exists to support churches in making disciples of all nations. Our priorities are to take the gospel to the least reached and to serve under-resourced churches around the world. UFM is an evangelical, interdenominational mission.
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