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UKIM is one of the premier faith based civil society organisations working in the UK to serve the needs of the Muslim community in the UK. UKIM is going through a major organisational reform to re-establish itself as an effective civil society organisation and fulfil its mission. The reform includes major changes at governance and executive level and relocating its Head Office from London to Oldham.

The job holder is expected to provide inclusive and visionary leadership that inspires, engages and motivates employees, supporters and partners. To deliver UKIM’s vision and mission and to develop the organisation’s leading position within UK’s civil society community.

 Applicants should be sympathetic to Islamic principles and values and have a solid understanding & experience of Muslim communities in the UK.

How to Apply

 If you have what it to takes to be part of this interesting and promising journey, please press the apply button.

 If you would like more information on this vacancy, please contact us via email.

Main Responsibilities:

- To identify and analyse the core training and funding needs of UKIM Masjids/centres and Branches
- To provide information and advice on training, workforce and funding capability development to UKIM masjids/centres and branches.
- To develop and deliver high quality core training courses and materials as an integral part of our work in order to support the development of masjids and branches.
- To support development of Secretariat Function of the UK Programmes Team and to market training and funding support provision and oversee the recruitment and selection of learners.
- To find and support additional relevant training for masjid/centre and branch learners and to recruit, induct and manage external trainers and/or consultants, where appropriate.
- To ensure that training courses are monitored and evaluated and to produce reports that demonstrate the impact of training.
- To prepare funding proposals for training provision and to produce reports for UKIM leadership and other funders as required.
- To provide post-training support and advice to UKIM Masjids/centres and Branches as required.
- To keep up to date with other relevant training opportunities available in the wider public and third sector
- To work with appropriate staff colleagues to identify and develop income generating activities that relate to provision of services from masjid/centres and branches.
- To support the Line Manager and Chief Executive Officer to ensure that UK programmes is compliant with funding requirements.
- To keep informed of current developments in life-long learning, good practice, funding opportunities and appropriate quality standards and to disseminate this information.
- Where appropriate work to accreditation of training to masjids/centres
- To liaise with awarding bodies to ensure that all conditions of centre membership, policies and procedures and relevant quality assurance systems are implemented and evidenced.
- To maintain the administrative systems relating to the post.

Person Specification:

- To be administratively self-servicing and maintain relevant computerised systems.
- Be an active team member of the UKIM Head Office and UK Programmes Team. Take part in training and personal development and participate in team meetings, staff development, away days and reviews etc.
- Be an active team member and representative of the organisation.
- Contribute to the development and performance of UKIM
- Adhere to all UKIM policies and procedures. And to actively promote the principles of equal opportunities and inclusion that is in line with the Islamic ethos of UKIM masjids and branches.
- Undertake any other duties as required which are in line with the objectives of the post.

The post holder will be expected to use their initiative, be proactive and work with a wide range of people in local communities and statutory agencies.

The person will be offered regular supervision and support, a probationary review and an annual appraisal.

Key Details

Location: Oldham EIC
Hours: Full time (37.5)
Salary £25,000-£30,000
Closing date: 18 January 2024 at 00:00

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