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Area Growth and Development Manager - North of England

Scouts are looking for a talented Area Growth and Development Manager to join the Regional Services Team

Scouts is an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, in particular, Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities.

Core Purpose

As an AGDM, you will be leading a team who provide support to local Scouting, providing exceptional quality support and customer service, helping counties and districts achieve their growth and development ambitions and supporting volunteer managers develop Scouting locally. You will ensure high quality support is available to our members, that local Scouting has the right resources in place to help them grow, and ensure any externally funded projects deliver on their objectives. You will form productive partnerships with our local volunteers and help support the wider work of the Regional Services Team, Member Support Department, and Scouting Operations Directorate

Person specification

We are looking for a values driven individual who can lead and drive a remotely deployed team, someone who can demonstrate they can deliver on growth targets in the charitable sector, and someone who can engage and support a range of volunteer stakeholders across the regions and country, providing very high quality customer service. Experience of identifying and successfully implementing externally funded projects and delivering on funded projects objectives is critical to the role.

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Before making an application please ensure that you have read the Recruitment and selection policy.

In order for us to monitor the application of our Equal Opportunities policy, we would be grateful if you would also complete the Recruitment Monitoring questions.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 7 November 2021, 23:59.

First stage Interviews will be online on the evening of 10 November 2021. Second stage Interviews will be held in person Wednesday 17 November 2021 in Leeds.

£41,304 per annum, Band G, Level 3

Home Based within region


35 hours per week

25 days per annum plus bank holidays

Closing date:
Sun, November 7, 2021, 11:59 PM

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