National Dementia Action Alliance Executive Lead

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: London

Salary: £41,585 - £46,726 (depending on skills and experience) (+London allowance of £3,600)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 02 February 2020

Interview Date: 10 or 11 February 2020

Contact: gavin terry - gavin.terry@alzheimers.org.uk who can put you in contact with a member of the NDAA team

National Dementia Action Alliance Executive Lead

Reference number:  VAC1122

Office Location:        Alzheimer’s Society Central Office, Crutched Friars, London, with the ability for flexible working

Area role covers:      England

Contract type:           Fixed Term for 2 years

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this role is 5pm on 2 February 2020. 

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Alzheimer’s Society hosts the National Dementia Action Alliance, the only national alliance for dementia care and research organisations across England to connect, share best practice and take action on dementia. Members include leading charities, social care providers, government bodies, pharmaceuticals, royal colleges, and wellbeing organisations. Everything the NDAA does is in partnership and informed by people living with dementia, and their carers.

About the role

The NDAA is looking for a dynamic Executive Lead to drive forward the alliance’s strategic ambitions over the next 2 years.  Hosted within Alzheimer’s Society’s Policy, Campaigns and Partnerships directorate in London, the NDAA Executive Lead will manage a small team, who coordinate campaigning on issues important to people affected by dementia and provide a network for over 100 member organisations. The purpose of the role will focus on overseeing the alliance’s strategy for both day-to-day running of and long-term plans to deliver improved outcomes for people with dementia and carers, and to ensure financial stability for the continuation of the running of the NDAA.  The NDAA is currently rolling out the Dementia Friendly hospital charter in both England and Wales, holds an annual conference for members and specialist networking events, and developed the Dementia Statements.

About you
we are looking for a dynamic and engaging individual with experience of leading large membership based networks, to translate strategy as directed by the steering group into delivering improved outcomes for people with dementia and their carers when they access health and social care.  You will be skilled in engaging with prominent stakeholders from various backgrounds and delivering on large-scale projects within financial targets, as well as the ability to engage with and draw in existing and new members to expand the alliance, to ensure the financial stability of the NDAA through this and other methods including grant applications, sponsorship and other means.

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