KIDS is a national charity which has been supporting disabled children, young people and families since 1970.
We work with children, irrespective of their disability or impairment, from birth through to 25 years. Each year we support over 15,000 disabled children, offer over 120 different services and work with about 80 Local Authorities across England.
We are passionate, caring and trusted and our vision is a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations. We offer support and practical help for families, every step of the way.
The Regional Manager will lead and manage a variety of contracts. This role will involve participating in the development and improvement of services as directed by the Regional Director and other members of the Senior Membership team to ensure that KIDS deliver its strategic objectives.
We are looking for the following characteristics in the successful candidate:-
Ability to develop the teams work strategically as well as providing advice and guidance on operational management of their projects.
Educated to Degree or NVQ level 5 as a minimum.
Proven ability in service planning, delivery, ensuring compliance with statutory contract and quality standard and monitoring and evaluation within a relevant context, such as a voluntary or community organisation, health, education or social services.
Strong financial skills with a proven track record of successfully managing comparable budgets and resources.
Understanding of the commissioning and contracting environment and a level of commercial acumen.
Ability to influence and negotiate at a strategic level with commissioners, funders and regulators of services.
A demonstrable commitment to equality of opportunity and inclusion.
Knowledge and ability to put in practice the principles of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.