Head of Social Investment and Finance

Take the lead at the heart of Government to develop the UK’s world leading social impact investment market 
About the role 
As the Head of the Social Investment and Finance Team, you’ll be responsible for developing Government policy around the fast-growing field of impact investment. Working with some of the most senior figures across Government, industry and the social sector, you’ll lead a team in one of the most exciting areas of public policy. Both internationally and domestically, your work will make a real difference to some of the most vulnerable in society.
About you 
You’ll already have an exceptional track record as an accomplished leader within a large, complex organisation. Ideally this would include experience of policy formulation and delivery. You’ll have experience of leading partnerships across industry, government and/or civil society. A finance background is not essential. You’ll be a talented relationship builder, an exceptional motivator and brilliant communicator – as well as possessing the gravitas and credibility that such a role demands.
About us  
Part of the Cabinet Office, the Office for Civil Society and Innovation has responsibility for charities, social enterprises and wider civil society. We support the work of the Prime Minister and his cabinet to formulate and deliver policy. By bringing together Government, industry and the social sector, we aim to build a bigger and stronger civil society.  
Closing date: 16 Feb 2016.
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