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Business Manager - JNF

  • Location: NW London
  • Sector: Community

This is a fantastic opportunity for a self-starter who would like to gain invaluable experience supporting the CEO. You will be required to work closely with the CEO, proactively supporting with a number of responsibilities. You will at times be required to work independently, however collaboration, discretion and being politically savvy are key.


To provide proactive business support to the CEO, including:

• To assist with managing the day-to-day operations, including office management, cross departmental communications, disaster recovery and risk management

• To lead on all legal and compliance issues affecting the JNF Group, both internal and external

• To provide regulatory and governance support to the JNF Group


• Oversight of part of the Group’s day-to-day operations as requested by CEO, including office management, insurance, internal communications, disaster recovery and risk management. Working with collaboration with the various departments

• Undertaking all HR matters

• Undertaking ad hoc projects across all functions as requested by the CEO and including SmartGiving, KKL E&T and JNF UK Israel

• Working with external advisers, as requested

• Contributing to the strategic direction of the Group

• Undertaking all legal matters, including:

o Donor and grant documentation, including standard terms and conditions

o Property related matters (both in the UK and Israel)

o Copyright and intellectual property matters

• Undertaking all regulatory matters, including:

o Company House updates and reporting

o Donor and other complaints and appeals

o Charity Commission and Fundraising Regulator communications and updates

o Investigations by the Charity Commission or Fundraising Regulator, if required

• Advising the CEO and senior management on all legislative and regulatory requirements for the Group.

Person Specification

• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and excellent interpersonal skills

• Exceptional organisational and time management skills

• Ability to manage multiple workstreams and prioritise an everchanging workload

• Highly motivated self-starter, proactive and conscientious with ability to work under pressure, consistently meeting tight deadlines and able to offer practical solutions

• Strong attention to detail

• Team player who can also work independently

• Experience of working with Directors/Trustees/Lay Leaders

• Qualified lawyer with several years’ experience post qualification, who is interested in the charity world (advantage)

For more information and to be personally recommended for this role please contact melissa@theworkavenue.org.uk