Work at NPC

Our team of charity experts provide charity support, philanthropy advice and consulting services. If you share our passion for making the money, efforts and energy of charities have a greater impact, then this might be the right place for you.

We hire people from a variety of backgrounds for a variety of roles. Whichever role interests you, you can expect stimulating work and a friendly, flexible working environment. We offer good benefits and competitive salaries.

There are around 35 of us in our office in Southwark. Check out our staff profiles to find out about our team and why we love working here. Follow us on Twitter for updates and read more about us here. Check out our recruitment FAQs.

Current opportunities

SENIOR CONSULTANT

JOB REFERENCE: SC01

ABOUT NPC

NPC is recruiting for a senior consultant to join our busy and dynamic research and consulting team. Our work is highly regarded in the sector, and we work with a range of clients including charities of all sizes, grant-making trusts, corporates, government and philanthropists.

With a reputation for leadership through ideas as well as expertise in working practically with charities and funders, we publish research reports, thought pieces and practical guidance, and have helped numerous organisations and sectors improve their effectiveness.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity if you have a passion for making the charity sector more effective. You will primarily deliver consulting projects for charities and funders, but also have plenty of chances to contribute to NPC’s wider thinking, profile and engagement in the sector.

The ideal candidates will have a graduate degree 2:1 (or equivalent) and will have gained relevant experience in a consulting or research role in professional services, public policy or the third sector. You will have good research and analysis skills and be able to work flexibly and independently.

At least four years’ relevant experience is required, as well as experience of managing research or consultancy projects. Data or digital expertise will be an advantage.

Based in London. £35,000–£40,000 per annum plus benefits.

How to apply

We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of the application process we ask that you complete an equal opportunities form. Information supplied will be treated in confidence. If you do not wish to complete the equal opportunities form, it will not influence your application in any way.

Download the job description.

To apply, please send:

  • a cover letter providing your evidence of meeting the key skills and competencies noted above and in the job description
  • your CV
  • a completed equal opportunities form.

to recruitment@thinknpc.org before the deadline of 12 noon on Monday 1 October 2018. Please include the job reference in the subject of your email along with where you saw the job advertisement. Your cover letter will be used in the initial screening of your application. First round interviews are scheduled for week commencing 8 October 2018, second round interviews are scheduled for week commencing 15 October 2018.

Please note: We reserve the right to close these vacancies prior to the application deadline once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

 

I love the breadth of organisations NPC supports, and the knowledge, passion and commitment of the team.

Sarah Denselow, Consultant

Recruitment FAQs

Do you accept speculative CVs?

Please look at the current opportunities advertised here. If there isn’t a suitable role, you can send your CV to Laura Finch via recruitment@thinkNPC.org with a letter stating why you want to work here and what you would bring to NPC.

Can I volunteer for NPC?

It is unusual for us to work with volunteers at NPC, but we are interested in hearing from enthusiastic people with the skills and experience to contribute to our work. Please send your CV to recruitment@thinkNPC.org, together with a covering letter outlining why you’re interested in volunteering for us and what you would bring to NPC.

What is NPC’s approach to flexible working?

Work-life balance is important to us, and although we are not strict 9-to-5ers, we don’t work unnecessarily long hours either. Some of our employees work flexibly and part time, subject to business need, and we actively recognise the childcare commitments of working parents.

Can I get a work permit through NPC?

NPC does not offer visas or work permits. You will need to have authority to work in the UK in order for your application for a role to be considered.

Privacy notice for job applicants

We process personal data relating to those who apply for job vacancies with us or who send speculative job applications to us. We do this for employment purposes, to assist us in the selection of candidates for employment, and to assist in the running of the business.

The personal data may include identifiers such as name, date of birth, personal characteristics such as gender, qualifications and previous employment history. We will not share any identifiable information about applicants with third parties without their consent unless the law allows or requires us to do so.

The personal data provided during an application process will be retained for a period of at least six months or, if required by law, for as long as is required.

It would be hard to find such a more fun, motivated (and sweet-toothed) bunch to work with!

Laura Finch
HR and facilities manager,

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