Development Director

We are looking for a talented and ambitious leader to create and maintain revenue generation in two distinct areas: public sector commissioning and philanthropic fund raising. As an integral member of the high-performance senior management team (comprising Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer), the Development Director will play a leading role in developing and implementing a revenue generation strategy that supports WLZ’s plans for growth, and will work with a range of stakeholders to achieve this, including WLZ’s existing social investors and blue-chip funders.

The WLZ team has a culture of high performance and we are seeking a dynamic individual who will work well in a fast-paced and high-growth environment. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience in successful revenue generation; new contract development, bidding and negotiation as well as contract maintenance and renewal; project planning and implementation. They may bring this experience from any sector. They must possess the high levels of energy, integrity and creativity that this exciting role demands.

To details on how to apply for this position, please download the Appointment Brief.

Closing date: Sunday 12 November

Preliminary interviews with Oxford HR: week commencing 20 November

Final Panel Interviews: week commencing 4 December

These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.

If you have any queries on any aspect of the appointment process, need additional information or would like to have an informal discussion, please contact Philip Nelson on 0207 939 7430 or via email at

Link Worker Manager

We are looking for a talented leader to oversee our growing team of Link Workers and further develop this component of our delivery in a period of significant and sustained growth. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience in education or social care and will thrive in a fast-paced, high-performing environment.

Click here for a full application pack, and here to download an application form.

To apply, please send a completed application form to  

Applications received before 11pm on Sunday 15th October will be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 5pm on Monday 16th October, and invited to an assessment day held on Friday 20th October.