Development Manager (Northern Ireland)

Hourglass vacancy:

Hourglass is recruiting for a Development Manager (Northern Ireland)

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Hourglass vacancy:

Hourglass is recruiting for a Development Manager (Northern Ireland)



Hourglass Northern Ireland is the only charity in Northern Ireland, dedicated to calling time on the harm, abuse and exploitation of older people. Acting as part of a broader operation in four nations, the charity supports older people experiencing (or at risk of) harm, abuse or exploitation, and work towards safer ageing and a fairer society for all older people.


The charity is seeking a Development Manager to take the lead on the charity’s operations in Northern Ireland, and deliver the Hourglass model of community-focused support to tackle and prevent the abuse of older people.


This is a dynamic new role, presenting a unique opportunity to create a responsive and person-centred support framework in Northern Ireland. 


The Development Manager will play a key role in shaping Hourglass Northern Ireland’s response to meeting the needs of the vulnerable older population and their communities.


Leading a team of staff and volunteers, the postholder will develop strong partnerships with other agencies and networks, and have operational responsibility for all programmes, services and developments in Northern Ireland.  The Development Manager will also be involved in scoping the pathway for Hourglass to work in the Republic of Ireland.


As part of a UK-wide team, the postholder will work closely with the Executive team, with support relating to programmes, performance, policy, communications, and fundraising. With a passion for supporting and representing older people, the Development Manager will utilise relevant skills, knowledge and experience to develop an end-to-end model of support from prevention right through to recovery.


Reports to: Development Manager (England) and Community Response Lead Deputy CEO (In-nation report) 
Duration: Six months initially, with possibility of a further extension
Hours of work: 35 hours Monday to Friday
Location: Home-based initially; although you should be within travelling distance to Newry. We will be seeking an office location (likely to be in the Newry area) where you will be based once the office is established.
Salary: £30,000 per annum


You can download a full Job Description here


To apply please download and fill in the attached application

and email to the closing date for all applications is 5pm on Friday 8 October 2021.