Strategic Partnerships Manager

Location – Manchester (Hybrid)

Starting Salary - £40,416 per annum (plus contributory pension)

We are looking for an exceptional Strategic Partnerships Managers to work within our Policy and Strategic Partnerships team.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic international charity that shared the 1997 Nobel Peace-Prize.

You will be working with the Head of Strategic Partnerships to deliver initiatives designed to ensure the strategic and tactical growth of the organisation through partnership development, business development and stakeholder engagement.

You will manage a portfolio of existing relationships with partners and donors and work with the programmes to ensure that strategic engagement is happening across the organisation.  You will also look for opportunities to develop new partnerships to grow the funding base and strengthen the position of the organisation as a subject matter expert in our areas of work. 

You will also support the programmes team to develop briefing documents and engagement plans to enable them to develop relationships in their countries and regions and that they have the required information to properly engage with partners, develop new projects and manage contracts in line with requirements. 

The successful candidate will have previous experience of developing successful relationships with external stakeholders and experience of business development.  You will have a proven track recording meeting targets and deadlines and an ability to build, manage and develop relationships with key stakeholders. Excellent coordination, project management and communication skills will also be essential.

The role will involve travel in the UK, Europe and Internationally, often at short notice to attend donor meetings and programme visits approximately 20% of the time.

What you can expect in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave per year, plus public holidays.
  • Company pension (matching at 5%
  • Employee Assistance Programme: MAG offers free access to Health Assured, a service providing 24/7 confidential support and expert advice on a wide range of issues.

Further Information:

Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding hereand background checks here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available through the link below.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

How to apply

For further information and the application form, please download the candidate information pack:

MAG – Strategic Partnerships Manager  Candidate Information Pack

Please return the application form to by the closing date 30th June 2024. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.