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Chief Operating Officer

We are seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join the leadership team at Social Finance to help drive the implementation of our ambitious strategy to achieve sustainable, scalable change in some of the most entrenched problems society faces. We have identified 15 projects, each with potential to have significant impact by 2020. The COO plays a crucial role in ensuring that our plans are grounded in practical reality. Specifically, the COO will play a central role in ensuring that we build and mobilise our resources to enable us to deliver on our strategy, manage risk and report effectively to our Board. The COO is responsible for monitoring and upholding the health of the organisation and bringing a crossorganisation perspective to decision making across our five business lines.

The current COO has played a key role in developing systems and tools to enable the organisation to manage and measure the sustainability of our activities in a way which supports Social Finance's mission. She has been instrumental in ensuring consistency of forecasting across each of the business areas which has been important as the size and complexity of the organisation has grown. This - together with the support of an experienced Financial Controller - provides a strong foundation for a new entrant to the role.

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Mental Health and Employment (MHEP) - Programme Manager

We are seeking a programme manager to manage the world’s leading social investment-backed programme to support people with mental illness and disabilities into paid, fulfilling work. The ideal candidate will have experience delivering tangible social, financial and operational outcomes across multiple, complex projects. They will be motivated by and passionate about changing people’s lives for the better, but with a strong commercial sense and financial acumen. They will have excellent management and influencing skills and be comfortable with significant legal and financial complexity. They will thrive in a fast-changing environment with many and diverse stakeholders.

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Country Program Director - Cameroon Newborn Development Impact Bond

We are seeking a Country Program Director for the Cameroon Newborn Development Impact Bond (“DIB”). This is an exciting opportunity to manage this pioneering health and nutrition DIB, starting in mid-2018 and targeted to last four years. The position will be based out of Douala, Cameroon, with travel within Cameroon and internationally as required. 

The Cameroon Newborn DIB Country Program Director will provide in-country leadership to the rollout of KMC at scale across Cameroon, targeted to begin in mid-2018. The Country Program Director will lead a team of professionals who are committed to evidence-monitoring to continuously improve the project outcomes and ultimately the health of vulnerable infants in Cameroon. The Director will work closely with Kangaroo Foundation Cameroon (“KF Cameroon”), the main implementation partner. The role will be based in Douala, Cameroon, with travel within Cameroon and international travel (e.g. to conferences) as required. 

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Associate Director - Impact Incubator

The Impact Incubator was set up in 2014 by Social Finance with leading UK foundations to reimagine how we address some of society’s most challenging issues. The ambition is to create models with the potential for sustainable national impact. To do this the team creates wide reaching collaborations with the voluntary sector, academics, local government commissioners, central government policymakers, communities, foundations and people with lived experience. 

The Associate Director position is a senior leadership role in the Impact Incubator team. It is an exciting opportunity for someone who believes that change is possible and wants to drive long term change to some of the UK’s most entrenched issues. Associate Directors typically undertake day‐to‐day leadership and project management of social issue work streams, with strategic support from a Director. The Associate Director would generally oversee a number of projects with a project team of an Associate and an Analyst.

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Mid-Senior Front End Developer

Social Finance is a non-profit social change organisation that uses technology to help charities, social enterprises, and government deliver better services and improve lives. Digital Labs is a small but diverse team of developers and problem solvers. We love building dynamic and interactive single page applications with technologies like React and Redux. Our stack includes React with Redux, D3, Amazon Web Services, Docker, a back end built in Python and we use SASS as a CSS pre-processor.

We are looking for a mid-senior front end developer with 6-7 years of JavaScript experience. We use strictly ES6 on projects. You will need to have built projects in front end frameworks such as React and have knowledge of API architecture

This is a chance to mentor a small team of developers, promote software best practices and build beautifully designed tools for social good.

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