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Chief Finance Officer

Closing date: Monday 4 March 2019.

Location: Central London (WC2) with additional flexible home working.

Salary: Between £80,000 - £90,000 dependant on experience. The role can also be undertaken on a 4-day week, pro rata.

Further details and how to apply:

Education Manager

Closing date: Monday 25 February 2019 at 12pm (noon)

Location: Central London (WC2).

Salary: £40,000.

GambleAware is looking to expand the Education team and so are looking for an Education Manager to support and assist the Director of Education in the implementation of GambleAware’s strategy and plan for the commissioning of education and prevention programmes, with the aim of reducing gambling-related harms in Great Britain.

As the Education Manager you will manage the education commissioning process to ensure the delivery of high quality, impactful programmes, projects and services.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing project briefs, specifying the policy context, assessing need for the intervention and service design; assist in development of Invitations to Tender. 
  • Identifying and communicating with potential suppliers and experts for steering groups, matching the needs of specific projects and programmes.
  • Assist in the evaluation of bids and preparation of recommendations for the awarding of funds. 
  • Assure the quality of projects and services, and their alignment with the Project Brief through providing support, comment and input to delivery teams through all stages of their implementation of the project. 
  • Coordinate and communicate with service providers, obtaining their input to ensure the quality and impact of projects and services, including collating comments and preparing meeting papers and agendas.
  • Identify opportunities for and to communicate, disseminate and obtain impact from services, appropriate to each project.
  • Assist in the overall development of the education function, including improvements to commissioning, knowledge exchange and impact, and interagency collaboration.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Experience of designing, managing and/or commissioning projects and services in health, education, or similar settings.
  • Demonstrable project management skills (Ideally with a Project management qualification).
  • Knowledge and experience of performance management and quality assurance.
  • Knowledge of gambling-related harm or relevant field (for example, public health, health sociology, psychology) would be desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience of using evidence to inform policy and practice.  
  • Experience of building positive relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Good financial skills with ability to manage budgets.

If you would like to receive a full Job Pack for this role, and details on how to apply, please send your CV to

Education Officer - 12 month maternity cover

Closing date: Monday 25 February 2019 at 12pm (noon)

Location: Central London (WC2).

Salary: £26,000.

GambleAware is looking for an Education Officer to provide maternity cover to support the Education Manager, and the Director of Education, to commission, effectively evaluate, and disseminate education and harm reduction activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the monitoring and evaluation of all projects within the Education directorate, including data analysis, compiling reports and regular liaison with external service providers and/or research teams.
  • Provide administrative support to a range of panels and committees including the Education and Treatment Committee.
  • Assist with the development of a GambleAware conference and a range of other seminars and events.
  • Contribute to the development tender documentation to support the commissioning process, and in particular the commissioning of harm minimisation and education programmes.
  • Support the implementation of the funding application, monitoring and review process. Act as first point of contact for harm reduction and education programme suppliers, providing administrative support for the programme.
  • Contribute to the development of policies and procedures for review by the Audit and Risk Committee.
  • Provide updates on academic literature and developments in gambling studies.
  • Develop and maintain close working relations with all key stakeholders including, in particular, the industry and all service providers.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Educated to degree level, ideally in a relevant subject e.g. social sciences, health, economics, policy.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage own workload.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) Experience of accurately recording and producing minutes as well as producing own reports and correspondence using IT efficiently.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Ability to develop strong and effective relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a small, hands-on team working within tight budgetary constraint.

If you would like to receive a full Job Pack for this role, and details on how to apply, please send your CV to

Other opportunities

We are always interested to hear from prospective trustees or employees. Please send your CV and a covering email to We will keep your details on file and inform you of suitable future vacancies.