Future of London helps build better cities through knowledge, networks and leadership – across disciplines, organisations and sectors. We are the capital’s independent not-for-profit network for regeneration, housing, infrastructure and economic development practitioners, and nearly 4,000 professionals regularly use FoL as a hub for sector intelligence, connection and professional development. We also have a mandate to prepare the next wave of cross-sector city leaders, and have a strong focus on inclusivity in all we do.

We’re always looking for talented individuals with a passion for London and an appetite to grow with our exceptional team and network. See below for details and how to apply. Future of London is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity and we actively welcome applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Head of Leadership Training & Development
Three days/week
£45-55K pro rata

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our small, diverse and fast-moving team in a senior-level role that will shape city leadership now and for future generations and help develop and nurture people who can deliver viable and more equitable places.

You will guide the quality and growth of London’s most sought-after urban professional development courses: Future London Leaders and Leaders Plus. You’ll manage our unique cross-sector senior Mentor Network and the wider FoL family of members and sponsors. You will explore and market test new course options, working with the senior team, members and associates to identify potential partners, drafting proposals and joining pitches.

The ideal candidate will be as passionate about leadership and professional development as we are, be entrepreneurial in his/her approach, and want to actively help cross-sector practitioners deliver a more liveable London. You will have a strong track record in programme and professional and/or organisational development, and in building a diverse and effective professional network. You will be an excellent communicator, specifically in public speaking and in written content such as project briefs, bids and online content.

Contact Nicola Mathers, Chief Executive,
Closing date: 2 March 2020
Job description (pdf)
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