We Are Recruiting

We Are Recruiting

We Are Recruiting

The National Emergencies Trust is looking to appoint two senior strategic positions both of which are required until the end of August and possibly beyond.


During the Covid-19 pandemic, NET has been working as a central coordinating and facilitating body, working closely with and using the capacity of existing organisations, to achieve its fundraising and grant making objectives.

Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)

We are urgently seeking a motivated Head of EDI capable of working with the COO and CEO to maintain and extend equality, diversity and inclusion principles and practices across the organisation and in its partnerships.


The candidate will have an understanding of NET’s role and the context in it which has been created. NET is operating with a mix of core central roles and other delegated or contractual partnerships and needs to ensure that fairness and equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) underpin all policies, processes and actions.


You will need to have a demonstrable track record championing the equality, diversity, and inclusion agenda in previous roles as well as a good understanding of current equality legislation, including EDI best practice.


Connections with existing networks of EDI champions in UK civil society will be an advantage as well as some experience of managing volunteers. Good stakeholder management promoting strategic collaboration will give you the edge in bringing together key people to promote NET’s strategic aims.

Head of Allocation

Head of Allocations will work with NET management and Trustees to ensure that NET’s approach to allocating the NET Coronavirus Appel funds is developed carefully, properly considered and approved through the Board-level Allocations Committee and the Board of Trustees.


You will have senior level experience within the voluntary sector together with extensive grant-making experience and strong project management skills. You will have strong decision-making skills with the ability to analyse grant applications using systematic and fair principles.


Strong negotiating and communication skills would be an advantage as will excellent organisational skills with the ability to deliver clear allocation plans in a fast-moving emergency environment.


Familiarity with equality, diversity and inclusion issues will be important for this role.

Application Process

Please send your CV and supporting statement by Monday, 22 June 2020 to recruitment@nationalemergenciestrust.org.uk 


The interviews are likely to take place on Monday, 29 or Tuesday, 30 June 2020 via a Zoom call. You will be asked to make a short presentation at the interview.