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Business Manager

Job information
Salary £28,395 - 33,804 per annum, dependent on experience
Organisation Vennture
Hours 37.5 hours per week as required
Term/duration Permanent
Closing date 5 pm on 26 February 2021
Interview date(s) Interviews are scheduled for week commencing March 8, 2021

Job details

Job Title: Business Manager


Hours: 37.5 hours per week as required                                                                              

Salary: £28,395 - 33,804 per annum, dependent on experience

Employment Type: Permanent


John Venn founded Hereford City Mission in 1856 to save families from the workhouse. Today there is no workhouse yet families and individuals with multiple and complex needs face unprecedented struggles with little or no support. Today Hereford City Mission is renamed Vennture and, like our founder, we want to show The Power of Jesus Love in practice.

Following a period of growth, we are looking to recruit a talented, experienced, and self- motivated Business Manager to join our busy, friendly team at the Vennture office in Hereford to provide sound financial and business management and play a part on the Leadership Team in driving forward the growth of the organisation, enabling Vennture to achieve its vision, mission, and objectives to change lives.

You will have experience of working in a charity sector finance role and be responsible for the delivery and development of key areas of financial and business management.


You will possess the following skills:

  • Qualified or part qualified account, CIMA, ACCA or demonstrable commercial experience.

  • Experience of preparing draft statutory accounts in accordance with Charity commission requirements.

  • Knowledge of managing and reporting on grants and service level agreements.

  • Strong general management, purchasing and communication skills.

  • Advanced skills in Excel e.g. create Pivot tables; VLOOKUP; SUMIFS etc

  • Highly organised, able to meet deadlines and bring others to do the same

  • Strong commercial acumen, common sense and evidence of sustained professional development and willingness to grow.

  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills, able to use emotional intelligence to engage people and motivate a range of personalities individually and in groups

  • Demonstrate respect for our values in your professional and personal life and be supportive of our Christian ethos and principles


    Further information can be found in the job description or for more details you can e mail An application form is available to download from our website or you can e-mail to request this. The closing date for applications for this post is 5 pm on Friday February 26 and interviews are scheduled for week commencing March 8, 2021.

Vennture – formerly Hereford City Mission founded by John Venn in 1856 - - 0330 20 20 730

The Venn Legacy Centre, 45 Venns Lane, Hereford, HR1 1DT

A registered charity No 1156851 and company limited by guarantee No 8803798

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Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.