Director of Quality &



£31,500 - £37,800 per annum


Lincoln City Foundation are looking to appoint a Director of Quality and Development for a fixed term of 12-18 months. The successful candidate will be passionate about driving high quality through all aspects of Lincoln City Foundation and seek out new opportunities for growth and impact.

As part of the executive management team, the Director of Quality and Development will play a pivotal role in delivering and achieving the Foundation’s five-year strategy, acting as an accountable line of communication, direction and challenge from and to the multi-level management team, and the CEO and Executive Board of Trustees.


The charity will continue to make a difference, by delivering targeted services. We will identify where we can make the greatest difference by focusing our efforts on our four long term objectives:

  • Delivering and supporting Education and Employability opportunities for all

  • Providing many Sports and Physical Activity programmes across the region and signposting others

  • Encouraging and promoting good physical health and mental wellbeing

  • Stimulating opportunities for positive social change, by bringing people together and being at the heart of growing and diverse communities.


As a member of the charity’s executive management team, the Director or Q&D will be expected to be responsible for:

  • Championing and managing the performance of the organisation’s strategic principles; Business Excellence, Visibility, Sustainability and Impact

  • Embedding the organisation’s Values and Behaviours into the team and the operational ethos of the charity

  • Supporting the compiling of organisational budgets, with viable options and resources for growth and development plans, and executing strategic plans to maximise opportunities

  • Creating and implementing operational strategies to increase diverse activities and resilient income generation for enabling longevity or legacy of provision

  • Provide leadership, and strategic direction through mentoring of the Heads of Department and their teams in conjunction with other business functions

  • Leading on executive Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, project implementation and other such projects for continuous improvement or transformational change

  • Deputising for the CEO where and when required, acting as an advocate for Lincoln City Foundation.

If you would like an informal discussion or wish to find out more about the role, please call Martin Hickerton on 07736 900333 or


Closing Date: 13th June 2022

All applications must be completed using the Foundation application form for this role and returned directly to

As an employer we are happy to explore options for part time working, job shares and other flexible working options to suit your work life balance.

We do not accept CV’s and cannot keep such documents on file.

Why join Lincoln City Foundation?

Lincoln City Foundation value it’s employees and aims to be an employer of choice. It is important to the Foundation to cultivate an environment of development and progression therefore actively encourage staff training (internally and externally), networking and opportunities to support a pathway for those that show initiative, innovation and dedication.

We look for individuals to enhance our team creativity, ambition and dynamic. We welcome those who are passionate, adaptable, high performing and target driven.

As a community-led charity we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the individuals we engage with. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly, responsible employer and can offer flexible working patterns. We welcome applications from a variety of backgrounds and abilities.

For more information on the Foundation please take a look at our strategy, vision and mission available on our website.



Lincoln City Foundation welcomes applications from all individuals and communities. Only information relevant to the role defined in the job description will be used in the selection process and personal data is retracted to remove unconscious bias.


No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation.


We welcome applications from candidates that wish to explore flexible working patterns