Director of Development, Cambridge University Health Partners

University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations
United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Dec 11, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Director of Development, Cambridge University Health Partners, is a unique and career-defining opportunity to secure transformational gifts, working at the highest levels, to impact medicine and healthcare now and for future generations.

Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP) is a truly extraordinary partnership. We move swiftly to turn scientific breakthroughs into effective treatments, delivering longer, healthier, happier lives for everyone. CUHP enables clinicians to come together with physicists, mathematicians and engineers to develop new and ground-breaking treatments.

The Director of Development is responsible for driving and delivering philanthropic giving for CUHP for some of the most exciting projects globally including a new Children's Hospital, a Cancer Research Centre, and new approaches to diagnosing, treating and perhaps even preventing diseases such as Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, multiple sclerosis, and heart and lung disease.

Leading a highly successful team of five senior fundraising professionals, you will be responsible for identifying and securing principal gifts greater than £10 million whilst working with some of the University's most senior donors and volunteers.

You will join one of the world's leading institutions as part of a dynamic and innovative team delivering the University of Cambridge's significant fundraising potential. Development and Alumni Relations reflects the University's mission - innovating and transforming approaches to fundraising, leading the sector and working at the cutting edge of what we do.

This role provides a unique opportunity for someone who is driven, passionate and innovative, has extensive principal gifts fundraising experience, has managed and delivered a successful major gifts programme, and is able to work at the most senior levels collaboratively and effectively.

Interviews for this position are anticipated to take place throughout March 2021.

If you have any queries about the role please email

Please quote reference DH24291 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

For more information about this role or on how to apply, please visit this Job brochure.