Waqf Manager

at Human Appeal
Published November 2, 2022
Location Cheadle Manchester, United Kingdom
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  
Base Salary 50000
Salary Units Year

Description

 

Here at Human Appeal, we have an exciting opportunity for a Waqf Manager to join our team on a full-time basis based in Cheadle, Greater Manchester, as part of an initial 1-year fixed term contract with a view to progressing into a permanent role. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £50k per annum.

Human Appeal is a faith-based charity that aims to abolish poverty by providing humanitarian aid, sustainable development programs and championing advocacy for our beneficiaries worldwide.

As a Waqf Manager, the successful candidate will play an integral role in financially, administratively, and technically managing all Waqf-related operations at Human Appeal. The Waqf Manager will be responsible for carrying out investment projects in line with the purposes of Islamic Sharia legal and economic controls. The Waqf Manager will aim to achieve the financial stability of the foundation and implement charitable projects for the sustainable development of beneficiary groups around the world. All with a view to ensuring that Human Appeal’s objectives are achieved for raising funds for Waqf, managing risk and returns while raising awareness of the importance of Waqf.We are ideally looking to appoint somebody immediately to this role.

Benefits of joining us as our Waqf Manager include:

35 days Annual Leave
Matched pension contribution
Employee discounts and memberships
Prayer facilities
Opportunity to really make a difference!
Key duties and responsibilities of the Waqf Manager:

Create a comprehensive, strategic plan for Waqf for the next 5 years
Supervise the Waqf fundraising process
Prepare the feasibility studies for the investment projects inside and outside the UK and present to the Waqf Board of Trustees to get their approval before implementing.

Education

Essential: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Economics or Islamic Studies

Desirable: Master’s degrees in a relevant field

Experience

Minimum 3 years of experience in the investment sector, preferably in the field of Waqf investment

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