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Growing Younger Strategic Lead

Diocese of Durham Durham, England, United Kingdom
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Growing Younger Strategic Lead – Diocese of Durham

The Diocese of Durham is seeking an innovative, proactive and strategic leader with a passion for reaching and discipling emerging generations to take on a key new role in the Diocesan team.

As Growing Younger Strategic Lead, you will work collaboratively to enable the delivery of the Growing Younger stream of the Diocesan Transformation programme, with a specific focus on building mission and discipleship pathways for 0-25s, growing missional chaplaincy in FE colleges and schools, and raising up new youth and children’s leaders.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the development and implementation of the Growing Younger strategy through leading the Growing Younger team, encouraging the development of mission and ministries appropriate to context and challenge, and being an advocate for the vision for transformation throughout the Diocese. 

The successful candidate must:

Ø Have a deep commitment to a personal Christian faith with a motivation to see that grow in emerging generations, and a prayerful and hopeful response to challenge.

Ø Be a strategic and efficient organiser with great initiative.   

Ø Be experienced in missional leadership with emerging generations and in managing projects that include a wide and complex range of stakeholders.

Ø Be experienced in building and leading teams and an excellent team player.

Ø Be proactive in dealing with conflict in a healthy and transparent way.

Ø Be able to travel widely throughout the Diocese of Durham.

Interested candidates are welcome to request an informal conversation with the Head of Transformation Delivery, Amy Burns,

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 8thJuly

Please contact for an application pack.

Date for interviews: Monday 15thJuly


Diocese of Durham

Durham, England, United Kingdom
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