The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund – RAF Projects Development Executive


Circa £40,000 plus benefits

Fixed term contract to December 2021

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the RAF’s leading welfare charity. The Welfare Directorate is responsible for understanding and meeting the social welfare needs of those in the RAF Family, from those currently serving in the RAF and their families through to veterans of all ages. This is achieved through the delivery of a wide range of services, initiatives and programmes which last year helped over 70,000 individuals.

We are seeking an individual who is experienced in managing projects and people, with a desire to contribute to the development of initiatives which support the serving RAF community. The post holder will be responsible for managing, developing and measuring a range of welfare pilot projects and initiatives within the RAF, primarily focused on enhancing social engagement and mental wellbeing on stations. The successful candidate will have experience / understanding of working within or with the RAF, with a strong understanding of social welfare issues, as well as strong people and IT skills. The role requires regular travel across the UK to RAF Stations, with an office base in London.

To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and how you meet the person specification to Pete Thompson, HR Manager, RAF Benevolent Fund, 67 Portland Place, London W1B 1AR or email

The closing date for applications is Monday 16 March 2020.

Please note interviews will take place on Tuesday 24 March 2020.

Download further information here.

Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a DBS certificate.

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is a Registered Charity (No. 1081009) which encourages applications from all sections of the community

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