Director, Volunteering & Corporate Services

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
c.£80,000 plus benefits
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type


Director, Volunteering & Corporate Services

This is a new role on the Executive Management team (EMT) and is a strategic appointment that will provide the successful candidate with a thoroughly stimulating and fulfilling role, where their leadership and change management experience will be put to great use in this successful charity with about 700 employees and approaching 10,000 highly valued Volunteers.

A strategic, authentic leader and people person with well-honed communication, influence and reasoning skills is required, reporting to the CEO and working closely with key strategic stakeholders, leading direct reports and helping lead and enable change, service excellence and improvement across the charity as it moves forward in this exciting next phase of significant growth and investment.

We are seeking an engaging leader who understands the sensitivities of change, will be highly visible as an ambassador and make a real difference, contribute to strategic thinking, identify new ideas and through an ability to align others behind our vision, implement strategic improvement across the charity. 

This key appointment is directly engaged in helping the empowerment of all our people in the charity, 95% of whom are volunteers, through enabling a shared vision and the provision of resources, advice, training and other support to all managers leading volunteers. The role leads a team of about 75 with responsibility for:

  • The leadership of professional Volunteering Development Services across the charity
  • HR
  • Learning and Development
  • IT Services
  • Property Services
  • Resources (including Health and Safety, Maintenance and Facilities, Visitor Centre, Customer Care)

Please apply through our retained search consultancy using the 'Apply' button or contact the team on 0207 193 9120 to arrange an initial confidential conversation with Rosanne Sarratt or Simon Drake.